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MPC Swing is sometimes referred to as “the heart and soul of hip hop” because it turns perfectly aligned sequences into human-feeling time alignments. Wide range of parameter assignments. The repeating can be assigned to either momentary or toggling behaviours, and Gate and Swing parameters are on the next edit page to make the most of those repeats. Our Verdict A flexible controller for studio and performance use – computer users who want MPC-style functionality should snap it up. It comes with a custom versions of Ableton Live Lite so you can start creating right out of the box.

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Akai MPD32 review | MusicRadar

Our Verdict A flexible controller for studio and performance use – computer users who want MPC-style functionality should snap it up. These can communicate transport information with software via four different protocols: Cons No power supply in the box. You can specify exactly the degree and timing of swing you want to apply for the perfect feel. In fact, our only real gripe is that no PSU is supplied.

With the audio production market now full of control surfaces, Akai is relying on the classic look of its MPC range to make the MPD32 stand out from the crowd. The repeating can be assigned to either momentary or toggling behaviours, and Gate and Swing parameters are on the next edit page to make the most of those repeats.

The controller you’ve been waiting for. As well as the 16 MPC-style pads, eight rotary knobs and eight faders with eight lit toggle switches beneath there are three more input possibilities: Just as it is on the unit, storing, loading and naming presets is simple and quick in the software.

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MPC Swing is sometimes referred to as “the heart and soul of hip hop” because it turns perfectly aligned sequences into human-feeling time alignments. The 16 pads are extended by the four pad bank mpv that allow for four sets of pad assignments – this is one of the functions that really helped the MPCs become such renowned performance tools.

The MPD32 has 30 preset slots available in its memory, with each preset containing a total snapshot of the controller assignments mld ranges. This gives the user 24 level faders, pan pots and mutes. Built around the controls and technology from Akai Professional’s industry-standard MPC series, the MPD32 is an expressive and intuitive instrument for the studio and stage.

Akai Professional MPD32 – USB/MIDI Pad Control Unit MPD32 B&H

Whether inspiration strikes you in the studio or on stage, the MPD32 gives you a comprehensive compliment of input and control devices matched with the peerless feel of the MPC — only from Akai Professional. Please refer to the following guide found in the document section: Please refer to the following guide found in the documents section: MPD32 – Media Images.

Mld pads and switches can be used to send program change messages, while the knobs and faders can be assigned to control aftertouch. Wide range of parameter assignments. A flexible controller for studio and performance use – computer users who want MPC-style functionality should snap it up. All CC ranges can be set ie, minimum and maximum valueswhich is essential to prevent overshooting on filter resonance control, for instance, or limiting DAW fader throws to peak at akkai.

Even better, each Q-Link can access three different parameters for a total of 72 real-time Q-Links! The controls all feel solid enough to endure a fair battering and the layout is quick to navigate, though the plastic chassis is a little uninspiring.

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Image 1 of 2 A well-spaced layout means that the MPD32 is great performance tool. You also get two assignable footswitch inputs and an expression-pedal input for even more ways to control and perform with the MPD The pads, faders and switches feel just like they always have on the MPCs, though the knobs have been altered as they can now rotate continuously. It comes with a custom versions of Ableton Live Lite so you can start creating right out of the box.

Pros Quick to set up and edit. Image 2 of 2 The faders are short, but just about long enough.

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You can access four different banks of sounds from the MPC pads for a total of 64 sounds at your fingertips.

Tap Tempo and Time Division switches come into play here too, though tempo can be set per preset ie, global setup or to incoming MIDI clock. The final controls come in the form of a transport section record, play, stop, forward and rewind.

We worried that it might be difficult to get all the pads, knobs and faders doing what we wanted, but it turns out to be easy.

In addition to Live and nearly any other MIDI software, you can also drive any MIDI hardware, such as synths, sound modules, samplers, sequencers, mps machines, and more. The MPD32 also gives you a dedicated set of transport controls for instant access to the most commonly used DAW or sequencing-software controls.