Akai have announced a major hardware overhaul of their MPC Live, adding battery power, built-in speakers, CV/gate outputs, WiFi and bluetooth connectivity, and more.
The new MPC Live II is shipping now, for $1199, and will come with the latest version (v2.8) of Akai's MPC software, which is being rolled out across their MPC range.
Those are the headline features, but if you want to learn more about the MPC Live II in detail, keep an eye out for our exclusive review in the June issue of Sound On Sound, available online and on sale Thursday 21st May.
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And click below to watch Akai's insightful overview video.