Engineered to be an all-in-one controller solution, the Akai Professional MPK249 is a 49-key performance pad and keyboard controller that combines deep software integration, enhanced workflow, and core technologies from the iconic line of MPC workstations. The MPK249 comes fully loaded with a professional production software package plus a comprehensive, customisable interface for manipulating virtual instruments, effect plugins, DAWs and more. MPK249 features 49 semi-weighted keys with aftertouch, 16 MPC-style pads with RGB feedback, eight assignable knobs, faders and switches, and onboard transport buttons. Three banks expand the number of knobs, faders and switches (up to 24 of each), and four pad banks expand the number of pads (up to 64 total). Plus, MPK249 is USB-powered and optimised to interface directly with your Mac or PC with hassle-free plug-and-play connectivity.
49 semi-weighted, velocity-sensitive full-size keys for exceptional response and natural feel
16 RGB-illuminated MPC-style pads each with four banks for 64 pads. Trigger samples, loops, one-shots, melodics and more
24 assignable Q-Link controllers comprising eight control knobs, faders and switches engineered for hassle-free DAW/virtual instrument mapping
Take command of your MIDI equipment courtesy of an onboard USB-MIDI interface with five-pin MIDI input and output
Comprehensive production software package for Mac and PC included: Ableton Live Lite, Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech, SONiVOX Twist 2.0 and Akai Pro MPC Essentials (downloads)