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Akai Pro MPC X and MPC Live - System Resources Management

Created: 03/07/2018 | Modified: 03/07/2018

Your MPC hardware is capable of handling complex processing when sequencing MIDI data and audio. Just like an operating system on your computer, steps can be taken to optimize your workflow to experience the best possible performance. This article will cover some basic guidelines for optimizing the MPC hardware's System Resources for getting the best performance from its CPU and managing RAM usage.

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.

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 MPC Software 2.0 - Using List Edit Mode

Created: 03/22/2018 | Modified: 06/21/2018

The MPC workflow tends to lend itself to various methods of getting from point A to point B whether you are creating and editing audio or editing your sequences. The MPC List Editor provides a means of visualizing the various elements of your projects in an organized and linear way. This article will cover what the List Editor is, why you might want to use it over Grid Edit, and will provide an example of editing a project through the List Edit Mode menu.

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.

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 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 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.

Akai Pro MPC Touch - Uninstalling and Updating MPC Touch Drivers

Created: 09/26/2018 | Modified: 09/26/2018

If you've updated your operating system from a previous version of macOS and you're having trouble getting everything up and running smoothly, remnant settings from the old OS may be causing the issue. This article will walk you through the steps to configure the operating system, hardware drivers, and resolve any issues.

MPC Renaissance and Studio - Sampling Streaming Audio Using SoundFlower

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

Soundflower is an OS X system extension that allows applications to pass audio to other applications. Soundflower is a free, open-source utility and runs on Mac Intel and PPC computers.