The MPD26 is a MIDI-over-USB pad controller with genuine MPC pads. It's perfect for producers, programmers, musicians and DJs. Its blend of intuitive MPC controls and technologies meshes with easy USB connectivity to bring the feel of classic beat making to the world of computer music production.
The heart of the MPD26 is its bank of 16 velocity and pressure-sensitive MPC pads, an Akai Professional exclusive. You can access four different sounds from each MPC pad for a total of 64 at your fingertips.
MPC technologies include Note Repeat, Swing, 16 Level, Full Level, and Tap Tempo
Control virtually any 12 software parameters on assignable Q-Link knobs and faders
Dedicated transport controls transmit MMC and MIDI to DAW and sequencing applications
MIDI output over USB and traditional DIN MIDI I/O for controlling software and hardware
Access 64 samples on 16 pressure and velocity-sensitive MPC pads with four banks each