NAMM 2010: Akai APC20 Compact Ableton Performance Controller
The new addition of Akai's popular APC range has everything it takes to become incredibly popular...
The Akai APC20 transforms your Ableton Live experience from constructing tracks on a computer to fluid, musical creation. The second model in the APC series, the Akai APC20 offers a smaller footprint than the Akai APC40, enabling musicians to more easily create a personalized setup with multiple APCs, effects controllers, and other devices.
The Akai APC20 is the link between human and computer that perfectly balances analytical parameter control with creative expression. Whether you are an electronic music artist and Live is your canvas, a DJ using Live to mix or remix tracks, or a more traditional musician using Live on stage or in the studio, you will find the Akai APC20 to the intuitive, powerful instrument that directly links your inspiration with Ableton Live.
The Akai MPD26 is a MIDI-over-USB pad controller with genuine MPC pads. It's perfect for producers, programmers, musicians and DJs. Its blend of intuitive MPC controls and technologies meshes with easy USB connectivity to bring the feel of classic beat making to the world of computer music production.
The heart of the Akai MPD26 is its bank…