Drum Pad Controller
The Akai LPD8 packs a wallop.
With 8 backlit MPC style, velocity sensitive drum pads, and 8 rotary encoders, it's a great tool for triggering samples, playing in grooves and controlling soft synths.
The LPD8 is USB bus powered, allowing you to create on the move, and where no powerpoint has gone before!
James says: Pads. Knobs. Portable. Yeah, that pretty much covers this nifty piece of kit.