Unboxing e test della minitastiera di controllo apc 25 key di akai. The apc20 is plug and play, so you dont need to install drivers. Hello, i have all my software set up correctly, my application open and my akai mini plugged in. Here is my latest and greatest mapping for traktors sample decks using the akai apc20. But for some reason i still can not get it to make any sound. When i move the red square right or left, itll always be the first fader in the square not to answer. Every akai professional apc20 comes with a customtailored software package, ableton live 8 akai professional apc edition, with eight audio and eight midi tracks, multiplied by twenty session view scenes. Lets test that fader with midi monitoring software.
Our new desktop experience was built to be your music destination. Akai professional apc40 ableton performance controller. Apr 09, 2010 ableton users now have something new to be happy about. The apc20 comes with ableton live akai professional apc edition software, which is fully functional for performance and production. I click record and play but still nothing produces from it. Nov 29, 2017 cumberland, rhode island november 20, 2017 akai professional today announced the official release of mpc 2. Once you take it out of its big box, the apc20 makes a quite good. Owners of standalone editions of ableton live 7 or 8 can also work seamlessly with the apc40. Basic operation refer to this section to learn how to do basic tasks in ableton live using apc. Speaking of which, if you are out looking for an ableton live controller, apc 40 is still a real contender. That way you dont need to start ableton to get the apc in the right mode. Akai professional fire performance controller for fl studio with plugandplay usb connectivity, 4 x 16 velocitysensitive rgb clip matrix, oled display and fl studio fruity fire edition included. Ableton selected akai professional as its partner in developing apc20 apc20 apc20 of akai pros leadership position qpc20 greatfeeling controllers that are rock solid, rugged, and precise. My volume on laptop is on and the buttons on the pad light up but still does not produce any sound.
Essentially, the apc live seems to combine elements of the look of the original push which was a collaborative hardware design between akai and ableton, together with the mpc live layout which is the upper section so would imply a touchscreen element. I have finally managed to compile it and after testing the two options you gave me it is now finally working. To link a controller to a parameter in fl studio, right click the knob or fader, select link to controller, enable auto detect, then press a button on the layout on the apc. Midi controllers free delivery possible on eligible purchases. The information provided in the apc software firmware download is provided for general informational purposes only. I suppose as a manufacturer youre limited to a certain respect to the software youre developing for apc stands for ableton performance controller after all. I am trying to use apc key25 with ableton live 10 suite.
Owners of standalone editions of ableton live 7 or 8 can also work seamlessly with the apc20. Dj techtools search for midi maps by dj software and. Akai professional entered the electronic music industry in 1984 with one purpose to give artists the tools they need to express and explore new musical possibilities. Akai apc mini led output not working properly sourceforge. Mar 23, 2014 for any tool that has live in the name, physical control will always be important. If we can quibble a bit, we would prefer a brighter back light intensity i started this test under the. Live 7 with the latest automatic update has full support for the apc40 and all versions of live 8 are apc40ready. This is documented in the ableton live manual but not mentioned in the quick start. Thats what i hoped, and i cant test it yet because the mini hasnt arrived yet, but the manual and various sources online suggest that this isnt possible. The clip matrix gives you an instant view of clip status.
Ableton recognizes the keyboard and offers the usual options in the midi section. In one of the launchpad videos rupert used the automap software for additional programming. Akai professional and ableton are proud to present the apc20 compact professional ableton live performance controller. Akai professional and ableton are proud to present the apc40. Akai professional advanced production hardware and software. Until you see midi scripting implementation available directly within fl studio, you wont see any particular support for the apc key 25. An apc20 can thus be added to a setup that already has an apc40, in which case the devices configure themselves for 16track operation and the apc20s specific track select button and fader modes are apparently disabled.
Oct 20, 2016 akai apc 40 fl studio hip hop beatmaking sampling experimental filipino tagalog beat philippines j. View online or download akai apc20 quick start manual. Midi scripting is a general feature, not isolated or pertaining directly to the akai apc key 25. Apparently we are the only two people on the web that ever tried this. Engineered specifically for the mobile musician and the desktop producer, apc mini concentrates the essential features of the apc40 mkii, akai pros flagship ableton controller, into a compact design that fits in your backpack. Akai professional apc20 compact professional ableton controller ableton live software is a powerful, flexible environment for creating, performing, and producing music. If you enjoy creating music in ableton live, the apc key 25 from akai is the portable keyboard for you. Software installation apc40 is designed for performance with ableton live. This exclusive bidirectional communication makes the akai professional apc40 an advanced controller that receives feedback from the software and displays it on its clip matrix of 40 triggers, and on led rings surrounding each knob. I recently started trying to link my akai apc mini to my atem television studio using osculator. I only tested the code thoroughly on a mac so please let me know if it is working for you. I will have to do some more testing to find out where the issue. If you would like to refer to this comment somewhere else in this project, copy and paste the following link.
The apc40 comes with ableton live akai professional apc40 edition software, which is fully functional for performance and production. It is subject to change without notice and is provided as is without warranty of any kind, express or implied. Apc40 and apc20 users and programmers strive to develop extended techniques. Akai professional and ableton are proud to present the apc20 compact professional ableton live performance. Not sure why its doing this or how to go about fixing it, please help. The apc40 was designed to be a controller for ableton live software. Compatibility this is a firmware and software update. The first fader in the row wont work vol and other functions. I have connected the keyboard via usb, it has been acknowledged by the computer win 10 and a driver has been installed. The apc20 is certainly smaller than the apc40, and now qualifies as backpack. Im running the apc 20 with ableton live 9 and a remote sl zero controler. If you dont mind the extra size and lack of mobility compared to apc 20, this older akai model comes with a lot more controls that we think make it more practical and versatile. Click an available input dropdown menu and select apc key 25. This unique software demands an equally unique control instrument.
