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AKAI PRO EXTENDS ITS INDUSTRY-LEADING MPK LINE OF PROFESSIONAL KEYBOARD CONTROLLERS WITH NEW MODELS

Wed, January 22, 2014


Akai Professional announces four additions to its popular MPK USB keyboard/pad controller series— the 25-key MPK225, 49-key MPK249, 61-key MPK261 and an update to the ultra-portable MPK Mini.


HARNESSING THE POWER OF WIND: AKAI PROFESSIONAL INTRODUCES THE WIRELESS EWI 5000

Wed, January 22, 2014


Akai Professional, creators of the original EWI, announce the EWI 5000, the most expressive and versatile wind instrument in the world. EWI 5000 includes an array of advanced features, including digital 2.4GHz ultra-low-latency wireless connectivity, a built-in rechargeable battery that lasts up to 12 hours, and more than 3GB of built-in traditional and progressive sounds from SONiVOX, a leading creator of premium virtual instruments and software synthesis technologies.


AKAI PROFESSIONAL UNVEILS NEW PRICES FOR MPC RENAISSANCE AND MPC STUDIO, PLUS SOFTWARE UPDATE

Wed, October 02, 2013


Coinciding with the announcement and release of MPC Element, the most affordable MPC ever at just $149, Akai Professional has now reduced the prices of the flagship MPC Renaissance and slimline MPC Studio controllers by $300 and $200, respectively.


AKAI PROFESSIONAL UNVEILS MPC ELEMENT,  THE MOST AFFORDABLE MPC EVER

Fri, September 13, 2013


Adding to their industry-leading MPC line, which includes the flagship MPC Renaissance and slimline MPC Studio controllers, Akai Professional has now introduced MPC Element along with its new software platform, MPC Essentials. With dimensions similar to popular tablet computers, MPC Element is Akai Professional’s most portable MPC yet, and it’s also the most affordable with a price of just $149.99 USD.


MPC SOFTWARE NOW WITH 64-BIT SUPPORT

Wed, June 26, 2013


Akai Professional has just released MPC Software Version 1.4, the latest in a series of updates for the software at the heart of the MPC Renaissance and MPC Studio controllers. As with previous updates, Version 1.4 includes the most-requested enhancements from MPC users all over the world, including 64-bit support in all versions: standalone, VST, and AU.


SMIRNOFF’S MASTER OF THE MIX ON VH1 PARTNERS WITH AKAI PROFESSIONAL

Tue, April 16, 2013


With a grand prize of $250,000 on the line, Smirnoff and VH1 premiered the new season of the hit DJ competition reality show Master of the Mix on April 1st.


PRO TO GO: AKAI PROFESSIONAL TO SHOW MPC STUDIO AT MUSIKMESSE 2013

Mon, April 08, 2013


Akai Professional, the name synonymous with music production, announces MPC Studio, the second of three new MPCs to become available in stores, will be exhibited at Booth 6700 at Musikmesse 2013 in Hall 5.1 at Booth B45 on April 10th in Frankfurt, Germany.


AKAI PRO TO EXHIBIT NEW MAX25 KEYBOARD CONTROLLER AND MPX8 SAMPLE PLAYER AT MUSIKMESSE 201

Mon, April 08, 2013


Adding to Akai Pro’s keyboard controller and portable production instrument lines, MAX25 and MPX8 give musicians groundbreaking capability in space-saving designs.


MORE POWER, MORE VERSATILITY—AKAI PRO ANNOUNCES FURTHER MPC SOFTWARE ENHANCEMENTS

Thu, February 28, 2013


On the heels of the just-released MPC Studio, Akai Professional has now released MPC Software v1.3, the latest iteration of the powerful DAW for MPC Renaissance and MPC Studio.


INMUSIC BRANDS AND AVID TECHNOLOGY FORM NEW ALLIANCE

Fri, January 25, 2013


inMusic Brands and Avid Technology announce an unprecedented strategic initiative. This groundbreaking collaboration will have Avid’s Pro Tools® Express software, an abridged version of the industry-standard recording and digital audio workstation, bundled with select Akai Professional and M-Audio products. This partnership marks the first time that Pro Tools has ever been bundled with hardware from another manufacturer.


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