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Akai XR20 Beat Production Station

The XR20 Beat Production Station from Akai is a portable feature-packed sequencing and sampling solution ideal for hip-hop and R&B producers on the go. No matter where inspiration strikes the XR20 is fittin’ to accommodate, literally.

Packed into this fun little guy you’ll find over 700 standard and electronic drum sounds, one-shot hits, bass, synth, and a lot more giving you the flexibility and versatility to bust out a beat in minutes

The XR20 offers reverb, EQ, and compression features enabling MC’s and producers to put the finishing touches on their latest creations.

Additionally, the microphone input allows you to mix vocals over beats adding another facet to an already surprisingly effective, yet affordable and mobile musical tool. Pattern Play mode gives you the ability to trigger different patterns from each pad permitting you to tailor beats so that they flow with the energy of a performance or, more importantly, the audience.

The bright blue pads are synchronically light with the beat of a given song simultaneously increasing the functionality and aesthetic of the XR20.

So here’s what you get with the XR20:

• Over 700 sounds by Chronic Music
• 99 preset and 99 user patterns
• Crystal clear backlit LCD screen
• Mic input and ¼” headphone jack
• Drum roll and note repeat features
• Powered by AC adapter or battery for mobility
• 32-voice polyphony
• 2 TRS Aux outputs
• Footswitch triggers start, stop and fill

The XR20 is possibly the finest mobile sequencer/sampler on the market for DJ’s and beat producers. Whether in live performances or in the studio the XR20 will be right at home. Come to think of it, it will feel right at home, in your home! So what’s to think about, Akai Professional is the industry standard in pad controllers and now, the XR20 puts that same power in your pocket. Plenty of features, plenty of fun, plenty affordable: The XR20.

Akai site: XR20

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