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Akai APC40 (2014) - Ableton performance controller

Akai APC40 (2014) - Ableton performance controller
£280.00 (inc. vat)
£233.33 (ex. vat)

Brand: AKAI

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The APC40 is a controller specifically made for Ableton Live. This controller means you don’t need to map its controls to talk to the software, all you have to do is connect your laptop to the APC40 via USB and you're ready to go. The APC40 is plug and play, so you don't need to install drivers. First-time setup is literally three steps: load Ableton Live, plug in and power up your APC40, and select the APC40 as Ableton Live's controller.
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Akai APC40

The APC40 is a controller specifically made for Ableton Live. This controller means you don’t need to map its controls to talk to the software, all you have to do is connect your laptop to the APC40 via USB and you're ready to go. The APC40 is plug and play, so you don't need to install drivers. First-time setup is literally three steps: load Ableton Live, plug in and power up your APC40, and select the APC40 as Ableton Live's controller. 

The APC40 comes pre-mapped for instant use with Ableton Live software, so if you're new to it, you'll find using the APC40 to be easy to get around on. And if you're an experienced Live user, you'll be happy to note that you can custom-map every single knob, button, and fader on the APC40 to completely customise the controls for the way you like to work.

Features

  • Designed in partnership with Ableton for Ableton Live
  • Unique clip matrix with multicolor lighting displays current clip status
  • No mapping required; every knob, button, and fader is customizable
  • Bidirectional communication between APC40 and Ableton Live
  • Solid, professional feel with rugged, metal chassis and premium controls
  • Comes with Ableton Live Akai Professional APC40 Edition software
  • Works with standalone editions of Ableton Live
  • USB plug-and-play connection for Mac and PC
  • Premium controller with rugged, metal chassis

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 16.88” x 13.13” x 2.62” (WxDxH) / 429mm x 334mm x 67mm (WxDxH)
  • Weight: 5.8 lbs / 2.64 kg
  • Power supply: 12V 2.0A pin-positive, included
  • Communication: USB-MIDI with proprietary hardware/software handshake
  • Inputs: USB, Two assignable footswitch inputs

System requirements

  • Mac: G4 or faster/Intel Mac recommended, 512 MB RAM/1 GB recommended, OS 10.3.9, 10.4 or later. Recommended, QuickTime 6.5 or higher, DVD-ROM drive, USB port

  • PC: 1.5 GHz or faster, 512 MB RAM/1 GB recommended, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 - 10, Windows-compatible sound card/ASIO driver support recommended, QuickTime 6.5 or higher, DVD-ROM drive, USB port
Additional Information

Additional Information

Manufacturer AKAI
SKU SAKAAPC40(2014)
Model APC40 (2014)
GTIN 00694318015711