New Akai MPC2500SE Coming Early 2010

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Here’s a thought for anyone considering the purchase an Akai MPC2500.  Akai plans to release a Special Edition MPC2500SE sampler/sequencer that will be available in white with carbon paneling and come equipped with 128MB RAM and a CD-R drive pre-installed.

The Akai MPC2500SE is slated for early 2010 availability.

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Akai MPC5000 OS 2.0 Released

Akai has announced the release of OS 2.0 for the MPC 5000.  Taking user feedback into account, the free 2.0 upgrade includes over 25 added improvements and functions. Some of additions and improvements include: Ability to import S1000, S3000, S5000/S6000, Z4/Z8 and MPC4000-format sample libraries from Akai Professional and third party developers. Automation recording for … Read more

Akai APC40 Ableton Controller Announced

Akai has just announced the APC40 controller for Ableton Live.  Designed specifically for use with Ableton, the APC40 offers seamless integration and eliminates the need for control mapping.  The APC40 also comes with a special edition of Ableton Lite for new users and free  upgrades for existing users. Other APC40 Features Include: Clip matrix with … Read more