Top 10 Best Akai Midi Pad Reviews & Comparison | Updated

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Top-rated Akai Midi Pad Comparison 2024

Bestseller No. 1
AKAI Professional MPD218 - USB MIDI Controller with 16 MPC Drum Pads, 6 Assignable Knobs, Note Repeat & Full Level Buttons and Production Software
  • Beat Production, Anywhere - Ultra-portable, feature-packed and USB powered pad controller with 16 thick fat MPC pads for triggering drums, melodic samples, effects and more
  • Expandable Banks - Easily accessible dedicated controls for three pad banks provides a total of 48 assignable pads
  • Assignable Control - 18 fully assignable 360-Degree potentiometers accessible via three banks for controlling DAW, virtual effect and virtual instrument parameters
  • Feature Packed - MPC note repeat and full level controls for immersive expressive performances
  • Comprehensive Software Suite Included - Ableton Live Lite, Drum Synth 500 by AIR Music Tech
Bestseller No. 2
AKAI Professional APC Mini MK2 - USB MIDI Pad Controller for Clip Launching with Ableton Live Lite, 64 RGB Pads, Drum and Note Mode and MIDI Mixer
  • Complete Control – Ableton Live Clip Launching MIDI Controller, perfect for creative looping, mixing, home studio and live performing. Connect to Ableton Live and control all your studio equipment
  • Ableton Live Lite Included - An industry-leading DAW for PC & Mac. Capture ideas, live performances, record, mix and unleash your creativity. APC Mini MK2 is pre-mapped for 1-to-1 integration with Ableton 11.2.7 onwards
  • Bright 8x8 RGB Pad Matrix - 64 RGB pads for launching clips in Ableton Live providing visual color feedback. Trigger everything from Loops, Vocals, and melodic samples for instant creativity
  • 9 Assignable Faders - With 8 assignable faders + 1 master fader instantly map to Ableton Live's mixer for hands-on mix control of volume, pan, or devices. Use Device mode to control Ableton macros
  • Drum and Note Modes -The Drum sample mode features seamless integration with Ableton Drum Rack. With the inbuilt "Smart Scale View", Note mode enables you to visually play melodies effortlessly
Bestseller No. 3
AKAI Professional LPD8 - USB MIDI Controller with 8 Responsive RGB MPC Drum Pads for Mac and PC, 8 Assignable Knobs and Music Production Software,Black
  • Beat Maker Essential - 13" pad controller for music production with 8 RGB-backlit responsive MPC drum pads for triggering samples, loops, virtual instruments, and more
  • Hands-On Control - 8 assignable Q-Link knobs for seamless mapping to DAW parameters, software instruments, and insert effect plugins for tactile control and precise mixing
  • Customized Production - 4 programmable preset slots for instant recall of mappings for DAWs, virtual instruments, effects and more. Create, edit, load and manage all your presets from the computer
  • Portable Design, Robust Build - Lightweight beat maker that adopts the sturdy build of standalone MPCs. The slim-line design stows easily in a laptop bag for hands-on production capability everywhere
  • Versatile Performance - The Laptop Pad Controller is perfect for musicians, producers, DJs and other music creators on the go. The sleek design fits right in alongside your studio equipment
Bestseller No. 4
AKAI Professional MPX8 - Portable Sample Pad Controller With 8 Performance-Ready Velocity-Sensitive Pads, MIDI Connectivity & On-Board SD Card Slot
  • Sample Playback - Load and playback virtually any mono or stereo sample via standard SD or SDHC card
  • Finger Drumming Essentials - Eight backlit velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads, ideal for triggering drum sounds, melodies, basslines and more.
