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Akai LPD8

The Akai LPD8 is a super portable USB-MIDI controller combining 8 drum trigger pads with 8 rotary control knobs. It's the ideal controller for musicians, producers and DJs and fits in a laptop case or backpack to take with you.

Key Features:

  • USB MIDI, works with virtually any music software or DAW
  • 8 backlit velocity-sensitive drum pads to send note or program changes
  • 8 Q-Link knobs for controlling virtually any parameter
  • 4 programmable memory banks
  • Editing software for Mac and PC included
  • USB bus-powered, no power adapter required
  • Class-compliant with Mac and PC, no driver required

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    Product Code: 100068376

    Buy now for delivery on Wed 22nd of May

    Availability: In Stock

    £39.00

    The Akai LPD8 is the perfect controller for musicians, producers and DJs. It's extremely compact and portable enough to fit in the smallest of backpacks for you to have hands-on control practically anywhere.

    This compact USB-MIDI controller combines 8 backlit velocity-sensitive drum trigger pads, perfect for programming rhythmic or melodic parts. These pads have quadruple functions which can be selected via the four smaller buttons to the left. The lower four pads become preset buttons allowing you to switch between presets. All of the controls can be changed using the LPD8 editing software. The LPD8 also features 8 rotary 270‑degree control knobs which are have a minimum/maximum range assignable for each knob - use these to tweak effects or control VSTs.

    The LPD8 has four memory banks, so you can set it up to work with each of your chosen software programs instantly. It's also class-compliant and USB-powered, so there's no drivers to install and there's no power adapter required.

    Main features of the Akai LPD8 USB MIDI Controller include:

  • USB MIDI, works with virtually any music software or DAW
  • 8 backlit velocity-sensitive drum pads to send note or program changes
  • 8 Q-Link knobs for controlling virtually any parameter
  • 4 programmable memory banks
  • Editing software for Mac and PC included
  • USB bus-powered, no power adapter required
  • Class-compliant with Mac and PC, no driver required
  • USB 1.1 (2.0 compatible)
    LED backlight responds to midi note on
    8 assignable knobs send midi CC#
     
    4 Programs
    User editable via included editor software
     
    8 velocity sensitive MPC-style pads
    Send note with velocity
    Assignable program change
    Assignable control message
    Sends a value of 0-127 depending on how hard the pad is struck.

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