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Optimizing Your System, Improving Performance, and Managing Latency

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

This computer optimization guide has tips that both Windows and Mac users can use to get the best performance possible while DJing or recording with their computer.

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.

Troubleshooting USB MIDI devices on Mac

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

This guide covers basic troubleshooting steps to determine whether your USB MIDI device is recognized, and working properly on a Mac computer.

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 MPK2 Series - Syncing to External MIDI Devices

Created: 05/22/2014 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The Akai MPK2 series controllers combine deep software integration, enhanced workflow, and core technologies from the iconic line of MPC workstations. The MPK225, MPK249, and MPK261 are engineered to be all-in-one controller solutions for comprehensive i

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 Professional AMX - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 08/04/2014 | Modified: 01/29/2018

The Akai Professional AMX packs tremendous flexibility and mixing control into a compact, convenient footprint. In this article, we answer some of your frequently asked questions about he AMX.

Akai Professional AFX - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 08/04/2014 | Modified: 01/29/2018

The Akai Professional AFX allows DJs to unlock the creative potential of Serato DJ, enhancing control and workflow. In this article, we answer some of your frequently asked questions about he AFX.

Akai APC40 mkII - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 08/26/2014 | Modified: 07/06/2017

The APC40 mkII incorporates five years of user feedback into its design. Almost every aspect of the original APC40 has been deliberated, reworked, and improved to provide extended controller functionality, countless musical capabilities, and a smarter wor

Gain Staging 101

Created: 02/13/2014 | Modified: 06/27/2017

Are you experiencing low recording level or hiss while recording? This guide will help you get better levels with lower noise.