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Akai MPC LIVE II Standalone Sampler and Sequencer
Akai MPC LIVE II Standalone Sampler and Sequencer

Akai MPC LIVE II Standalone Sampler and Sequencer

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The MPC LIVE II from Akai Professional is a standalone sampler and sequencer that’s powered by a rechargeable, lithium-ion battery, delivering long-term portability.

Streamline your workflow with 16 Levels, Note Repeat, Auto Sample, Chords & Notes, and much more, all in an intuitive layout boasting full-size MPC pads and expanded function buttons. The MPC LIVE II also includes built-in, studio-grade stereo monitors that deliver low-end thump along with tight top-end, optimizing your music-making experience without the need for headphones. The MPC LIVE II’s enhanced connectivity allows you to integrate it into any size setup. Get connected with USB 3.0, 2x2 MIDI, CV/Gate, stereo outs to WiFi, and Bluetooth wireless options.

Achieve the ultimate drumming experience with the MPC LIVEII’s full-size pads, let your expressiveness gain new heights with the MelloTron Tap Synth keyboard, while the sampler’s function buttons allow you to edit mid-performance. Incorporate your unique musical take with the advanced multi-engine plugin synthesis of Hype from AIR Music Tech, which provides over 100 plugins at your fingertips.

Akai Professional’s MPC2 software is included with the MPC LIVE II. No matter what project you’re working on, from composing new music to recording your masterpiece, mixing tracks to mastering the final product, this software ensures that you’ll be able to effortlessly navigate and manipulate your sound. The MPC LIVE II is also compatible with Ableton Live, offering a tightly-synced WiFi integration. The ALS export feature allows you to share your projects easily. The Ableton Control function lets you launch clips and adjust parameters from the sampler hardware itself. Rounding out these premium features is the MPC Beat Academy, a free video tutorial series that helps you master your art. Offered by Akai Professional, this series teaches you every function and feature of the MPC LIVE II.

Akai MPC LIVE II Features

  • No Computer Required
  • Powerful Multicore Processor System
  • Built-in Stereo Monitors
  • 16 Full-size Velocity Sensitive RGB Pads
  • Brilliant 7-inch Multi-Touch Display
  • 2 GB RAM, 16GB Onboard Storage, Over 10GB pre-installed content
  • Mac & PC Controller for MPC Software (included)
  • 3 Stereo Outputs
  • Phono Level RCA Jacks
  • 2 x MIDI In & 2 x MIDI Out
  • 4 TRS CV/Gate Jacks, 8 Outputs Total
  • USB 2.0 Slot for Storage Drives or Midi Controllers for use in Standalone
  • SD Card Slot 
  • 2 USB 3.0
  • Expandable SSD Bay
  • MPC Live II Standalone Sampler and Sequencer1
  • PC Controller for MPC Software1
  • Pads
    • 16 velocity and pressure-sensitive pads, RGB-backlit
    • 8 banks accessible via Pad Bank buttons
  • Knobs
    • Four (4) 360° touch-sensitive Q-Link Knobs
    • Four (4) Q-Link Knob columns accessible via Q-Link button
    • One (1) 360° encoder for display navigation and selection via push
  • Buttons27 dedicated function buttons; red, amber, or green backlit
  • Display
    • 6.9” / 176 mm (diagonal)
    • 5.9” x 3.7” / 150 x 93 mm (width x height)
    • Full-color LED-backlit display with touch interface
  • CPU Quad-core ARM® processor
  • RAM2 GB
  • Storage16 GB, expandable via SATA connections
  • Connections
    • Two (2) 1/4” (6.35 mm) TRS inputs (1 stereo pair)
    • Six (6) 1/4” (6.35 mm) TRS outputs (3 stereo pairs)
    • One (1) 1/4” (6.35 mm) stereo headphone output
    • Two (2) RCA inputs (1 stereo pair)
    • Two (2) 5-pin MIDI inputs
    • Two (2) 5-pin MIDI outputs
    • Four (4) TRS CV/Gate jacks, 8 outputs total
    • One (1) Ethernet link port
    • Two (2) USB Type-A ports
    • One (1) USB Type-B port
    • One (1) SD Card slot
    • One (1) Power Adapter input
  • Power
    • Via power adapter: 19 V, 3.42 A, center-positive, included
    • Via battery: Up to 5 hours of battery life
  • Dimensions (W x D x H)16.2 x 9.6 x 1.8 inches (411.5 x 243.8 x 45.7 mm)
  • Weight7.45 lbs (3.38 kg)

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