Akai unleashes the MPC Element
The Akai MPC family welcomes Element, introduced as the most affordable music production controller of the MPC range.
The MPC Element offers the classic MPC multi-colored pads and classic features such as Note Repeat, Swing, Full Level, 16 Level and Tap Tempo.
- 16 backlit multicolor pads with pressure and velocity sensitivity
- Transport section with Rec, Over Dub, Stop, Play and Play Start buttons
- Tap tempo button
- Pad Bank button
- Up to 8 pad banks (up to 128 pads), 4 samples and 4 insert effects per pad
- Mute and Solo functions
- Undo and Erase functions
- USB powered (USB cable included)
- 1/8" MIDI input and output (cables included)
- 14mm thin enclosure
- Brushed aluminum faceplate
- 1GB sound library included
- Import and export WAV and AIFF sound samples
- Hosts VST plug-ins and automatically maps controls
The MPC Element works as a standalone or plug-in (VST, RTAS and AU) with DAW. It ships with a cover for protection.
US street price is expected to be $150. More details available at www.akaiprompc.com/mpc-element.
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