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We are pleased to announce that the critically acclaimed MPC Software 2.0 upgrade is now available to
purchase for your MPC, greatly enhancing the capability and functionality of these full-featured
MPC Software 2.0 is a cutting-edge production suite combining 128-track sequencing capability, real-time
time stretching, clip-launch functionality, advanced MIDI editing capability, VST compatibility in
controller mode, operation as a standalone application on Mac & PC, advanced sampling & audio
editing/recording functionality, seamless DAW integration, a redesigned GUI, Ableton Link Compatibility
and much more. Whether you're seeking freedom from computer based music production, or searching for the
perfect controller for DAW-centric creative exploration, MPC Software 2.0 grants the ultimate in
adaptive creative versatility.
The instrument for music production.
Fusing Akai Professional's legendary MPC layout and workflow with the power of your computer, MPC
Renaissance is the unrivaled instrument for music production. The new flagship MPC is a fully integrated
hardware/software system: MPC Renaissance allows you to create using classic hardware controls and an
integrated pop-up display, while its exclusive MPC Software empowers you with unprecedented, expandable
production capabilities on your Mac or PC.
Legendary MPC Sound
Designed in collaboration with producers and artists from around the world, MPC Renaissance maintains the
beloved workflow and layout of classic MPCs. MPC Note Repeat, MPC Swing, classic transport controls and
other traditional MPC functions are all included. MPC Renaissance houses decades of iconic production
innovation. Its exclusive Vintage Mode and built-in audio interface give you instant access to MPCs of
the past. Choose from MPC3000, MPC60, SP1200 Ring, and more. In addition, the analog output circuitry in
MPC Renaissance is identical to the classic MPC3000.
MPC Software Included
Featuring 128-track sequencing capability and up to eight pad banks- more than any other MPC ever-the
included MPC Software delivers a massive 9GB+ sound library, including all the sounds of the classic
MPC3000 and four MPC Expansions. Instant mapping and real-time adjustment of VST plugins lets you record
each track as an MPC drum program, Keygroup program, or VST/AU plugin. Use MPC Software alone as your
main DAW, or use it seamlessly with your current studio as a VST, RTAS, or AU plugin.
MPC Software supports WAV, MP3, AIFF, REX, and SND, as well as samples and sequences from any MPC ever
made, and it's compatible with both Mac and PC.
It's All In The Bank
7 Gigabytes. 300 Instruments. The Bank is an MPC Expansion workstation exploding with all the essential
sounds of modern production including basses, leads, effects, keyboards and much, much more. It's
included with MPC Renaissance. You also get three additional MPC Expansions: The 809 for punchy analog
drums, The Wub for electronic dance music, and The Noise for 8-bit oldschool vibe. Because MPC
Renaissance utilizes the RAM and hard drive space of your computer, you have the ability to expand at
will. Thanks to its tight integration with MPC Software, MPC Renaissance can be used with high-end
features of computer DAWs and plugins.
All the Ins and Outs of Production
MPC Renaissance features 16 backlit genuine MPC pads, 16 Q-link controls, an adjustable backlit LCD
screen, and a full array of inputs and outputs for easy connection in any studio. A two-port USB hub is
built-in along with two five-pin MIDI ins and four MIDI outs, stereo ¼" out, stereo assignable mix ¼"
out, and S/PDIF in and out. Plus, you get both a â…›" headphone output and a ¼" headphone output. A
dedicated switchable phono/line in is also onboard, so you can connect a turntable directly and grab
samples straight from your vinyl. MPC Renaissance also features dual balanced XLR Combo inputs with
The Power to Produce
No other tool on the planet has all the things producers demand with the industry-leading feel that they
expect from Akai Pro. MPC Renaissance is the instrument you've been waiting for, the most powerful MPC
USB-A 3.0 slots for thumb drives
MPC Renaissance Hardware
Fuses legendary MPC production with the processing power of your computer
Vintage Mode changes output sound character to MPC3000, MPC60 and more