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Akai Pro MPD232 - Setup with Ableton Live Lite

Created: 08/06/2015 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The MPD232 is a MIDI-over-USB pad controller perfect for producers, programmers, musicians and DJ's alike. Its intuitive blend of MPC controls and technologies mesh with easy USB connectivity to bring the feel of classic beat making into the world of comp

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

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.

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 Pro MPC X - Deconstructing a Project

Created: 07/24/2017 | Modified: 07/24/2017

In this video, we're going to deconstruct and rebuild a demo project on the MPC X including examining the elements of a full sequence, editing that sequence, and adding our own twist.

MPC Academy - MPC Touch Video Tutorials

Created: 03/08/2017 | Modified: 06/27/2017

Just getting started with your MPC Touch? These videos will provide in-depth, step-by-step walkthroughs on sampling, sequencing, building programs and so much more.

Akai Pro EWI5000 - Troubleshooting Error Code 88

Created: 08/21/2015 | Modified: 06/28/2017

This guide will discuss some potential causes and solutions for the error code "88" with the EWI5000.

MPC 101 - Creating a Patched Phrase

Created: 03/20/2017 | Modified: 07/24/2017

Creating a patched phrase allows automatic beat matching of loops and phrases to your sequence's tempo. This guide will walk through how to turn any loop into a patched phrase in the MPC software.

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.

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.