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    Akai MPC1000 Sampling Music Production Station

    The Akai MPC1000 brings MPC power to fit any budget. Features include an intuitive sequencer, touch-sensitive pads, and advanced features of the larger MPCs.

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    Product Rated 8.4 Out of 10 (203 ratings)

    Akai MPC1000 Music Production Center Product Description

    Small but perfectly formed, the MPC1000 is a welcome addition to a now legendary product line which holds a unique position in the evolution of modern electronic music. Inheriting all the features which make the MPC so recognizable, the MPC1000 is not only a perfect compliment to its larger MPC siblings, but a powerful Music Production Center in its own right.


    - Established friendly and intuitive user interface of the MPC series
    - Easy-to use MIDI sequencer/drum sampler offering a great alternative to complex computer-based products
    - Great feeling, velocity and pressure-sensitive pads for expressive programming
    - 16 levels function giving you one sound on all pads with varies level, tuning, attack, decay, layer, or filter per pad
    - 2 separate effects processors and 1 main out effect processor: all of which can be used simultaneously
    - 4-pole filters (two 2-pole filters) filtering for each of the 32 voices
    - 2 Q-Link sliders for realtime performance control
    - 2 x MIDI In and 2 x MIDI Out
    - 16MB standard, expandable to 128MB
    - Internal preset sounds in flash
    - Save/load your sound and sequence data to/from compact flash
    - Connect the MPC1000 to your computer via USB and drag and drop your files on your desktop
    - Portable laptop size - ideal for taking your act on the road

    Power Supply:Power Cord (Included)

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Akai products.

    Akai MPC1000 Technical Description

    - Display: 240 x 64 dot graphic LCD w/back light
    - Memory Card Slot: Compact Flash type 2 (The size of the compact flash card that MPC1000 can handle is from 32MB to 2GB)
    - Dimension (W x H x D): 330 x 75.5 x 228.2(Max 234.6)
    - Weight: 3.45kg
    - Power Requirement: 19W

    Sound Generator
    - Sampling Rate: 44.1kHz
    - Memory Capacity: 16MB standard (11.5MB for sound memory), expandable to 128MB
    - Recording Time: 136sec. (16MB, MONO), 24m28sec. (128MB, MONO)
    - Memory Expansion Slot: 1 x for optional EXM128
    - Data Format: 16-bit linear
    - Polyphony: 32
    - Dynamic Filtering: 2 x 2-pole filter per voice
    - Filter Type: Low pass, band pass, high pass
    - Preset Sound Memory: 5MB
    - Effects: 2 stereo effects and Master effect
    - Effect Type: Chorus, Flanger, Bit Grunger, 4 band EQ, Compressor, Phase shifter, Tremolo, Flying pan, Reverb
    - Master Effect: 4 band EQ, Compressor
    - Number of Programs: 24

    - Maximum Events: 100000 notes
    - Resolution: 96 parts per 1/4-note
    - Sequences: 99
    - Tracks Per Sequence: 64
    - MIDI Output Channels: 32 (16 channels x 2 output ports)
    - Song Mode: 20 songs, 250 steps per song
    - Drum Pad: 16 (velocity and pressure sensitive)
    - Drum Pad Banks: 4
    - Sync Mode: MIDI clock

    - Record Input (L and R): 1/4" stereo phone x 2, balanced -40dBu, input impedance 11k ohms; Max. Input level +10dBu
    - Digital Input: RCA-pin x 1 S/PDIF
    - Stereo Output (L and R): 1/4" phone x 2 unbalanced +11dBu, output impedance 1k Ohms, Max. output level +17dBu
    - 4 Individual Outputs: 1/4-in. phone x 4 unbalanced +11dBu, output impedance 1k Ohms, Max. output level +17dBu
    - Phones Output: 1/4-in. stereo phone x 1, 200mW / 100 ohms
    - Digital Output: RCA-pin x 1 S/PDIF
    - MIDI Inputs: 5-pin DIN x 2
    - MIDI Outputs: 5-pin DIN x 2
    - USB: Slave connector x 1, USB MASS STORAGE CLASS support (You need Windows 2000/Me/XP or later version, or MacOS 9.x/10.x or later version. )
    - Footswitches: 1/4-in. phone x 2
    - Standard Accessories Included: 128MB Compact Flash card, Power cable, Operator's manual

    - EXM128: 128MB expansion memory card

    File Compatibility
    - MPC2000XL SEQ, ALL, PGM, WAV (When PGM file is loaded, only pad assign is loaded. Other edit parameters are ignored.)
    - MPC4000: SEQ, ALL, WAV (No compatibility of PGM)
    - MPC3000: No compatibility
    - Z4/8: WAV only
    - S1000/3000: No compatibility

    Power Supply:Power Cord (Included)

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Akai products.

    Akai MPC1000 Music Production Center Catalog Description

    Easy-to-use and powerful sampler/sequencer@16 velocity and pressure-sensitive pads for pounding out the beats@2 effects processors plus 3 types of filters@CompactFlash card storage@USB port for data exchange with your Mac/PC

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Akai products.

    User Reviews for Akai MPC1000 Music Production Center

    Product Rated 8.4 Out of 10 (203 ratings)
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