Akai XR20 Beat Production Station
Akai XR20 Beat Production Station

Beat It

Rather than tap out rhythms on your lap or struggle with a full-sized keyboard, produce intricate lines and work them to perfection on a dedicated beat production center. Loaded with over 700 sounds, 99 preset patterns, and all the effects you require, the Akai XR20 Beat Production Studio lets you tap out the perfect backbeat to your next single.

Akai XR20 Beat Production Station

Pattern Yourself

Featuring 32-voice polyphony and loaded with over 700 sounds produced by Chronic Music, the XR20 contains all the drum kits you need to make modern hip-hop and electronic beats. After selecting a Preset pattern or designing your own User pattern, take to the 12 velocity sensitive backlit pads and mix things up until you hit just the right rhythm.

Akai XR20 Beat Production Station

Step to It

With a Step Edit mode that allows you to edit your pattern’s events and an automatic quantisation to clean up any mistimed notes, you can tweak your beat easily until you find perfection. Also built with a microphone input to enable added vocals, a brightly backlit LCD screen to view all of your settings, and reverb, EQ, and compression effects for a final touch, the Akai XR20 Beat Production Station brings you one step closer to global beat domination.

Akai XR20 Beat Production Station

Product Demo

Details

  • Akai Professional
  • 32-voice polyphony
  • Over 700 sounds produced by Chronic Music
  • 99 Preset patterns and 99 User patterns
  • Backlit LCD screen
  • 12 velocity sensitive backlit pads
  • Data entry wheel
  • Pattern Play Mode
  • Drum Roll/Note Repeat
  • Inputs: 1/4 in (6.3 mm) microphone, 2 x 1/4 in (6.3 mm) footswitch, MIDI
  • Outputs: 1/4 in (6.3 mm) stereo pair main, 1/4 in (6.3 mm) stereo AUX, 1/4 in (6.3 mm) stereo headphones, MIDI
  • 13.4 x 12.6 x 5.1 in (34.03 x 32 x 12.95 cm)
  • 3.8 lbs (1.72 kg)

Included

  • AC adapter with North American plug

Shipping

Domestic orders will be shipped by Massdrop.

Estimated ship date is Jan 12, 2015 PT.

After the drop ends, payment will be collected. To deliver the best value to the group the request will then be submitted to the vendor up front, making all sales final. Be sure to check the discussion page for updates.