AKAI Professional

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Akai APC Key 25 - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 07/11/2014 | Modified: 07/06/2017

Designed for the performing musician or the conventional composer, APC Key 25 is the first Ableton Live controller from Akai Professional that is equipped with a high-performance keyboard. Uniting the power of a clip-launching panel with a keyboard interf

Akai Professional EWI5000 - Updating the Firmware

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 APC40 MKII - Setup in Ableton Live

Created: 11/25/2014 | 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

Akai Pro Advance Series - How to Download, Install, and Authorize VIP

Created: 04/09/2015 | Modified: 08/03/2017

With the Virtual Instrument Player (VIP) software application, your entire VSTi library is controlled by one application. The videos in this article walk through how to log into your akaipro.com user account, download the included software, and install it on your computer.

Akai Pro Advance Series - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 04/09/2015 | Modified: 03/28/2018

The Akai Professional Advance Keyboards are like nothing else you've ever played. The Advance 49 gives you unprecedented playability and unrestricted manipulation of any virtual instrument with an exclusive interactive, full-color display, complemented by

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.

Akai MPC Series - Synchronizing with Cubase and Nuendo

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

A step-by-step walkthrough on how to synchronize your MPC with Cubase and Nuendo.

Akai EIE - Setup in Logic Pro

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

The Akai EIE is a high quality audio recording interface that works seamlessly with Apple's Logic Pro software. This guide walks through configuring the EIE with Logic and adding tracks to record.

Akai EWI USB - FAQ And Troubleshooting

Created: 09/24/2013 | Modified: 07/12/2017

This guide covers common questions about the Akai EWI USB. This includes initial setup, preferences, general troubleshooting, software updates and compatibility, alternative fingerings, and more.

What plugins can I use with the VIP Software?

Created: 04/23/2015 | Modified: 07/06/2017

The VIP (Virtual Instrument Player) software included with your Akai Pro Advance series, M-Audio CTRL49, and Alesis VX49 controllers gives you immediate access to any virtual instrument in your collection. Virtually any VST Instrument (VSTi) and effect wi