AKAI LPD8 Laptop Pad Controller
Ultra-portable production pad.
The new Akai LPD8 pad controller is the perfect add-on for the roving laptop musician. Its a USB-MIDI controller for musicians, producers, DJs and all other laptop-bound musicians. The Akai LPD8 is appx 31cm across and weighs less than half a kilo and so will fit into a laptop case or backpack with ease.
The LPD8 has eight orange velocity sensitive,light-up pads for rhythm programming or triggering. The pads can be set to also send program-change information to software adding to the units versatility. Plus, the LPD8 has eight assignable Q-Link knobs which you can assign to parameters in your software for better tactile control.
The LPD8 is plug and play with Mac and PC with no software driver installation or mains power necessary. It can store your software settings in its four memory banks.
- USB-MIDI controller compatible with most music software
- Eight backlit, velocity-sensitive drum pads - send note or program change
- Eight Q-Link knobs freely assignable to parameters in software
- Plug-and-play USB Mac & PC - requires no driver installation
- Four programmable memory banks
- Comes with editor software for Mac and PC
- USB bus powered - no additional power cable needed