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Everything In Music - Since 1958

Akai MPK Mini Play MK3 Keyboard and MIDI Controller

Original price $249.00
Original price $249.00 - Original price $249.00
Original price $249.00
Current price $149.00
$149.00 - $149.00
Current price $149.00
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New: The item is brand new as received from the manufacturer with a full manufacturer warranty. Instruments such as guitars, snare drums, drum kits, brass and woodwind instruments may be opened for photography and quality control inspection and may not be in a factory sealed box.

Mint or Open Box: The item may have been opened and tested but has been repackaged. The original packaging may have superficial issues but the item itself and any originally included accessories are in perfect, like new condition.

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Bring Soundscapes to Life Wherever Inspiration Strikes You with the Akai MPK Mini Play MK3 Keyboard and MIDI Controller

Musical inspiration can happen anywhere and MPK mini Play mk3 is the perfect portable companion to capture those melodies and harmonies, anytime and anywhere. With battery-operated performance at 14+ hours, MPK mini Play users don't have to worry about power adapters, chargers, or cables when it's time to play music. The upgraded built-in speaker delivers increased output and added low-end response, making for more enjoyable playing and jamming. With an improved listening experience, users can dive into the 128+ onboard instruments and drum kits including acoustic and electric pianos, synth leads and pads, and more. MPK mini Play also houses a 1/8" headphone output jack for quiet practicing or songwriting without disturbing others.


  • Battery powered mini keyboard instrument with 14+ hour long battery-life
  • Premium 25-key Gen-2 dynamic keybed
  • New, larger built-in speaker with increased volume and low-end response
  • (8) real MPC drum pads for durable performance
  • (4) assignable knobs to control MIDI parameters
  • Assignable Joystick
  • Over 100 internal drum and instrument sounds
  • OLED display for visual feedback
  • 1/8" headphone output jack
  • USB port for plug-and-play Class Compliant MIDI controller functionality


Professional Key Performance

At the heart of the MPK mini Play is the new Gen 2 keybed. This new keybed delivers dynamic performances and accurate velocity response with a feel that players will certainly appreciate. While it maintains its sleek, compact footprint, MPK mini Play is more playable and comfortable than ever and ready for hours of playing.

Real MPC Pads

The 8 pads have been upgraded to real, velocity-sensitive MPC drum pads, offering optimal feel and response for even the most percussive drum parts. These bankable backlit MPC pads deliver the perfect touch for precise drumming and melodic sample playback that even the most demanding performers will find unmatched.

Ready for MIDI

With Class Compliant, plug-and-play capability, MPK mini Play doubles as a powerful MIDI controller and instantly connects to your favorite DAW for immediate music production duties. 4 assignable rotary encoder knobs offer versatile control of MIDI parameters like pan or automation for super-precise editing.

The Ultimate Traveler

With its sturdy construction and build, MPK mini Play is ready to travel securely alongside any favorite music production items in backpacks or bags. With battery-operated performance at 14+ hours, MPK mini Play is ready to play wherever and whenever you are. The upgraded built-in speaker delivers increased output and added low-end response driving the 128+ onboard drum and keyboard sounds.

Limitless Creativity with MPC Beats Software DAW

The MPK mini Play comes bundled with MPC Beats, the powerful music-making and recording desktop software DAW for Mac and PC, based on the iconic MPC hardware. This DAW features a full array of musical instrument plugins, effect plugins, and audio and drum samples ready for your next hit production.

Effects and Instruments Included

In addition to MPC Beats, MPK mini Play also includes multiple world-class plugin instruments from award-winning sound design company AIR Music Technology. Available in both AU and VST are Hybrid 3 - a powerful polyphonic analog synth, Mini Grand - an acoustic piano instrument, and Velvet - a vintage electric piano instrument.

Educational Software Included

MPK mini Play comes with a Melodics educational package. Available as both a desktop and iPad app, Melodics features instruction for MIDI keyboards, pad controllers, and e-drums, offering tailored cross-genre lessons and real-time feedback designed to help refine necessary music creation skills. The free Melodics download includes 60 lessons to get started and with plug and play support, no extensive set-up is required.

Another great resource is the MPC Beats Academy. MPC Beats Academy is your destination to learn the MPC workflow from start to finish. From making your first beat, to mixing and finalizing, down to exporting and sharing your music, the MPC Beats Academy will guide you through your music making journey on MPC Beats with your MPK mini.


SPECIFICATIONS

Main

  • Keys: 25 velocity-sensitive
  • Computer Interface: USB-MIDI communications to Mac/PC
  • Arpeggiator: Yes

Pads

  • 8 pressure and velocity sensitive
  • MPC-style Light-up Pads x 2 Banks

Knobs

  • 4 assignable controller pots
  • 1 x 360 Encoder for Display Navigation
  • 1 Volume control

Octaves

  • 10 with Octave Up and Down

Additional Controls

  • Pitchbend/Mod Joystick
  • Note Repeat Button
  • Full Level Button
  • Tap Tempo Button

Inputs and Outputs

  • Additional Input: 1 1/4" (6.35mm) TS input for sustain pedal
  • Output: 1 1/8" (3.5mm) headphone output
  • Output: Built-in speaker

Power

  • USB bus powered
  • 4 x AA alkaline batteries

Size and Weight

  • Dimensions (W x D x H): 12.5 x 7.0 x 2.3 inch / 317 x 178 x 58 mm
  • Weight: 1.9 lbs / 0.86 kg

Manufacturer: Akai Professional
Model: MPKMINIPLAYMK3
SKU: I703010-N-3-WHXX
UPC: 0694318025550


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