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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 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,

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.

Akai Pro Fire - Overview and Tutorial Videos

Created: 09/27/2018 | Modified: 09/27/2018

In this video tutorial series, we take you from unboxing to making beats, showing you how easy it is to play with Fire. Featuring Michael Wynne.

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 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 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 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 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

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.