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Akai Advance 25 MIDI Controller

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Akai Advance 25
Akai Advance 25 MIDI Controller, the Advance Keyboards give you unprecedented playability and unrestricted manipulation of any virtual instrument or effect with an interactive, full-colour display, complemented by performance focused hardware controls.

Product Overview

The Advance Keyboards give you unprecedented playability and unrestricted manipulation of any virtual instrument or effect with an interactive, full-colour display, complemented by performance  focused hardware controls. Available in 25, 49, and 61 key sizes, the Advance Keyboards deftly fuse the power of software instruments with the live playability of a keyboard workstation, so you can create like never before. The dividing line between software and hardware instruments is finally gone!
The Advance Keyboards transform computer based plugins into an entirely hands on playing experience. The keyboard surface features an integrated high resolution full-colour 4.3 inch display, providing real time control and feedback of all virtual instruments and effects. The screen instantly adapts itself to the selected plugin's controls, delivering immediate 1:1 access to the instrument/effect and various editable functions. Better yet, the Advance Keyboards and VIP v2.0 work with any supported VST virtual instrument or effect. Using the Virtual Instrument Player v2.0 (VIP) software application, your entire VSTi library is controlled by one application. VIP v2.0 operates as a plugin inside any major digital audio workstation (DAW) or as a stand alone application on both Mac and Windows operating systems.

Product Features

  • Keyboards for advanced virtual instrument performance
  • Integrated 4.3-inch high-resolution full-colour screen with dedicated interface buttons
  • Screen provides 1:1, real-time feedback of plugin parameters
  • Includes Virtual Instrument Player v2.0 software for unprecedented virtual instrument/effect preset management, control mapping and multi patch creation
  • Premium, semi-weighted velocity-sensitive keybed aftertouch
  • 8 endless and continuously variable control knobs and 8 velocity-and pressure-sensitive MPC pads with RGB illumination
  • Dedicated pad bank, transport control, octave and performance buttons
  • Note repeat, time-division, pattern arpeggiator and tap-tempo buttons
  • Rubberised Pitch and Modulation wheels
  • Expression pedal and footswitch inputs
  • USB and 5-pin MIDI Input/Output for use with any MIDI capable software or hardware
  • Functions as a standalone controller
  • Included sounds: Vacuum Pro, Loom, Hybrid 3, Xpand!2, Velvet and Transfuser by AIR Music Tech,Eighty Eight Ensemble by SONiVOX and exclusive artist launch packs from TOOLROOM RECORDS (downloads). Plus 100's of other VI's and sounds from a growing list of partners, available for purchase, downloadable from the VIP Store
 The Advance 25 Keyboard comes with a 16GB download of over 10,000 sounds from industry-leading developers at AIR Music Technology, SONiVOX, and TOOLROOM RECORDS. This comprehensive collection of nine plugins provides you with an instant palette of contemporary, sought-after sounds for both live performance and studio production.

Virtual Instrument Player Software Highlights

  • Plays virtually every VSTi-compatible plugin
  • Operates as a standalone virtual instrument player for your computer
  • Also operates as a plugin within any AU, VST, or AAX compatible DAW
  • Organizes your plugin collection with intuitive browsing by plugin, artist collection, instrument type, timbre, and more
  • Access, edit and mix up to 8 virtual instruments at one time
  • Setlist feature lets live performers switch between patches from any plugin instantly from the keyboard
  • Extensive key zone splitting, custom mapping, and instrument mixing options
  • Pre-mapped to hundreds of industry-leading virtual instruments
  • Unlimited instances of VIP may be run in a DAW

More Information
Colour Black
Category Arts & Entertainment > Hobbies & Creative Arts > Musical Instruments > Musical Keyboards
Brand Akai
Manufacturer AKAI
EAN 00694318016718
Condition New
Product Tags MIDI keyboard, MIDI Controller,
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