Don't get the MPD, get the Korg PadKontrol. Unless you are very used to the MPD pads you will be very disappointed as I was. I immediately returned it for the PadKontrol which is much more tactile.
For example the MPD pads are actually round, the edges don't trigger well. Also you have to hit them quite hard to get a sound. I guess the original MPD was like that so again, if you're used to that you get what you expect. But imo the PadKontrol is much, much better. Even Akais own LPD-8 is better and more tactile.
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