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AKAI MAX49 - Setup for Logic Pro X

Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The MAX49 with Apple's Logic Pro X is a powerful and flexible production system. This guide covers the sync and transport settings as well as manually mapping the MAX49's touch faders to various controls in Logic Pro X.

Akai MPC500 - Mapping to the Ableton Live Drum Rack

Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai MPC 500 is a portable but powerful version of the larger MPC series units. Not only is it a capable sampler and sequencer in its own right, but it can also serve conveniently as a MIDI controller for Ableton Live. The following article will walk

Akai EIE and EIE Pro - Audio Setup in Reaper

Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 07/06/2017

This 'how to' guide will walk you through setting up all EIE and EIE Pro inputs and outputs for use in Reaper on a Mac and PC.

Akai Pro MPC Touch - Setup With Ableton Live

Created: 11/23/2015 | Modified: 06/28/2017

In this video I walk through setting up the MPC Touch with Ableton Live so you can access the MPC Software plugin and control Ableton's transport via the MPC Touch hardware.

Akai MPC 2500 - Tips and Tricks

Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 06/29/2017

The MPC 2500 is a staple of music production, used by professional producers, beatmakers, and other musicians everywhere. MPCs make it quick and easy to make beats and shape them to perfection. In this column, we'll give you some ideas on how to get even more out of your MPC2500. Nearly all MPC users can benefit from these tips, with the exception of the Auto Chromatic feature, which is just for the MPC2500.

Akai Pro MPX8 and Editor FAQ

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

There's a lot of excitement about the release of the Akai Professional MPX8 and Editor. We've gathered answers to your most common questions together in this article.

Akai MPC1000 - Mapping to the Ableton Live Drum Rack

Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai MPC1000 is a portable but powerful version of the larger MPC series units. It not only operates as a standalone production studio, but can easily control Ableton Live via MIDI. The following article will walk you through how to map your MPC1000 t

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.

Akai Pro MIDImix - Setup with Steinberg Cubase

Created: 02/26/2016 | Modified: 06/28/2017

MIDImix is a portable compact high-performance mixer that has the unique ability to control your Digital Audio Workstation. This article walks through how to set the MIDImix up with Steinberg Cubase.

Akai Pro Tom Cat - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 10/14/2015 | Modified: 07/12/2017

The Akai Professional Tom Cat is an exciting true analog drum machine with five built-in percussion voices, including Kick, Snare, and Clap sounds with chromatically tunable Disco Toms. Onboard controls—all continuously variable—enable users to custom