Akai Professional MPK 25
Akai Professional MPK 25
Top 12%136 points
Top 12%
Top specs and features

Akai Professional MPK 25: 33 facts and highlights

1. weight

4.6kg
Akai Professional LPK 25: 453g

2. Has a MIDI-Out port

The MIDI-Out port is used for transmitting data.
Akai Professional MPK 25
74% have it

3. Has aftertouch keyboard

The keyboard also respond to the amount of force applied after initial impact. On electronic keyboards and synthesizers, this pressure sensitivity is usually called aftertouch.
Akai Professional MPK 25
39% have it

4. Has a pitch wheel

The pitch wheel alters the pitch and timbre of a sound in real-time. It can give fine tuning control from fractions of a semi-tone to huge multi-octave pitch swings.
Akai Professional MPK 25
66% have it

5. Has semi-weighted keys

Similar to a weighted action keys, but with less resistance and a slightly springier release, semi-weighted keys are popular with many players. If you don’t need realistic piano response, but also don’t care for spring-loaded synth actions, a semi-weighted keyboard might be ideal for you.
Akai Professional MPK 25
37% have it

6. thickness

88mm
CME Xkey: 16mm

7. Has an input/connector for the sustain pedal

When pressed, the sustain pedal allows all notes to sound and “vibrate” freely. All notes played will continue to sound until the pedal is released. This is perfect when you need a sturdy and responsive control over sustain.
Akai Professional MPK 25
48% have it

8. Has a modulation wheel

The mod wheel is used to add expression, or to modulate (change) various elements of a sound or sample.
Akai Professional MPK 25
66% have it

9. Has backlit LED buttons

Buttons will light up when pressed, resulting in better visibility to users.
Akai Professional MPK 25
72% have it

10. volume

14691.6cm³
CME Xkey: 838.08cm³

11. Has velocity sensitive pads

Akai Professional MPK 25
36% have it

12. Has tap tempo control

A feature on some MIDI devices that allows to adjust tempo in real time based on an external input or by “tapping” a button on the device itself. It is used to allow musicians the flexibility of playing at any desired tempo based on their musical input.
Akai Professional MPK 25
13% have it

13. The device is mappable

Users can map, set and regulate the entire midi controller giving different functionalities to all different buttons, knobs and faders. The device could be also set up with different softwares.
Akai Professional MPK 25
78% have it

14. Has an input/connector for the expression pedal

Dedicated expression pedals let you have a hands-free control over your keyboard's volume, vibrato, and more.
Akai Professional MPK 25
52% have it

16. width

477mm
Akai SynthStation25: 310mm

17. height

350mm
Akai Professional LPK 25: 97mm

18. number of knobs

More knobs (rotating controls) can give the user more dedicated control over the device, eg. volume, effects, EQs etc. Types of knobs may differ: endless type or step type.
12
E-Mu Xboard 49: 16

19. encoders

A type of knob that has a push button functionality built in. Encoders are for browsing and selecting your digital sound files or turning on a function that makes use of a control's rotation such as sound effects or tempo/tap tempo selection.
1
Novation SL MkII 61: 8

20. Has a transport control section

The transport controls are used to control playback, set the position of the playhead, start recording, activate the cycle region, or to move to the project start or end.
Akai Professional MPK 25
57% have it

21. number of faders

Faders can be either channel volume faders, pitch sliders, crossfaders or even EQs.
0
Nektar Panorama P6: 10

22. drum pads

The pads section is ideal to trigger loops and samples, using your finger drum skills.
12
Novation Launchkey 61: 16

23. Is compatible with Mac OS X

It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.
Akai Professional MPK 25
99% have it

24. Is compatible with Windows

It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
Akai Professional MPK 25
99% have it

25. Has a MIDI-In port

MIDI-In Port allows data to be received by a MIDI-compliant device. The “in” port enables the MIDI keyboard to be controlled by an external device or sequencer.
Akai Professional MPK 25
33% have it

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