Akai XR20 Beat Production Station Groove Box

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MSRP: $499.00 $299.99 Save : $199.01 (40%)
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4.2

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Inspiration can happen anywhere.

Inspiration can happen anywhere. The XR20 is loaded with pro-grade, industrial-strength drum, percussion, bass, synth, sound effects, vocal and instrument hit sounds and has the ability to lay them in a groove wherever and whenever you're ready. Over 700 pre-loaded sounds, and an integrated effects engine for Reverb, EQ and Compression put you in full control of your beat production. A microphone input is even included for mixing vocals with your patterns. Brilliant backlit pads provide visual cues for added beat precision. The XR20 features sounds of standard and electronic drums, single (one-shot) hits, bass and synth sounds to easily create your maximum mix in minimal time.

•  Professional drum machine so you can record and play back your own beats
•  12 natural feeling, velocity-sensitive drum pads
•  Large 32MB sound set, featuring drum, 1-shot and synth sounds
•  Dynamic Articulation stereo samples with reverb and ambience for realistic playing
•  100 Preset / 100 User drum kits with a large collection of sounds assignable to any pad
•  32 voice polyphony
•  Built-in Effects – Reverb, EQ and Compression
•  Built-in rhythm patterns to complement your playing
•  Large LCD display with easy-to-navigate interface
•  Microphone input
•  MIDI output to play external MIDI devices
•  MIDI input for using the XR20 as a drum expander module
•  2 Footswitch inputs for controlling Start/Stop and Count/A/B/Fill
•  High-quality 24-bit stereo, aux L/R and headphone outputs
•  AC or battery powered (batteries not included)
•  Lightweight, durable enclosure

Things You Will Get:

  • Beat Production Station
  • Manual
  • Power Supply
Series None
Other Features Dynamic Articulation Pads with Back Lighting
Model XR20

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AkaiXR20 Beat Production Station Groove Box
 
4.3

(based on 4 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun to play (3)
  • Good sound (3)
  • Touch sensitive keys (3)

Cons

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      4.0

      Dont Sleep

      By 

      from Newton, NC

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Portable
      • Realistic Sound
      • Responsive / Good Action
      • Touch Sensitive Keys

      Cons

      • Easy Production

      Best Uses

      • Accompaniment
      • Chamber Music
      • Electronic Music
      • Learning
      • Memory Glitch at times

      Comments about Akai XR20 Beat Production Station Groove Box:

      Dont Sleep.....Its very user friendly. its does have some issues with storing large capacities of notes but if youre truly an arranger , you can skip past that and flip note variations in order to get that one little piece that makes the track hot.....

      (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Akai!

      By 

      from The Ville CA

      About Me Professional Musician

      Pros

      • Fun To Play
      • Good Sound
      • Touch Sensitive Keys
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Akai XR20 Beat Production Station Groove Box:

          Akai always puts it down.This little lite mobile package is one serious drum machine.Beginner Pro dont matter you will enjoy it.I set it on my Lap on the way to vegas(Oh were here already)

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          size isnt everything

          By 

          from Round Lake, IL

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Fun To Play
          • Good Sound
          • Portable
          • Touch Sensitive Keys

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Music Production

            Comments about Akai XR20 Beat Production Station Groove Box:

            The xr20 is best for beginners and its easy to use.First time i played it i was on it for 4hrs daily, now i got hip-hop beats. so if your lookin for a beat machine and not experienced this is it buy it.

            (1 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            1ts worth 1t

            By 

            from Chicago,IL

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Fun To Play
            • Good Sound

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Accompaniment

              Comments about Akai XR20 Beat Production Station Groove Box:

              da xr20 1s a good way for b3g1nn3rs to g3t started
              into the mus1c product1on. 1ts 3asy to l3arn n sound r amaz1ng good bass dats wat 1 l1k3 about 1t da most among oth3r th1ngs. d1s 1s da bomb g3t 1t.

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              XR20 Beat Production Station Groove Box

              The manufacturer's warranty covers parts for one year and labor for one year from date of purchase. The warranty excludes damage from misuse, abuse, and contains other exclusions.