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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.

Akai MPX8 - Triggering Samples With An External MIDI Controller

Created: 05/02/2014 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The Akai MPX8 is a mobile SD sample player that allows a user to load virtually any sample via standard SD or SDHC card and assign it to any of the MPX8’s eight backlit velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads. This article walks through triggering sample

Akai MPK and MPD Series - MIDI Mapping and Transport Control in Logic Pro

Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

Logic Pro can create and save templates, which can then be used as starting points for new projects. Templates store the number of tracks, their names, the effects created in them, window positions, and just about every aspect of your project except for t

Akai Pro LPD8 Wireless - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 12/05/2016 | Modified: 06/28/2017

Tripping over your wires? The Akai Pro LPD8 Wireless connects wirelessly to your device running both MacOS and iOS! The LPD8 Wireless is ideal for musicians that want to take their projects with them on the go or just want to rid themselves of the restric

Akai MPK2 Series - Setup in PreSonus Studio One

Created: 05/05/2014 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai MPK2 series controllers combine deep software integration, enhanced workflow, and core technologies from the iconic line of MPC workstations. The MPK225, MPK249, and MPK261 are engineered to be all-in-one controller solutions for comprehensive i

Akai Pro MPD226 and MPD232 - Setup and Mapping in Cubase

Created: 05/20/2016 | Modified: 07/06/2017

The MPD226 and MPD232 are USB/MIDI pad controllers perfect for producers, programmers, musicians and DJ's alike. This article provides presets, mapping files and instructions to map your MPD226 or MPD232 out to Cubase.

Akai MPK2 Series - Setup in Pro Tools 11

Created: 05/05/2014 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The Akai MPK2 series controllers combine deep software integration, enhanced workflow, and core technologies from the iconic line of MPC workstations. The MPK225, MPK249, and MPK261 are engineered to be all-in-one controller solutions for comprehensive i

Akai Pro MPC Live - Battery Optimization

Created: 10/02/2017 | Modified: 03/07/2018

Your MPC Live is capable of handling complex processing when sequencing MIDI data and audio. Just like an operating system on your computer, steps can be taken to optimize your workflow to experience the best possible performance. This article will cover some basic guidelines for optimizing the MPC Live's battery life.

Akai Pro MPC Touch - Setup and Feature Walkthrough Videos

Created: 03/09/2017 | Modified: 09/07/2017

This video series covers all of the great features of the MPC Touch from building a simple beat, to recording loops, to even using plugins and editing programs. All without looking at a computer. Whether you are new to MPC or a seasoned veteran just picki

Akai MPK and MPD Series - Setup with Studio One 2

Created: 05/02/2014 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai MPK series controllers are amazing machines that inspire creativity with every touch of the keys, or smash of the pads. They link seamlessly with music production DAW's and give you the power and flexibility every musician needs. With built in