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Akai Professional MPK249 49-Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller Black Edition

Manufacturer: AKAI
SKU: 69/MPK249-BK
49 - Key Semi-Weighted USB MIDI Keyboard Controller Including Core Control from the MPC Workstations.
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With MPK249 Black, experience the ultimate in playing response from a controller equally suited to studio and live performance scenarios alike. The MPK249 Black comes equipped with 49 semi-weighted, full-size keys and a premiumAkai Professional piano-style keybed for unprecedented response and natural feel.

A dynamic, expressive responseand faithful capture of every subtle nuance of your performance is guaranteed thanks to MPK249 Black’s velocity-sensitive keybed with aftertouch.

In addition, onboard Octave Up and Down controls allow players to access the entiremelodic range – perfect for bass lines, piano harmony, solo leads and much more.


  • 49 semiweighted, fullsize keys with aftertouch
  • 16 RGBilluminated MPC pads each with 4 banks for expressive recording and performing
  • 64 pads
  • 24 assignable QLink controllers include knobs, faders, and switches (8 of each)
  • Revamped control layout with backlit LCD screen
  • iOS compatibility using the Apple iPad Camera
  • Connection Kit (sold separately)
  • USBMIDI with 5pin MIDI input & output
  • Comprehensive transport and parameter controls for handson DAW integration
  • MPC Note Repeat, MPC Swing, and arpeggiator for advanced rhythmic and melodic manipulation
  • MPC Full Level, 16 Levels, Tap Tempo, and Time Division assist with dynamics and tempo
  • Pitch bend, modulation, and octave controls for expressive recording and performing
  • 1 assignable footswitch jack and 1 expression jack
  • USB power and plugandplay connectivity Production software package included: Ableton Live Lite, Hybrid 3 by AIR Music Tech and SONiVOX Twist 2.0 (downloads)
  • Includes VIP Software the groundbreaking, award winning music software platform that provides musicians and composers with a powerful handson
  • control solution for their virtual instrument and virtual effect collection
  • Includes MPC Beats Software complete with the finest features and essential production tools from the Akai Professional MPC Series


  • Note Keys:
    • 49 keys; velocity-sensitive
    • 10-octave range with octave up/down buttons or transposition
  • Pads: 16 pads; velocity- and pressure-sensitive; 4 banks
  • Knobs: 8 360o encoders; 3 banks
  • Switches: 8 switches; LED-backlit; 3 banks
  • Inputs / Outputs:
    • 1 USB port
    • 1 1/4” (6.35mm) TRS expression pedal input
    • 1 1/4” (6.35mm) TS sustain pedal or footswitch input
    • 1 5-pin MIDI in
    • 1 5-pin MIDI out
  • Power:
    • via computer USB bus or USB charger (sold separately)
    • via power adapter (sold separately): 6V DC, 1A, centre-positive
  • Dimensions (width x depth x height): 29” x 12.25” x 3.38” (73.7 x 31.1 x 8.6cm)
  • Weight: 12.6 lbs.; 5.72kg

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