Akai Pro Advance Series - Firmware Update Guide

The Advance Firmware Updater application makes it easy to update the firmware on your Advance 25, 49, and 61 keyboards. Generally, users will look for a firmware update for one of two reasons: They are hoping that a firmware update will add additional f

VIP - Everything you need to know about Plugin Maps

Included with the VIP software are over 250 Plugin Maps for most VST Instruments (VSTi) on the market today. Plugin Maps give you automatic factory preset importing, automatic category tagging, and automatic controller mapping. Which Plugin Maps are inclu

What plugins can I use with the Akai Pro Advance keyboards and VIP?

The VIP (Virtual Instrument Player) software included with your Akai Pro Advance series controller gives you immediate access to any virtual instrument in your collection. Virtually any VST Instrument (VSTi) will work in VIP, including VST and VST2 instru

My EWI5000 or EWI4000S is not playing in tune, is detuned, or transposed. What should I do?

In this article, we have put together some suggestions on troubleshooting unexpected transposition and detuning with the EWI5000 or EWI4000S.

Akai Pro Advance Series - Frequently Asked Questions

The Akai Professional Advance Keyboards are like nothing else you've ever played. The Advance 49 gives you unprecedented playability and unrestricted manipulation of any virtual instrument with an exclusive interactive, full-color display, complemented by

VIP - Frequently Asked Questions

With the Advance Keyboard the included VIP (Virtual Instrument Player) software application, your entire VSTi library is controlled by one application. The included videos and article walk through a number of frequently asked questions about the VIP soft

Akai Professional Rhythm Wolf - Frequently Asked Questions

The Akai Professional Rhythm Wolf combines a drum machine, bass synthesizer, and step sequencer into one rugged device with a fierce, 100% analog signal path. This article walks through some Frequently Asked Questions about the Akai Professional Rhythm W

Akai Professional MPX16 - Frequently Asked Questions

The Akai Professional MPX16 is an advanced sample player with sixteen backlit velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads. A compact sampling powerhouse, this article walks through a number of frequently asked questions about the Akai Professional MPX16.

Akai Professional EWI5000 - Frequently Asked Questions

The Akai Professional EWI5000 combines innovative instrument design, wireless connectivity, and a sound library by SONiVOX to create the most expressive and versatile wind instrument available to today's musicians. The game-changing instrument combines t

Akai APC40 mkII - Frequently Asked Questions

The APC40 mkII incorporates five years of user feedback into its design. Almost every aspect of the original APC40 has been deliberated, reworked, and improved to provide extended controller functionality, countless musical capabilities, and a smarter wor