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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

Akai Pro LPK25 Wireless - Unboxing and Pairing Overview

Created: 12/28/2016 | Modified: 06/28/2017

Don't let wires tie you down; the Akai Pro LPK25 Wireless connects wirelessly to your device running both MacOS and iOS! In this video, I take a look at what's included with the Akai Pro LPK25 Wireless and also show you how easy it is to pair with a Blu

MPC Series - Setting up Logic Pro for use with an MPC and a USB MIDI Controller

Created: 09/27/2013 | Modified: 08/17/2017

This video and accompanying download cover how to use Logic Pro as a sound module, with an MPC as the sequencer, along with a USB MIDI keyboard controller.

Akai MPK and MPD Series - Set Up in Cubase

Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 02/27/2018

The MPK and MPD controllers are extremely versatile USB MIDI controllers. Whether you are looking for an all in one production setup with keys and pads or a more beat oriented workflow, the MPK and MPD controller series give the user as much creative pote

Akai MPK and MPD Series - Setup in FL Studio

Created: 09/26/2013 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The MPK and MPD controllers are extremely versatile USB MIDI controllers. Whether you are looking for an all in one production setup with keys and pads or a more beat oriented workflow, the MPK and MPD controller series give the user as much creative pote

macOS High Sierra and Mojave - Driver Installation Results in System Extension Blocked

Created: 09/25/2017 | Modified: 09/18/2018

With every new Apple OS comes new features and new challenges. Starting with macOS High Sierra, improved security features now require the user to enable a system extension for any new driver being installed to the operating system. Because this applies to Akai Pro products like the MPC Live or EIE Pro, we'll show you how to do this in just a few simple steps.