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[Musikmesse][VIDEO] Akai MPX16 Sampler

The other big news at Akai’s for this Musikmesse 2014 is the MPX16 sampler, that our team went to discover this morning.

The Akai MPX16 is a portable device designed to play and record sound samples in WAV format to an SD card. The big brother of the MPX8 features 16 MPX-style pads but you can also trigger the sounds externally via a MIDI or USB MIDI controller.


  • 16 MPC-style velocity-sensitive pads
  • 2 balanced 1/4” inputs
  • Internal microphone
  • Internal processor with ADSR envelopes, filters, tune, Choke groupe and more
  • WAV recorder to SD card
  • LCD display
  • MIDI DIN in and out
  • USB or external power supply

The MPX16 will the available this summer for the US price of $199.99.