The MPX8 SD Sample Pad Controller from Akai Professional features eight backlit velocity and pressure sensitive MPC pads. Its onboard SD Card slot allows users to load virtually any sample and easily assign it. MPX8 also comes with a library of built-in samples, great for live performance or studio production. The bright backlit display and intuitive interface enable operation in any amount of light.
The MPX8 features a 5-pin MIDI input and output as well as a USB port. Two balanced 1/4" outputs and an 1/8" headphone output allow connection to a mixer and convenient monitoring. MPX8 comes with a drag-and-drop software sample editor for both Mac and PC. Users can also save sample sets together as kits for easy recall and even tune and add reverb to samples. MPX8 is a convenient way to have one-touch access to a virtually unlimited number of sounds, shots, stabs, and drops.