Akai MPD218

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Product information

Key specs

Included audio software
Ableton Live Lite, Akai MPC Essentials, SoniVox Big Bang Cinematic Percussion, SoniVox Big Bang Universal Drums
Programmable drum pads
Yes
Hot cues
No
Sampler
No
Filters
No

Pros and cons

According to our MIDI controller expert
  • With the 16 velocity-sensitive drum pads you can manually play drum rhythms.
  • Link effects from your DAW to the 6 rotary knobs.
  • You have access to many new sounds thanks to the included sample collection.
  • There is no screen on the controller where you can read information from.
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Description

With the Akai MPD218 you can program drum rhythms and trigger samples from your DAW. Because the 16 drum pads are velocity sensitive, you play with dynamics your drums. There are 6 rotary knobs on the MIDI controller. You link these yourself to effects from your DAW. This is useful if you act with, for example, Ableton Live or if you want to operate an effect manually during arranging. With the MPD218 an extensive sample collection is included as a download. This gives you access to many samples of high quality.

With the Akai MPD218 you can program drum rhythms and trigger samples from your DAW. Because the 16 drum pads are velocity sensitive, you play with dynamics your drums. There are 6 rotary knobs on the MIDI controller. You link these yourself to effects from your DAW. This is useful if you act with, for example, Ableton Live or if you want to operate an effect manually during arranging. With the MPD218 an extensive sample collection is included as a download. This gives you access to many samples of high quality.


Included by default

  • Manual
  • USB cable
  • Ableton Live Lite download
  • Akai Pro MPC Essentials download
  • SoniVox Big Bang Cinematic Percussion download
  • SoniVox Big Bang Universal Drums

Included by default

  • Manual
  • USB cable
  • Ableton Live Lite download
  • Akai Pro MPC Essentials download
  • SoniVox Big Bang Cinematic Percussion download
  • SoniVox Big Bang Universal Drums

Key specs

Included audio software
Ableton Live Lite, Akai MPC Essentials, SoniVox Big Bang Cinematic Percussion, SoniVox Big Bang Universal Drums
Programmable drum pads
Yes
Hot cues
No
Sampler
No
Filters
No

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Akai MPD218
Akai MPD218
Included accessories
Midi electric keyboards
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Reviews

Most helpful reviews

  • 5 / 5 stars
    9,6/10
    a good recommendation

    dylan vermeulen | 22 July 2020 | Automatically translated from Dutch

    • easy
    • efficient
    • compact
    • arrives on time
    • good software
    • sensitivity

    good price for good quality

    dylan vermeulen | 22 July 2020 | Automatically translated from Dutch
  • 4.5 / 5 stars
    8,8/10
    Nice and fun!!

    Robin C | 19 August 2019 | Automatically translated from Dutch

    • Velocity sensitive keys
    • Easy to use
    • Not really the best design

    It's super useful and fun, never gets boring. I just don't think it's beautiful. It is simply a good recommendation!

    Robin C | 19 August 2019 | Automatically translated from Dutch
  • 1 / 5 stars
    2,0/10
    Unfortunate

    Eric Blom | 4 April 2019 | Automatically translated from Dutch

    • software

    The included software download link does not work. Unable to install this software on my computer.

    Eric Blom | 4 April 2019 | Automatically translated from Dutch

Specifications

Product

Product number
743625
Manufacturer code
103356
Brand
Akai
Warranty
2 years
Warranty type
Carry-in warranty
Old product returned for free
Yes

Programmable drum pads, buttons, and faders

Programmable drum pads
Yes
Number of drum pads
16
Velocity sensitive drum pads
Yes
Backlit drum pads
No
Programmable rotary controls
Yes
Number of rotary knobs
6
Programmable push buttons
No
Programmable faders
No

Sequencing

Step sequencer
No

Audio software

Audio software included
Yes
Included audio software
Ableton Live Lite, Akai MPC Essentials, SoniVox Big Bang Cinematic Percussion, SoniVox Big Bang Universal Drums

USB connectors

USB port
No
USB function
Data transfer

MIDI connectors

MIDI-ingang
No
MIDI-uitgang
No
MIDI-doorvoer
No

Power supply

Power source
Yes
Power supply type
Via a different product

Physical properties

Depth
20,1 cm
Height
4,1 cm
Width
23,9 cm
Material
Plastic
Weight
0,75 kg

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Akai MPD218
Akai MPD218