Akai Professional MPC Renaissance - Music Production Controller

Akai Professional MPC Renaissance - Music Production Controller

Akai Professional MPC Renaissance - Music Production Controller

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Product Highlights

  • Integrated Hardware/Software System
  • Classic MPC Hardware Controls
  • 16 Velocity and Touch Sensitive MPC Pads
  • 4-Channel USB 2.0 Audio Interface
  • 2 XLR Combo Inputs
  • 64-Track Sequencing
  • 6GB+ Sound Library
  • Sounds of the Classic MPC3000
  • Mac OS X
  • Windows XP/Vista/7
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Akai Professional MPC Renaissance overview

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The MPC Renaissance from Akai Professional fuses the legendary MPC layout and workflow with the power of a Mac or PC computer. The system is a fully integrated hardware/software system using the classic MPC hardware controls with an integrated pop-up display, coupled with the MPC Software that provides expandable production capabilities. A Vintage Mode changes the sound output of the system to the character of the MPC3000, MPC60, and more.

Hardware features include the classic MPC Note Repeat, MPC Swing and MPC transport control functions, while adding 16 Q-Link controls. Additionally the hardware functions as a four-channel USB 2.0 audio interface with a two-port USB hub built in. The software provides 64-track sequencing and a 6GB+ sound library, including all of the sounds of the classic MPC3000 and support for multiple sound formats.

  • Fuses legendary MPC production with the processing power of your computer
  • Vintage Mode changes output sound character to MPC3000, MPC60, and more
  • Sixteen 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 combo inputs and dedicated turntable input
  • Switchable phantom power
  • Four-channel USB 2.0 audio interface and two-port USB hub built in
  • Up to eight pad banks
  • Two MIDI inputs and four MIDI outputs
  • Stereo 1/4" out, stereo assignable mix 1/4" out and S/PDIF I/O
MPC Software
  • 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
  • Works alone as your main DAW or works seamlessly with your current studio as a Audio Units, RTAS, or VST plug-in
  • Supports WAV, MP3, AIFF, REX and SND file formats
  • Supports samples and sequences from any previous MPC
  • Mac and PC compatible
In the Box
Akai Professional MPC Renaissance - Music Production Controller
  • External Power Supply
  • MPC Software DVD-ROM
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Akai Professional MPC Renaissance specs

    Converters 24-bit
    Sample Rates Up to 96kHz
    Software Polyphony - 64
    Maximum Events - unlimited (based on CPU)
    Resolution - 960 pulses per 1/4-note
    Sequences - 128
    Number of programs - 128
    Tracks per Sequence - 128
    Drum Pad Banks - 8
    Sync Mode - MIDI clock, MIDI Time Code
    Transport Controls -MIDI Machine Control
    Dynamic Filtering - 1 State Variable Filter per voice (up to 8 pole, depending on type)
    Filter Types - low-, band- and high-pass, band boost, band stop, analog modeling, vocal formant
    Memory Capacity - 2GB minimum/8GB recommended (system dependent)
    Plug-In Supported as Host - Audio Units (Mac), VST (Mac/PC)
    Plug-In Formats Available to Other DAWs - Audio Units (Mac Only), RTAS, VST
    Program Effects - 4 insert slots per pad, 4 sends to track effects per pad
    Track Effects - 4 inserts and 4 stereo sends per track
    Master Effects - 4 master effect slots with over 50 effects Included
    Instrument Plug-In Formats - Audio Units (Mac), VST (Mac / PC)
    Audio Files Support - WAV, MP3, REX, AIFF, SND
    Analog Input 2 XLR/TRS combo
    1 x RCA phono Turntable
    Input Impedance 11kΩ
    Maximum Output Level +10dBu
    Analog Output 2 x 1/4" TRS phone Mix
    2 x 1/4" TRS phone Stereo
    Output Impedance 1kΩ
    Maximum Output Level Audio Outs: +18dBu
    Headphone: 200mW into 100Ω
    Digital Input 1 x RCA coaxial S/PDIF (24-bit)
    Digital Output 1 x RCA coaxial S/PDIF (24-bit)
    Headphones 1 x 1/4" TRS phone
    1 x 1/8" TRS stereo mini
    MIDI 2 x 5-pin DIN Input
    4 x 5-pin DIN Output
    Other Connectors 2 x 1/4" TS phone Footswitch
    Display 360 x 96 dot graphic LCD with back light
    Power Requirements 12VDC, 3A adaptor (included)
    System Requirements Mac
    1.8 GHz G4/G5 or faster (Intel Mac recommended)
    OS X 10.4.11 (10.5 or later recommended)
    2GB RAM (4GB recommended, if supported by your computer)
    DVD-ROM drive

    2GHz Pentium IV or Celeron compatible CPU or faster (multi-core CPU recommended)
    Windows XP (home or Pro), Vista, or Windows 7
    2GB RAM (4GB recommended on Vista and Windows 7)
    DVD-ROM drive
    Dimensions (WxDxH) 19.8 x 13 x 2.75" (50 x 33 x 7cm)
    Weight 10.5 lb (4.8kg)
    Specialties USB hub with 2 additional ports
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 16.6 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 25.0 x 18.0 x 9.0"

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