Akai Professional MPC One Standalone Music Production Center

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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 Akai Professional MPC One, 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 MPC One.

  • Standalone MPC – no computer required
  • Powerful multi-core system from MPC Live and MPC X
  • 16 velocity-sensitive RGB pads
  • 7" high-resolution multi-touch display
  • 2GB RAM, 4GB of onboard storage
  • macOS/Windows controller for included MPC desktop software
  • USB-A 3.0 connector for thumb drive or MIDI controller
  • SD card slot for loading samples and projects
  • Ableton Live integration for complete command over Live's clip launching, mixer and instrument macro controls via wi-fi
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Full MPC experience
The heart and soul of MPC One is the same multi-core processor as MPC X, housed a compact standalone desktop unit that easily handles the most demanding tasks. Edit and chop samples with hand gestures on the bright 7" color touchscreen. Express your ideas effortlessly and directly with dedicated knobs and touch keys that eliminate cumbersome drop-down menus.

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MPC mainstays
With MPC One, all the 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 MPC One's arsenal of control options.

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Studio connectivity
MPC One is ready to work with your current studio environment and will grow with you as your needs expand. Connect your USB controller and line-level 1/4" sound sources. Control your MIDI devices and CV/gate modules and synths. And there's no need to worry about interconnectivity, since MPC One is ready to work right alongside professional music production gear.

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MPC 2 software
Akai Professional's reimagined MPC 2 software drives MPC One in both standalone and controller modes. This is a cutting-edge production suite combining 128-track sequencing, realtime time stretching, clip launch functionality, advanced MIDI editing, VST compatibility in controller mode, operation as a standalone application on Mac and PC, advanced sampling and 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.

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Storage and connectivity
Take the hassle out of importing our own samples with MPC One's content-driven connectivity and onboard storage. As standard, MPC One ships with 4GB of internal storage. Looking to add your own sounds? MPC One features a built-in SD card slot and USB flash drive input for immediate access to your own sample libraries.

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Introducing DrumSynth
With MPC 2.9, MPC arms the production community with a groundbreaking selection of 8 synth engines powering 9 incredible DrumSynth plug-ins. Packed with must-have contemporary sounds and backed by powerful sound generators driven by all-new FM synthesis, analog and physical modeling and sample-based algorithms, every synthesized drum sound the modern producer should have at their disposal is here. DrumSynth empowers MPC users with powerful synthesis, incredible presets and precise sound design sculpting capabilities to develop their own unique sounds.

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Splice integration
Simplify your sample browsing and auditioning with onboard Splice integration in MPC One. Splice Sounds fuels the creativity of producers around the world with millions of high-quality, royalty-free samples, sounds, presets and loops covering every musical style. With Splice natively embedded in MPC One, you will experience immediate network access to your own Splice library directly from the touch user interface.

More Information
Manufacturer Akai Professional
Condition New
Included from Manufacturer Power supply
USB cable
Analog/Digital Digital
Programs/Presets 2GB onboard sound library with samples and kits from Akai Professional, Capsun Audio, MVP Loops, ToolRoom, CR2 Records and Loopmasters
Plug-in instruments from Akai Professional, AIR Instruments and Sonivox
Effects AIR TubeSynth, AIR Bassline, AIR Electric
AIR FX Bundle of 28 additional effects
All assignable as insert or send/return effects
All assignable to individual pads
Sequencer 64-track sequencer with control over internal tracks/instruments, external MIDI instruments and CV/gate outputs
Sampling Built-in sampling via audio inputs
Sample import via SD card or USB storage
Internal Storage Capacity 2GB
USB Port (to Host) MIDI, System Updates, File Transfer, Editor/Librarian/Patch Manager
USB Flash Drive Port (to Device) MIDI Recording, Sample Import
Audio Inputs Dual balanced 1/4" stereo input
Audio Outputs Dual balanced 1/4" stereo main output
1/8" stereo headphone output
Control Connections 4 × assignable 1/8" CV/gate outputs
Usable as 8 total outputs with splitter cables (sold separately)
Onboard Controllers 16 velocity- and pressure-sensitive RGB backlit pads
4 touch-capacitive Q-Link control knobs
Width 10.7"
Depth 10.7"
Height 2.1"
Product Weight 4.7 lb
Unique Features Also acts as a control surface for included desktop MPC 2 software for macOS/Windows

Akai Professional Limited Warranty

inMusic Brands, Inc. warrants to the original purchaser that Akai Professional products are free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and service for the period commencing upon the date of purchase from an authorized Akai Pro dealer and continuing for the following period of time after that date for (1) Year.

This Limited Warranty is conditioned upon proper use of the product by the purchaser. This Limited Warranty does not cover: (a) defects or damage resulting from accident, misuse, abuse, neglect, unusual physical or electrical stress, modification of any part of the product, or cosmetic damage; (b) equipment that has the serial number removed or made illegible; (c) all plastic surfaces and other externally exposed parts that are scratched or damaged due to normal use; (d) defects or damage from improper testing, operation, maintenance, installation, adjustment, or service of the products.

During the applicable warranty period, Akai Pro will repair or replace, at Akai Pro's sole discretion, without charge to the purchaser, any defective component part of the product. Akai Pro may, at Akai Pro's sole discretion, use rebuilt, reconditioned, or new parts or components when repairing any product or replace a product with a rebuilt, reconditioned, new or comparable product.

  • Ground shipping is FREE for all orders $99 and up.
  • Our central, midwest location ensures fast delivery times.
  • See below for transit day estimates. Please note, these are estimates and are not guaranteed.

Generally, package estimated transit days are as follows:

  • Upper Midwest: 1-3 days
  • Central US, South East US, and East Coast: 2-4 days
  • West Central US: 3-5 days
  • West Coast: 4-6 days
  • Alaska & Hawaii: 7+ days
All transit times are based in business days. Please allow 7-10 business days for most freight shipments. Business days are Monday through Friday and do not include public holidays and weekends (Saturday/Sunday.) For questions regarding estimates to your specific location, please contact us at [email protected] or 800-783-3368.