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Akai Professional proudly introduces the MPC500. As the newest addition to the music production center (MPC) family, the battery-powered MPC500 now gives everyone the ability to take this popular compositional tool anywhere they go.
Portable and battery-powered, the MPC500's functionality includes drum programming, sequencing, and sampling capabilities that allow artists the luxury of creating music on the go in a compact road worthy chassis.
The MPC500 is data compatible with both the MPC1000 and the MPC2500 and includes both line and mic inputs for sampling your own sounds.
Other enhancements include a mass storage-class USB port, which makes it easier than ever to store a massive amount of sample and sequencer data. With the addition of the built-in compact flash drive, musicians and producers will have greater access than ever to all sounds and sequencer data.
Additional functionality includes:
The MPC500 has an MSRP of $1,299.00 and is shipping immediately.
For more information, visit their web site at www.akaipro.com