Akai Professional has announced today the new hardware controller hardware MPC Touch, that aims to revolutionize the approach to music production and groove-making by integrating a touch-screen display with an hardware that features 16 drum pads and an audio interface 2×2.
The 7″ multi-touch display allows you to add effects, stretch waveforms, draw MIDI events, regulate envelopes, cut samples and accurately set the controls using just fingertips.
The hardware also integrates an X/Y controller, named XYFX, to control effects in real time, with a functionality similar to Korg Kaoss Pad.
The controller needs to be connected to a computer.
The Akai MPC touch will be available starting from November 15, 2015, with price being set at $799.
7″ colour multi-touch display
Audio interface – 2 inputs + 2 outputs
XYFX control to adjust effects and sound dynamic in real time
4 Touch-Sensitive Controls performance-ready
Data Encoder – rotational Knob
MPC software with OVER 20 GB of samples from Prime Loops, CR2 Records and MVP Loops
Virtual instruments developed by Air & Sonivox
For more information:
http://www.akaipro.com/microsites/mpc-touch/ < / a>