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Connect the midi pad to a computer or instruments to create music and sounds. The Akai MPD226 has 16 pressure-sensitive pads, 4 knobs, 4 faders, and 4 buttons, all programmable. Comes with built-in presets for quick projects, along with midi in & midi out jacks to hook up to other devices. Note: this midi controller requires music production software on your computer to operate. Ask about available software on our Gadget Collection Windows laptops


  • Model: Akai MPD226
  • 16 light-up velocity and pressure sensitive pads
  • 64 assignable pads accessible via 4 sound banks
  • 4 assignable faders, 4 assignable knobs, 4 assignable buttons
  • 36 assignable controls accessible via 3 sound banks
  • Tap Tempo (metronome) feature
  • 30 presets total, with configurations for most popular Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs)
  • MIDI in and out jacks for controlling external gear


  • Midi pad controller ($229)
  • USB cable
  • Wall port adapter ($4)
  • 3.5mm jack to 5-pin DIN adapter (2x)
  • User manual
  • Carrying case ($30)

More Help

Need more help with the Midi Pad Controller? Contact the Adult Services department at 708-689-6125 or for assistance.

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