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Akai EIE and EIE Pro - Setup with Presonus Studio One

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 interfaces. This guide covers setting up all inputs and outputs for use in Presonus Studio One.

OS X 10.11 El Capitan Support for Akai Pro Products

Created: 09/29/2015 | Modified: 06/27/2017

Apple has scheduled the release of Mac OS X 10.11 for September 30, 2015. In an effort to keep you updated on the compatibility of your Akai Pro product(s), stay tuned to this article for the latest news about OS X 10.11 El Capitan Support.

Akai Pro MPK mini mkII - Complete Setup in MPC Essentials

Created: 04/28/2015 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The MPK mini is an ultra-compact keyboard controller designed for the traveling musician and the desktop producer. With an array of hardware controls, MPK mini lets you record, compose, and perform with virtual instruments, effect plugins, and DAWs whenever inspiration strikes. This article walks through setting up the Akai Pro MPK mini with the MPC Essentials software as well as SONiVOX Wobble 2 and AIR Hybrid 3.

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 AFX - Serato Flip Expansion Tutorial

Created: 11/19/2014 | Modified: 07/12/2017

Serato's Flip expansion pack is a great tool for those using Serato DJ 1.7.1 and up. With Serato Flip, you can record and play back triggered cue point information at any time during your set. Flip mode allows the ability to edit tracks, extend intros a

Akai Pro MIDIMix - Frequently Asked Questions

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

Up until now, there was just no solution for musicians and producers who needed a compact, easily portable way to mix and process their projects on site. But MIDImix is the best solution for portable mixing on the go. MIDImix offers an intuitive, familia

Akai Professional AFX - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 08/04/2014 | Modified: 01/29/2018

The Akai Professional AFX allows DJs to unlock the creative potential of Serato DJ, enhancing control and workflow. In this article, we answer some of your frequently asked questions about he AFX.

Akai MPC Renaissance and Studio - Pad Bank Performance with External Controllers

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

This article shows, by Bank and Sample Pad, what MIDI note values the MPC Software accepts when the instrument type is MPC, or better know as a sample program.

Akai MAX25 - Reason Transport and Remote Files

Created: 10/03/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

Reason allows for vast control of its parameters. Propellerhead Software has developed a way to remap a single control surface to each of the modules in Reason including the Transport Controls. This protocol is called Reason Remote. We have included all t

Why the Needle (Cartridge) Matters So Much in a Turntable

Created: 01/10/2017 | Modified: 06/27/2017

There is an undeniable attraction to playing records. Real music and equipment enthusiasts—so-called “audiophiles”—swear that nothing sounds as good, as realistic, as “organic” if you will, as a great record. Audiophiles tend to like the sound