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Akai Pro Advance Series and VIP - Setup with Ableton Live

Created: 05/22/2015 | Modified: 08/03/2017

Akai Professional's Advance Keyboards are like nothing else you've ever played. Along with the VIP software, the Advance series gives you unprecedented playability and unrestricted manipulation of any virtual instrument with an exclusive, interactive, ful

Akai Pro Advance Series - Using with Native Instruments Komplete

Created: 04/30/2015 | Modified: 08/03/2017

Akai Professional's Advance Keyboards are like nothing else you've ever played. The Advance keyboard controllers give you unprecedented playability and unrestricted manipulation of any virtual instrument with our exclusive interactive, full-color display,

Akai Pro AMX - Calibrating the Innofader

Created: 04/30/2015 | Modified: 01/29/2018

A powerful controller for any performer, AMX controls 2 decks of Serato DJ with an intuitive array of faders, touch-activated knobs, and buttons. At the very heart of the AMX is the Innofader crossfader which offers unparalleled levels of quality and dur

Akai Pro MPX16 - Mapping to the MPC Software

Created: 04/28/2015 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai Pro MPX16 makes a great stand-alone sample recorder and player. The MPX16 can also be used to control the legendary MPC software. There is some basic MIDI mapping that you need to perform in order to properly control your pads. This guide will

Akai Pro MPK mini mkII - Complete Setup with FL Studio

Created: 04/28/2015 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai MPK mini MKII series controllers combine deep software integration, enhanced workflow, and core technologies from the iconic line of MPC workstations. The MPK series are engineered to be all-in-one controller solutions for comprehensive interfacing and manipulation of virtual instruments, effect plugins, DAWs, and more. This articles walks through how to setup the MPK mini MKII series controller with FL Studio.

Akai Pro MPK mini mkII - Complete Setup in MPC Essentials

Created: 04/28/2015 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The MPK mini is an ultra-compact keyboard controller designed for the traveling musician and the desktop producer. With an array of hardware controls, MPK mini lets you record, compose, and perform with virtual instruments, effect plugins, and DAWs whenever inspiration strikes. This article walks through setting up the Akai Pro MPK mini with the MPC Essentials software as well as SONiVOX Wobble 2 and AIR Hybrid 3.

Akai Pro MPX16 - Loading Samples

Created: 04/28/2015 | Modified: 06/27/2017

Loading samples with the Akai Pro MPX16 is quick and easy. In this article, we walk through loading WAV samples from either an external SD card or from the internal memory.

VIP - Everything you need to know about Plugin Maps

Created: 04/28/2015 | Modified: 11/03/2017

Included with the VIP software are over 400 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 VIP Software?

Created: 04/23/2015 | Modified: 07/06/2017

The VIP (Virtual Instrument Player) software included with your Akai Pro Advance series, M-Audio CTRL49, and Alesis VX49 controllers gives you immediate access to any virtual instrument in your collection. Virtually any VST Instrument (VSTi) and effect wi

VIP - Everything you need to know about managing Plugins and Presets inside VIP

Created: 04/22/2015 | Modified: 08/03/2017

With the Advance Keyboards and VIP (Virtual Instrument Player) software, your entire VSTi library is controlled by one application. This video walks through how to manage your all your plugins and presets in VIP, including Scanning Your Plugins, Plugins with Expansions (Kontakt 5), Importing User Presets, and Auto Importing.