Akai Max49 USB/MIDI/CV Keyboard Controller
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- Product Code: max49
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- Retail Price: $549.99
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Control anything from any time.
MAX49 from Akai Professional places revolutionary MIDI and CV control at your fingertips. With an intuitive layout and included Pro Tools Express, Ableton Live Lite, AkaiConnect, and Ignite software, MAX49 offers instant, powerful creative capabilities. From its 49 semi-weighted keys and 12 real MPC pads, to its groundbreaking LED touch faders and built-in 32-note step sequencer, MAX49 combines cutting-edge Akai Pro technology with classic capability to give you an unprecedented music-making experience.
Iconic MPC Pads
MAX49 is also equipped with four banks of 12 backlit MPC pads, giving you a total of 48 assignable pads, allowing you to integrate legendary Akai Pro production capability into live performances and recording sessions alike. These backlit, velocity-sensitive pads come with classic MPC Swing, Note Repeat, Full Level and navigation controls to give you all the tools you need to create music at your highest level.
Avid® Pro Tools® Express Included
Compose, record, edit, and mix using the tools the professionals use. Pro Tools Express starts with 16 simultaneous stereo or mono audio tracks. Add in the popular Boom, Xpand!2, and Structure Free player virtual instruments from AIR Music Technology—all included. Finish off with dozens of high-powered effect plug-ins, including the in-demand AIR effects. Plus, Pro Tools Express offers session file compatibility with the entire Pro Tools family, so you can take your tracks to the finest studios around the world.
Ignite music creation software from AIR works seamlessly with MAX49, giving you the fastest way to capture ideas and make music. It’s a refreshingly different approach, a simple and seamless creative partner that empowers your ideas and brings them to life. Say goodbye to the rigid and complicated methods of the past. Say hello to a fresh new way to create.
Ignite includes over 275 instruments, many of which are taken from our renowned instrument collections - including Strike, Structure, and Velvet. All sounds have been optimized to load quickly, and the editing controls are automatically mapped to your connected MAX49 keyboard. These extraordinary sounds include keyboards, drums, percussion, basses, guitars, synths, strings, brass, and woodwinds.
MAX49 also comes with Ableton Live Lite Akai Pro Edition software, one of the most popular and powerful performance and production programs worldwide. Ableton Live Lite enables musicians to spontaneously compose, record, remix, improvise and edit musical ideas in a seamless audio/MIDI environment.
Control to the Max
MAX49 also comes with AkaiConnect automatic-mapping software, so you'll be up and running in your favorite DAW and VSTs in seconds. AkaiConnect has been designed to eliminate the guesswork and give you more time creating and less time setting up controls. Instantly assign MAX49's MPC pads, touch faders and buttons to your favorite music software plug-ins by simply clicking on the software element you want to control, then touching the knob, pad, fader or button on MAX49.
Cutting-edge, classic and complete control: MAX49.
Get ready to experience one of the most dynamic and unique performance controllers ever created.
- 8 backlit LED touch faders for gradual or instant parameter value changes
- Built-in step sequencer for detailed track construction
- CV and Gate outputs for use with vintage analog synths (1V/Oct)
- Included AkaiConnect software automatically maps to VST™ plugins
- Expanded arpeggiator with latch and time division controls
- Mackie Control® and HUI® modes provide instant compatibility with many DAWs
- 49 semi-weighted keys with Aftertouch for complete musical expression
- 12 backlit, real MPC pads with MPC Note Repeat and MPC swing
- 4 pad banks and 4 fader banks provide a total of 80 assignable pads and faders
- Large, centrally-positioned transport controls and rubberized pitch and modulation wheels
- Avid® Pro Tools® Express audio production software included
- Includes Ignite™ music creation software with over 275 instrument sounds from AIR Music Technology
- Ableton Live Lite Akai Pro Edition software included- See more at: http://www.akaipro.com/index.php/product/max49#features