Item number: 10045043
Akai Professional

Akai Professional FORCE

Sampler & Groovebox
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Force blurs the boundaries between modern music production solutions and next-generation DJ performance technology, setting the stage for a new industry standard. Combining a step sequencer, clip launch, sampler, synth engines and touch-screen control in a self-contained, performance-oriented unit, the Force combines essential modern features with a highly intuitive workflow that stimulates your creativity and offers ideal expression.

Akai FORCE Firmware Update 3.0.5 (10/2020)
True standalone power, from start to finish! Akai Professional has just announced the release of the highly anticipated FORCE update: Firmware 3.0.5. Since its release, FORCE has reinterpreted the possibilities of the standalone workflow, offering a versatile, untethered clip-launching music production experience. With this free update, users have a whole new set of highly intuitive tools at their fingertips to shape the creative process from song creation to completion. The update offers the following highlights:Arranger mode for song completion; MIDI Multi for advanced connection of accessories; Macros- layered parameter assignments, Effects and automations; Allocation of control parameters to 64 pads; crossfader and touch UI; Advanced 16 levels for dynamic sampling triggering; Ableton Live Project Import.

Akai FORCE Firmware Update 3.0.6 (11/2020)
High-performance DrumSynth Instrument plug-in offers advanced synthesizer drum sound design in MPC and FORCE through a free update. At the heart of DrumSynth is a multi-synth sound generator architecture. Supported by FM synthesis, physical analogue modelling and sample-based algorithms, DrumSynth takes all FORCE and MPC users to unprecedented levels of standalone sound design. This revolutionary plug-in features 8 individual instances (kick, snare, clap, toms, percussion, hi-hat, crash and ride), each with its own unique sound generator combination to deliver dynamic drum and percussion sounds. All information and the download of the update can be found at www.akaipro.com.
  • Standalone - no computer required
  • 8x8 clip launch matrix with RGB LEDs
  • Capacitive, full-colour 7-inch multi-touch display
  • Inputs for mic/instruments/line; 4 outputs
  • MIDI-IN/OUT/THRU
  • 4 configurable CV/gate outputs
  • Remix, mash-up and produce with 6 different track types;Remix, mash-up, DJ and produce with 6 different track types for use in all audio/MIDI/CV/sequencing and performance tasks
  • Performance can be done via 16-pad drums, note input, intelligent scales, chords and progressions.
  • MPC sample editing
  • Automatic BPM detection, time stretching and pitch shifting in real time
  • 8 touch-sensitive knobs with graphic OLED displays
  • 4 powerful and full-featured buttons
  • Allows you to create and edit your own performance tracks
  • ;4 powerful and fully adjustable synth engines
  • 16GB internal storage (over 10GB of sound content included)
  • Slot for full-sized SD cards and 2 USB 3.0 ports for USB sticks or MIDI controllers
  • Hard disk expansion thanks to connection for 2.5” SATA drive (SSD or HDD)
  • Pads: 64x pressure-sensitive and velocity-sensitive pads with RGB backlight
  • Controllers:
  • 8x touch-sensitive 360°-rotary knobs
  • 1x 360°-rotary encoder for display navigation and pull-out selection
  • 5x 270°-knobs for gain, mix and level adjustment
  • Buttons: 56x dedicated function keys; backlit in red, yellow or green
  • Display: LED backlit full colour display with touch control
  • Connections:
  • 2x XLR/6.35 mm jack combo inputs (inputs 1+2) 4x 6.35 mm jack outputs (2 stereo pairs)
  • 1x 6.35 mm stereo headphones
  • 1x 3.5 mm stereo headphones;1x 3.5 mm MIDI input
  • 1x 3.5 mm MIDI output 1x 3.5 mm MIDI Thru port
  • 4x 3.5 mm CV/gate output 1x Ethernet LAN port
  • 2x USB ports type A 1x USB port type B 1x SD card slot
  • 1x power supply connector
  • Power supply: über power supply: 19V, 3.42A, positive pole in the middle, included
  • Dimensions: 350 x 389 x 72.5 mm
  • Weight: 3.87 kg
Technical data

Options

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Construction

10
64
Touchscreen
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Connections

LINE OUT L/R - jack 6.3mm
Headphone
LINE IN - Jack 6.3mm
LINE IN - XLR
USB to Device
USB to Host
MIDI IN
MIDI OUT
MIDI THRU
CV Out
LAN

Keyboard

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Sounds & Rhythms

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Multi Effect Processor
Sample based
Digital

Recording & Player

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WAV
AIFF
internal
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