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Akai APC40 Ableton Performance Controller

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Ableton Live software is a powerful, flexible environment for creating, performing, and producing music. This unique software demands an equally unique control instrument. Akai Professional and Ableton are proud to present the APC40: the Ableton Performance Controller. Combining the APC40 with Ableton Live transforms your experience from constructing tracks on a computer to fluid, musical creation.

The APC40 is the link between human and computer that perfectly balances analytical parameter control with creative expression. Whether you are an electronic music artist and Live is your canvas, a DJ using Live to mix or remix tracks, or a more traditional musician using Live on stage or in the studio, you will find the APC40 to the intuitive, powerful instrument that directly links your inspiration with Ableton Live.

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System Requirement
Mac system requirements: G4 or faster/Intel Mac recommended, 512 MB RAM/1 GB recommended, OS 10.3.9, 10.4 or later. recommended, QuickTime 6.5 or higher, DVD-ROM drive, USB port

PC system requirements: 1.5 GHz or faster, 512 MB RAM/1 GB recommended, Windows XP or Vista, Windows-compatible sound card/ASIO driver support recommended, QuickTime 6.5 or higher, DVD-ROM drive, USB port


USB, Two assignable footswitch inputs


Power Supply
12V 2.0A pin-positive, included


Designed in partnership with Ableton for Ableton Live

Unique clip matrix with multicolor lighting displays current clip status

No mapping required; every knob, button, and fader is customizable

Bidirectional communication between APC40 and Ableton Live

Solid, professional feel with rugged, metal chassis and premium controls

Comes with Ableton Live Akai Professional APC40 Edition software

Works with standalone editions of Ableton Live

USB plug-and-play connection for Mac and PC

Premium controller with rugged, metal chassis

Dimensions & Weight

16.88" x 13.13" x 2.62" (W x D x H)
5.8 lbs. / 2.64 kg
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
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