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Akai MPD user reviews

  • Akai MPD18

    Akai MPD18 - "Great pads but not a MPC"


    It seems like when it comes to AKAI you can always expect to get a great quality drum machine or pads. The AKAI MPD 18 will work with your Mac and Windows systems via USB. You computer does need to have at least 2GB for maximum performance. There are…

  • Akai MPD24

    Akai MPD24 - "A worthy controller, but not the best"


    The MPD24 is a Midi controller from Akai featuring 16 pads, 6 faders and 8 knobs. It has USB and midi in/outs. It's pretty easy to use, and the quality is nice. The pads feel good under your fingers and are responsive, featuring velocity and aftertou…

  • Akai MPD18

    Akai MPD18 - "Full sized pads in a small, super portable package"


    What I love most about this unit is it is quite small and light compared to my MPD 24. I can put this in my laptop case with my MBP and still have room to spare. It also is much better when you are traveling (car/plane) to have this smaller unit as…

  • Akai MPD24

    Akai MPD24 - "Almost perfect."


    What I like most about the MPD 24 is the super great feeling knobs on this machine. I know that the most important aspect should be the pads, but I will get to those. The knobs are endless encoders and feel like they belong on a unit three times th…

  • Akai MPD24

    Akai MPD24 - "Quality Product. Good Choice. "


    Great for bangin out some drums, samples, or whatever you choose to put on the pads. It’s even a pretty useful midi controller when you take advantage of the faders and knobs. I got a great product for the price, which isn’t too bad either. …

  • Akai MPD26

    Akai MPD26 - "Amazing value for its price"


    Akai's MPD 26 follows in the same footsteps as the MPD 26 with excellent pad sensitivity. The MPD26 features authentic MPC pads, therefore it provides music production enthusiasts with the genuine feel of Akai's flagship MPC sampler series. Features …

  • Akai MPD18

    Akai MPD18 - "Good item for beginners."


    The MPD18 is an Akai made MIDI Control Surface compatible with all the softwares out there. It's composed of 16 sensitive pads to play the notes, a fader that changed the MIDI send sound, a "Full Level" button that allows you to play the pads at full…

  • Akai MPD16

    Akai MPD16 - JayDMusic's review


    This is a review of the Akai MPD16 MIDI Control Surface. I used it for quite a while and was very pleased with it before I upgraded to an MPD24. You can read my review on the MPD24, too. First off, I have to say, that I bought this product on a whim…

  • Akai MPD24

    Akai MPD24 - JayDMusic's review


    This is a review for the MPD24 MIDI Control Surface. It's a USB device that plugs seamlessly into your computer for use as a MIDI Controller in your various DAWs. In general, I think it's a great investment for the short price of $150. What you woul…

  • Akai MPD16

    Akai MPD16 - FP User's review


    16 pads are assignable easily. You can switch through 2 different banks to program 32 sounds quickly. Pad sensitivity is easily adjusted with slider. No power button (powered via usb or optional dc adapter). Has midi out, but I don't really know what…