Akai MPK261 61 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller

61 Key USB Midi Keyboard and Performance Pad Controller
Akai MPK261 61 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller



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Akai Professional's MPK261 is a 61-key performance pad and keyboard controller that combines deep software integration, enhanced workflow, and core technologies from the iconic line of MPC workstations. It comes fully loaded with a comprehensive interface for manipulating virtual instruments, effect plugins, DAWs and is USB-powered and optimized to interface directly with your Mac or PC with plug-and-play connectivity.


  • 61 semi-weighted, full-size keys with aftertouch
  • 16 RGB-illuminated MPC-style pads each with 4 banks for 32 pads
  • 24 assignable Q-Link controllers include 8 control knobs and 4 backlit buttons
  • New control layout with backlit LCD screen USB-MIDI with 5-pin MIDI input and output
  • Comprehensive transport and parameter controls for hands-on DAW integration
  • MPC Note Repeat and arpeggiator for advanced rhythmic and melodic manipulation
  • MPC Full Level, Tap Tempo, and Time Division assist with dynamics and tempo
  • Pitch bend, modulation, and octave controls for expressive recording and performing
  • One sustain/footswitch jack, one expression pedal jack
  • USB bus power for plug-and-play connectivity
  • iOS compatibility via Apple iPad Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
  • Production software package included: Ableton Live Lite and Pro MPC Essentials
  • Virtual synths included: Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech and SONiVOX Twist 2.0
  • Includes SONiVOX Eighty Eight Ensemble


  • Number of Keys: 61
  • Type of Keys: Semi-weighted
  • Aftertouch: Yes
  • Pads: 16
  • Encoders/Pots: 8
  • Faders: 8
  • Other Controllers: 8 x Assignable Buttons, Mod, Pitch Wheels
  • PC requirements: 1.5 GHz Pentium 4 or Celeron Compatibel, 2GB RAM, Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8
  • MAC requirements: 1.25 GHz G4/G5 or Faster, 2GB RAM, OS X 10.5 or later
  • Pedal Inputs: 1 x Expression, 1 x Sustain
  • MIDI I/O: In/Out/USB/iOS
  • Connectivity: 1 x USB, Type B
  • Power Supply: Bus Powered
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 63.5 mm x 914 mm x 286 mm
  • Weight: 7.8 Kg

1 x Akai Professional MPK261 Keyboard
1 x USB Cable
1 x Software Installation Card 



  • Standard Delivery - Free
  • Express Delivery - $20
  • Store Pick Up (South Melbourne) - Free

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