Music’s evolution is intrinsically linked to the legendary Akai Professional MPC line – Full-featured production and performance powerhouses that have spawned multiple genres and advanced countless existing ones. With a design often replicated but never surpassed, the Music Production Centre empowers users with an unrivalled workflow and a tangible, intuitive interface coupled with forward thinking, in-demand functionality that sets the precedence for the industry standard. Don’t settle for an imitation, take control of your creative output with MPC Studio Black.
Portable Powerhouse – Produce-Perform-Create
At under 1 Inch thin, with low-profile controls and a brushed aluminium body, MPC Studio Black is made to move. MPC Studio Black merges real MPC pads, iconic workflow and the same MPC Software used by the legendary MPC Renaissance to give you a fully integrated portable production solution. Welcome to production anywhere. The world is now your studio.
Redefining the creative vista and driving MPC Studio Black is Akai Professional’s reimagined MPC Software 2, a cutting-edge production suite combining 128-track sequencing capability, real-time time stretching, advanced MIDI editing capability, VST compatibility, operation as a standalone application on Mac and PC, advanced sampling and audio editing/recording functionality and much more.
With the MPC Studio Black, keep your production on point with core MPC functionality. Four touch sensitive controls and a large data encoder seamlessly map to critical parameters. 16 velocity- and pressure-sensitive RBG pads provide the full expressive range. MPC mainstays including Note Repeat, Full Level, 16 Levels and dedicated transport controls complete the control arsenal.
MPC Studio Black fuses all beat making essentials with reimagined aesthetics, engineered with the mobile producer in mind. Its compact design is less than 1 Inch thick and fits easily into a laptop bag or backpack. It’s USB-powered with low-profile knobs and features a new brushed aluminium body – Plus, a large LCD screen focuses your attention on what’s important, your production.
Infinite Sounds, Unlimited Inspiration
Seven Gigabytes. 300 Instruments. The Bank is an MPC Expansion workstation exploding with in-demand essential sounds spanning basses, leads, effects, keyboards and much, much more. You also get The 809, an MPC Expansion for punchy analogue drums—A full collection of classic drum machine sounds, each with its own controls for maximum tweak-ability.
Designed in collaboration with dozens of working producers and musicians, MPC Studio Black maintains the workflow that has made the Akai Pro MPC the industry standard. Its power, style and portability gives you the full MPC experience anywhere, plus with the included custom neoprene sleeve, you’re safe in the knowledge the heart of your beat making stays secure when producing on-the-go.