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Akai Professional BT500 Turntable - Playing and Bluetooth Pairing

Created: 08/30/2016 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai Professional BT500 Turntable makes it easy to play your vinyl collection through nearby Bluetooth speakers. In this video, we take a look at the back of the BT500 and show you how to set up the turntable for playback via RCA out or Bluetooth spe

Akai MPK mini mkII - Difficulty loading Wobble and Hybrid 3 in MPC Essentials

Created: 07/22/2016 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai Pro MPK mini mkII includes a powerful software bundle featuring MPC Essentials, SONiVOX Wobble, and AIR Hybrid 3. We don't expect everyone to be an expert on organizing VST plugins, 32-bit vs. 64-bit, or the quirks of activating iLok licenses. Th

Akai Pro MPK mini mkII - Complete Setup in Ableton Live Lite

Created: 06/23/2016 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The MPK mini mkII is an ultra-compact controller designed for the traveling musician and desktop producer. This guide discusses the general set up and use of the keyboard and included plugins with Ableton Live Lite.

VIP - How to Build a Plugin Map

Created: 06/22/2016 | Modified: 06/27/2017

VIP is a powerful application that allows users to control virtually any VST plugin from their Akai Pro Advance, Alesis VX49 or M-Audio CTRL49 keyboards. This guide will walk through creating a personalized map for a plugin.

VIP - Everything You Need To Know About FX Plugin Maps

Created: 06/21/2016 | Modified: 06/27/2017

With the addition of FX Plugin support in VIP 2.0, plugin maps will be provided to map VIP with the most popular effect plugins on the market today. Plugin Maps give you automatic factory preset importing, automatic category tagging, and automatic control

Akai Pro MPD226 and MPD232 - Setup and Mapping in Cubase

Created: 05/20/2016 | Modified: 07/06/2017

The MPD226 and MPD232 are USB/MIDI pad controllers perfect for producers, programmers, musicians and DJ's alike. This article provides presets, mapping files and instructions to map your MPD226 or MPD232 out to Cubase.

MPC Training - How to Produce with an Akai Professional MPC

Created: 05/12/2016 | Modified: 06/27/2017

Want to know how to produce music using an MPC Renaissance, MPC Studio, or MPC Touch? You're in the right place! This article links to many of the most popular and current MPC training videos and tutorials available!

Akai Pro MPC Renaissance & Studio Black - Complete Download, Installation, and Unlock Process

Created: 05/05/2016 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The MPC Renaissance, Studio, and Studio Black fuse legendary MPC production with the processing power of your computer. But before getting started you'll want to authorize and unlock your MPC software. This video and guide walks through how to download,

Akai Professional BT500 - Frequently Asked Questions

Created: 04/29/2016 | Modified: 06/27/2017

The Akai Pro BT500 belt-drive turntable extracts every musical detail and subtle nuance from your beloved record collection. This article walks through a number of frequently asked questions about the Akai Pro BT500.

Akai Pro MPD232 - Setup in Logic Pro X

Created: 04/21/2016 | Modified: 06/28/2017

The MPD232 is a USB/MIDI pad controller perfect for producers, programmers, musicians and DJ's alike. This article provides presets, preference files, and instructions on how to easily map setup the controller with Logic Pro X.