Akai Fire FL Studio Controller
The world's first, dedicated FL Studio Controller
- Plug-and-play integration with FL Studio
- Quickly input patterns along the timeline in the step sequencer
- 4 x 16 matrix of velocity-sensitive RGB pads
- Record notes in performance mode
- Graphical OLED display
- 4 banks of assignable Touch-Capacitive knobs
- Instantly navigate the Channel Rack, Browser, Tool Bar and Playlist windows
- Use dedicated controls to quickly browse audio and project files
- Dedicated Transport controls
- USB bus powered
Introducing the Akai Fire - Your Ultimate FL Studio Controller
Welcome to the revolutionary world of music production with the Akai Fire, the very first dedicated controller for FL Studio. Experience plug-and-play convenience like never before. Once connected, you'll have the power of four banks of 16 matrix RGB buttons at your fingertips, offering boundless creative possibilities. Simply select your preferred mode from four distinct choices and let your creative juices flow effortlessly. Play your rhythms and beats into the Fire using the step sequencer, then switch to Note mode to layer your beats with harmonious melodies.
Switching to drum mode presents you with the classic MPC 16-pad drum machine layout, seamlessly mapped to the FPC plugin within FL Studio. This means you can assign samples and loops to these pads, whether for finger drumming or building intricate beats and loops. When combined with Performance mode, the Fire becomes your ideal jamming platform, allowing you to express yourself freely and have a blast while doing it.
Enjoy Instant Navigation with the Fire - guiding you away from the screen. The Fire's intuitive navigation system provides swift access to your controls, including the channel rack, pattern selection, grid positioning, and browser selection. Plus, the vibrant OLED screen ensures you're always in the know, even in various lighting conditions.
Explore In-Depth Controls with the four touch-capacitive knobs on the Fire's top panel, granting quick access to fundamental mixing tools. From track and master volumes to panning, high and low cut filters, and resonance adjustments, these knobs make on-the-fly mixing and live performances a breeze. Better yet, they are customizable, with two user banks allowing you to assign up to eight parameters per patch. These can encompass effect settings, EQ manipulations, and time-stretching adjustments, giving you the freedom to fine-tune your sound.
Empower yourself as an independent producer with the Fire's transport controls - play, stop, and record - along with versatile mode selection buttons, which, when used in tandem with the alt button, open the door to an array of advanced features, including accents, tap tempo, metronome control, loop recording, and much more, all at your fingertips.
As if that's not enough, the Akai Fire comes bundled with FL Studio Fruity Fire Edition software, directly designed in collaboration with Image-Line. This software empowers you to create, compose, arrange, edit, mix, and master your music professionally, perfectly complementing the Fire controller. Enjoy features like the piano roll editor, step sequencer, support for up to 500 tracks, 18 virtual instruments, and a dozen high-fidelity built-in effects and processors. Plus, you can incorporate third-party effects and instruments, thanks to support for VST and DXi plugins. With a lifetime of free updates, FL Studio ensures your creativity knows no bounds.
In summary, the Akai Fire is your gateway to an unparalleled music production experience. Elevate your music-making, simplify your workflow, and bring your creative vision to life effortlessly with this remarkable controller. Unleash your full potential and make your music truly shine with the Akai Fire FL Studio Controller.
- Power: via USB
- Dimensions (WxDxH): 12.44 x 6.55 x 1.69” (316 x 166 x 43mm)
- Weight: 1.68 lbs. (0.76kg)