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Akai Professional LPD8 - USB-MIDI Pad Controller

B&H # AKLPD8 Mfr # LPD8
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Product Highlights
  • 8 Pads
  • 8 Q-Link Knobs
  • Compact Footprint

The LPD8 laptop pad controller from Akai Professional is a USB-MIDI controller for musicians, producers, DJs and other music creators. It measures less than 13 inches across and weighs less than a pound to easily fit into a laptop case, backpack or messenger bag for extreme portability.

The LPD8 is based on Akai Professional's MPC line of iconic music production stations. The controller features 8 orange light-up pads that are velocity sensitive for programming rhythmic or melodic parts. The pads can also send program-change information to software.

Additionally, the LPD8 has 8 assignable Q-Link knobs you can assign to virtually any parameters in their software for hands-on control. It has 4 memory banks for programming and recalling settings appropriate to different software programs you use. The unit works plug and play with Mac and PC.

Compact, but fully featured USB-MIDI pad controller that works with virtually all audio software
Perfect for a mobile setup using a notebook computer
8 backlit, velocity-sensitive drum pads can send note or program changes
8 Q-Link knobs for controlling virtually any parameters in software
4 programmable memory banks
Includes editor software for Mac and PC
Small enough to fit in a backpack or laptop bag
USB bus powered - no additional power cable needed
Connection USB
Faders No
Trigger Pads 8
Transport Controls No
Jog/Shuttle No
Rotary Controls 8 Q-Link knobs
Numeric Keypad No
Display No
Multiple Units Not specified by manufacturer
Included Software Editing software
System Requirements Apple Mac with USB port, satisfying the operating requirements of Mac OS X
Computer with USB port, satisfying the operating requirements of Windows XP/Vista
Power Requirements USB
Dimensions (WxDxH) 12.2 x 3.1 x 1.1" (310 x 80 x 28mm)
Weight 12 oz (340g)
Specialties Included software editor can edit, save, or load presets for the LPD8 on a computer
Akai Professional LPD8 - USB-MIDI Pad Controller
  • USB Cable
  • AIR Ignite Software
  • Ableton Live Lite Akai Edition
  • Akai Editor Software
  • One (1) Year Warranty
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