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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

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

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

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 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.

MPC Fly - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 10/03/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

There's a lot of excitement brewing about the release of the Akai Professional MPC Fly. We've gathered answers to your most common questions together in this article.

Akai MPC5000 - Performance Tools

Created: 09/25/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The MPC5000 not only features great tools for song and beat production, it's also a powerful live-performance instrument. From dirty, gritty, in-your-face distortions to wacky modulation effects, the MPC5000's effects engine could easily replace an entire

Syncing an Akai MPK, an MPC 2500/5000, and Reason

Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 06/29/2017

If you are lucky enough to own an Akai MPC and an Akai MPK, then you should know that these can be synced together using MIDI Clock. This allows for perfect timing and instantaneous messaging between all synced devices and programs. Check out the guide

Akai MPC Renaissance and Studio - Using as a Plugin With Sonar X2

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

The MPC Renaissance software can be used as a plugin within many DAWs allowing for greatly expanded creative options. This guide walks through setting up MPC Renaissance as a Plugin in Sonar X2.

EWI4000S - Playing out of tune

Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

There are factors that can cause an Akai EWI4000S to play out of tune. In this article, we'll cover some easy steps you can make to sure your EWI4000 will play in perfect tune.