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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 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

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 Pro MPC X and Live - Complete Setup in Pro Tools

Created: 07/26/2018 | Modified: 08/01/2018

This article will walk you through a full setup with the MPC X or MPC Live and Pro Tools, including hardware setup, opening MPC 2.0, and routing tracks in Pro Tools.

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 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

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 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 Pro - MPC X Overview and Demo

Created: 01/09/2017 | Modified: 07/11/2017

This video, originally released by Sound On Sound Magazine, walks through the main features of the MPC X.

Akai MPC Renaissance and Studio - Using as a Plugin in Digital Performer

Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 08/02/2017

The MPC Renaissance and Studio include a powerful standalone MPC application. You can also use the MPC software as a plugin within your favorite DAW such as MOTU Digital Performer. This guide walks you through using key features of the MPC plugin inside D