  • Control Anything - Control everything from music software on your laptop to outboard MIDI gear using MPX8's onboard USB MIDI plus standard MIDI inputs and outputs
  • Tweak Your Sound - Edit your samples and make them your own using MPX8's sample kit editor (PC & MAC) featuring tuning and reverb controls; save sample sets for instant easy recall
  • Connectivity Covered - (2) Balanced 1/4-inch outputs (6.35mm) and 1/8-inch headphone output (3.5mm) connects MPX8 to virtually all studio and live equipment
Bestseller No. 5
AKAI Professional Fire (Controller Only) – USB MIDI Controller for FL Studio with 64 pad RGB Clip / Drum Pad Matrix
  • FL Studio Music Production Essential- Dedicated USB MIDI hardware controller for the FL Studio DAW platform with seamless plug-and-play connectivity
  • Workflow Revolution - 64 velocity-sensitive RGB Pads for creation of patterns in the step sequencer and recording notes / synth parts on a pad-based MIDI keyboard controller in Performance mode
  • Beat Production Simplified – Transform Fire into a beat maker essential with a MPC Style 16-pad layout in Drum Mode
  • Maximum Tweak-Ability - 4 banks of assignable Touch-Capacitive MIDI knobs / encoders for controlling Mixer, Channel and custom User-Assignable mappings
  • Improved Navigation - Instantly navigate the Channel Rack, Browser, Tool Bar and Playlist windows; dedicated controls to browse audio and project files with clear feedback from the OLED display
Bestseller No. 6
co2CREA Hard Travel Case replacement for Akai Professional MPD218 | MIDI Drum Pad Controller
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  • For sale is CASE ONLY! (AKAI Professional MPD218 | MIDI drum pad controller and AKAI MPD218 MIDI pad controller accesories are not included)
Bestseller No. 7
Akai Professional MPD218 16-Pad MIDI Pad Controller and Tripod Laptop Stand
  • CONTROLLER AND STAND BUNDLE - USB Pad Controller with 16 MPC Pads, 6 Knobs, 3 Layers, Bundled Software, and a tripod stand.
  • EASY TO SEE – It can be hard to see on a dark stage the MPD218 has thick and fat MPC pads that include LED backlighting for visual feedback
  • FULL CONTROL - A set of (6) 360-degree knobs offer hands-on control over continuous parameters.
  • MULTIPLE LAYERS - 3 control layers offer 48 pads and 18 knobs worth of control.
  • ROCK SOLID STAND - With the Gator Frameworks GFWLAPTOP1500 Tripod Stand, equipment fumbles and tumbles are a thing of the past it features raised edges and nonslip EVA pads to prevent scuffs and scratches, all while securing your gear in place.
Bestseller No. 8
XANAD Hard Protective Case for Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII & MK3 & MPK Mini Play | 25-Key Ultra-Portable USB MIDI Drum Pad & Keyboard Controller
  • Greater Capacity : The inner design of XANAD case have enough space to storage your keyboard and its accessories .
  • Assured Protection : The interior is made of super-elastic VELVET and the exterior is made of high quality EVA material, which can protect the keyboard from shockproof, semi-waterproof, dustproof and wear-resistant .
  • Perfect Travel Carrying Case : Comes with comfortable Strong Handle to carry easily and this hard case is lightweight and compact to fit in your bag , backpack or luggage and convenient to take anywhere .
  • Perfect Fit : The case is tailored for Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII & MK3 & MPK Mini Play Keyboard. Size : 13.8 x 9.3 x 2.8 inch.
  • Packing Include: Case only (the keyboard and its accessories are not included)
Bestseller No. 9
Akai MPK Mini MK3 Keyboard Controller - White
  • Music Production and Beat Maker Essential – USB powered MIDI controller with 25 mini MIDI keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for studio production, virtual synthesizer control and beat production
  • Total Control of your Production - Innovative 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation control, plus a built-in arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range and modes
  • The MPC Experience - 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-style MIDI beat pads with Note Repeat & Full Level for programming drums, triggering samples and controlling virtual synthesizer / DAW controls
  • Complete Command of your Virtual Instruments and FX - 8 360-degree knobs assign to all your music studio plugins for mixing, tweaking synth controls and more
  • 1500+ Sounds and Everything You Need for Pro Production – Complete Music Production Starter Kit including MPC Beats, 6 Virtual Instruments and 2GB of sound content
Bestseller No. 10
DJ Beat pad
  • 1,provides a rich melody sample ;
  • 2,each pad is a different tone, cooperate with the sample melody innovation music;
  • 3,Real-time mix of many tones and melodies, adding whatever you like
  • 4,high quality music effects, making high quality music;
  • Chinese (Publication Language)
SaleBestseller No. 11
