Akai announce the iPK25 MIDI keyboard with a built-in dock for iPhone or iPod touch 15/01/10
Here's what Akai have to say...
The iPK25 transforms iPhone or iPod touch into a portable music production studio for mobile music creation. This MIDI keyboard controller gives your handheld device a two-octave set of piano keys and professional audio outputs, and it works with the Akai Professional SynthStation Studio app. The iPK25 is powerful enough for professional musicians, yet virtually anyone can use is to easily create music.
This 25-key synth keyboard features a built-in dock for iPhone or iPod touch. The iPK25 gives you two octaves of velocity-sensitive, synth-action keys, pitch and modulation wheels, and octave up and down and sound-bank buttons. The iPK25 has a stereo pair of RCA line outputs and a headphone output for connection to recording and sound reinforcement systems.
You can use the iPK25 with Akai's SynthStation Studio app as well as virtually any MIDI music software on your computer or with MIDI hardware devices such as sound modules, samplers, and MPCs using its USB/MIDI output. Available exclusively through the Apple App Store, SynthStation Studio gives you three powerful synthesizers for creating and modifying sonic textures used for melodies, chords, and bass lines. Built around Akai Professional's history in synthesis and drawing on the newest MINIAK synth, the SynthStation Studio app sounds great and offers wide-ranging sonic flexibility with its virtual analog synthesis.
The iPK25 transforms iPhone and iPod touch into a professional musical instrument. Craft your musical ideas wherever you are.
25-key MIDI keyboard controller with integrated dock for iPhone and iPod touch
Velocity-sensitive, synth-action keys for expressive performance
Pitch and modulation wheels, octave +/-, and sound-bank buttons
Stereo RCA line outputs and headphone jack
USB/MIDI for virtually any MIDI music software or MIDI hardware devices
Seamlessly compatible with Akai SYNTH STATION app â€“ itunes voucher in box
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