Skip to content
Everything In Music Since 1958
Everything In Music Since 1958

Akai Pro MPC Key 37 Standalone MPC Production Keyboard - Preorder

Original price $1,699.00
Original price $1,699.00 - Original price $1,699.00
Original price $1,699.00
Current price $899.00
$899.00 - $899.00
Current price $899.00
📆 PREORDER - reserve it now - risk free
About Inventory Status

Call or text us at 301-946-8808.

In stock: It is in stock and available to ship or pickup. Apparel must be shipped from another location and is not available for in-store pickup. We can usually ship or have these items available for pickup by the next business day if they don't require inspection, special handling, or setup. Our pickup location is 11151 Veirs Mill Rd. Silver Spring, MD 20902.

📆 Preorder: It is on the way to our warehouse. We can't predict when preorder items will arrive due to current supply chain issues. If you place an order for one of these items someone will contact you to estimate the delivery date.

Out of stock: We don't currently have it available but you're not out of luck yet. We still may be able to get it. If you order one of these items we will contact you with an estimated fulfillment date. You have the option to cancel the order if you change your mind.

Special order: The item is so special that it needs to be custom ordered for you. Some of these items are works of art and have to be made individually. Orders for special order items must be prepaid and we cannot accept cancellations or refunds.

█ Sold out: We don't think we can get this item because it was either discontinued by the manufacturer or was limited in quantity. If you want or need this item call or text us. Sometimes we can help you track down the item through other sources or help you find something similar.

About Item Conditions

Call or text us at 301-946-8808.

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.

Display Model: These items are so cool that we put them on display in our legendary shop. The condition is brand new as received from the manufacturer with manufacturer warranty. Rest assured, these items undergo a very careful inspection before shipping.

Demo: These items have been on our sales floor for demo purposes and will likely show signs of use. The original packaging may no longer be included, but you can be assured that you are receiving an awesome item and an awesome price.

Used: The item is used. These item may have varying degrees of wear. Please read the description for information about the condition of the item. Used items do not carry a warranty.

B or C Stock: Factory refurbished. These items were purchased from the manufacturer in a refurbished condition. They will show some cosmetic issues, but nothing that would impact performance. Being that these are sealed from the manufacturer, we generally do not open these to photograph the cosmetic issues. They are guaranteed to work and may have a limited warranty or you may purchase an extended warranty in some cases. Please see the listing description for item specific information.

Educational & Government Sales Quotes

Click here to request an educational quote and learn more about our Educational & Government Sales Department

Portable Powerhouse Production Piece - Akai Pro MPC Key 37 Standalone MPC Production Keyboard

Introducing the Akai Professional MPC Key 37; a standalone keyboard workstation that has everything you need to produce music out of the box. The iconic MPC range has been the centerpiece of beatmakers’ and producers’ studios for over three decades, evolving into a production platform that combines sampling, sequencing and synthesis into a lightning-fast workflow that keeps you focused on your music. MPC Key 37 brings together the familiar 16 pad grid together with a synth-styled 37 note keybed; along with legendary MPC sounds and instruments, and all the connectivity you need to integrate with your outboard gear and computer – in a compact footprint.

  • Iconic MPC standalone production center in a new 37 note keyboard form
  • Beat making workflow, sampling engine, sequencer, plug-in synths and onboard plug-in effects
  • Includes over 10 GB of sounds and instruments from Akai’s worldclass MPC plug-ins and Xpansion library
  • Over 100 onboard high-quality studio quality effects and processors for creative production and mixing
  • 37 note synth-action key-bed with aftertouch, and separate pitch and modulation wheels
  • 16 RGB Velocity/Pressure Sensitive MPC Drum Pads with poly aftertouch and 16 Levels
  • 7” Color touch screen with multi-touch & gestures plus 4 assignable Q Link knobs for Real-Time editing and performance
  • Control your studio outboard with 2 x MIDI I/O and 8x CV/Gate outputs (via 4 TRS jacks)
  • Sample and capture audio using the onboard line-level Inputs
  • Download, plug-in and connect directly to Splice using the onboard Wi-Fi for wireless data transfer and updates
  • Import large files and expand your disk space with the SD Card Reader
  • Expand MPC KEY 37 with the Desktop MPC software, or use as a plug-in within your existing DAW
  • MPC KEY 37 can be connected to your computer as a 2in 2out USB audio interface with MIDI I/O


MPC Key 37 ships with a core collection of sounds and samples from Akai MPC’s industry standard plug-ins. There are 8 plug-in instruments out of the box: including Hype, Odyssey, Mellotron and more; and over 10GB of production ready samples and drum kits. Together these offer over 1000 production-ready presets and if you want to dive deeper each plug-in instrument features advanced synthesis, deep parameter editing, and effects for programming in the exact sound you need. With 32GB of internal storage (plus removable media via SD Card and USB) there is enough space to expand your sample and instrument library in whatever direction you need to take it.


