The iPad can be a musician’s best friend. There are many music apps you can use to produce your work using this tablet. The Akai MPC Fly iPad 2 Portable Mixer takes it a step further. It turns your iPad 2 into a full track producer. The MPC Fly docks with the iPad 2 and keeps it standing. The dock closes for travel. You get 16 backlit MPC pads and will have a companion iPad app.
The MPC Fly has note repeat, track select, transport controls, and a few other useful buttons. It has an integrated battery that not only powers the mixer but also could charge the docked iPad. The companion app does provide users with preloaded material so they can get started with music production right away. The price for this mixer is not known.