The Akai Pro LPD8 laptop pad controller is
an ultra-compact USB MIDI controller for musicians, producers and DJs. It’s
less than 30cm long, weighs under a kilo and fits into any laptop case or
The Akai LPD8 is based on the legendary MPC
series from Akai Professional. Producers, who miss the feeling of the MPC when
composing with music software, will find the ideal partner for their computer
in the Akai LPD8. The Akai LPD8 features 8 backlit, touch-sensitive pads that
are perfect for programming rhythmic and melodic parts. The pads can be used to
send note values, MIDI CC or program change commands to your software.
In addition, the Akai LPD8 offers eight
assignable Q-link controls for handling almost all software parameters.
Connecting the Akai Pro LPD8 to your computer is easy as no drivers are
required and as it takes power via its USB connection no external power supply
is needed. The MIDI controller features 4 memory banks for saving and calling
up parameter configurations for various audio workstations. Simply create music
with the Akai LPD8 in no time at all.
*Please note that the laptop pictured is not
included with the product.