Akai Professional XR20 Drum Machine

Akai Professional XR20 Drum Machine

Akai Professional XR20 Drum Machine

B&H # AKXR20 MFR # XR20
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Expected availability: 7-14 business days

Product Highlights

  • Over 700 Pre-loaded Sounds
  • Integrated Reverb, EQ, and Compression
  • 12 Touch Sensitive Pads

This item is noncancelable and nonreturnable.

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Price:  $299.00

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Akai Professional XR20 overview

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Get your groove on with XR20 Drum Machine from Akai Professional. This heavy-duty, portable beat production center is loaded with sounds focused on Hip-Hop and R&B beats on a moments notice. Over 700 sounds including standard and electronic drums, single (one-shot) hits, bass and synth sounds can be custom tailored with compression, reverb or EQ. Vocals can even be added with the microphone input. With its AC or DC power options, the XR20 can help you make the beat wherever you are.

12 touch sensitive pads light up during use and playback
Over 700 sounds created by Chronic Music
99 Preset patterns and 99 User patters
Drum Roll/Note Repeat feature
UPC: 825213002326
In the Box
Akai Professional XR20 Drum Machine
  • AC Adapter
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Akai Professional XR20 specs

    Triggers 12
    Polyphony 32 Voice
    Multitimbral Yes
    Presets 99
    User Memory 99
    Effects Reverb
    EQ
    Compression
    Sequencer 150,000 notes
    Controllers Footswitch Start/Stop
    Footswitch TAP/A/B/Fill
    Expansion Slots None
    Outputs 1 TRS 1/4" (aux) 2 TS 1/4"(main) 1 TRS 1/4"(phones) MIDI Out/Thru
    Inputs MIDI In
    Microphone 1/4"
    Headphone Output 1/4"
    SCSI No
    External Storage No
    Display Backlit LCD Display
    Dimensions (WxDxH) Not specified by the manufacturer
    Weight Not specified by the manufacturer
    Specialties 700 sounds created by Chronic Music
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 4.25 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 13.1 x 12.4 x 5.0"

    Akai Professional XR20 reviews

    XR20 Drum Machine is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 10.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from the Best I ever Had I use this product every day to make new beats. Its great for portability and inspiration right on the spot. Its also very easy to learn how to use; you don't even need the instructions. This is also a great crowd pleaser. The XR20 makes music fun and easy and at the same time, its a very professional piece of equipment. I have also meet a lot of new people fascinated by the machine. I have had 20 of my friends say that they are saving up for one. Im glad I bought it!!!
    Date published: 2010-02-24
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great sounds, nice to look at If you're looking to do electronic music this drum machine could possibly keep you occupied by itself for a very long time. With so many presets, so many samples and a fairly simple interface the beats seem to roll out of this drum machine in no time. You can add bass lines and synth lines in a matter of seconds. I own another drum machine that's a few years old and good for the basics, but all the different samples in this got me excited. I'm not even really all that interested in modern hip hop/rap but the variety hooked me and has kept me.
    Date published: 2012-11-20
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from My son loves it! We were not aware that in order to hear the beats we have to purchase an amplifer. That would be nice to include this information, as the drum machine was for a 15 year old.
    Date published: 2010-12-30
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Outstanding This product is awesome. Easy to use. My daughter loves it. A++
    Date published: 2013-01-01
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Fun machine, not so fun manual endless abilities with drum machine, but Manual doesn't explain them well. Odd quirk of cutting the first beat of A or B when coming out of a fill section? really no need for fills though as any patern can be used to add a step in step editing. Also the tuning part for each pad is confusing as the 0 point isn't always whats printed on the pad? ex: pad says A so if i tune up 2 steps should be a B,, but its not?
    Date published: 2012-05-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely B&H provided the lowest price online for my Akai XR20. I ordered it online and received it about a week later. It was brand new and works perfectly. I can't ask for more!
    Date published: 2013-01-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from XR20 Purchase the item online. Was able to get it working within a day. Easy to use, great sound quality and many preset to use. Definitely recommended.
    Date published: 2010-10-04
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Amazing Machine I bought this for a really good friend of mine, and she loves it. It has amazing sounds, and nice deep tones. I highly recommend it.
    Date published: 2010-01-27
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