Akai's New Bluetooth L Series Controllers

     23/11/16

Akai's new Bluetooth Controllers have just been launched - the LPK25 and LPD8 are battery powered mini controllers that let you work in the field, or in this case on some scenic coastal headland being strafed by drones, as you like.

The LPK25 Wireless - available now ($99/£?)

  • Supports Bluetooth MIDI for iOS and Mac OS X
  • USB-MIDI controller works with virtually all audio software
  • 25 velocity-sensitive mini-keyboard keys
  • Arpeggiator, sustain pedal input, octave up and down and tap tempo controls
  • Plug-and-play USB connection for Mac and PC; no driver installation required
  • Four programmable memory banks
  • Comes with editor software for Mac and PC
  • USB bus or battery powered (3 AA, not included)

LPD8 Wireless - available now £69.99

  • MIDI over Bluetooth to iOS, Mac OS X and Windows
  • USB MIDI, works with virtually any music software or DAW
  • 8 backlit velocity-sensitive drum pads to send note or program changes
  • 8 assignable knobs for controlling virtually any parameter
  • 4 programmable memory banks
  • Editing software for Mac and PC included
  • USB bus or battery powered (3 AA, not included)
  • Plug-and-play USB connection for Mac and PC, no driver required

 

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