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Akai Professional MPK Mini

53points

M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32

Akai Professional MPK Mini
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Akai Professional MPK Mini vs M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32

Akai Professional MPK Mini
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32
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Akai Professional MPK Mini
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M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32

Why is Akai Professional MPK Mini better than M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32?

  • Has tap tempo control
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  • Has an arpeggiator function
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  • Has backlit LED buttons
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  • 43mm shorter
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    152mmvs195mm
  • 51mm narrower
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    345mmvs396mm
  • 46.39% less body volume
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    1573.2cm³vs2934.36cm³
  • 233g lighter
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    900gvs1133g
  • 8mm thinner
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    30mmvs38mm

Why is M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32 better than Akai Professional MPK Mini?

  • 7 more buttons
    ?

    17vs10
  • 7 more keys
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    32vs25
  • Has navigation buttons
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  • Has a transport control section
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  • Has plug and play feature
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  • 6 more memory locations
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    10vs4

Price comparison

Akai Professional MPK Mini

ProductStorePrice
Akai Professional MPK Mini AmazonAkai Professional MPK Mini MKII – 25 Key...Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII – 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Drum Pads, 8 Assignable Q-Link Knobs and Pro Software Suite Included
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$119.00
Akai Professional MPK Mini AmazonAkai MPK Mini Mk2
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$119.00
Akai Professional MPK Mini AmazonAkai Professional MPK Mini Play | Standa...Akai Professional MPK Mini Play | Standalone Mini Keyboard & USB Controller With Built In Speaker, MPC Style Pads, On board Effects, 128 Instrument & 10 Drum Sounds, & Software Suite Included
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$139.00
Akai Professional MPK Mini AmazonWorlde Panda MINI Portable 25 Keys USB K...Worlde Panda MINI Portable 25 Keys USB Keyboard MIDI Controller with Colorful Drum Pad
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$84.95
Akai Professional MPK Mini AmazonNovation MiniNova Analog Modeling Synthe...Novation MiniNova Analog Modeling Synthesizer
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$399.99
Akai Professional MPK Mini AmazonAkai Professional MPK225 | Compact 25-Ke...Akai Professional MPK225 | Compact 25-Key Semi-Weighted USB MIDI Keyboard Controller Including Core Control From The MPC Workstations
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$249.00
Akai Professional MPK Mini AmazonBeat Maker Bundle – 25 Key USB MIDI Keyb...Beat Maker Bundle – 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Drum Pads and Sustain Pedal - Akai Pro MPK Mini MKII LE White + M-Audio SP-2
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$138.00
Akai Professional MPK Mini AmazonBeat Maker Bundle – 25 Key USB MIDI Keyb...Beat Maker Bundle – 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Drum Pads and Sustain Pedal - Akai Pro MPK Mini MKII LE Black + M-Audio SP-2
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$138.00
Akai Professional MPK Mini AmazonKorg Monologue Monophonic Analog Synthes...Korg Monologue Monophonic Analog Synthesizer with Presets-Silver (MONOLOGUESV)
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$329.45
Akai Professional MPK Mini AmazonM Audio Keystation Mini 32 MK3 | Ultra P...M Audio Keystation Mini 32 MK3 | Ultra Portable Mini USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With ProTools First | M Audio Edition and Xpand 2 by AIR Music Tech
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$59.00
Akai Professional MPK Mini walmartAKAI Professional MPK Mini MKII (White) ...AKAI Professional MPK Mini MKII (White) Compact Keyboard and Pad Controller
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$168.12

