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Akai MPK 249 Toggle switch wont engage

Hi, I'm new here and new to Pro Tools so I don't know much. I am using the Ueberschall Elastik 3 player to assign drum loops to my midi keyboard. The problem is, the loops only run as long as I hold the key down. I need them to run when I engage the key and turn off when I depress it a second time. I read the Akai manual and I think they refer to this as setting keys to toggle. I can't get it to work. Can anyone tell me an easy way to activate this toggle feature? Thank you very much.

AKAI DR16 owner?

Looking for someone to transfer: 1. Data from DAT tape backup of a single song to DR16; and 2. Bounce the tracks to 24/48 WAV files. You'd be something karmically wonderful for someone and of course; this is a paid gig.

Admins: please delete/move to correct location if I've blown my first post. Peace, PK.

Akai Pro — MPC X Overview & Demo

Akai go standalone with the brand new MPC Live. the control layout is exactly the same as last year’s MPC Touch controller/interface, with a seven-inch full-colour multi-touch display, 16 backlit pads, four rotary encoders and a master encoder knob. The big difference is stand-alone operation, with 2GB of sampling RAM and 16GB of on-board storage. Users will be able to expand the device’s capacity by fitting a 2.5-inch SATA drive to the device, which also features its own built-in rechargeable li-ion battery, creating the potential for an incredibly powerful and portable music-making machine.

AKAI LPK25 records faster than guitar

Hi guys,

Not sure if this is the right location to post:

I am using Fruitloop to record keyboard and guitar via Focusrite iTrack solo. Two channels are recorded individually.

I recorded guitar first, no problem. When I started recording keyboard over the guitar, it sounded like the notes from the keyboard come off a bit early. I am pretty sure I pressed keystrokes in time with guitar strumming, but the playback sounds off.

Akai S3000 floppy format ?

I am fighting an old Akai S3000. It seems to be working fine but I can't figure out how to format a 3.5" floppy. I have the instruction manual which shows a screen that you get when you push the FORM soft key, but I can't find how to make the FORM label come up.

btw, existing floppies load just fine so the drive is ok. and yes, I have checked the write protect.

I am sure I am doing something dumb. Does anyone have any experience with these things?


Akai MPC Renaissance

Right on, I've Been waiting 9 months for an MPC Renaissance. Its finally available so I just ordered it. Here is an excellent introduction video on it. Looks like they kept it pretty close to the classic design and added great new features. My MPC 60 died so this is like heaven again.

Check it out!

popping/clicking on bass track akai sampler

Can somebody else with an akai sampler (s950) please tell me why I am getting popping and clicking sounds when I assign my bass sound to an individual output? I tried adjusting the key filters and other settings on the envelope but no luck. It's really holding back my progress. I thought it was my recorder but turns out its not. Thanks in advance for the input.