Introducing the Akai MPD2 Drum Pad Controllers

Choose Your Weapon with the all new MPD2 Series MIDI Pad Controllers. Building on the success of the original MPD, the all-new, feature-packed MPD2 Series gives you amazing creative musical ammo with Thick Fat backlit MPC Pads, improved controls and new bundled software. The MPD2 Series is a product of over six years of detailed customer research and user feedback. They asked what you wanted and they listened closely. They’ve took what you told them and turned it into the most capable and user-friendly line of pad controllers Akai Professional has developed to date.

The MPD2 range are MIDI-over-USB pad controllers, perfect for producers, programmers, musicians and DJs alike. Its intuitive blend of MPC controls and technologies mesh with easy USB connectivity to bring the feel of classic beat making into the world of computer music production. Adding new, ultra sensitive Thick Fat MPC pads, creating an amazingly responsive user experience.

Along with the improved functionality there’s added iOS compatibility using the Camera Connection Kit (sold separately) and included over $400 of free software. Titles include: Akai Pro MPC Essentials, Big Bang Drums and Big Bang Cinema from Sonivox, Ableton Live Lite, and Software Preset Editor. The MPD2 Series marks an important evolution of the pad controller. Many years of research and customer feedback has led directly to some of the most capable pad controllers we’ve ever developed. These MPDs are the perfect bridge between your creativity and your computer-based studio.

For more information, pricing and availability, please visit the Akai Professional website.

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