The Akai Professional Force is a standalone music production system that blurs the lines between production and performance. Designed with DJs and sample-based performance in mind, it combines essential features in one compact box. The Force is an easy-to-integrate production tool with an intuitive and expandable 8×8 matrix, trigger scenes, step sequencing, and all RGB backlit.
With the latest 3.1 firmware update, the Force features three new instrument plugins, a ton of new effects, and workflow improvements. The update includes faithful emulations of classic synthesizers such as a classic string machine, a tape keyboard, and a vintage analog synthesizer, each with their own dedicated effects and presets. The new firmware also includes the AIR Vocal Insert Effects Suite, Akai Insert, and AIR Insert, which provide versatile vocal effects, processing tools, and new effects like the “AIR Half Speed”.
The 3.0.5 firmware update introduces a powerful new Arranger Mode that allows for arranging loops, clips, and finalizing songs for music production and live performances. The update also includes advanced macro controls for customisation and the ability to chop samples with dynamic control. The Force can also import Ableton Live Projects and has 16GB of onboard storage for importing stems, loops, and one-shots.
Designed with performers in mind, the Force has a 7-inch multi-touch display and on-board XFYX controls to apply filters, modulations, and beat repeat effects. It can be used standalone or linked to Ableton via a wireless network and synced with Ableton Link or any Akai MPC series. The Force is portable and syncs to a master BPM, making it a great performance center.
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