The Akai SynthStation 49 (Overview Video)

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In his latest iOS Update, Mitch Gallagher of Sweetwater Sound takes a look at the long-awaited Akai Professional SynthStation 49 – a keyboard controller designed for using with either an iOS device or your computer. The SynthStation 49 comes with the Akai SynthStation app and has an integrated iPad holder on the keyboard itself.

If you’ve used the SynthStation 49, let us know what you think of it!

Akai Pro SynthStation49 Overview

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This video, via AkaiProVideo, offers an introduction and overview of the Akai Pro SynthStation49.

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Akai Pro SynthStation49 Video Overview

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At the 2012 NAMM Show, Akai will be showing the SynthStation49 iPad workstation.

Here’s what Akai has to say about the SynthStation49:

SynthStation49 is the most advanced, intuitive music controller designed specifically for use with the iPad or iPad 2 and the first true iPad performance tool for musicians. Working seamlessly with Akai Professional’s heralded SynthStation software, SynthStation49 provides unparalleled music creation capabilities, including direct in-app MIDI recording from its velocity-sensitive keyboard, nine MPC-style drum pads and array of transport controls.

In addition to its integration with the SynthStation app, SynthStation49 is also completely iOS CoreMIDI compatible, making it instantly compatible with dozens of music apps already in the App Store and hundreds more on the way.

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