AKAI Professional MPK Mini MK3 - 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Backlit Drum Pads, 8 Knobs and Music Production Software Included
  • Music Production and Beat Maker Essential – USB powered MIDI controller with 25 mini MIDI keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for studio production, virtual synthesizer control and beat production
  • Total Control of Your Production - Innovative 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation control, plus a built-in arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range and modes
  • The MPC Experience - 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-Style MIDI beat pads with Note Repeat and Full Level for programming drums, triggering samples and controlling virtual synthesizer/DAW controls
  • Complete Command of your Virtual Instruments and FX - 8 360-degree knobs assign to all your music studio plugins for mixing, tweaking synth controls and more
  • 1500 plus Sounds and Everything You Need for Pro Production - Complete Music Production Starter Kit including MPC Beats, 6 Virtual Instruments and 2GB of sound content
Bestseller No. 12
AKAI Professional MPK Mini MK3 - 25 Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller With 8 Backlit Drum Pads, 8 Knobs and Music Production Software included, Black
  • Music Production and Beat Maker Essential - USB powered MIDI controller with 25 mini MIDI keyboard velocity-sensitive keys for studio production, virtual synthesizer control and beat production
  • Total Control of your Production - Innovative 4-way thumbstick for dynamic pitch and modulation control, plus a built-in arpeggiator with adjustable resolution, range and modes
  • The MPC Experience - 8 backlit velocity-sensitive MPC-style MIDI beat pads with Note Repeat and Full Level for programming drums, triggering samples and controlling virtual synthesizer / DAW controls
  • Complete Command of your Virtual Instruments and FX - 8 360-degree knobs assign to all your music studio plugins for mixing, tweaking synth controls and more
  • 1500 plus Sounds and Everything You Need for Pro Production - Complete Music Production Starter Kit including MPC Beats, 6 Virtual Instruments and 2GB of sound content
Bestseller No. 13
Akai Professional MPC Studio MIDI Controller Beat Maker with 16 Velocity Sensitive RGB Pads, Full MPC 2 Software, assignable Touch Strip & LCD Display
  • USB powered MIDI Controller - 8 banks of 16 RGB MPC Velocity & Pressure sensitive pads with Aftertouch ensure maximum expression to capture every detail of your performance
  • Ribbon Touch Strip – Assign and control parameters like effects and note repeat within MPC Software for real time, tactile performances – an ideal complement to your home studio
  • Control Your Beats & Engage in Visual Feedback – Tangible controls for hands on experience; transport controls, LCD Color Display, Chords & Scale modes for creating your own signature sounds
  • Full Production Suite - MPC2 Software License Included - Redeem via product registration and download; 8 powerful instrument plugins, Studio Mixing & Mastering FX; Vocal Tuning, Harmoniser & Doubler
  • Educational features, MPC Academy, preset sounds, audio tracks, sound packs with demos and templates so every beginner can start producing on the spot
Bestseller No. 14
AKAI Professional APC Key 25 MK2 - 25-Key USB MIDI Keyboard Controller for Clip Launching with Ableton Live Lite, 40 RGB Pads and 8 Rotary Knobs
  • Total Control - Ableton Live USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with built-in 25-note synthesizer keyboard and dedicated octave up and down buttons to increase the keyboard to the full melodic range
  • Ableton Live Lite Included - An industry-leading DAW for PC & Mac. Capture ideas, live performances, record, mix and unleash your creativity. APC Key 25 MK2 is pre-mapped for 1-to-1 integration with Ableton 11.2.7 onwards
  • Bright 5x8 RGB Pad Matrix - 40 RGB pads for launching clips in Ableton Live providing visual color feedback. Trigger everything from Loops, Vocals, and melodic samples for instant creativity
  • 25 Responsive Mini Keys - 2 Octaves of velocity-sensitive keys for powerful live performance and studio composition using software plugins. Play chords, basslines, synth leads and other studio equipment
  • 8 Assignable Rotary Knobs - Dial in volume or pan, insert sends for effects, and automation for all track types using the 360 knob controls. Use Device mode for direct control of your Ableton macros
Bestseller No. 15
Synthesizer Audiowaves Analog Synth Sound Vintage T-Shirt
  • Do you love Synthesizer? If the words Analog, Synth, Techno, Release, Keyboard, Electronic, Producer, Envelope, Eurorack, Rave, DAW and Attack mean anything to you, then get this design and show your love for Synthesizer!
  • This design features vintage distressed look. Great Christmas present or birthday gift for everyone who loves Synthesizer, Analog, Synth, Acid and Decay.
