Notes: Melodic performance in the palm of your hand: the Akai LPK25 USB Laptop Performance keyboard is a USB-MIDI controller for musicians, producers, DJs and other music creators. It measures less than 13" across and weighs less than a pound to easily fit into a laptop case, backpack or messenger bag for extreme portability. … Read more
The Keyboard players who want to work with software on their computer will find that the LPK25 gives their laptop the keys they need to express themselves anywhere. The LPK25 is a scaled-down relative to the MPK series of keyboard performance controllers. The diminutive keyboard is made up of 25 miniature, velocity-sensitive keyboard keys with synth action. The LPK25 contains an arpeggiator, which steps through chords automatically, assisting musicians with creating quick melodic ideas. Sustain, octave up and down and tap tempo controls round out the LPK25's easy-to-learn layout. The LPK25 works plug and play with Mac and PC and requires no software driver installation or wall power for operation. It has four memory banks for programming and recalling settings appropriate to different software programs you use.
Production On The Go:
Measuring in at just 13 inches, LPK25 is a full-featured plug-and-play 25-key USB MIDI keyboard controller designed to escape the boundaries of your studio. Weighing in at 40g, LPK25 easily fits into a laptop case, backpack, or messenger bag, providing core keyboard-production functionality courtesy of 25 synth-action velocity-sensitive drum keys - perfect for playing chords, pads, bass-lines and lead parts.
Spark your creativity with LPK25. Music was never meant to be created with a mouse and computer keyboard - with LPK25, the limitations of creating in a stiff, non-musical way are a thing of the past. Add piano-style nuances to your performance using the dedicated sustain button and access the full melodic range via the conveniently located Octave Up / Down buttons. For immediate creative potential, LPK25 includes an on-board arpeggiator featuring four arp modes, a tap tempo control and user-selectable time divisions - idea for creating melodies on the fly.
Enhance Your Workflow:
Customizing LPK25 to suit your workflow preference couldn't be simpler. LPK25 features 4 memory banks, for instant optimization with each of your favourite software programs. With LPK25's dedicated Software Editor for Mac and PC, create, edit, load and manage all of your presets from the comfort of your computer - for surgical control LPK25's performance capability, the dedicated Software Editor includes full customization options for MIDI Channels, transposition settings, octave settings, arp configuration, default tempos and much more.
Whatever your creative preference, LPK25 guarantees rapid assimilation into your existing setup. LPK25's ultra-compact footprint combines with class-compliancy and a convenient USB-powered specification, for instant on-the-go use with popular applications including GarageBand, Logic, Sonar, Cubase, Ableton Live, ProTools, Reason, Fruity Loops, Digital Performer, and more - all without the need for a power supply.