Today Music Critic will be comparing the Akai Professional MPK249 49-Key Keyboard to the Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII 25-Key USB MIDI Controller. Not sure which is right for you? Read on and find the perfect item for your needs. This article is part of a series called 10 Best Midi Keyboard Controllers in 2021
Let's get started by taking a close look at the Akai Professional MPK249 49-Key Keyboard.
Now we will have look at an alternative, the Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII 25-Key USB MIDI Controller. With a slogan of “take control wherever you go,” it should come as no surprise that this keyboard is super portable, thanks to its sleek, compact design. Avoid the fuss of picking up heavy instruments when playing a live performance with the Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII 25-Key USB MIDI Controller. It's so portable you could easily fit it into a backpack.
|HEAD TO HEAD COMPARISON|
|Akai Professional MPK249 49-Key Keyboard||Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII 25-Key USB MIDI Controller|
| + Has an all-in-one controller with keyboard and trigger pads.|
+ Comes with 8 control knobs, 8 faders, and 8 switches.
+ Semi-weighted action with 49 full-size keys that are pressure sensitive.
| + Can easily fit into backpacks and on a production desk.|
+ 8 rubber drum pads that are velocity sensitive.
|WHAT OUR TEAM THOUGHT|
|This keyboard is designed more with the professional in mind. As far as the pro musician is concerned, the Akai Professional MPK249 49-Key Keyboard & Drum Pad is one of the very best midi controller keyboards that you'll find in today's market.||A total win-win situation for you if you're a musician and have the Akai Professional MPK Mini MKII 25-Key USB MIDI Controller in your gear arsenal. With unbeatable features and a grab-and-go portability, you'll quickly fall in love with this midi controller.|
Also see Music Critic's article 10 Best Midi Keyboard Controllers in 2021 which includes even more information.