Akai announces XR20 beat machine

Inspiration can happen anywhere. The XR20 is loaded with pro-grade, industrial-strength drum, percussion, bass, synth, sound effects, vocal and instrument hit sounds and has the ability to lay them in a groove wherever and whenever youre ready.

Over 700 pre-loaded sounds, and an integrated effects engine for Reverb, EQ and Compression put you in full control of your beat production. A microphone input is even included for mixing vocals with your patterns. Brilliant backlit pads provide visual cues for added beat precision.

The XR20 features sounds of standard and electronic drums, single (one-shot) hits, bass and synth sounds to easily create your maximum mix in minimal time.

* Backlit LCD
* Bright, glowing, backlit pads that follow the beat
* Microphone input and Headphone output
* Pattern Play Mode – Different patterns can be triggered from individual pads
* Drum Roll / Note Repeat feature for realism and expression
* Battery Power capability and AC Adapter


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