Akai APC Keys 25

Ableton Live controller with 25 Synth-Action Mini keys

  • Smooth integration with Ableton Live
  • 5x8 Clip-launch grids with 3-colour lighting show current clip status
  • Octave switch and Sustain button
  • 8 Assignable controllers are automatically recognised by Ableton Live
  • Power supply via USB
  • Class Compliant - no drivers required

Incl. Software package (download versions):

  • Ableton Live Lite
  • Hybrid3 by AIR Music Tech
  • SONiVOX Twist Spectral Morphing Synthesizer
  • Toolroom Records Artist Launch Packs

Further information

5-pole DIN MIDI No
Fader 0
Rotary Encoders 8
Audio I/O No
Transport Function Yes
Footswitch Connector No
Foot Controller Connection No
Bus-Powered Yes
Jog No
Joystick No
Additional Features 40 Pads

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Great for the price

01.02.2017
I use this controller as a mixer and midi trigger for my daw, triggering multiple synths and also adjusting various parameters with it.

this little keyboard is great for th eprice and also the easy and quick integration with your daw (no drivers required )
me personally using ableton live

being lightweight it is very easy to carry around and usually fits within your average bag

overall would not change it with anything for my day to day daw needs !
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Amazing

20.02.2017
I use the APC Keys 25 with Ableton Live (the device being designed for use with Ableton); everything is programed to work straight away though you can tweak everything you want.
The layout is cleverly designed, offers you the possibility to control Ableton without relying so much on the computer keyboard and mouse. The keyboard sensitivity could be better, but after a while you get used to it.
Considering the very low price tag, I would say it's one of the best things around, especially if you work with Ableton Live.
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