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Akai Professional Advance 25 - 25-Key MIDI Keyboard Controller
  • Akai Professional Advance 25 - 25-Key MIDI Keyboard Controller | Semi-Weighted Velocity-Sensitive Keys | 4.3" High-Resolution Full-Color Screen | View Plug-in Parameters On-Screen | 8 Control Knobs
  • Akai Professional Advance 25 - 25-Key MIDI Keyboard Controller | Semi-Weighted Velocity-Sensitive Keys | 4.3" High-Resolution Full-Color Screen | View Plug-in Parameters On-Screen | 8 Control Knobs
  • Akai Professional Advance 25 - 25-Key MIDI Keyboard Controller | Semi-Weighted Velocity-Sensitive Keys | 4.3" High-Resolution Full-Color Screen | View Plug-in Parameters On-Screen | 8 Control Knobs
  • Akai Professional Advance 25 - 25-Key MIDI Keyboard Controller | Semi-Weighted Velocity-Sensitive Keys | 4.3" High-Resolution Full-Color Screen | View Plug-in Parameters On-Screen | 8 Control Knobs

Item Code: PAAK000402 Part Number: ADVANCE 25

Akai Professional Advance 25 - 25-Key MIDI Keyboard Controller
Semi-Weighted Velocity-Sensitive Keys
4.3" High-Resolution Full-Color Screen
View Plug-in Parameters On-Screen
8 Control Knobs

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The Advance 25 from Akai Professional is a 25-key, USB MIDI controller that also features eight MPC drum pads with RGB back-lit illumination. The keyboard boasts an integrated high-resolution full-color 4.3-inch display, which in tandem with the included Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software application, provides real-time control and feedback of your favorite VSTi virtual instruments. These features and more make the Advance 25 a formidable MIDI control solution whether you're on-stage or in the studio.


The keyboard's 25 semi-weighted keys are velocity-sensitive with aftertouch, and the drum pads feature velocity- and pressure-sensitivity. With 8 endless and continuously variable control knobs, transport control, pattern arpeggiator, and MPC-style functions such as note repeat and time-division, the Advance 25 offers a deep feature set for producing professional-quality music.

Keyboard Highlights:
-Integrated 4.3-inch high-resolution full-color screen with dedicated interface buttons
-Screen provides 1:1, real-time feedback of plug-in parameters
-Includes Virtual Instrument Player software for virtual instrument preset management, control mapping and multi-patch creation
-25 semi-weighted velocity-sensitive keybed with aftertouch
-8 endless and continuously variable control knobs
-8 velocity- and pressure-sensitive MPC pads with RGB illumination
-Dedicated pad bank, transport control, octave, and performance buttons
-Note repeat, time-division, pattern arpeggiator, and tap-tempo buttons
-Rubberized Pitch and Modulation wheels
-Expression pedal and footswitch inputs
-USB and 5-pin MIDI Input/Output for use with any MIDI capable software or hardware
-Functions as a standalone controller


Virtual Instrument Player Software Highlights
-Works with virtually every VSTi-compatible plug-in
-Operates as a standalone virtual instrument player for your computer
-Also operates as a plug-in within any AU, VST, or AAX compatible DAW
-Organizes your plug-in collection with intuitive browsing by plug-in, artist collection, instrument type, timbre, and more
-Access, edit and mix up to 8 virtual instruments at one time
-Setlist feature lets live performers switch between patches from any plug-in instantly from the keyboard
-Extensive key zone splitting, custom mapping, and instrument mixing options
-Pre-mapped to hundreds of industry-leading virtual instruments
-Unlimited instances of VIP may be run in a DAW

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System Requirements VIP Software:
2 GB free disk space for basic installation, 20 GB free disk space for full content installation
4 GB RAM (8 GB recommended)
Multi-core CPU
1280 x 768 pixel screen resolution
Mac OS X 10.8 or later
Windows 7 or later
Keyboard:
Mac OS X 10.8 or later
Windows 7 or later
1 available USB port
200 MB free disk space
Dimensions 3.36 x 19.20 x 11.52" (85.3 x 487.7 x 292.6 mm)
Weight 6.83 lb (3.1 kg)
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Manufacturing Defect Exchange 14 Days