MPC Key 37 includes over 100 powerful studio-quality effects for creative production and mixing. Insert lush Reverb & Delay effects into your tracks, add bounce and punch to your drums and mix using modern or vintage style compressors and limiters. MPC Key 37 also ships with cutting edge vocal FX plugins which can also be used for straight vocals or creative sound design.

Control Surface

The MPC Key 37 features a synth action key-bed with aftertouch, alongside separate pitch and modulation wheels. The synth-style keyboard action has been designed with players and producers in mind; whether tracking basslines into your productions or jamming out synth leads on stage. The 16-velocity sensitive RGB pads are the same award-winning pads as the MPC One+, along with the renowned Time Correct, Swing, and Quantize features of MPC that continue to inspire producers at the top of the industry. Tweaking and editing take place on the 7’ multi-touch display and 5 Q-link rotary encoders, giving you fine control as well as quick access to the parameters you need at your fingertips.


MPC Key 37 can also act as a hub for your outboard gear: Connect MIDI devices via USB or using the MIDI DIN In/Out ports; and integrate with modular rigs with the 8 CV/Gate outs. Onboard Wi-Fi/Bluetooth allows for wireless synchronization with Ableton Link and MPC OS Updates, and the SD Card Reader allows for volumes of expandable sounds and tracks.

DAW Integration

MPC Key 37 features a built in 2-in 2-out USB audio/MIDI interface, so you can record audio and MIDI directly in and out of your computer. The included MPC software is a standalone DAW on your Mac or PC, so you get all the tactility and control of the hardware, but with as many tracks as your computer can handle. MPC software also comes as a VST/AU plug-in so you can open it in major DAWs such as FL Studio, Logic, Ableton, Pro Tools, Studio One and more, and combine your favorite workflows.


  • Keys: 37 synth-action keybed with aftertouch, Pitchbend, and Modulation Wheel
  • Pads: 16 velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads, RGB-backlit, 8 banks accessible via 4 Pad Bank buttons
  • Knobs: 4 360° touch-sensitive Q-Link knobs for parameter adjustment, 1 data encoder for value adjustment and selection via push
  • Buttons: 38 dedicated-function buttons
  • Display: 7.0” / 177 mm (diagonal), 5.9” x 3.7” / 151 x 94 mm (width x height), Full-color LED-backlit display with touch interface
  • Memory Processor: Quad-core ARM® processor
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Storage: 32 GB (over 22 GB available for user storage)
  • Power: via power adapter (12 V, 3.0 A, center-positive, included)
  • Connections
    • 2 x 1/4” (6.35 mm) TRS Inputs (1 stereo pair)
    • 2 x 1/4” (6.35 mm) TRS Outputs (1 stereo pair)
    • 1 x 1/8” (3.5 mm) stereo headphone Output
    • 1 x ¼” Sustain Input
    • 1 x ¼” Expression Input
    • 1 x ¼” FS2 Input
    • 1 x 5-pin MIDI Inputs
    • 1 x 5-pin MIDI Output
    • 4 x TRS CV/Gate Jacks, 8 Outputs Total
    • 1 x USB Type-A port
    • 1 x USB Type-B port
    • 1 x SD Card slot
    • 1 x Power Adapter Input
  • Product Dimensions (width x depth x height): 22.92” x 12.36” x 4.08” / 58.22 cm x 31.39 cm x 10.36 cm
  • Product Weight: 4 kg / 8.82 lbs
  • Giftbox Dimensions (width x depth x height): 29.52” x 17.28” x 6.84” / 74.98 cm x 43.89 cm x 17.37 cm
  • Giftbox Weight: 5.9 kg / 13 lbs

Manufacturer: Akai Professional
SKU: I764890-N-4-WHXB
UPC: 0694318026175

We are Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center

Maryland, Virginia, and Washington DC's legendary music shop. Family-owned and operated since 1958. Buy gear the way it was meant to be bought, from a store that's been there through it all and has the vibe to prove it. We're staffed with musicians and industry experts, people that live and breathe music gear. Our mission is to help you find the right gear for your project, that thing that will bring you the most joy out of what you do. We're an authorized dealer for almost every brand, we stock items the other stores don't, so you can try before you buy. Stop by our Wheaton, MD showroom and see for yourself.

Contact us if you have questions about one of our listings or if you need help finding the right piece of gear.

Free Shipping

Offered for thousands of items when you spend $100+


+1 (301) 946-8808

Get A Quote

Get an educational or government quote

Easy Returns

Learn about returns.