We are extremely excited to introduce the MPK Mini Play," said Dan Gill, Product Manager for Akai Professional. "The MPK Mini was a huge hit with musicians and now having all those sounds on-board with a built-in speaker, along with its go-anywhere portability, Play opens up new musical possibilities that people are going to love.
Akai just keeps adding to it’s list of great products. With 128 sounds, a built-in speaker, a joy stick, and a size that makes it one of the most portable MIDI keyboards on the market, the Akai MPK Mini Play is set to become yet another extremely popular instrument that many music producers will have in their suite of equipment. One of the best features of this new MIDI keyboard controller is that all you need for it to work is 3 AA batteries!
Looking to expand your sounds? The device can also easily be plugged into a computer via USB to get that classic plug-and-play MIDI functionality that most other MIDI keyboard controllers have. And when you want a larger sound than the built in speaker offers, you can simply plug in some external speakers using the output jack.
Other features include:
- 8 backlit MPC drum pads
- 4-way joystick
- Four knobs (two banks capable of controlling eight different parameters)
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