Akai MPK Mini 3 – Compact Keyboard and Pad Controller – BLACK


Compact Keyboard and Pad Controller

Unlock the true potential of your MPK mini with the MPK mini MIDI Editor software.

  • Gen 2 enhanced dynamic keys
  • 25 Velocity-Sensitive Keys
  • X-Y Controller
  • 8 Pressure-Sensitive Pads
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The best made better

Your entry-point into a world of pro production starts here. Introducing the MPK mini mk3, the third iteration of the world's legendary best-selling mini keyboard controller that redefined how a generation of creators makes music.

Ultimate Performer

New to MPK mini is a reimagined Gen 2 enhanced dynamic keybed, delivering a piano key performance fit for the world's finest keyboard players. From grand pianos to searing synth leads and lush electric pianos, this keybed guarantess to get the best out of any playing style and virtual instrument.

MPC pad power

Add that human touch to your drum tracks with 8 pads pulled right from our flagship MPC series. These bankable velocity-sensitive backlit MPC pads deliver the perfect touch for precise drumming and melodic sample playback that even the most demanding performers will find unmatched.

Your journey to a hit song starts with MPK mini and the Complete Music Production Starter Kit is the roadmap to your destination. Start with a DAW based on the legendary MPC workflow, add in drum and sample expansion packs that the industry pros use, and top it off with the most versatile virtual plugin instruments available today, the possibilities are endless. Pump out the summer party anthem of the year, craft the next ballad to touch hearts worldwide or develop the soundtrack to a generation. MPK mini gives you all the tools to reach whatever level of success you set out to attain. Featured software includes MPC Beats, AIR Hybrid, Mini Grand, Velvet and assorted MPC expansion packs.

MPC Beats software

Whatever you set out to achieve MPC Beats will get you started. Incorporating the finest parts of the legendary MPC workflow. MPC Beats features all the essential tools for pro production. Edit samples, mixdown your tracks with world class audio effects, find any sound with the same synth engines found on our legendary MPCs, record audio and much more.


Feel confident in your productions with a sample collection from some of the finest sound designers in the music production game, including F9 Instruments, Decap, Sample Tools by Cr2, MSX Sound Design and much more. Everything you need is here: Premium and versatile kick drums, snares, 808s, melodic loops, and must-have keygroup instruments for any melodic line imaginable.

Key Specs
Note Keys

    (25) velocity-sensitive keys; 10-octave range with octave up/down buttons


    (8) assignable backlit pads, velocity- and pressure-sensitive; 2 banks


    (8) assignable 360° knobs

X-Y Controller

    (1) configurable thumbstick with 3 modes


    (1) 1/4" (6.35mm) TS input for sustain pedal
    (1) USB port


    USB Bus-powered

Dimensions (width x depth x height)

    12.5" x 7.13" x 1.75"
    318mm x 181mm x 44mm


    1.65 lbs.
    0.75 kg