Akai MPC500 Sampler

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Product Description

TAKE THE MPC PLATINUM STANDARD EVERYWHERE YOU GO. The MPC500 is the first truly portable all-in-one Music Production Center, affording artists the ability to sample and create music on-the-go. Whether you travel around the globe for hit-making sessions or across town to link up for a casual beatmaking hang, the MPC500 is the ultimate answer to your mobile production needs. Fully compatible with the legendary MPC line, you can work anywhere with the MPC500's battery-powered capability and drop them back into your MPC2500 when you get back to the studio. The MPC500 combines a 48-Track MIDI Sequencer and a 32-voice Stereo Digital Sampler, with 12 velocity and pressure sensitive rubber pads. 16MB of on-board memory comes standard and can be expanded up to 128 MB of RAM. When connected to a Mac or PC via its built-in USB port, you can simply drag & drop data between the computer and the MPC500's CF card. Compatible with other MPC products, the MPC500 extends users' studios to fit in with their mobile lifestyles.



Technical Specs

*Battery powered (6 AAs) or AC powered (with included power adaptor)
* * 32-voice drum/phrase sampler with up to 128MB RAM
* * 12 Levels function: one sound on all pads with varied level or tuning per pad
* * Support for standard WAV files and MIDI sequences
* * Internal sounds in Flash
* * 1 low pass filter with resonance per voice
*Data format: 16-bit linear WAV Sampling rate: 44.1 kHz Memory: 16MB standard (11.5MB sound memory), expandable to 128MB with EXM128 option Preset sound memory: 5MB Flash Recording time: 136 sec (16MB mono) 24m28sec (128MB mono) Polyphony: 32-voice Dynamic filtering: 2-pole lowpass filter per voice Number of active programs: 24 (with 48 pads per program) Effects Effects: 2 stereo effects and Master effect Effect type: Chorus, Flanger, Bit grunger, 4 band EQ, Compressor, Phase shifter, Tremolo, Flying pan, Reverb, Delay Master effect: 4 band EQ, Compressor Sequencer Maximum events: 100,000 notes Resolution: 96ppq 99 Sequences 48 Tracks per sequence 16 MIDI output channels (16 channels x 1 output ports) Song mode: 20 songs, 250 steps per song MIDI Clock Sync: Master/Slave Drumpads 12 velocity and pressure sensitive pads 4 pad banks Connections Record input (L and R): 1/4-inch stereo phone x 2, pseudo balanced -40dBu, input impedance 9k ohm; Max. Input level: +10dBu Stereo output (L and R): 1/4-inch phone x 2 pseudo balanced +11dBu, output impedance 1k Ohms; Max. Output level: +5 dBu Phones output: 1/4-inch stereo phone x 1, 200mW / 100 ohms Headphone Output: stereo jack x 1 MIDI: 1 x MIDI In and 1 x MIDI Out [both 5-pin DIN] USB: Slave connector x 1, USB MASS STORAGE CLASS support (Windows 2000/ME/XP or later version, or Mac OS 9.x/10.x or later version.) General Display: 2 x 16 character LCD w/back light Memory card slot:Compact Flash (The size of the compact flash card that MPC500 can handle is from32MB to 2GB) Power Supply: 12v DC 600mA (negative tip) Battery life: Approximately 4.5 hours of continuous use with LCD backlight ON. Dimensions (W x H x D): 266mm x 175mm x 44mm Weight: 1.34 kg Data Compatibility MPC1000: SEQ, WAV, PGM MPC2000/2000XL: SEQ, WAV, SND, PGM (Most parameters of PGM file can be loaded.) MPC2500: SEQ, WAV, PGM MPC4000: SEQ, WAV, PGM (DRUM program only. Only note assign and tune are loaded.) MPC3000: SND (THRU Computer) Z4/Z8: WAV, PGM (DRUM program only. Only note assign and tune are loaded.) S5000/6000: WAV only (THRU Computer


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