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Akai MPD226 - MIDI pad controller with 16 genuine MPC pads

Akai MPD226 - MIDI pad controller with 16 genuine MPC pads

£151.10 (inc. vat)
£125.92 (ex. vat)

Brand: AKAI

In Stock

Improving on beat programming perfection with the introduction of everyone's favourite fat pads for a more responsive feel. While the core of any pad controller is the feel of the pads there's improvements in almost every other aspect of the MPD226 as well. From the rotarys to the faders and overall chassis of the unit. As with the original MPD series there's no need for drivers, everything is plug and play.
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Akai MPD226

The Akai MPD226 is a controller perfect for producers, programmers, musicians and DJs. It features MPC controls and technologies with easy USB connectivity to bring the feel of classic beat making into the world of computer music production.

The MPD226 has ultra sensitive Thick Fat MPC pads, creating an amazingly responsive user experience. The MPD226 has an expanded control set featuring four knobs, four faders, four buttons arranged in three banks for 36 total controls versus 12 on the MPD26. This will enable you to maximize your sound and give you increased control over effects.

Akai MPD226 Features

  • 16 Thick Fat RGB illuminated velocity and pressure sensitive MPC pads
  • 64 assignable pads accessible via 4 banks
  • 4 assignable faders, 4 assignable Q-Link knobs, 4 assignable Q-Link buttons
  • 36 assignable controls accessible via 3 banks
  • Classic MPC Note Repeat, MPC Swing, 16 Level, Full Level and Tap Tempo
  • 30 presets total, with configurations for most popular DAWs
  • iOS compatible using the Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
  • MIDI In and Out jacks for controlling external gear
  • Dedicated Transport controls
  • Includes Ableton Live Lite, Akai Pro MPC Essentials, Sonivox Big Bang Cinematic Percussion and Big Bang Universal Drums


system requirements

  • Macintosh: 1.25 GHz G4/G5 or faster (Intel Mac recommended); 1GB RAM (2GB recommended); Mac OS X 10.4.11 (10.5 or later recommended)
  • PC: 1.5 GHz Pentium 4 Celeron-compatible CPU or faster (multicore CPU recommended); 1 GB RAM (2GB recommended); Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP; Windows-compatible sound card (ASIO driver support recommended); QuickTime recommended
  • Available USB port

Box includes

  • MPD226
  • USB Cable
  • (2) 1/8”-to-MIDI Adapters
  • Software Download Cards
  • User Guide
  • Safety & Warranty Manual
Additional Information

Additional Information

Manufacturer AKAI
Model MPD226
GTIN 0694318016954
Single or Pair No