I can’t recommend them enough. Seen it for less somewhere else? Again, with it grooving all over the table when I play it, I think it could suffer some falls and such but I was very surprised with its construction when I got it. I’d tell you more, but unfortunately, info on the unit is hard to come by. AKAI midi i use this to midi to a Roland sp sampler and it works great. This set the velocity of every pad to , no matter how soft or hard you hit the pad.

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When you npd16, mention priority code V02L. Very easy to use with the right software Quality: But if you are going to take it to a gig and connect to a sampler or synth without a USB port, then you will need the power adapter.

There is very little documentation on the Akai site. Great price and you get the exact value for what you pay for Manufacturer Support: You may also like.

Akai Professional MPD16 USB Midi Pad Control Unit

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But in the balance, the MPD16 makes me smile. Get it for less at zZounds. This is perhaps the most amazing thing about the unit. The MPD16 identifies itself for proper configuration with the host over this connection.


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We’ll refund you the difference for 45 days, so you’ll never regret buying from zZounds. Its cool because you don’t have to use up a MIDI port on your existing interface. I wouldn’t give up this thing for the world. Very pmd16 machine would highly recommend to anybody defintely someone using fruity loops. The following is the beginning of an initialization routine between the MPD16 and its Utility software: It can also adjust pad sensitivity in 16 steps.

A guarantee so solid, you never have ,pd16 worry about price when shopping at zZounds We’ll beat any price Simply usv the Seen it for less? The pads are great feeling and perfectly sized for tapping out beats. We approve everyone, with very few exceptions, as long as we can verify your identity.

Inside the Akai MPD16 USB/MIDI Pad

There is a dedicated button for “full level”. Even though I have been drumming on my keyboard for longer than I want to say, I am able to make better patterns and faster patterns after only playing with the MPD16 for 30 minutes. Aai are also velocity sensitive. If you don’t connect by USB you can’t use this utility. Given the current prices for such devices and how much fun and success I have had with this unit, this is fantastic akal.


Mac supported it through OSX You can play it on a table, or if you are out of space, tuck it away and bring it out when you need it, and play it on your lap.

I found it to be just what I needed to really expand my rhythmic abilities. Its light and only takes up about a square foot of studio real estate, but you do need it close to you, obviously. The following is the beginning of akwi initialization routine between the MPD16 and its Utility software:. Could you briefly tell us why the review was or was not helpful?

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Some people have been able to get it working with windows vista. The Bank key switches between banks 1 and 2 allowing access to 2 separate banks of sounds. You can also change the value the slider sends Pitch usn, CCs are supported which makes it easy to use the slider to sweep filters, volume, pan, effects on your destination device.