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Akai Professional MPC1000 - Sequencer/Sampler Workstation

B&H # AKMPC1000 Mfr # MPC1000BK
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The MPC1000 from Akai is a professional music production workstation with sequencer and sampler capabilities, perfect for mobile applications. Without losing the classic "feel and groove" of Akai's previous MPC models, the MPC1000 offers a 64-track sequencer, 32-voice sampler and 16 velocity and pressure sensitive pads, as well as a CompactFlash card slot and numerous jacks and ports for connectivity.

With intuitive locate and transport controls, along with two Q-Link sliders for real-time tuning, filter cutoff, layer switching, attack, and decay, the MPC1000 is easy to use while still offering a full set of features. Two multi-effects processors and a master output effects processor are provided, as well as multi-mode filters. Footswitch jacks are included for hands-free control, and a USB port allows connection to a Mac or PC for easy transfer of WAV and MIDI files.

The lightweight, compact design is perfect for mobile applications.
MIDI Sequencer
The pattern based and linear 64-track sequencer supports up to 32 MIDI output channels and has a capacity of 100,000 notes.
32-Voice Sampler
The 32-voice drum/phrase sampler records 16-bit/44.1kHz WAV files for CD-quality audio.
16 Pads
The 16 rubber pads are pressure and velocity sensitive for expressive programming. 16 levels of velocity, tuning, filter cutoff, attack, and delay are provided.
4-band EQ and compressor master effects offer chorus, flanger, bit-grunger, phaser, and more.
Expandable Memory
The 16MB of internal memory can be expanded up to 128MB to hold your samples. The CompactFlash slot can accept cards up to 2GB. A 128MB CompactFlash card is supplied with 20MB of preprogrammed sounds and grooves. An optional internal hard drive may also be installed for additional storage.

The following hard drives have been tested and approved by Akai for use in the MPC1000:
Seagate Momentus ST92011A - 20GB
Fujitsu MHN2200AT - 20GB
Fujitsu MHM2200AT - 20GB
Toshiba MK4026GAX - 40GB
Hitachi Travelstar HTS541080G9AT00 - 80GB
Intuitive Control
Conveniently-placed transport and locate controls, along with two Q-Link sliders make interfacing with the MPC1000 a breeze.
Analog and digital audio I/Os, MIDI in and out, footswitch jacks, and a USB port allow you to connect a variety of CD players, microphones, mixers, amplifiers, speakers, digital instruments, control pedals, and a computer for drag and drop file transfers. A headphone jack is also provided for private listening.
LCD Display
The 240 x 64 backlit graphic LCD displays operating information.
Triggers 16 Velocity and Pressure Sensitive Pads
Polyphony 32
Multitimbral Not Specified by Manufacturer
Data Format 16-bit Linear WAV
Sampling Rate 44.1kHz
Recording Time 136 seconds (16MB Mono)
(Can be Increased to Approximately 24.5 minutes with Optional 128MB Expansion)
Presets 2 x 2-Pole Filters Per Voice
24 x Active Programs (64 Pads Per Program)
User Memory No
Effects Chorus, Flanger, 4-Band EQ, Bit-Grunger, Compressor, Phaser, Tremolo, Auto Pan, Reverb (Master Effects = 4-Band EQ and Compressor)
Sequencer 99 Sequences, 64 Tracks Per Sequence, 100,000 Notes Total
32 MIDI Output Channels
20 Songs, 250 Steps Per Song in Song Mode
Controllers 2 x Footswitch Jacks
2 x Q-Link Sliders
Connectors 2 x MIDI In
2 x MIDI Out
1 x USB Port
1 x S/PDIF Digital Coaxial In
1 x S/PDIF Digital Coaxial Out
1 x 1/4" Stereo Input (2 Jacks)
1 x 1/4" Stereo Output (2 Jacks)
4 x 1/4" Assignable Mix Outputs
2 x Footswitch Jacks
1 x Headphone Output
1 x Power Input
Expansion Slots 1 x CompactFlash Slot (Accepts Cards up to 2GB)
1 x Slot for Optional EXM128 RAM Expansion
Sample RAM 16MB (Expandable to 128MB)
Storage 16MB Internal Memory (Expandable to 128MB)
1 x CompactFlash Slot (Accepts Cards up to 2GB)
Data Backup to Mac or PC via USB
Optional Internal Hard Drive May Be Installed
Display 240 x 64 Backlit Graphic LCD
Dimensions (HxWxD) 3 x 13 x 9" (76 x 330 x 228mm)
Weight 7.6 lbs (3.45kg)
Akai Professional MPC1000 - Sequencer/Sampler Workstation
  • Power Cable
  • 128MB CompactFlash Card (Includes 20MB of Sounds and Grooves)
  • Operation Manual
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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