Akai Pro MPK2 Series - Complete Preset Overview

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akai mpk2 series main7The Akai MPK2 series controllers combine deep software integration, enhanced workflow, and core technologies from the iconic line of MPC workstations.  The MPK225, MPK249, and MPK261 are engineered to be all-in-one controller solutions for comprehensive interfacing and manipulation of virtual instruments, effect plugins, DAWs, and more.  This articles is an overview of all the presets that are included on the Akai MPK2 series controller.

 

 

Complete List of Included Presets

Note: The presets, preset names, and order of presets may vary depending on the specific model.

  1. Ableton Live Lite
  2. Akai Professional MPC Essentials
  3. AIR Music Technology Hybrid 3
  4. SONiVOX Twist 2
  5. SONiVOX Eighty Eight Ensemble 2
  6. Bitwig Studio
  7. Propellerhead Reason
  8. PreSonus Studio One
  9. Avid Pro Tools
  10. Steinberg Cubase
  11. Image-Line FL Studio
  12. Cakewalk SONAR
  13. Apple Logic
  14. SONiVOX - Generic
  15. AIR Music Technology - Generic
  16. D16 Group Drumazon
  17. D16 Group Nepheton
  18. D16 Group Nithonat
  19. Native Instruments Battery 4
  20. Spectrasonics Stylus RMX
  21. ScalePad
  22. PentaPad
  23. DarkPad
  24. MidiOut
  25. Presets 25 - 30 - Generic

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Further Technical Support

 

 

Ableton Live Lite

Preset 1 in the MPK2 series controller is set for use with Ableton Live Lite, which is included with a purchase of an MPK2 series controller.  For more in-depth information on how to use Ableton Live Lite and the Akai MPK2 series controller, click here.

 

Akai Professional MPC Essentials

Preset 2 in the MPK2 series controller is set for use with the Akai Professional MPC Essentials software, which is included with a purchase of an MPK2 series controller.  For more in-depth information on how to use the MPC Essentials software and the Akai MPK2 series controller, click here.

 

AIR Music Technology Hybrid 3

Preset 3 in the MPK2 series controller is set for use with Hybrid 3, which is included with a purchase of an MPK2 series controller.  For more in-depth information on how to use Hybrid 3 with the Akai MPK2 series controller, please click on one of the following links, depending on your preferred Digital Audio Workstation (DAW).

 

SONiVOX Twist 2

Preset 4 in the MPK2 series controller is set for use with Twist 2, which is included with a purchase of an MPK2 series controller.  For more in-depth information on how to use Twist 2 with the Akai MPK2 series controller, please click on one of the following links, depending on your preferred Digital Audio Workstation (DAW).

 

SONiVOX Eighty Eight Ensemble 2

Preset 5 in the MPK2 series controller is set for use with Eighty Eight Ensemble 2, which is included with a purchase of an MPK2 series controller.  For more in-depth information on how to use Eighty Eight Ensemble with the Akai MPK2 series controller, please click on one of the following links, depending on your preferred Digital Audio Workstation (DAW).

 

Bitwig Studio

Preset 6 in the MPK2 series controller is set for use with Bitwig Studio (not included).  

 

Propellerhead Reason

Preset 7 in the MPK2 series controller is set for use with Reason (not included).  

 

PreSonus Studio One

Preset 8 in the MPK2 series controller is set for use with Studio One (not included).  For more in-depth information on how to use Studio One and the Akai MPK2 series controller, click here.

 

Avid Pro Tools

Preset 9 in the MPK2 series controller is set for use with Pro Tools (not included).  For more in-depth information on how to use Pro Tools and the Akai MPK2 series controller, click here.

 

Steinberg Cubase

Preset 10 in the MPK2 series controller is set for use with Cubase (not included).  For more in-depth information on how to use Cubase and the Akai MPK2 series controller, click here.

 

Image-Line FL Studio

Preset 11 in the MPK2 series controller is set for use with FL Studio (not included).  For more in-depth information on how to use FL Studio and the Akai MPK2 series controller, click here.

 

Cakewalk SONAR

Preset 12 in the MPK2 series controller is set for use with SONAR (not included).  

 

Apple Logic

Preset 13 in the MPK2 series controller is set for use with Logic (not included).  For more in-depth information on how to use Logic and the Akai MPK2 series controller, click here.

 

SONiVOX - Generic

Preset 14 in the MPK2 series controller is set for use with various SONiVOX Downloadable Virtual Instruments (DVI's) (not included).  For more information on obtaining a SONiVOX DVI, please visit the SONiVOX DVI product page.

 

AIR Music Technology - Generic

Preset 15 in the MPK2 series controller is set for use with various AIR Music Technology virtual instruments (not included).  For more information on obtaining an AIR Music Technology virtual instrument, please visit the AIR Music Technology virtual instrument product page.

 

D16 Group Drumazon

Preset 16 in the MPK2 series controller is set for use with Drumazon (not included).  For more in-depth information on how to load Drumazon for use with the Akai MPK2 series controller, please click on one of the following links.  The steps to load Drumazon will be similar to those shown in the chosen article.

D16 Group Nepheton

Preset 17 in the MPK2 series controller is set for use with Nepheton (not included).  For more in-depth information on how to load Nepheton for use with the Akai MPK2 series controller, please click on one of the following links.  The steps to load Nepheton will be similar to those shown in the chosen article.

 

D16 Group Nithonat

Preset 18 in the MPK2 series controller is set for use with Nithonat (not included).  For more in-depth information on how to load Nithonat for use with the Akai MPK2 series controller, please click on one of the following links.  The steps to load Nithonat will be similar to those shown in the chosen article.

 

Native Instruments Battery 4

Preset 19 in the MPK2 series controller is set for use with Battery 4 (not included).  For more in-depth information on how to load Battery 4 for use with the Akai MPK2 series controller, please click on one of the following links.  The steps to load Battery 4 will be similar to those shown in the chosen article.

 

Spectrasonics Stylus RMX

Preset 20 in the MPK2 series controller is set for use with Stylus (not included).  

 

ScalePad

Preset 21 in the MPK2 series controller is called ScalePad.  By choosing this preset, the pads are set to the C-major scale.

 

PentaPad

Preset 22 in the MPK2 series controller is called PentaPad.  By choosing this preset, the pads are set to the C-major Pentatonic scale.

 

DarkPad

Preset 23 in the MPK2 series controller is called DarkPad.  By choosing this preset, the pad lights are turned off and the pads are set to the Chromatic scale.

 

MidiOut

Preset 24 in the MPK2 series controller is called MidiOut.  By choosing this preset, all controls that are are not specifically assigned to individual controls route to the MIDI Out port on the MPK2 series controller.

 

Generic

Presets 25 - 30 are Generic presets which allow the user to create and save presets specific to the user.

 

 

Additional Resources

 

 

Further Technical Support

Whether you are a customer or dealer, if you already own an Akai Pro product, or if you just have pre-sales questions, the Akai Pro technical support team is available to help!

Visit the link below to connect with any of the following support options: online community support, phone support, email support.

www.akaipro.com/support

 

 

 

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