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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

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 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 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

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

Troubleshooting Class Compliant USB Computer Peripherals

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

In this article, we detail how to troubleshoot class compliant USB Audio and MIDI devices, including common symptoms and solutions.

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

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

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