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Created: 07/10/2017 | Modified: 07/10/2017
In this video, we unbox the brand new Akai Pro MPC X! This includes a walkthrough of the box contents, inputs and outputs, as well as how to plug it in and start making some noise.
Created: 10/02/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017
The Firmware Updater application allows you to easily update the Firmware on your MPC Renaissance or Studio hardware. This application is available for both Windows and Mac OSX computers. This article provides a step-by-step walkthrough of installing an
Created: 07/12/2017 | Modified: 07/12/2017
With so many new additions to the new MPC X, MPC Live, and MPC 2.0 Software, it's tough to keep track. In this video series, we walk through some key new features and how to use them.
Created: 07/13/2017 | Modified: 09/27/2017
In this video, we walk through the process of updating the firmware on an MPC X and MPC Live to the latest 2.0.3 update. This includes where to download, how to connect the MPC, and how to run the firmware updater.
Created: 07/24/2017 | Modified: 08/17/2018
Every MPC workflow is composed of a few basic elements: songs, sequences, tracks, and programs. Before you can be an MPC master, you'll need to understand how they all work together. In this article, we'll go over the basics of each element and how they relate to each other.
Created: 09/27/2013 | Modified: 06/28/2017
The MPX8 comes with free drum, percussion, and loop sample content. You can also load your own samples to the SD card. The following article will cover the requirements needed when preparing your own sample content.
Created: 07/24/2017 | Modified: 07/24/2017
In this video, we're going to deconstruct and rebuild a demo project on the MPC X including examining the elements of a full sequence, editing that sequence, and adding our own twist.
Created: 08/21/2017 | Modified: 08/24/2017
Keeping your storage devices running in tip-top shape is key to being successful with an MPC X or MPC Live and this means periodically re-formatting to free up unused space. In these videos, we show you how you can quickly and easily reformat any SATA drive, USB thumb drive, or SD card with the MPC Live or X.
Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017
The Akai MPD and MPK series controllers offer powerful options for electronic music creation. The transport controls , Arpeggiator, and Note Repeat functions require that the controller be locked together with a DAW via MIDI. This guide walks through sync
Created: 08/23/2017 | Modified: 08/23/2017
When making music with any software, it's easy to get carried away and forget about all the files and data that are being stored and recalled behind the scenes. Without proper file management and backup, one missing file can bring any creative flow to a grinding halt. In this guide, we will cover tips and tricks pertaining to basic project and file management, including creating backups, exporting a project as an archive, and freeing up extra HD space so you can focus more on your music.