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Akai EIE and EIE Pro - Setup with SONAR X1 and X2

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

Containing 4 routable inputs and outputs, the EIE and EIE Pro expand on the stereo inputs and outputs normally found on computer sound cards, and external audio interfaces. This 'how to' guide will walk you setting up all inputs and outputs for use in Cak

Akai MPC Series - Synchronizing with Sonar

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

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

Akai Pro MPD226 - Frequently Asked Questions

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

The MPD226 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

Mac OS X - Problems with MIDI devices after an update

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

Q and A: I use a Mac, and after installing an OS update, one or more of my MIDI devices aren't communicating with the computer or are acting strangely. What should I do? The suggestions in this article should help resolve your symptoms.

32-bit vs 64-bit - Your Questions Answered

Created: 05/06/2014 | Modified: 07/12/2017

In the world of computing, the differences between 32-bit and 64-bit anything can be quite confusing. The following article helps to clarify the differences between 32 and 64-bit operating systems as well as between 32 and 64-bit programs. It also expla

MPC Live and MPC X - Complete setup and routing in Reason 10

Created: 03/21/2018 | Modified: 04/06/2018

In this guide, we will walk through the complete setup and routing in Propellerhead's Reason 10

Akai EIE Pro and the Alesis 3632 - Using Insert Points

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

This article shows you how to connect a piece of outboard equipment to the Inserts on your mixer or audio interface. 1/4 Insert points allow you to insert an extra piece of analog equipment after the preamp and before any additional processing or analog t

Akai Pro Advance Series - Creating and Adjusting Keyboard Splits

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

The Akai Professional Advance Keyboards are like nothing else you've ever played. The Advance controller gives you unprecedented playability and unrestricted manipulation of any virtual instrument with an exclusive interactive, full-color display, complem

VIP - How to Customize Category Tags

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

With the Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software application, your entire VST library is controlled by one application. This article walks through how to customize and adjust category tags associated with individual plugin presets.

Akai Pro MIDImix - Setup with Studio One 2

Created: 02/26/2016 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The Akai Pro MIDImix is a portable compact high-performance mixer that has the unique ability to control your Digital Audio Workstation. Check out the following video that the folks over at WinkSound created on how to map a MIDI controller - which you ca