M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32

ProductStorePrice
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32 AmazonM-Audio Axiom AIR Mini 32 | Ultra-Portab...M-Audio Axiom AIR Mini 32 | Ultra-Portable 32 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Trigger Pads & A Full-Consignment of Production/Performance Ready Controls
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$119.00
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32 AmazonM Audio Oxygen 49 IV | 49 Key USB/MIDI K...M Audio Oxygen 49 IV | 49 Key USB/MIDI Keyboard With 8 Trigger Pads & A Full Consignment of Production/Performance Ready Controls
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$207.24
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32 AmazonM-Audio Axiom AIR Mini 32 MIDI Controlle...M-Audio Axiom AIR Mini 32 MIDI Controller
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$129.95
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32 AmazonNiceTQ Replacement USB PC Transfer Sync ...NiceTQ Replacement USB PC Transfer Sync Cable for M-Audio Axiom AIR Mini 32 Keyboard Pad Controller
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$6.99
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32 AmazonDCFY Music Keyboard Dust Cover for M-Aud...DCFY Music Keyboard Dust Cover for M-Audio Axiom AIR Mini 32 Music Keyboard | Nylon
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$32.98
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32 AmazonM Audio Keystation Mini 32 MK3 | Ultra P...M Audio Keystation Mini 32 MK3 | Ultra Portable Mini USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With ProTools First | M Audio Edition and Xpand 2 by AIR Music Tech
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$59.00
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32 AmazonM-Audio Code 49 (Black) | USB MIDI Contr...M-Audio Code 49 (Black) | USB MIDI Controller With 49-Key Velocity Sensitive Keybed, X/Y Pad, 16 Velocity Sensitive Trigger Pads & A Full-Consignment of Production/Performance Ready Controls
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$299.00
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32 AmazonNiceTQ Replacement 6ft USB Data Sync Tra...NiceTQ Replacement 6ft USB Data Sync Transfer Cord Cable for M-Audio Axiom AIR Mini 32 | Premium 32-Key USB MIDI Keyboard & Drum Pad Controller (8 Pads / 8 Knobs)
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$8.29
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32 AmazonUSB Charger Charging Cable Cord for M-Au...USB Charger Charging Cable Cord for M-Audio Axiom AIR Mini 32-Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller
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$6.99
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32 AmazonM-Audio AIR 192|6 - 2-In 2-Out USB Audio...M-Audio AIR 192|6 - 2-In 2-Out USB Audio / MIDI Interface with Recording Software from Pro-Tools & Ableton Live, Plus Studio-Grade FX & Instruments
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$149.00
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32 walmartM-Audio Axiom AIR Mini 32 Premium Keyboa...M-Audio Axiom AIR Mini 32 Premium Keyboard and Pad VIP Controller
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$116.16

Design

1.Has backlit LED buttons
Akai Professional MPK Mini
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32
Buttons will light up when pressed, resulting in better visibility to users.
2.height

152mm

195mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
3.width

345mm

396mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.volume

1573.2cm³

2934.36cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
5.weight

900g

1.13kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.thickness

30mm

38mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.

Controls & Buttons

1.Has octave buttons
Akai Professional MPK Mini
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32
The octave buttons are used to shift the keyboard up or down in one octave increments. This extends the range of the keyboard in either direction, which lets you play notes that lie outside the number of keys available.
2.Has tap tempo control
Akai Professional MPK Mini
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32
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.
3.number of buttons

10

17

The more buttons the device has, the more complex the input can be.
4.Has navigation buttons
Akai Professional MPK Mini
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32
Navigation buttons allows users to navigate through their files/data.
5.Has an arpeggiator function
Akai Professional MPK Mini
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32
The arpeggiator is the main tool used by computer musicians to generate looped material. An arpeggiator is simply a generator of signals that controls the tempo, pitch, velocity, gate, and other parameters of the sound.
6.Has a bank selector button
Akai Professional MPK Mini
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32
The button is used to select independent banks of continuous controllers. Effectively, this allows you to control more independent parameters with the knobs, faders and buttons. The bank selector button is used to switch among the available banks.

Keys & Pads

1.Has velocity sensitive keys
Akai Professional MPK Mini
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32
Velocity sensitive keys are just spring loaded keys that sound out louder the harder you hit them. If you "lightly" press a key, the sound will be quiet; the harder you press, the louder it gets.
2.total keys

25

32

The amount of keys the controller has on the keyboard.
3.has velocity-sensitive pads
Akai Professional MPK Mini
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32
Velocity-sensitive drum pads allow you to modify the sound sample's pitch depending on how quickly you hit the pads. They provide a more natural audio experience, as the pitch depends on your movement, just like when playing the drums live.
4.drum pads

8

8

The pads section is ideal to trigger loops and samples, using your finger drum skills.

Features

1.MIDI device works and communicates via USB
Akai Professional MPK Mini
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32
Devices can communicate in both directions with each other without any additional MIDI interface. The biggest advantage is that the USB connection can be used for everything; power supply, MIDI-in and MIDI-out. This means you need less cables.
2.The device is mappable
Akai Professional MPK Mini
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32
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.
3.Has plug and play feature
Akai Professional MPK Mini
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32
The device is set up and ready to be used with the included software.
4.Is compatible with Windows
Akai Professional MPK Mini
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32
It is compatible with PCs and laptops running the Windows operating system.
5.memory locations

4

10

More memory locations allow users to save their preset/setup and have them ready to use again and again.
6.Is compatible with Mac OS X
Akai Professional MPK Mini
M-Audio Axiom Air Mini 32
It is compatible with Mac OS X devices such as MacBooks and iMacs.

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