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Akai MPC Live

The Akai MPC Live is a compact stand alone drum machine & music production station for modern producers and performers. Loaded with features and technology to enahnceyour music creation and performance workflow both on stage and in the studio. At the heart of the new MPC Live is a beautiful, full color 7” multi-touch screen, four touch-capacitive Q-Link controls, a clickable master encoder knob and 16 amazingly responsive, velocity and pressure-sensitive RGB pads.

Weighing in at less than 3 kg, the MPC Live ushers in a new era of ultra-portable production. Powered by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery and packing 16 gigs of on-board storage, the MPC Live features numerous ways to take your beloved sample library and MPC sessions anywhere. Files can be accessed and transferred to the built on-board storage via the built-in SD card slot and/or two-port USB hub. If that’s not enough storage, the MPC Live also features a 2.5” SATA drive connector providing additional storage via installation of a fixed hard drive – SSD or HDD (sold separately). The same USB hub can also be used for MIDI controller connectivity.


  • Standalone MPC – no computer required
  • 7-inch full-color multi-touch display
  • Also acts as a control surface for MPC 2.0 software
  • Internal, rechargeable lithium-ion battery
  • Turntable (RCA) inputs with ground peg
  • 16GB of on-board storage (over 10GB of sound content included)
  • User-expandable 2.5” SATA drive connector (SSD or HDD)
  • 2 pairs of MIDI inputs and outputs
  • 2GB of RAM
  • SD Card slot
  • 2 USB-A 3.0 slots for thumb drives or MIDI controllers
  • Ableton Link and WiFi will be supported in future updates



Type:Performance Pad and Control Surface

Screen: 7″ Multi-touch display

Sequencer: Yes

Sounds: 10GB pre-installed sounds

Analog Inputs: 2 x 1/4″, 1 x stereo RCA

Analog Outputs: 2 x 1/4″ (master out), 4 x 1/4″, 1 x 1/8″ (headphones)

MIDI I/O: 2 x In, 2 x Out

Sampling: Yes

Looper: Yes


Additional Media Storage: SD card, USB port, 2.5″ SATA drive connector

Pads: 16 x velocity/pressure-sensitive RGB pads

USB: 2 x 3.0 Type A, 1 x 3.0 Type B

Software: MPC 2.0 software

System Requirements (controller mode):

  • Mac OS X 10.9.5 or later
  • PC Windows 8.1 or later

Power Supply: 19V DC power supply (included) / Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery

Dimensions: 424 x 224 x 69 mm

Weight: 2.7 kg


For more information, please visit the manufacturer's website.