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Akai MPC2000 (MIDI Production Center)

Uploaded by Admin on Feb 13, 2000

The following is a summary of the advanced features of the AKAI MPC2000, which include a built in sampler, sequencer and more. Here is a detailed general description of the AKAI MPC2000.

  • Large 248 x 60 dot LCD display with graphics.
  • 6 functions keys under the LCD display provide various functions on each page.
  • Built-in 1.44 megabyte floppy disk drive to store both sequences and sound data.
  • Built-in SCSI interface for storing data to external hard disk. Here is a detailed description of the AKAI MPC2000’s built in sampler.
  • 16-bit, 44.1kHz stereo sampling
  • High capacity sound memory: 2 megabytes standard (22 seconds mono or 11 seconds stereo), expandable to 32 megabytes with SIMM memory.
  • Digital sampling input for direct recording from digital sources with IB-M208P board.
  • 128 sounds (samples) may be held in memory at one time.
  • 32 simultaneous playback voices.
  • The envelope or filter can be set for each sound.
  • Optional multi-effects generator EB16 for versatile effects.
  • Sample files may be loaded from AKAI S1000 and S3000 disks. IB-M208P (optional) enables you to mix and output internal sampler sounds from 8 individual outputs.
  • A maximum of 24 programs (sound assignments and sound parameter settings) can be created.
  • A selection between poloyphonic (multiple sounds are overlaid when the same sound is played continuously) or mono (the second sound silences the first).
  • It is possible to stop the playing of a sound with another sound. This is used to simulate the open close effect of the hi hat.
  • It is possible to copy a part of a sound as a separate sound or paste a sound to a section of a sound. It is also possible to mute or reverse part of a sound.
  • One MIDI note can play three sounds. The sounds can be played simultaneously, switched by velocity, or with the NOTE VARIATION slider.
  • Loop settings can be made to a sound
  • The velocity can change the playback pitch.
  • When phrase sampling, it is possible to calculate the tempo of the phrase from the length of the sound loop.
  • Since the sound wave patterns are displayed, its is possible to edit the sound while watching the wave pattern. It is also possible to zoom in or out on the wave pattern Here is a detailed description of the AKAI MPC2000’s built in sequencer.
  • Loop recording function enables quick recording by looping short phrases.
  • 10,000 note sequencer memory capacity. (1NOTE VARIATION = 2NOTE)
  • 99 sequences may be held in memory at once. Each sequence contains 64 individual tracks.
  • 2 independent MIDI outputs ports permit 32 simultaneous MIDI output...

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    Date:   02/13/2000

    Category:   Art And Music

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