Akai MPC One Music Production Workstation

Akai MPC One Music Production Workstation

Akai packed the legendary MPC workflow and hard-hitting sound into a compact footprint with the MPC One, a standalone groovebox with a 7" color touchscreen.

Akai Limited Edition MPC One Retro Edition Music Production Workstation

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This limited-run MPC One stands alone with serious old-school style. Get creative with a 7" touchscreen and the processor from Akai's MPC X under the hood.

Looking for that classic, retro vibe, but demand all the power of a modern MPC? Look no further than the Akai Limited Edition MPC One Retro. Combining the full multi-core powered modern MPC workflow with the throwback color layout of the iconic MPC 60, MPC 3000, and MPC 2000. Experience the legendary look while enjoying the powerful, standalone workflow you've come to count on for next-generation beat making and music production.

Step Up to Standalone:

Experience the same standalone performance power of the legendary MPC in a smaller footprint.

From rich melodics and hard-hitting drums to the most infectious grooves, if you expect to get real professional production results you need next-generation tools that act as a natural extension of your creativity. Enter the MPC One Retro, a Music Production Center engineered to enrich your workflow and create the ultimate standalone production experience. Spend less time hitting roadblocks and take command of your production with our latest addition to the MPC family.

Full MPC Experience:

Don't let the size fool you. The MPC One Retro packs a lot of features and workflow tools into ONE powerful punch, like beat programming, editing, mixing FX and instruments and so much more. This is truly an uncompromised creative experience.

The heart and soul of the MPC One Retro is the same multi-core processor as the MPC X, skillfully combined into a compact standalone desktop unit that easily handles the most demanding tasks. MPC One read more Retro delivers a truly empowering hands-on experience, ready for any music production task. Edit and chop samples with hand gestures on the bright 7-inch touch screen color display. Express your ideas effortlessly and directly with the dedicated knobs and touch keys that eliminate cumbersome drop-down menus.

MPC Mainstays:

Everything you expect from a Standalone MPC is here, without compromise.

With the MPC One Retro, all MPC functionality you expect is here, perfectly positioned with two goals clearly in mind - ease of use and no-nonsense workflow enhancement. Four touch sensitive controls and a large data encoder seamlessly map to critical parameters. Sixteen velocity- and pressure-sensitive RBG pads deliver perfect response for full expressive range. MPC mainstays including Note Repeat, Full Level, 16 Levels and dedicated Transport Controls complete the MPC One Retro's arsenal of control options, providing complete production capability.

Studio Connectivity:

MPC One Retro integrates into your creative space with all the connectivity you demand.

The MPC One Retro is ready to work with your current studio environment and will grow with you as your needs expand. Connect your USB controller or line-level 1/4-inch instruments. Control your MIDI devices and your CV/ Gate modules & racks. And there's no need to worry about interconnectivity, since MPC One Retro is ready to work right alongside professional music production gear.

MPC Software 2:

Discover your creative workspace with Akai's ground-breaking MPC Software.

Akai Professional's reimagined MPC 2 Software drives MPC One Retro in both standalone and controller modes. This is a cutting-edge production suite combining 128-track sequencing capability, real-time time stretching, clip-launch functionality, advanced MIDI editing capability, VST compatibility in controller mode, operation as a standalone application on Mac & PC, advanced sampling & audio editing/recording functionality, seamless DAW integration, a redesigned GUI and much more. Whether you're seeking freedom from computer- based music production or searching for the perfect controller for DAW-centric creative exploration, MPC 2 Software delivers the ultimate in adaptive creative versatility.

Splice Integration:

The future of on-demand content is here, all accessible in MPC One Retro's standalone environment. Simplify your sample browsing and auditioning with on-board Splice integration in MPC One Retro.
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- Pads: (16) velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads, RGB-backlit (8) banks accessible via Pad Bank buttons
- Knobs:
- (4) 360* touch-sensitive Q-Link Knobs
- (4) Q-Link Knob columns accessible via Q-Link button
- (1) 360* encoder for display navigation and selection via push
- Buttons: (31) dedicated function buttons; red-, amber-, or green-backlit
- Display: 7.0" / 177mm (diagonal) 5.9" x 3.7" / 151 x 94mm (width x height) Full-color LED-backlit display with touch interface
- CPU Processor: Quad-core ARM processor
- RAM: 2GB
- Storage: 2GB user storage, 2GB pre-installed content
- Connections:
- (2) 1/4" (6.35mm) TRS inputs (1 stereo pair)
- (2) 1/4" (6.35mm) TRS outputs (1 stereo pair)
- (1) 1/8" (3.5mm) stereo headphone output
- (1) 5-pin MIDI inputs
- (1) 5-pin MIDI outputs
- (4) CV/Gate outputs
- (1) USB Type-A port
- (1) USB Type-B port
- (1) SD card slot
- (1) power adapter input
- Power via power adapter: 19V, 3.42A, center-positive, included
- Dimensions (length x width x height): 10.7" x 10.7" x 2.1" (272 x 272 x 53mm)
- Weight: 4.7 lbs. (2.1kg)

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 401-658-4032
Web: http://www.akaipro.com/support

Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (1 ratings)
Submitted January 24, 2022 by Blaque Beethoven in Quartz Hills, CA
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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Had most of all Mpc’s starting from the Mpc 60 & up. This one is more easier for creating your own tunes has lots of sounds a great music production tool
Musical Background:
Music Producer/film composer
Musical Style:
Hip hop r&b pop country trap
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