Akai MIDI Keyboard Controllers news

  • Akai's Advance keyboards get major VIP 2.0 update
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    Akai's Advance keyboards get major VIP 2.0 update

    04/01/16 in Akai Advance

    Akai has announced the addition of VIP 2.0 software with the Creative FX Plus suite to their family of Advance keyboards.

  • Included with the Advance controllers, VIP brings your VST instruments together
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    Included with the Advance controllers, VIP brings your VST instruments together

    07/06/15 in Akai Advance

    We recently reviewed the Akai Advance 49 keyboard. In fact, we gave it an Audiofanzine Award for Innovation. A big part of the value of the Advance series keyboards is how they integrate with the included VIP software (standalone and plug-in), which allows you to access all of your VIP instruments from one convenient interface. In this video, we t…

  • Review of the Akai Advance 49 Keyboard Controller
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    Review of the Akai Advance 49 Keyboard Controller

    06/01/15 in Akai Advance 49

    Imagine a MIDI-controller keyboard that lets you seamlessly switch between virtual instruments from different manufacturers, keeps all your patches together in a single browser, and automatically maps controller information to its knobs and switches.

  • AIR & Akai special offer to MPK and MPD users
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    AIR & Akai special offer to MPK and MPD users

    02/24/15 in AIR Music Technology AIR Instrument Expansion Pack

    Akai offers owners of the MPK MIDI keyboards and MPD pad controller a discount off the AIR Music Technology AIR Instrument Expansion Pack.

  • [NAMM][VIDEO] Akai Advance 61
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    [NAMM][VIDEO] Akai Advance 61

    01/23/15 in Akai Advance 61

    Akai introduces at NAMM controller keyboards with advanced plug-in integration. Is it the first serious competitor to the Native Komplete Kontrol?

  • [NAMM] Akai on the steps of the Kontrol S
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    [NAMM] Akai on the steps of the Kontrol S

    01/13/15 in Akai Advance 61

    Akai is replying to Native Instruments with a new series of controller keyboards with plug-in and DAW parameters integration.

  • [Musikmesse][VIDEO] Akai APC Key 25
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    [Musikmesse][VIDEO] Akai APC Key 25

    03/12/14 in Akai APC Key 25

    Also new at Akai’s this year, the pad and keyboard controller APC Key 25 which prototype has been introduced to our team at Musikmesse 2014.

  • [Musikmesse] New Akai MPC unveiled
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    [Musikmesse] New Akai MPC unveiled

    03/11/14 in Akai APC40 mkII

    Akai renews its APC series of controllers for Ableton Live with the second version of the APC40, the APC Mini and the APC Key 25.

  • [NAMM] New Akai MPK MIDI keyboards
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    [NAMM] New Akai MPK MIDI keyboards

    01/28/14 in Akai MPK261

    Akai adds to its MPK keyboard controller range three new models that were introduced at NAMM 2014.

  • [NAMM] Akai MAX25 mini USB, MIDI & CV controller
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    [NAMM] Akai MAX25 mini USB, MIDI & CV controller

    01/26/13 in Akai MAX25

    Akai Professional exhibits at NAMM 2013 MAX25, a compact version of the MAX49 USB/MIDI/CV keyboard controller that was released in 2012.