Ive only set it up but im looking forward to testing it out at a gig sometime soon. This connection is also used to send and receive midi data to and from your computer. Buy akai professional mpk mini mkii 25 key usb midi keyboard controller with 8 drum pads, 8 assignable qlink knobs and pro software suite included. Ableton live software is a powerful, flexible environment for creating, performing, and producing music. However, this is where the colaboration between ableton and the apc. Nov 26, 2012 i recently got an akai apc 20 ableton control interface at a local used music store. I didnt have access to an apc40 to test this out, and the documentation is.
Apc20, ableton live controller, offers legendary akai pro apc build quality with a. Apc20, ableton live controller, offers legendary akai pro apc build quality with a compact footprint. With the included akai pro apc edition of ableton live, these controllers provide an accessible point of entry into the most exciting and popular live electronic music performance software. Use a standard usb cable to connect this port to a usb port on your computer. There should at least be a beta testing for the mpc 2. The apc20 comes ableton live akai professional apc edition software, which is fully functional for performance and production. Fl studio alpha testing akai apc40 performance mode duration. Fl studio alpha testing akai apc40 performance mode. Ableton users now have something new to be happy about. Please answer quickly, im about to finish my live set and cant imagine doing it with a. And so even with a broad market for controllers targeting abletons flagship software, now including the slick push hardware from ableton themselves, akais revamped apc line earned intense interest when it debuted at musikmesse this month.
The computers usb port provides power to apc40 mkii. I chose the apc key25 dropdowns and input and output options. Buy akai professional apc key 25 ableton live controller with keyboard featuring perfect integration with ableton live, 5 x 8 cliplaunch matrix, 25 synthaction mini keys, 8 assignable control knobs, downloadable music creation software, mac os x, windows. Apc 40 apc 20 xr 20 mpd 32 mpd 26 mpd 18 lpd 8 ewi usb ewi 4000s rpm 8 rpm 3 eie pro eie. This 25key controller keyboard combines 25 greatfeeling synthaction keys with the same powerful 5 x 8 cliplaunch matrix found on the apc40 mkii. Using a midi monitor to test a midi device tips for reducing feedback when using. Engineered specifically for the mobile musician and the desktop producer, apc mini concentrates the essential features of the apc40 mkii, akai pros flagship ableton controller, into a.
I have been hunting around for one of these padstyle controllers for a while, and this one was priced right. Akai professional apc key 25 ableton live controller apc key. I dont think id ever buy a monome, mostly due to the price, but the controller market seems to. If you insist on having a crossfader and a few extra knobs then go for the akai apc40 ableton controller, but the apc 20 has all the essential unless you use ableton to dj, which i prefer to stick to native instruments traktor duo dj software macintosh and windows and serato for. Akai apc mini led output not working properly forum. Above this section, nine pads give access to the main controls. These parts include custom parts, pads, lcd screens, buttons, pcb boards, casings, faceplate skins, tutorials, manuals, sample kits, and much more. Load, play, mute, retrigger, erase, load from list, copy from loop recorder, and group mode. The akai apc series controllers allow complete control with abelton software. A quick note when i got this controller one of my friends who. Creative control the apc20 comes with ableton live akai professional apc edition software, which is fully functional for performance and production. The apc stepsequencer automatically configures your connected apc40 or apc20. On first look theres nothing groundbreakingly amazing new feature wise in the apc40 mkii.
I recently got an akai apc 20 ableton control interface at a local used music store. How to make a song in fl studio 20 software lesson duration. For those with expansive needs, up to six apc units can be used simultaneously on a live set, which would probably be overkill, but its a nice sentiment. Click an available output dropdown menu and select apc key 25. Hello all, i am having a serious problem with my apc 20 faders. In this manual, you will find instructions on how to connect the apc40 and use its basic features with ableton live akai professional apc edition. Virtualdj provides instant bpm beat matching, synchronized sampler, scratch, automatic seamless loops. The apc stepsequencer converts the akai apc40 or apc20 into a fullfeatured step sequencer. I got the akai mpk mini for christmas and everything seems fine with it other than an almost entire note delay on all keys and pads, makes it really hard to play since you have to do transitions and changes a note early. Start menu f all programs f ableton f live version number. Software installation to install the akai profesisonal apc edition of ableton live, simply insert the included cd into your computer, then follow the onscreen instructions. Akai apc20 ableton controller compact professional ableton controller everything you need. Is the note mode only used with one midi channel per apc unit or per track etc.
I have one action button per sample deck that changes its function based on which modifies are engaged. Live 7 with the latest automatic update has full support for the apc20 and all versions of live 8 are apc20ready. Jun 14, 2012 here is my latest and greatest mapping for traktors sample decks using the akai apc20. As it seems ive hit some issues of myself as well and i was wondering if you could share your osculator save file so i could check it with mine. To access the software after installing it, you can find it here. Akai makes fire controller available on its own 05dec19. Feb 18, 2015 apc 20 and apc 40 controller post by tavon markov wed apr 08, 2015 9. I have a problem with the buttonled on akai apc mini. Released after an extensive beta testing period, mpc 2. We offer many things that can be found below for the apc units. To use, simply load the device onto a midi track and then drop in an instrument its optimized for use with drum racks.
Apc mini is the most portable allinone ableton controller solution with akai pro build quality. Software installation to install the akai profesisonal apc edition of ableton live, simply insert the included cd into your computer, then follow the. Akai professional apc20 compact professional ableton controller. Akai are keen to point out that live supports multiple apc devices at once, in what it refers to as combination mode.1521 112 107 1263 129 627 268 599 125 712 489 1320 790 1465 9 970 53 220 1516 1492 52 339 407 611 34 781 1275 525 1229 535 157 1336 736