The Akai Advance 49 is a powerful USB MIDI Keyboard controller that provides seamless 1:1 access to your virtual instruments by using Akai’s proprietary VIP software platform.
With an uncompromising build quality and enough controls and buttons to keep even the keenest tweakers busy, the advance49 is everything you would expect form a modern MIDI controller form Akai, but what really sets it apart from the pack is the VIP software functionality.
VIP allows you to host up to eight VST instances in a single plug in channel in your DAW, VIP maps all of the controls of any VSTi directly to the front panel controls of your keyboard and displays them on the rather gorgeous 4.3″ colour screen.
The Advance range from Akai gives you everything you need to control and perform with your software instruments both live and in the studio.
The main features of the Akai Advance 49 include
49 note premium semi weighted keyboard
8 real MPC pads, RGB backlit
8 Rotary encoders
Pitch and mod wheels