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Akai Pro Fire - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 09/18/2018 | Modified: 10/22/2018

The Akai Fire is the first dedicated control surface built to interface directly with FL Studio. Featuring velocity-sensitive pads, an OLED display, and an intuitive one-to-one hardware representation of FL Studio's sequencer, it will be the perfect companion for any beginner or professional FL Studio user. In this article, we'll cover your top questions about the Akai Fire.

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

Akai Pro MPK mini Play - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 10/11/2018 | Modified: 10/11/2018

With over 100 built-in melodic instruments, drum kits, and sound effects, the MPK mini Play is an all in one solution to portable jam sessions. Whether you are on the couch, in the park, or traveling to your next gig, the MPK mini Play lets you capture those little moments of creation! Inspiration can strike wherever you are - the MPK mini Play can be anywhere you are. This article answers some popular questions about the features and functionality of the MPK mini Play.

Akai MPC Series - Synchronizing with Ableton Live

Created: 09/25/2013 | Modified: 08/17/2017

A step-by-step walkthrough on how to synchronize your MPC with Ableton Live.

Akai Pro Fire - How to Download and Install FL Studio: Fruity Fire Edition

Created: 09/25/2018 | Modified: 09/28/2018

The Akai Fire is the first dedicated control surface built to interface directly with FL Studio. This article will walk through the complete registration, download, and setup of the included software.

Akai Pro MPC Touch - Uninstalling and Updating MPC Touch Drivers

Created: 09/26/2018 | Modified: 09/26/2018

If you've updated your operating system from a previous version of macOS and you're having trouble getting everything up and running smoothly, remnant settings from the old OS may be causing the issue. This article will walk you through the steps to configure the operating system, hardware drivers, and resolve any issues.

Akai MPC Series - Synchronizing with Pro Tools

Created: 09/25/2013 | Modified: 08/17/2017

A step-by-step walkthrough on how to synchronize your MPC with Pro Tools.

Akai Pro Fire - Overview and Tutorial Videos

Created: 09/27/2018 | Modified: 09/27/2018

In this video tutorial series, we take you from unboxing to making beats, showing you how easy it is to play with Fire. Featuring Michael Wynne.

Akai MPC 500/2500/5000 Velocity Curve Explained

Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 08/17/2017

Some people can hit it right and some people just can't. For those of us with lighter touches or for those of us who are just plain heavy-handed, the MPC 500/2500/5000 allows the user to adjust the velocity curve of the assigned sound to better suit a pa

Akai MPC1000 - Mapping to the Ableton Live Drum Rack

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

The Akai MPC1000 is a portable but powerful version of the larger MPC series units. It not only operates as a standalone production studio, but can easily control Ableton Live via MIDI. The following article will walk you through how to map your MPC1000 t