Akai Professional APC64 Pad Performance Controller



  • Akai


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The APC64 by Akai Professional is an advanced Ableton Live controller designed for both studio and live performances. Equipped with 64 velocity-sensitive pads with poly aftertouch and 8 Touch Strips that can be assigned to control various functions such as devices, pitch and modulation, this controller is incredibly powerful. Additionally, the APC64 can operate as a standalone 32-step 8-track Step Sequencer and controller, thanks to its 3 MIDI ports and 8 CV/Gate outputs that provide complete control over synthesizers, drum machines, and rack devices.

The APC64 by Akai Professional Features:

Powerful production and performance features

  • Play notes, chords, trigger drum racks as well as controlling Live’s session view
  • Step sequencer mode for creating melody and drum patterns in Live
  • Send to Clip integration for transferring MIDI to Ableton Clip Matrix
  • Probability, velocity and mutate functions enable creative experimentation
  • Apply per-track swing to your beats, along with length and time division settings

Effortlessly navigate Ableton Live

  • Backlit mode buttons enable quick access to Live’s functions
  • Dedicated transport control with Play, Stop and Record buttons
  • Full color display instantly feeds back session information

Standalone sequencer and external hardware control

  • Unplug your computer and connect synths and drum machines to 3x 1/8” MIDI ports
  • Take control of your modular rig with 8 separate CV/gate outputs
  • Program the step sequencer or trigger events with the pads, and send continuous control data with the Touch Strips
  • APC64 comes with a software application for editing parameters and saving presets in standalone, including a custom mode wherein RGB colors can be freely assigned

Ships with Ableton Live Lite and a collection of plug-ins

  • Includes Ableton Live Lite which works seamlessly with APC64 right out of the box
  • Live Lite includes sounds, instruments and sequencing, recording and arranging capabilities
  • Suite of plug-ins from Air Instruments and Sonivox: including classic keyboards, synths, reverbs, vocal processors and vintage effects
  • Comes with an additional 1GB of Loops and drum samples from Sampletools by CR2 Records


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