The Akai MPK249 is an advanced MIDI keyboard with 49 large, semi-weighted keys, arpeggiator, and latch functions. This successor to the popular MPK49 also has many features of a MIDI controller. You have 16 illuminated drum pads with note-repeat and 8 assignable dials and faders at your disposal. Combined with the included software, you can immediately start producing a new hit. Akai offers Ableton Live Lite, Akai Pro MPC Essentials, Hybrid 3, and SONiVOX Twist 2.0 for immediate download.