Akai Professional MPK Mini Play MK3 Compact Keyboard and Pad Controller with Speaker
Akai Professional MPKMINIPLAYMK3 Overview
Producers, DJs, and musicians on the go will appreciate the Akai Professional MPK Mini Play MK3, an ultracompact keyboard and drum pad controller with an integrated sound engine and built-in speaker. This third revision features a next-generation keybed, which delivers dynamic performances and accurate velocity response, while the eight drum pads have been upgraded to real, velocity-sensitive MPC drum pads, offering optimal feel and response for optimal expression. The built-in speaker has also been upgraded to deliver increased output and added low-end response.
The MPK Mini Play MK3's sound engine features 128+ onboard drum and keyboard sounds. The controller can be powered by 4 x AA batteries, which provide up to 14 hours of performance, making it ready to play whenever and wherever you are. The unit can be bus-powered via the Class-Compliant USB MIDI port, which provides true plug-and-play operation with no need for drivers. A complete music production starter kit with MPC Beats and several instruments from AIR Music Technology is included, as well as a USB cable.
At a Glance
- Battery-powered mini keyboard instrument with long battery-life
- Premium 25-key Gen-2 dynamic keybed
- New larger built-in speaker with increased volume and low-end response
- Eight real MPC drum pads for durable performance
- Four assignable knobs to control MIDI parameters
- Assignable joystick
- Over 100 internal drum and instrument sounds
- OLED display for visual feedback
- 3.5mm headphone output jack
- 1/4" sustain pedal input
- USB port for plug and play
- Class-compliant MIDI-controller functionality
Play Music Anywhere
- Musical inspiration can happen anywhere, and MPK Mini Play Mk3 is the perfect portable companion to capture those melodies and harmonies, anytime and anywhere. With battery-operated performance at 14+ hours, MPK Mini Play users don’t have to worry about power adapters, chargers, or cables when it’s time to play music.
- The upgraded built-in speaker delivers increased output and added low-end response, making for more enjoyable playing and jamming. With an improved listening experience, users can dive into the 128+ onboard instruments and drum kits including acoustic and electric pianos, synth leads and pads, and more. MPK Mini Play also houses a 1/8" headphone output jack for quiet practicing or songwriting without disturbing others.