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Premium Pad Performance

Great things come in small packages and the the LPD8 delivers in a big way. The sleek MIDI pad controller features 8 velocity-sensitive RGB pads from the flagship MPC X and is up to any pad performance-based duties for the modern beat-making music producer. Produce beats, trigger one-shot samples and loops, or connect to any general MIDI-based DAW for easy hands-on controlling and creation.

8 velocity-sensitive RGB-backlit MPC pads | 8 assignable rotary knobs | Sturdy, full-size USB jack | Program and CC Control Send functionality | Includes MPC Beats Music Production Software featuring throusands of drum samples and plugins
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Legendary Pad Performance

LPD8 features the same pads from the top-of-the-line MPC X standalone hardware. The sturdy yet super responsive pads are the standard for any music maker looking for dynamic performance without compromising creativity.

Assignable Knob Controls

LPD8 features 8 assignable rotary knobs for precise control of parameters and values in your DAW. Adjust reverb or delay wetness, dial in parametric eq, trim loops and samples, and so much more with the accuracy you need for your music creation workflow.

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Sleek Compact Design

LPD8 fits in wherever you need it. Sit it on your desk, neatly against your laptop computer for a streamlined process, or pack it into your producer bag with your headphones and accessories ensuring you’re always ready to create anywhere.

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MPC Beats is the revolutionary DAW software based on the legendary MPC hardware. Discover the power to sample, chop, edit, record, mix, and master complete songs and records right from your computer.

MPC Plugin Instruments

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Innovative sampling and efficient sequencing are only a part of the iconic MPC experience. MPC Beats also features a great selection of ground-breaking MPC plugin instruments. Discover Tubesynth, Bassline, and Electric plugin instruments for a wide range of synth, monophonic leads and basses, as well as pads, electric keyboard sounds, and much more for rich musical productions and arrangements.

Insert Effects

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MPC Beats includes a premium collection of world-class mixing and mastering plugins. Powerful insert effects like Half Speed, Mother Ducker, and AIR Talk Box add instant vibe and character to your tracks to quickly achieve modern sound and feel. Process audio, dial-up creative effects, and finalize your tracks to commercially ready songs for sharing anywhere.

Expand Your Creativity

MPC Beats Expansion Packs

Click to explore the MPC Beats expansion pack libraries to add the latest drums and instruments from the world’s best sound designers. From Trap to Boom-bap and beyond, check out these amazing collections of one-shot samples, loops, and instruments from creators like MSXII Sound Design, Marco Polo Beats, Decap, and many more.

Neo Sunset

Neo Sunset

Araab Trap Soul

Araab Trap Soul



Pad Thai

Pad Thai

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Key Features

MPC Pads

MPC Pads

MPC Beats Software Included

MPC Beats Software Included

Key Specs

  • (8) velocity-sensitive, RGB-lit pads
  • (8) 270° knobs
  • (4) UI buttons
  • 4 stored programs, configurable via free downloadable editor software
  • (1) USB port
  • Via USB
Dimensions (width x depth x height)
  • 12.1” x 3.2” x 1.3”
  • 306 x 81 x 34 mm
  • 0.86 lbs.
  • 0.39 kg