Akai Professional MPD226 USB MIDI Pad Controller


Akai Professional MPD226 USB MIDI Pad Controller ( MPD-226 / MPD 226 )


  • Akai Professional MPD226



  • A combination pad controller and control surface that perfect for live and studio use
  • Thickfat MPC pads include RGB LED backlighting for multicolor visual feedback
  • 4 pad banks provide you with a grand total of 64 pad controls
  • 4 sliders include assignable Q-Link buttons and knobs for extra hands-on control
  • 3 independent control banks for the control surface section offer 36 parameter controls
  • Equipped with classic MPC functions such as Note Repeat and Full Level
  • Instantly jump between 30 presets covering most popular DAWs
  • Send class-compliant MIDI via USB or via 1/8″ MIDI I/O ports for hardware integration
  • Simple transport section onboard for DAW playback and recording control
  • Software package includes free titles from Ableton Akaiand Sonivox


  • Pads: 16 x RGB Illuminated Velocity and Pressure-sensitive MPC Pads
  • Encoders/Pots: 4 x Assignable Q-Link Knobs
  • Faders: 4 x Assignable Faders
  • MIDI I/O: In/Out/USB
  • USB: Yes
  • Hardware Requirements – Mac: 1.25 GHz G4/G5 or faster (Intel Mac recommended); 1GB RAM (2GB recommended)
  • Hardware Requirements – PC: 1.5 GHz Pentium 4 Celeron-compatible CPU or faster (multicore CPU recommended); 1 GB RAM (2GB recommended)
  • OS Requirements – Mac: OS X 10.5 or later
  • OS Requirements – PC: Windows 7 or later