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Activate Serato DJ or an Expansion Pack with a license number or voucher code

Created: 01/29/2018 | Modified: 01/29/2018

If you have purchased a license for Serato DJ or an expansion, or have received a voucher code for Serato DJ or an expansion, this article explains how to activate your Serato DJ software or expansions using a license number or voucher code.

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

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 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 MPD232 - Setup in Logic Pro X

Created: 04/21/2016 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The MPD232 is a USB/MIDI pad controller perfect for producers, programmers, musicians and DJ's alike. This article provides presets, preference files, and instructions on how to easily map setup the controller with Logic Pro X.

Akai Pro LPK25 Wireless - Unboxing and Pairing Overview

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

Don't let wires tie you down; the Akai Pro LPK25 Wireless connects wirelessly to your device running both MacOS and iOS! In this video, I take a look at what's included with the Akai Pro LPK25 Wireless and also show you how easy it is to pair with a Blu

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 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 MPK2 Series - Setup in Reason 7

Created: 07/11/2014 | 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

Optimizing Your System, Improving Performance, and Managing Latency

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

This computer optimization guide has tips that both Windows and Mac users can use to get the best performance possible while DJing or recording with their computer.