Akai Professional APC Key 25 Ableton Live Controller with Keyboard


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Designed for the performing musician or the conventional composer, APC Key 25 is the first controller of the Ableton Live sequencing software from Akai that’s equipped with a high-performance keyboard. Synth-action mini keyboard It couples the real-time control of Ableton Live with traditional composition tools: create melodies, compose bass lines and play chords with 25 synth-action mini keys. Dedicated buttons for Octave UP, Octave Down and Sustain expand the creative capabilities of the keyboard, enabling you to perform with classic piano-style sustain. 40 clip launching triggers It features a 5 x 8 multicolour clip-launching grid so you can perform your songs with 40 responsive triggers. They illuminate with tri-colour lighting to give visual feedback and display clip status. 8 control knobs Eight control knobs let you adjust volume, pan, sends, device control and more. Each one is assignable so you can customise your preferred layout. Seamless integration It’s pre-mapped to the Ableton Live software, so you can plug into your computer and get going straight away. And it can be used as a general MIDI controller to manipulate other software like virtual instruments and plug-ins. USB power For maximum portability it’s powered over USB and supports plug-and-play connectivity. Software Included: The APV Key 25 comes packaged with downloads for Ableton Live Lite, Akai VIP3.0, two high-definition virtual synthesizers and professional samples and loops for immediate out-of-the-box music creation. System Requirements: Macintosh: Intel Mac with Mac OS X 10.5 or later Windows: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10; multicore processor; 2 GB RAM; Windows compatible sound card (ASIO driver support recommended), QuickTime recommended Available USB Port

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