Akai Force

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$1,499.00

Standalone Music Production Studio

  • No computer required
  • 8x8 clip launch matrix with RGB LEDs
  • 7" color capacitive multitouch display

Standalone music production/DJ performance device with clip launching, step sequencing, sampling, synths and a 7-in touch display and captures the modern clip-based workflow.

Play

The ultimate side-cart and a solo centrepiece in its own right, Force provides the pinnacle of liberated performance capability that roots your focus on delivering the ultimate performance, whatever your next set demands.

Perform

Combine multiple Modes with Plugin Tracks, MPC-Style Drum tracks, Audio tracks, Keygroup tracks, MIDI tracks and CV tracks to define clip types, then sculpt clips via step sequencing, drum pad performances and note data.

Produce

The ultimate creative sketchpad. Under the hood, Force provides musicians of all disciplines DAW-centric capability for an immersive, creative experience without limitation

Features::
  • Standalone - no computer required
  • 8x8 clip launch matrix with RGB LEDs
  • 7" color capacitive multitouch display
  • Mic/Instrument/Line Inputs, 4 outputs
  • MIDI In/Out/Thru via 1/8" TRS inputs (5-pin DIN adapters included)
  • (4) configurable CV/Gate Outputs to integrate your modular setup
  • (8) touch-sensitive knobs with graphical OLED displays
  • Time stretch/pitch shift in real time
  • Comprehensive set of AIR effects and Hype, TubeSynth, Bassline and Electric synth engines
  • Ability to record 8 stereo tracks
  • 16GB of on-board storage (over 10 gigs of sound content included)
  • 2GBofRAM
  • Full-Size SD card Slot
  • User-expandable 2.5" SATA drive connector (SATA or HDD)
  • (2) USB 3.0 slots for thumb drives or MIDI controllers
  • Ableton Live support (coming soon)
Specifications::
  • Pads
  • (16) velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads, RGB-backlit
  • (8) banks accessible via Pad Bank buttons
  • Knobs
  • (16) 360° touch-sensitive Q-Link knobs for parameter adjustment
  • (1) 360° encoder for display navigation and selection via push
  • (7) 270° knobs for gain, mix & level adjustment
  • Buttons
  • (63) dedicated-function buttons
  • Display
  • 10.1” / 257 mm (diagonal)
  • 8.5” x 5.5” / 216 x 139 mm (width x height)
  • Full-color LED-backlit display with touch interface
  • Memory
  • RAM 2 GB
  • Storage 16 GB (user storage, 10 GB pre-installed content), 4 GB (MPC operating system)
  • Connections
  • (2) XLR+1/4” (6.35 mm) TRS inputs (Input 1/2)
  • (2) 1/4” (6.35 mm) TRS inputs (Input 3/4: 1 stereo pair)
  • (2) 1/4” (6.35 mm) TS instrument inputs (Inst 1/2)
  • (2) RCA inputs (Input 3/4: 1 stereo pair, phono- or line-level)
  • (2) 1/4” (6.35 mm) TS footswitch inputs (FS 1/2)
  • (2) 5-pin MIDI inputs
  • (8) 1/4” (6.35 mm) TRS outputs (Main L/R, Outputs 3/4–7/8: 4 stereo pairs)
  • (4) 5-pin MIDI outputs
  • (8) 1/8” (3.5 mm) CV/Gate outputs
  • (1) 1/4” (6.35 mm) stereo headphone output
  • (1) 1/8” (3.5 mm) stereo headphone output
  • (2) USB Type-A ports (1) USB Type-B port
  • (1) SD card slot
  • (1) power adapter input Power via power adapter (19 V, 3.42 A, center-positive, included)
Size + Weight:
  • Height: 3.4" / 8.64cm"
  • Width: 19.9" / 50.55cm"
  • Depth: 16.7" / 42.42cm"
  • Weight: 12.57lb / 5.7kg"

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