  • Lightweight, Classic fit, Double-needle sleeve and bottom hem
Bestseller No. 16
AKAI Professional MPC One+ Standalone Drum Machine, Beat Maker and MIDI Controller with WiFi, Bluetooth, Drum Pads, Synth Plug-ins and Touchscreen
  • No Computer Required - Powerful Sampler, Beat Maker, Drum Machine and Desktop Controller with MPC2 Software for Mac and PC that uses the MPC legacy iconic workflow in a compact format
  • Standalone Supercharged – Featuring WiFi & Bluetooth MIDI, 16 Velocity-Sensitive RGB MPC Pads, 7” Multi-Gesture Display, Touch Capacitive Q Link Knobs, Dedicated Encoder Knob and Transport Controls
  • Connectivity - MIDI In & Out, (2) 1/4" TRS Audio Ins, (2) 1/4" TRS Main Outs, (4) TRS CV/Gate Jacks, (1) Headphones Out; SD Card Slot, USB-A for MIDI Controllers, Audio Interfaces or Flash Drives & USB-B for PC/Mac
  • On Demand Sound - Custom Sample & Loop Library; 128 MIDI and 8 Audio Tracks per Project; Exclusive Standalone Synth Engines; Premium AIR FX For Mixing & Mastering; Network Access for Splice and Ableton Link 3
  • Producer and Beat Maker Essential - MPC Mainstays (16 Levels, Note Repeat, Time Correct); built-in USB audio interface; 2GB RAM; 16GB Storage with 2GB Exclusive Content for Mac/PC; Sleek Desktop Format
Bestseller No. 17
AKAI Professional MPK249 - USB MIDI Keyboard Controller with 49 Semi Weighted Keys, Assignable MPC Controls, 16 Pads and Q-Links, Plug and Play
  • Pro Keyboard Performance - 49 semi-weighted, velocity-sensitive full-size keys and a premium piano-style keybed for unprecedented response and natural feel
  • Beat Making Essentials - 16 RGB-illuminated MPC-style pads each with 4 banks for 64 pads - the perfect solution for triggering samples, loops, one-shots, melodics and more
  • Assignable Control - 24 assignable Q-Link controllers comprising 8 control knobs, faders and switches engineered for hassle-free DAW / virtual instrument mapping
  • Your Studio Centerpiece - Take command of your peripheral MIDI equipment courtesy of an onboard USB-MIDI interface with 5-pin MIDI input and output
  • Core MPC Tools - MPC mainstay controls included - MPC Note Repeat, arpeggiator, MPC Full Level, Tap Tempo and Time Division
SaleBestseller No. 18
STARRYPAD MIDI Pad Beat Maker by Donner, with 16 Beat Pads, 2 Assignable Fader & Knobs and Music Production Software Included, USB MIDI Pad Controller STARRYPAD with 40 Free Courses
  • 【16 Pad Controller with customizable lighting】 The midi drum pad STARRYPAD's 16 soft silicone backlit pads can trigger drums, samples, effects and more. One button push allows you to quickly switch between 3 different pad banks for a total of 48 assignable pads. In addition, the beat maker STARRYPAD comes with adjustable velocity sensitivity curves. Perfect for all music makers.
  • 【Additional Control】STARRYPAD midi controller has an additional 2 faders, 2 knobs, and 3 buttons, to customize and match your virtual instrument. The Shift Key brings in another layer of customized control.
  • 【Compatibility】The beat machine STARRYPAD is class compliant to work with everything and comes with a standard USB C power supply and data interface for easy plug and play. (Tips: if you want to connect to your iPhone or iPad, you need to buy an Apple Lightning to USB Adapter) The additional MIDI in/out (Cable included) allows you to connect to an external synthesizer or other vintage MIDI equipment.
  • 【Customizable lighting】The midi controller pad STARRYPAD backlit pad lighting with 7 vibrant colors. Helps you group your instruments with a visual reference.(Tips: the editor only can set this drum pad, doesn't have the function of recording and arranging music)
  • 【Boost Your Rhythm Game】Worried about a weak sense of rhythm? Tap Tempo is directly synchronized with DAW to help you quickly grasp the BPMs of any song and play along. In addition, Note Repeat's ultra-low latency perfectly connects each sample segment without getting stuck or errors! This usb drum pad controller suits for you!
Bestseller No. 19
AKAI Professional MPK Mini Play MK3 - MIDI Keyboard Controller with Built in Speaker and Sounds Plus Dynamic Keybed, MPC Pads and Software Suite
  • Compact yet powerful standalone mini keyboard with built-in speaker and USB MIDI Controller capabilities for beat makers, songwriters and musicians
  • 25-Key Gen 2 MPK Mini dynamic keybed, OLED Display, 8 Velocity sensitive backlit MPC drum pads, arpeggiator and note repeat, plus 4 encoder knobs deliver a professional, versatile performance
  • Over 100 internal drum and instrument sounds including acoustic and electric pianos, synth leads, pads and more
  • Take MPK Mini Play MK3 on the go and power up with batteries (not included), or connect to USB Mains Plug
  • Includes MPC Beats and MPC expansion packs plus software instruments Hype, Stage Piano and Electric from AIR Music Tech for limitless creativity
Bestseller No. 20
Electro Drum Pads Machine-2020
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