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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.

Akai Professional Rhythm Wolf - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 11/05/2014 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai Professional Rhythm Wolf combines a drum machine, bass synthesizer, and step sequencer into one rugged device with a fierce, 100% analog signal path. This article walks through some Frequently Asked Questions about the Akai Professional Rhythm W

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

Troubleshooting Serato and Audio Issues When Using DVS Or A Controller With Motorized Platters

Created: 11/04/2015 | Modified: 07/12/2017

Some users have reported that audio stops or cuts out unexpectedly when using Serato with DVS or a controller with motorized platters like the Numark NS7 series, Akai AMX, Denon DJ DS1, Rane SL2, etc.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 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,