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The MAX49 from Akai Professional is a 49-key controller that delivers comprehensive MIDI and CV control utilizing an intuitive layout. The included AkaiConnect automatic-mapping software offers instant communication and setup with most music software and virtually all VST plug-ins.
Four banks of eight backlit LED touch faders allow for assigning up to thirty-two control parameters, using them just like analog faders by simply dragging a finger along their touch strips. Instant leaps can be performed in any MIDI value, from zero to full value, and everything in between.
Four banks of twelve backlit MPC pads provide a total of 48 assignable pads, allowing for integrating legendary MPC production capability into both live performances and recording sessions. The velocity sensitive pads come with the classic MPC Swing, Note Repeat, Full Level, and navigation controls.
USB MIDI, 5-pin DIN MIDI and Control Voltage and Gate outputs are available for controlling any number of software or hardware products. This includes everything from today's most advanced music software, to analog modular synthesizers from the 1960's. Mackie Control and HUI protocols are also built in for instant compatibility with industry standard DAWs.
The 49 semi-weighted keys feature channel aftertouch and large, centrally positioned transport controls provide straightforward track navigation. Rubberized pitch and modulation wheels provide latency-free modulation. An expanded arpeggiator includes a Latch button as well as eight different time divisions, and the controller also features a step sequencer.
49 semi-weighted keys with aftertouch for complete musical expression
Built-in step sequencer for detailed track construction
Expanded arpeggiator with latch and time division controls
Included AkaiConnect software automatically maps to VST plug-ins
Twelve backlit, real MPC pads with MPC Note Repeat and MPC swing
Eight backlit LED touch faders for gradual or instant parameter value changes
Four pad banks and four fader banks provide a total of eighty assignable pads and faders
CV and Gate outputs for use with vintage analog synthesizers (1V per octave)
Large, centrally-positioned transport controls and rubberized pitch and modulation wheels
Mackie Control and HUI modes provide instant compatibility with many DAWs
Includes Ignite music creation software with over 275 instrument sounds from AIR Music Technology
Ableton Live Lite Akai Pro Edition software included
Pro Tools Express Included
Vyzex Editor & Librarian Software Included
Include a voucher for $50 of Sonivox Virtual Instruments
49-keys, semi-weighted with channel aftertouch
12 x 4 banks
USB MIDI Out MIDI In CV (1V/octave) Gate (configurable)
4 x 12 Pads 4 x 8 Faders 4 x 8 Assignable buttons Keybed Pitch and modulation wheels 2 x Footswitches Expression pedal
MMC MIDI start/stop MIDI CC
20 character x 4 row LCD
External power supply (included)
Mac G4/G5 1.25 GHz or faster (Intel recommended) OS X 10.4.11 (10.5 or later recommended) 1 GB RAM (2 GB recommended) USB port
Windows 1.5 GHz Pentium IV or Celeron compatible CPU or faster (multi-core CPU recommended) Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 1 GB RAM (2 GB recommended) Windows compatible sound card (ASIO driver support recommended) QuickTime recommended USB Port