In fact, it’s one of the best we’ve played. On top of MPC technologies, the MPK88 has its own arpeggiator, which enables you to create quick, creative riffs in seconds. Be the first to review this item. Very happy and would buy it again. The MPK88 is born for the stage and is equally at home in the studio.

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This controller has it all! Amai a review vftqdvfexssaufzvxu. I quit gigging years ago, but I wouldn’t traces with it, there plenty of high quality boards out there that are roadworthy. Whether you want to use it as a keyboard or drum machine this can do it all. Right now it all has to be set up manually. To the right are controls for splitting the keyboard and for selecting the 16×4 MPC pad mpk888.

Akai Professional MPK88 – USB/MIDI Performance Keyboard MPK88

First up there are the obligatory mpk888 wheels, backlit in yellow. Well couldn’t get all that I wanted. The MPK88 has more than enough pads, knobs, and sliders which can be set to perform just about any function you want. I bought this as a reason user and I’m very happy with it.

Akai MPK88 Keyboard

Rated 5 out of 5 by Hank Amarillo from Best midi controller for price One of the keys clicks but other than that very happy with the keyboard, with the full 88 keys its easier to feel creative without feeling cramped Date published: The action is a little noisy, but if you’re not recording yourself singing while playing it doesn’t matter.


I found that it was easy to setup initially, but when I wanted to set my own parameters it was exceedingly difficult. Akai Professional MPK88 reviews. Mppk88 you are willing to spend only a little more, you will find much better products than this one.

Very happy and would buy it again. Yamaha YPG Keyboard I was hoping for possibly bigger pads more similar to the full sized MPD’s, but it’s cool.

In the middle of the board is a clear and informative blue backlit screen. They seem to work the same as keys and the sensitivity is hard to work with even after playing with the settings. Our Verdict A few issues here and there considering the price, but the MPK88 is a fine ‘board with a great keybed. I was looking for an 88 weighted controller that was reasonably priced.

In fact, it’s one of the best we’ve played.

You can specify exactly the degree and timing of swing you want to apply for the perfect feel. There are plenty of reviews and notes about people who want to customize is to reduce some of the minor vibration noises from buttons and the keys. And why can this massive keyboard only be zoned into two areas?


Akai Professional MPK88 specs. This first-of-its-kind keyboard is ideal for performance, starting with a premium, fully weighted, hammer-action keyboard, adding MPC pads, Q-Link controls, and a selection of MPC technologies. This item doesn’t belong on this page.

Akai MPK88 review | MusicRadar

On the whole, everything feels well made, with the main case made of tough black plastic on a metal chassis. These are the negative points, but if they don’t affect your mode of working, the MKP88 comes highly recommended. Maybe I’ll find a use for them later. Pros Very playable and nicely weighted keyboard with aftertouch.

I wanted sounds and integration. Rated 4 out of 5 by guywhoknowsstuff from the only real choice for 88 keys This has everything akaai need as the previous review mentioned. The knobs, faders and pads all work fine, but the keyboard has a faulty key right in the centre of it, making it impossible to use for live performances.

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