NAMM 2012: Akai MPC-FLY For iPad

Akai is hitting us with the one, two, three punch! Introducing the Akai MPC-Fly which is the newest music production station that is designed to work flawlessly with the Apple iPad. Music creators will be able to take an iPad running the MPC app and plug it into the MPC-Fly docking unit for full MPC-pad manipulation and production. The powerful MPC app will be responsible for mixing, sequencing, creating tracks and much more. While the MPC-Fly will add protection, 16 full-sized MPC pads, and portability to the iPad. Check out the video and press release below.

MPC FLY Hardware

> The first MPC designed specifically for iPad 2
> Fitted compartment for iPad 2 provides fully integrated portable MPC solution
> 16 backlit genuine MPC pads with MPC Note Repeat & MPC Swing
> Works seamlessly with the MPC App: sequence & sample editing, effects, EQ and more
> Create beats on the go and transfer to a Mac or PC for further mastering
> Double-hinged case sits upright, lies flat or closes for transport
> Compatible with virtually any Core MIDI app
> Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery
> Charges iPad when plugged into wall power

MPC Fly iPad App

> Sequence four tracks simultaneously: four-track mixer built in
> Built in sound library of samples and drum kits
> Record and overdub sequences and create and edit your own Programs
> 16-Levels mode: play one sample at 16 levels of attack, velocity, length, and tuning
> Note variation slider allows you to manipulate attack, velocity, length, and tuning as you play
> Built-in effects: delay, bit crusher, master compressor/limiter
> Time correct: 1/8 note – 1/32T with variable Swing setting
> Note Repeat: 1/8 note – 1/32T timing
> Sample using internal mic or line-in and trim and categorize samples
> Sample from your iPod library with turntable interface
> Share on SoundCloud, Facebook or twitter
> Supports WIST, Wireless Sync Start protocol from Korg
> Supports AudioPaste


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