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Akai Pro MPC Live and MPC X - Transferring Content to and from the MPC Live and MPC X

Created: 06/19/2017 | Modified: 06/28/2017

Both the MPC X and MPC Live are capable of interfacing with your computer to transfer files to and from the hardware. Start your projects on the hardware and continue working on your computer or vice versa - wherever you are, the music won't be far behind! This guide will walk through the process of properly formatting your external or internal drive as well as transferring project files, MPC expansions, and sample content.

Akai MPC 2500 - Tips and Tricks

Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 06/29/2017

The MPC 2500 is a staple of music production, used by professional producers, beatmakers, and other musicians everywhere. MPCs make it quick and easy to make beats and shape them to perfection. In this column, we'll give you some ideas on how to get even more out of your MPC2500. Nearly all MPC users can benefit from these tips, with the exception of the Auto Chromatic feature, which is just for the MPC2500.

Akai EIE and EIE Pro - Audio Setup in Reaper

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

This 'how to' guide will walk you through setting up all EIE and EIE Pro inputs and outputs for use in Reaper on a Mac and PC.

Akai Professional EWI5000 - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 09/18/2014 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai Professional EWI5000 combines innovative instrument design, wireless connectivity, and a sound library by SONiVOX to create the most expressive and versatile wind instrument available to today's musicians. The game-changing instrument combines t

Akai Pro Timbre Wolf - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 10/14/2015 | Modified: 06/27/2017

Akai Professional's Timbre Wolf is a powerful and versatile four-voice polyphonic synthesizer. With the power to configure voicing as four mono voices, four-voice unison, or as a four-voice polysynth, you'll have the flexibility to build rich synth parts

Akai Pro MPD226 - How to Download and Use the Included Sample Content

Created: 03/06/2017 | Modified: 03/28/2018

MPD226 is a MIDI-over-USB pad controller designed for producers, programmers, musicians and DJs. Its blend of MPC controls and technologies mesh with USB connectivity brings the feel of classic beat making into computer music production. This guide walks

Akai Pro MPC Essentials - Sampling with MPC Essentials

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

Have a keyboard, vocal, or instrument that you want to sample? With MPC Essentials, it has never been easier! The following article walks through how to record a sample using your computer's internal sound card, or an external audio interface.

Akai Pro MPC Software 2.0 - Managing your MPC 2.0 License

Created: 05/02/2017 | Modified: 11/29/2017

Your MPC 2.0 software comes complete with two available authorizations, and endless activation possibilities. Using the iLok License Manager, your license can be easily transferred from one computer to another or placed on an iLok dongle for ultimate portability. This article will discuss how to easily activate, deactivate and transfer licenses, as well as how to fix some common iLok errors.

Akai Pro MPC Live - Syncing a MIDI controller with an MPC Live

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

The new MPC Live makes the process of performing your studio inventions on stage incredibly seamless by combining the power of a production centerpiece with the portability and rugged design of an on stage workhorse. This article will walk through setting up a MIDI controller with the MPC Live.

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