Akai MPD232


Unleash your creativity with the Akai MPD232 midi keyboard and experience unparalleled control over your music production.



The Akai MPD232 MIDI device is a powerful hardware controller designed specifically for music producers, musicians, and DJs. This device is the perfect combination of a traditional drum machine coupled with advanced MIDI triggering technology, allowing for an intuitive and dynamic production experience.

The MPD232 is housed in a durable and compact housing and features 16 thick and responsive MPC-style pads that are backlit with RGB LED lighting. These pads are highly customizable and can be programmed to trigger samples, loops, and even to control software-based instruments.

One of the standout features of the MPD232 is its ability to control up to 64 assignable presets and up to eight virtual banks, making it possible to control multiple plugins, software instruments, and effects simultaneously. This gives producers a new level of musical control and endless possibilities for creativity.

To further increase its appeal, Akai has also included an onboard control section that features eight faders, eight knobs, and eight buttons. These can be assigned to control parameters such as volume, pan, and effect levels, giving producers even more control of their music.

The device is also equipped with a built-in step sequencer, which allows for precise and complex rhythm programming. The sequencer also features swing settings, note repeat, and a variety of other options that allow for complete control of the rhythmic components of your tracks.

To connect the MPD232 to your computer, it features a USB port which also provides power to the device. The MPD232 is also MIDI-compatible, ensuring it will work with all MIDI-enabled software.

Lastly, the MPD232 is bundled with Akai’s MPC Essentials software, which includes an extensive library of samples, loops, and plugins. It also integrates seamlessly with most popular digital audio workstations, making it easy to incorporate the MPD232 into your existing set up.

In conclusion, the Akai MPD232 is a versatile and dynamic hardware controller that offers producers complete control over their music. Whether you’re producing beats, programming drum patterns, or controlling software instruments, the MPD232’s customizable pads, faders, knobs, and buttons allow for endless creative possibilities. Overall, the MPD232 is a great investment for any musician or music producer looking to elevate their game to the next level.

Akai MPD232 properties

Product name MPD232
Brand Akai
Type Keyboard Instruments
Keyboard Instrument MIDI Keyboard
Drawbars/Sliders Yes
Pads Yes
Rotary Controls Yes
Colour Black

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Rotary Controls



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