Separate From The Pack Modern music’s evolution is intrinsically linked to the legendary Akai Professional MPC line – full-featured production and performance powerhouses that have spawned multiple genres and advanced countless existing ones. With a design often replicated but never surpassed, the Music Production Centre empowers users with an unrivalled workflow and a tangible, intuitive interface coupled with forward thinking, in-demand functionality that sets the precedence for the industry standard.
Don’t settle for an imitation, take control of your creative output with MPC Live. Portable Powerhouse – Launch-Produce-Perform-Create A modern classic. The MPC Live takes the immersive production workflow and game-altering performance breakthroughs introduced by the MPC Touch and adds battery-powered standalone functionality.
Natively powered by the revamped performance and production functionality of MPC Software 2, the MPC Live empowers you with unmatched portable production capability for total-command of the studio and stage. Fusing a road-tested compact footprint, full-featured creative capability and an on-board rechargeable Lithium-ION battery, MPC Live presents a refined workflow that inspires immediate creative results whist seamlessly revolutionising the create anywhere philosophy. Connectivity Covered Whether your seeking a ultra-reliable performance centrepiece or a production-centric powerhouse, the MPC Live assimilates seamlessly into existing setups courtesy of a plethora of conveniently located inputs and outputs. 6 balanced outputs connect to monitors, recording devices, mixers and more.
RCA inputs with a dedicated ground accommodate turntables for unlimited sampling potential while two ¼-inch balanced inputs cater for mixer signals, synthesisers, drum machines and more. Monitor you mixes privately with the MPC Live’s on-board headphone output and take command of all your MIDI compatible devices with the MPC Live’s 1-in / 1-out MIDI interface. The MPC Live doesn’t just integrate with your setup, it forms the beating heart of it. MPC Mainstays With the MPC Live, critical in-demand MPC functionality is available, surgically positioned with one goal in mind – ease of use and no-nonsense workflow enhancement. 4 touch sensitive controls and a large data encoder seamlessly map to critical parameters.
16 velocity- and pressure-sensitive RBG pads grant uncompromised response for full expressive range. MPC mainstays including Note Repeat, Full Level, 16 Levels and dedicated transport controls complete the MPC Live’s arsenal of control options, providing core performance and production functionality. New in MPC MPC returns, armed with reimagined functionality and retaining the core workflow ethos that defined it’s iconic reputation. So what’s new in MPC? Standalone functionality, audio track recording, clip launching, real-time time-stretching and pitch-shifting, MPC Software 2.0, Ableton Link and much more.
This isn’t just the next generation of MPC, this is a turning point in self-contained creative capability. Radiant High-Definition Display Centre-stage on the MPC Live is a high-definition, full colour 7-inch multi-touch display. Immersive yourself in a world of intuitive gesture based control of your production – editing MIDI events, applying effects, step sequencing, arranging, sampling and much more has never been this intuitive. Storage & Connectivity As standard MPC Live ships with 16GB of internal Micro SD storage. Seeking to incorporate your own samples without tethering to a computer? MPC Live features a 2.5” SATA drive connector providing expanded storage via SSD or HDD hard drives. Additionally, sounds can be accessed and added to the library using the built-in SD Card slot or the USB thumb drive. Infinite Sounds, Unlimited Inspiration The MPC has a well-earned reputation for sounds that hit hard and sound great, right out of the box.
The MPC Live is no exception. Pre-installed with 10 gigs of world-class content, The Vault 2.0 features samples and kits from leading sound design companies including CAPSUN ProAudio, MVP Loops, TOOLROOM, CR2 Records, Loopmasters and much more! MPC Software 2 Redefining the creative vista and driving MPC X and MPC Live in standalone and controller modes is Akai Professional’s reimagined MPC Software 2; a cutting-edge production suite combining 128-track sequencing capability, real-time time stretching, clip-launch functionality, advanced MIDI editing capability, VST compatibility in controller mode, operation as a standalone application on Mac & PC, advanced sampling & audio editing/recording functionality, seamless DAW integration, a redesigned GUI and much more.