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Akai MPC Series - Synchronizing with Reason

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

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

Akai MPC Series - Synchronizing with Cubase and Nuendo

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

A step-by-step walkthrough on how to synchronize your MPC with Cubase and Nuendo.

VIP - Creating and Using Multis

Created: 04/09/2015 | Modified: 08/03/2017

The Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software application allows you to control your entire VSTi library from one application. A Multi is a user-created patch that allows the user to layer up to eight patches into a single "Multi" patch which can then be

Akai Pro Advance Series - Using with Native Instruments Komplete

Created: 04/30/2015 | Modified: 08/03/2017

Akai Professional's Advance Keyboards are like nothing else you've ever played. The Advance keyboard controllers give you unprecedented playability and unrestricted manipulation of any virtual instrument with our exclusive interactive, full-color display,

Akai Professional BT500 Turntable - Playing and Bluetooth Pairing

Created: 08/30/2016 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai Professional BT500 Turntable makes it easy to play your vinyl collection through nearby Bluetooth speakers. In this video, we take a look at the back of the BT500 and show you how to set up the turntable for playback via RCA out or Bluetooth spe

Akai Pro MPD232 - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 08/05/2015 | 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 MPC Live and X - Exporting Expansions from the MPC Software

Created: 03/08/2018 | Modified: 05/18/2018

With the MPC 2.1 update, you can export MPC expansions directly onto an external drive for use with the MPC software or in standalone with the MPC X or MPC Live. The MPC software and your MPC X/Live hardware will both need to be updated to at least firmware/software version 2.1, where this feature was introduced.

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 iMPC Pro App - Video Guides

Created: 07/11/2014 | Modified: 07/06/2017

iMPC Pro is a 64-track music production powerhouse for your iPad. Developed in partnership with Retronyms, the iMPC Pro app comes with built-in sampling functionality, a sound library, effects, and performance-driven features that bring the functionality

Akai Professional BT500 Turntable - EZ Vinyl Converter Tutorial

Created: 08/30/2016 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai Professional BT500 Turntable makes it easy to convert your vinyl collection into digital files using the aptly named, EZ Vinyl Converter software. In this video, we show you how to quickly download, install and setup EZVC. For more on the BT500