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 premium Akai Professional piano-style keybed for unprecedented response and natural feel. A dynamic, expressive response and 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 entire melodic range – perfect for bass lines, piano harmony, solo leads and much more.
Unlock your creative potential and take your performance to the next level with MPK249 Black’s arsenal of MPC controls. 16 conveniently located, velocity-sensitive MPC-style pads with RGB feedback provide the ideal platform for triggering one-shots, drum hits, loops, instrumental samples and more - expandable up to 64 pads via 4 banks. Add further dynamic flair and experience the ultimate platform for immediate creative inspiration courtesy of Classic MPC Note Repeat, Full Level and an on-board arpeggiator, with adjustable resolution, range and patterns, for unrestricted exploration of complex melodic ideas, effortlessly.
Experience total control of your DAW, virtual effects and virtual instruments with MPK249 Black’s collection of in-demand controls, meticulously engineered for the modern producer and live performer. Combining full transport controls and 24 assignable Q-Link controllers - including 8 control knobs, faders and switches (expandable to 24 of each via 3 banks). MPK249 Black seamlessly maps to any assignable parameter for surgical creative control. Plus, with MPK249 Black’s onboard 5-pin MIDI input & output, harness the power of our outboard equipment from a controller designed from the ground up to be the ultimate compact creative centrepiece.
MPK249 Black comes loaded with core functionality to capture your creativity and pave the way for immersive, expressive performances. Combining on-board pitch bend, modulation and octave controls MPK249 Black provides critical expressive control in a portable road-tested footprint – plus, with the inclusion of 1 assignable footswitch jack & 1 expression jack, embellish your performances with natural, piano-style sustain or expand your control-source arsenal for unparalleled creative exploration.