It’s build like a toy. It’s a great value and it can prove priceless to any home studio setup. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Then, I opened up the FPC plugin and in no time, I had a great drum kit with perfectly configured pads to pound on! It was built well, and could easily withstand the trials of a traveling performer or producer.

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This item is no longer available. My only issue with it has been that sometimes the usb connection will go offline when you send too much information through the controller.

Customer Service customerservice americanmusical. Using this device made it easy to manipulate and choose exactly what chops I wanted to use. Log in Become a member. I love my mpd Should still work ok though. However, the features listed are actually what you get The pros were the price, the construction, the mpf16, the compatibility, the company, the customer service, and the piece of equipment in general.


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Bizrate Circle of Excellence. Quinn Arlington 9- The installation of the thing was a piece of cake.

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Currently there are no discussions available for this item. I dont know about PCs but for mac it was a breeze to get working. This, coupled with its easy USB connect-ability, made me whip out the debit card for this baby. Akai is legendary when it comes to pad control devices, and I had seen a video where a guy chopped an looped a sample in his DAW with the MPD. The days of programing drum sequences via a keyboard are gone forever. I found that the MPD16 was easily adapted to the various note assignments and velocity sensitivity curves that I needed via the included utility software.

In we o to a full product offering and page catalog, which over the years has grown to pages. Sort by most recent most useful. Helpful Info about the Manufacturer Phone: If you can’t afford an MPC, but love banging on pads to make drums on a computer, get it. Originally posted on FutureProducers.


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Instead, I had 16 perfectly spaced levels to mpx16 with. S because there were none. The USB connection had to be resoldered after about a months worth of use, the pads are real hard to hit unless you hit them dead center, and it just feels flimsy. The early days were a time where catalogs didn’t have much of a presence in the industry, but what began as a college dorm room operation grew rapidly.

Using this device made it easy mld16 manipulate and choose exactly what chops I wanted to use. Cookies help us improve performance, enhance user experience and deliver our services. It’s a great piece, and I recommend it to anybody who wants to have a simple pad control device to control their DAW.

I thought it would be a little flimsy piece of hardware.