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

Created: 04/22/2015 | Modified: 07/06/2017

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

Akai Pro Advance Series - Creating and Adjusting Keyboard Splits

Created: 04/09/2015 | Modified: 08/03/2017

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

Akai Pro Advance Series - Creating and Using Setlists

Created: 04/09/2015 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software application allows you to control your entire VSTi library from one application. A Setlist allows users to order their patches in a set for quick selection when playing live or just stepping through a list of f

VIP - Creating and Using Multis

Created: 04/09/2015 | Modified: 08/03/2017

The Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software application allows you to control your entire VSTi library from one application. A Multi is a user-created patch that allows the user to layer up to eight patches into a single "Multi" patch which can then be

VIP - How to Customize Category Tags

Created: 04/09/2015 | Modified: 08/03/2017

With the Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software application, your entire VST library is controlled by one application. This article walks through how to customize and adjust category tags associated with individual plugin presets.

Akai Pro Advance Series - How to Download, Install, and Authorize VIP

Created: 04/09/2015 | Modified: 08/03/2017

With the Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software application, your entire VSTi library is controlled by one application. The videos in this article walk through how to log into your akaipro.com user account, download the included software, and install it on your computer.

VIP - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 04/09/2015 | Modified: 06/27/2017

With the VIP (Virtual Instrument Player) software application, your entire VST library is controlled by one application. Included with the Akai Pro Advance, Alesis VX49, and M-Audio CTRL49, VIP puts automatic plugin control at your fingertips. The includ

Akai Pro Advance Series - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 04/09/2015 | Modified: 03/28/2018

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

Akai APC40 MKII - Setup in Ableton Live

Created: 11/25/2014 | Modified: 07/06/2017

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

Akai AFX - Serato Flip Expansion Tutorial

Created: 11/19/2014 | Modified: 07/12/2017

Serato's Flip expansion pack is a great tool for those using Serato DJ 1.7.1 and up. With Serato Flip, you can record and play back triggered cue point information at any time during your set. Flip mode allows the ability to edit tracks, extend intros a