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MPC Element
MPC Element MPC Element
Product MPC Element
Developer AKAI
Price (MSRP)
$99.99
Type / Tags
Plug-in, App & Soundware Format(s)
This is a Hardware product
InterfacesUSB 2
PowerBus Powered
DriverNo Driver Required
Bundled ProductsMPC Essentials
Operating System Availability
Operating
System
Latest
Version
Download Released
 
1.7.1
 
Downloads Released
System Requirements
Windows: 2 GHz Pentium 4 or Celeron compatible CPU or faster (multicore CPU recommended) 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended) Windows 7 and Windows 8 (32 or 64-bit) with DVD-ROM drive
 
1.7.1
 
Downloads Released
System Requirements
Mac: 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended) Mac OS X 10.7 - 10.8 with DVD–ROM drive
Miscellaneous Information
Copy ProtectionOnline Activation (Challenge / Response)
Max. 6 items
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The essential instrument for computer–based music production.

MPC Element brings powerful music-making capability to your computer in a slimline design that's made to produce. You get cutting-edge features, including MPC Note Repeat and Swing, along with the all-new MPC Essentials software—decades of music production expertise calibrated so you can make music that rises to the top.

Pure MPC

Load your samples into the included MPC Essentials software and start making music. MPC Element comes equipped with the Akai Pro feel, design, and workflow that professional producers have trusted from decades: 16 backlit, multicolor pads with pressure and velocity sensitivity along with MPC Note Repeat, Full Level, 16 Level, and Tap Tempo.

Less than 14mm Thin

Harness the power to produce anywhere. MPC Element's low-profile design is just 14mm thin and includes an integrated cover to protect the brushed aluminum control surface when you're on the move. The included USB cable connects to your computer and provides all the power you need, illuminating MPC Element's multi-color pads and buttons.

Flexible MIDI Control

Control your favorite music software. MPC Elements comes with everything you need to make music right away, and, because it operates via standard MIDI, you can also use MPC Element to control any MIDI music software you already have. An 1/8-inch MIDI input and an 1/8-inch MIDI output are both onboard and special 1/8-inch to 5-pin MIDI cables are included.

MPC Essentials Software Included

MPC Element combines with the included MPC Essentials software to give you a portable and powerful 64-bit music production production studio. With the included 1GB sound library, MPC Essentials empowers you with the essential sounds of modern music production, and you can easily import your own WAV and AIFF sound samples as well and assign them to any pad.

Standalone Beat Creation

With the ability to operate standalone, MPC Essentials software gives you immediate creative capability with MPC Element. Create up to eight pad banks for a total of 128 sounds and samples are your fingertips. Plus, you can add up to four insert effects per pad for even more dynamic expression.

Seamless DAW Integration

MPC Essentials also works seamlessly with your current music software (DAW) as a VST, RTAS, or AU plugin. Whether you're working in Ableton Live, Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Studio One, Cubase, and more, MPC Essentials empowers you with cutting-edge modern production capabilities.

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Discussion: Active
mikejcurtis
mikejcurtis
8 March 2016 at 4:03am

Has anyone gotten MPC64.DLL (From Akai Essentials) to work with Tracktion 6 64-bit? It won't load for me and throws no error in Eventviewer.

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