Akai MPC Studio Black

SKU: 877137
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The Akai Pro MPC Studio Black fuses the legendary MPC layout and workflow with the power of a Mac or Windows computer. The system is a fully integrated hardware/software system using the classic MPC hardware controls coupled with the MPC Software that provides expandable production capabilities.

The system offers a streamlined experience with its under one-inch thick controller, that features low-profile controls and a brushed aluminum body, perfect for a portable laptop system. The software provides 128-track sequencing and a 7GB+ sound library, including all of the sounds of the classic MPC3000 + 2 MPC expansions and support for multiple sound formats.


  • Fuses legendary MPC production with the processing power of your computer
  • Compact design is less than one-inch thick and fits easily into a laptop bag
  • MPC Software for Mac and Windows with 128-track sequencing capability
  • Sixteen backlit genuine MPC pads, legendary MPC workflow and MPC Swing
  • USB-powered
  • Brushed aluminum body
  • Large LCD screen allows you to make tracks without having to look at your computer
  • Four touch-sensitive knobs provide enhanced MPC software control

MPC Software

  • 128-track sequencing capability
  • Massive 7GB+ sound library, including all of the sounds of the classic MPC3000
  • Instant mapping and real-time adjustment of VST plug-ins
  • Record each track as an MPC drum program, keygroup program, or VST plug-in
  • Works alone as your main DAW or works seamlessly with your current studio as an Audio Units, RTAS, or VST plug-in
  • Supports WAV, MP3, AIFF, REX and SND file formats
  • Supports samples and sequences from any previous MPC
  • Mac and Windows compatible


  • Maximum Events: Unlimited (based on CPU)
  • Resolution: 960 pulses per 1/4-note
  • Sequences: 128
  • Tracks per Sequence: 128
  • Drum Pad: 16 (velocity and pressure sensitive)
  • Drum Pad Banks: 8
  • Sync Mode: MIDI Clock, MIDI Time Code
  • Transport Controls: MIDI Machine Control


  • Polyphony: 64
  • Dynamic filtering: 1 State-Variable Filter per voice (up to 8 pole, depending on type)
  • Filter types: Low Pass, Band Pass, High Pass, Band Boost, Band Stop, Analog Modeling, Vocal Formant
  • Number of Programs: 128
  • Memory Capacity: System Dependent. 2 GB minimum (4 GB recommended)
  • Plug-in Supported as Host: VST (Mac / Windows), AU (Mac)
  • Plug-in Formats Available to Other DAWs: VST, AU (Mac Only)
  • Audio Files Supported: WAV, MP3, REX, AIFF, SND
  • Word Lengths Supported: 32- and 64-bit


  • Program Effects: 4 Insert Slots per Pad, 4 Sends to Track Effects per Pad
  • Track Effects: 4 Inserts and 4 stereo Sends per Track
  • Master Effect: 4 Master Effect Slots Over 50 high-quality effects Included
  • Plug-in Formats Supported: VST (Mac / Windows), AU (Mac)

System Requirements

  • Mac: 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended) Mac OS X 10.9 - 10.11
  • Windows: 2 GHz Pentium 4 or Celeron compatible CPU or faster (multi-core CPU recommended)
  • 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended) Windows 8.1 and 10 (all 32- and 64-Bit)
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Manufacturer Akai Professional
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