Akai Professional APC Mini - MIDI Pad Controller. The APC Mini is the miniature version of Akai's APC40 MKII. The 8x8 multi-color grid is used to launch clips and samples while providing visual feedback for live performance or remixing. Tracks can be mixed with its dedicated channel faders, volume, pan, sends, and device control. It's also compatible with most devices and is pre-mapped to Ableton Live.