Midi Keyboard Controller Kit


This Midi Controller kit is equipped with the Akai Professional MPK Mini Plus 37-Key Keyboard Controller with the ability to switch octaves, control pitch and tempo, set scales and chords, and also includes drum pads. It comes with an instruction manual for navigating Midi Controller functions, as well as a USB-A to USB-B cord for computer connection, but Macbook users will need an additional USB-C adapter.

This Keyboard Controller allows you to translate musical ideas from the keyboard to your computer applications for music production and notation. To be able to use this device, you need to have a Digital Audio Workstation(DAW) such as Logic Pro, GarageBand, Ableton Live, Pro Tools, or a Music Notation Software such as MuseScore, Finale or Sibelius installed on your computer. 

Special note for users
Check your connections - you may also need a USB-A to USB-C adapter to use this equipment
  • Akai Professional MPK Mini Plus 37-Key Keyboard Controller
  • USB-A to USB-B cord
  • Keyboard Controller manual

Tufts ID holders can check out this keyboard by visiting the Lilly Music Library service desk. It can be borrowed for 3 days at a time (this time period may be shortened immediately preceding an intersession or holiday).  The keyboard must be returned with all of its parts (keyboard, cord, case, guide) to the service desk (please do not drop in return bins).

Conditions of Use

  • Handle the equipment carefully.
  • All equipment should be returned in the condition it was received.
  • All equipment must be returned to the Music Library service desk, not through the book drop.
  • Equipment borrower assumes full responsibility for damage, loss or theft.

Damage, loss or theft

  • If an item is damaged, lost or stolen, please contact us at musiclib@tufts.edu and a staff member will reach out to you to discuss appropriate actions.

If you have questions about this equipment, please stop by the Lilly Music Library service desk, email us at musiclib@tufts.edu, or call us at 617-627-3594.