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Akai Pro MPD218 - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 08/05/2015 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The MPD218 is a MIDI-over-USB pad controller perfect for producers, programmers, musicians and DJs 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 compu

Akai EIE Pro - Setup with Pro Tools Express Akai Pro/M-Audio Edition

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

Containing 4 routable inputs and outputs, the EIE Pro expands on the stereo inputs and outputs normally found on computer sound cards and external audio interface. This "how-to" guide will walk you through setting up all inputs and outputs for use in Pro

Akai Pro AMX - Calibrating the Innofader

Created: 04/30/2015 | Modified: 01/29/2018

A powerful controller for any performer, AMX controls 2 decks of Serato DJ with an intuitive array of faders, touch-activated knobs, and buttons. At the very heart of the AMX is the Innofader crossfader which offers unparalleled levels of quality and dur

MPC Renaissance and MPC Studio - Controlling Instruments in Reason on OSX

Created: 03/17/2014 | Modified: 06/27/2017

This guide will help you setup the Standalone MPC Software to transmit MIDI to Reason's instruments.

Akai MPC 500/2500/5000 Velocity Curve Explained

Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 08/17/2017

Some people can hit it right and some people just can't. For those of us with lighter touches or for those of us who are just plain heavy-handed, the MPC 500/2500/5000 allows the user to adjust the velocity curve of the assigned sound to better suit a pa

Akai MPC Series - Synchronizing with Pro Tools

Created: 09/25/2013 | Modified: 08/17/2017

A step-by-step walkthrough on how to synchronize your MPC with Pro Tools.

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

Akai EIE - Setup in Logic Pro

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

The Akai EIE is a high quality audio recording interface that works seamlessly with Apple's Logic Pro software. This guide walks through configuring the EIE with Logic and adding tracks to record.

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 MPC Renaissance - Routing MIDI to a Track in Presonus Studio One

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

The MPC Renaissance can be used in many different ways and with the Digital Audio Workstation of your choosing. This guide covers how to route MIDI messages from the MPC Renaissance hardware to a Studio One Instrument track.