Akai Professional MPD218 with Sennheiser HD 280 PRO Bundle
Akai Professional MPD218 Features and Specifications
- 16 Thick Fat backlit MPC pads
- 48 assignable pads accessible via 3 banks
- 18 assignable 360-degree potentiometers accessible via 3 banks
- MPC Note Repeat and Full Level
- iOS compatible using the Camera Connection Kit (sold separately)
- 16 configurable presets
- USB powered, no AC adapter required
- Includes Ableton Live Lite, Akai Pro MPC Essentials, Sonivox Big Bang Cinematic Percussion and Big Bang Universal Drums
Reason Lite Features:
- Plug-and-play support for AKAI MIDI controllers
- Studio grade recording and mixing tools to polish your creations to perfection
- 9 premium instruments: Synths, samplers, drum machines
- 11 effect processors: reverb, delay, EQ, distortion and much more
- Guitar and bass amplifiers from Softube
- 2+GB of included sounds, loops and samples
- Extend your sound with VST and Rack Extension plugins
- Pads: 16 velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads, red-backlit. 3 banks accessible via Pad Bank button
- Knobs: 6 x 360 degree assignable potentiometers. 3 banks accessible via Control Bank button
- Buttons: 6 buttons
- Connections: 1 USB port
- 1 Kensington lock
- Power: via USB connection
- Dimensions: (width x depth x height) 9.4 x 7.9 x 1.6 / 23.9 cm x 20.1 cm x 4.1 cm
- Weight 1.65 lbs / 0.75 kg
- Macintosh: 1.25 GHz G4/G5 or faster (Intel Mac recommended), 1 GB RAM (2 GB recommended), Mac OS X 10.4.11 (10.5 or later recommended)
- 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
Sennheiser HD 280 PRO Headphones Features and Specifications
- High ambient noise attenuation
- Accurate, linear sound reproduction
- Soft earpads for a comfortable fit
- Folding and rotating earcups for space-saving transport
- Tough, single-sided cable
- Up to 32 dB noise attenuation
- Comes with screw-type adaptor to 1/4"
- Colour: black
- Wearing style: Headband
- Frequency response (headphones): 8 - 25000 Hz
- Sound pressure level (SPL): 113 dB
- THD, total harmonic distortion: 0,1 %
- Contact pressure: 6 N
- Ear coupling: circumaural
- Jack plug: 3,5 / 6,3 mm stereo
- Connection cable: Coiled Cable (min. 1.3m / max. 3m)
- Transducer principle: dynamic, closed
- Weight: w/o cable: 285 g
- Nominal impedance: 64
- Load rating: 500 mW
Here we have a fantastic package for the Akai Professional MPD218 pad controller which we've paired with the brilliant Sennheiser HD 280 PRO professional headphones; the perfect combination for anyone excited by music production. Altogether this bundle includes:
- 1x Akai Professional MPD218
- 1x Sennheiser HD 280 PRO Headphones
Akai Professional MPD218
The feature packed Akai Professional MPD218 has been designed for producers, programmers, musicians and DJ's and is a MIDI-over-USB pad controller. The MPD218 is the perfect bridge between your creativity and your computer based home or professional studio. It features 16 thick fat backlit MPC pads.
The MPD218 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, we stepped up our game by adding new, ultra sensitive Thick Fat MPC pads, creating an amazingly responsive user experience. The MPD218 also has an expanded control set of six knobs in three banks versus one control on the previous MPD18 model. 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. The USB connection powers the MPD218 so the included USB cable is all you need.
These MPDs are the perfect bridge between your creativity and your computer-based studio.
Combining plug-and-play support for Akai Professional MIDI controllers, a comprehensive selection of studio grade production and mixing tools, 9 premium instruments, 11 effect processors, Softube powered guitar & bass amplifiers, an immense genre-spanning 2+GB sample library and expansion options via VST and Rack Extension Plugins, Reason Lite provides the ultimate platform for immersive production, hard-wired for immediate creative exploration with Akai Professional's industry-standard controller line-up.
Sennheiser HD 280 PRO Headphones
The Sennheiser HD 280 Pro monitoring headphones are suitable for a range of audio applications. These professional headphones combine superior audio quality with a robust and collapsible design making them perfect for music professionals on-the-go.
The HD 280 Pro is Sennheiser's most significant closed, around-the-ear headphone to be introduced in years. Designed to exceed the demands of the professional environment, the HD 280 Pro boasts extremely robust construction combined with the sound quality, modular design and aggressive noise isolation that is necessary in the field. The unique collapsible design, combined with swiveling ear cups, offers maximum flexibility in any application.