Reviews and Problems with Akai MPK 49 Controller Keyboard
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4 September 2010
Excerpt: I have had this thing for a year. I only recently started learning this things real potential for last 4-5 months. But once you start getting into this things abilities you eyes will be wide open. I mean what they charge for this thing is crazy (cause it's so cheap). I have known people to sell their MPC2000's just so they can get this thing. When the MPC is a much more expensive piece of equipment. I see why. This thing is just so flexible.
Excerpt: Akai have released another high end entry into the MIDI controller fray in the form of the MPK49 which boasts 12 MPC Drum Pads and a 49-key semi-weighted keyboard with aftertouch in addition to the usual combination of knobs and faders totaling up to 76 assignable controls. It’s in the same ballpark as the Novation Remote SL series and those drum pads could just place it first for many musicians.
Excerpt: USB MIDI controllers are an increasingly common sight in project studios, but they’re also being used more and more for live performance work, with bands opting to use soft synths and samplers instead of their hardware equivalents.