Toll Free 866-SHIP-SDM (866-744-7736) Mention service code 20W-TMPW Hours

    Akai MPD226 Drum Pad Controller

    The fastest way to the lowest price, guaranteed!
    Found a lower price? We'll beat it, fast.
    Call 866-SHIP-SDM (866-744-7736) with service code 20W-TMPW

    Web Item #AKAMPD226

    Akai MPD226 Drum Pad Controller
    View Larger Image

    More Resources

    Manuals and Documents: Manual
    In Stock | Will Ship Mon
    • 2 Day: $4
    • Overnight: $24
    This product ships to: Can ship to United States Can ship to Puerto Rico Can ship to APO/FPO

    60-Day Return Policy Applies on This Item - Get it shipped today and if it isn't perfect, send it back!

    Payment Options

    Akai MPD226 Drum Pad Controller Product Description

    The Akai MPD226 is a MIDI-over-USB pad controller perfect for producers, programmers, musicians and DJs alike. Its intuitive blend of MPC controls and technologies mesh with easy USB connectivity to bring the feel of classic beat making into the world of computer music production.

    Experience the Difference

    First, Akai stepped up their game by adding ultra-sensitive Thick Fat MPC pads, creating an amazingly responsive user experience. The MPD226 has an expanded control set featuring four knobs, four faders, four buttons arranged in three banks for 36 total controls versus 12 on the MPD26. This will enable you to maximize your sound and give you increased control over effects.

    MIDI information is sent over its plug-and-play USB interface for use on Mac or PC, eliminating the need to install any drivers.


    - 16 Thick Fat RGB illuminated velocity and pressure sensitive MPC pads
    - 64 assignable pads accessible via 4 banks
    - 4 assignable faders, 4 assignable Q-Link knobs, 4 assignable Q-Link buttons
    - 36 assignable controls accessible via 3 banks
    - Classic MPC Note Repeat, MPC Swing, 16 Level, Full Level and Tap Tempo
    - 30 presets total, with configurations for most popular DAWs
    - iOS compatible using the Camera Connection Kit (not included)
    - MIDI In and Out jacks for controlling external gear
    - Dedicated Transport controls
    - Includes Ableton Live Lite, Akai Pro MPC Essentials, Sonivox Big Bang Cinematic Percussion and Big Bang Universal Drums

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Akai products.

    Akai MPD226 Drum Pad Controller Technical Description

    System Requirements:- Macintosh: 1.25 GHz G4/G5 or faster (Intel Mac recommended); 1GB RAM (2GB recommended); Mac OS X 10.4.11 (10.5 or later recommended), Available USB port

    System Requirements: - PC: 1.5 GHz Pentium 4 Celeron-compatible CPU or faster (multicore CPU recommended); 1 GB RAM (2GB recommended); Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP; Windows-compatible sound card (ASIO driver support recommended); QuickTime recommended, Available USB port

    Pads: 16 velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads, RGB-backlit, 4 banks accessible via Pad Bank button

    Knobs: 4 knobs, 360-degree assignable potentiometers, 3 banks accessible via Control Bank button, 1 360-degree encoder for display navigation and selection via push

    Faders: 4 assignable 45mm faders, 3 banks accessible via Control Bank button

    - 4 assignable switches, amber-backlit
    - 10 dedicated function buttons, amber-backlit
    - 3 transport buttons
    - 4 directional cursor buttons for display navigation

    Display: 20 x 4 characters, monochrome backlit with adjustable contrast

    Connections: 1 USB port, 1 power input (power adapter sold separately), 1/8" MIDI input (1/8"-MIDI adapter included), 1/8" MIDI output (1/8"-MIDI adapter included), Kensington lock slot

    - via computer USB bus or USB charger (sold separately)
    - via power adapter (sold separately): 6V DC, 1A, center-positive

    Dimensions (width x depth x height): 13.1" x 10" x 1.9" (33.3 cm x 25.4 cm x 4.8 cm)

    Weight: 2.9 lbs. (1.3 kg)

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Akai products.
    Shipping Weights and Dimensions
    Shipping Weight: 4 lbs
    Shipping Dimensions: 16 x 12 x 4 in

    User Reviews for Akai MPD226 Drum Pad Controller

    See Products That Ship to You
    Viewing products that ship to United States

    Copyright ©2019. This site is protected by copyright. There are terms for its use. Send us Feedback on our site and your experiences. Our descriptions, pictures, and prices are mostly accurate, but cannot be guaranteed. Cookies should be enabled in your web browser for full site functionality (details).