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Akai MPC Renaissance

Akai MPC Renaissance

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Akai MPC Renaissance

The AKAI MPC Renaissance defines a new standard in music production hardware, combining traditional MPC functionality with computer connectivity and control.

The MPC Renaissance integrates familiar MPC hardware with USB connectivity and MPC software for both Mac and PC platforms. The hardware features tried-and-tested MPC tools: 16 backlit rubberized MPC pads, Q-link controls, note repeat, MPC swing and MPC transport, while the software can work as a plug-in or standalone application with 64-tracks of sequencing. Included with the software is a huge sound library (over 6GB), including the complete sound-set from the MPC3000, plus some great new sounds.

The hardware itself has plenty of audio and MIDI i/o, so can be at the heart of any production system, featuring XLR, SPDIF and turntable connections. The backlit LCD display allows for easy navigation and visual indication of control parameters, so you can instantly get down the creative aspects of your production. If you prefer the “old school” sound of classic MPC’s then there is also a “Vintage Mode” that emulates the sound of the classic MPC60 and MPC3000 versions. The MPC Renaissance can also import samples in any previous MPC format.

Connection to your computer is via USB 2.0, and a USB hub is included to allow more peripherals to be connected. This functions as both software control and audio interface. MPC Software parameters can be mapped instantly from MPC hardware Q-Link controls for instant tweaking of parameters, providing complete integration between the hands-on and virtual worlds.

With all that functionality, the MPC Renaissance is set to continue the MPC legend well into the future, producing more hit tunes and providing a seriously creative tool for studio and stage.

The main features of the AKAI MPC Renaissance include:

Fuses legendary MPC production with the processing power of your computer
Vintage Mode changes output sound character to MPC3000, MPC60 and more
16 backlit genuine MPC pads, 16 Q-Link controls, and adjustable backlit LCD screen
Classic MPC Note Repeat, MPC Swing and MPC transport controls
MPC SOFTWARE for Mac or PC with 64-track sequencing capability
Two XLR-1/4” combo inputs and dedicated turntable input
Four-channel US B 2.0 audio interface and two-port US B 2.0 hub built in
Up to eight pad banks - more than any other MPC ever
Two MIDI inputs and four MIDI outputs
Stereo 1/4” out, stereo assignable mix 1/4” out & S/PDIF I/O
64-track sequencing capability
Massive 6GB+ sound library, including all of the sounds of the classic MPC3000
Instant mapping and real-time adjustment of VST plug-ins
Record each track as an MPC drum program, Keygroup program or VST plug-in
Runs standalone and as VST, AU or RTAS plug-in
Supports WAV, MP3, AIFF, REX and SND
Supports samples and sequences from any MPC ever made
Mac and PC-compatible

Short Description Integrated MPC Hardware and Software Solution Combining Classic MPC Functionality with USB Connectivity and 64-Track Mac/PC Sequencing.
Demo in Store N/A
Manufacturer Akai
Old Price N/A
Synth Engine Type No
Built-in FX No
Number of Inputs No
Number of Outputs No
Power Supply 110V - 240V (Internal)

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