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Akai MPC5000 Sampling Workstation, 44.1kHz Sampling Rate, 12m 48Sec Recording Time

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About this item

The Akai has taken all best features from their MPC series samplers from the last 20 years and put them all together in their flagship, the MPC5000. This sampling workstation includes an 8-track streaming hard disk recorder, a 20-voice, 3-oscillator analog synthesizer with arpeggiator, a new sequencing engine with 960 ppq resolution, pad and track muting and mixing and 64 continuous sample tracks. Custom tailor your sounds with 4FX buses with 2FX available per bus. The 64 voice drum/phrase sampler has 64MB of memory and is expandable to 192MB.

What's Included With This Item

  • Akai MPC5000 Sampling Workstation
  • Power Cable
  • Akai Warranty

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Key Features

  • 64-voice drum/phrase sampler with 64MB memory built-in. Expandable up to 192MB RAM
  • Three-oscillator virtual analog synth engine with built-in arpeggiator
  • Over 300 Virtual Analog synth presets included
  • Eight tracks of Direct-to-Hard Disk recording
  • Over 40 all new effects available within a modular 4-bus effects processor
  • 960 ppq resolution
  • Built-in hard disk drive
  • Optional CD-R/DVD drive
  • USB 2.0 port for computer connectivity
  • CF Type-2 card slot (up to 2GB)
  • Chop-Shop 2.0 - slices a stereo loop into individual samples with automatic pad assignment
  • Patched Phrases: creates multiple splits in looped samples to ensure proper tempo sync without changing pitch
  • Continuous Sample Track: ensures samples play in perfect sync no matter where you start the beat in a loop
  • 12 Q-link controllers for internal automation, external MIDI control and quick parameter editing
  • 240 x 128 hinged backlit LCD
  • 10 built-in analog outputs, plus 8 ADAT-optical outputs and stereo S/PDIF IO
  • Powerful new multimode filter
  • Two MIDI inputs and Four MIDI outputs
  • Turntable phono inputs with RIAA pre-amp
  • XLR / 1/4" combo jacks with selectable mic/line levels

Technical Specs

Triggers 16 trigger pads
Polyphony 64
Data Format SEQ, WAV, PGM, SND,
Sampling Rate 44.1kHz
Recording Time 12m 48sec. (64MB, MONO), 38m24sec. (192MB, MONO)
Presets 128
User Memory 64-192MB
Effects 4 stereo busses with 2 stereo effects per buss and 4 band EQ/Compressor
Sequencer Maximum events: 100,000 notes
Resolution: 960 parts per 1/4-note
Sequences: 99
Tracks per sequence: 64
MIDI output channels: 64 (16 channels x 4 outputs)
Song mode: 20 songs, 250 steps per song
Drum pad: 16 (velocity and pressure sensitive)
Drum pad banks: 4
Sync mode: MIDI clock, MIDI Time Code
Transport Controls: MIDI Machine Control
Controllers 16 (velocity and pressure sensitive)
Connectors-1 Record input (L and R): MIC/ 1/4-inch Combo x 2 balanced -40dBu, input impedance 11k ohms; RCA with PHONO preamp
Max. Input level: +10dBu
Digital RCA-pin x 1 S/PDIF
Stereo output: 1/4-inch phone x 2 balanced +11dBu, output impedance 1k Ohms
Max. output level: +22dBu
Connectors-2 8 individual outputs: 1/4-inch phone x 8 balanced +11dBu, output impedance 1k Ohms
Max. output level: +22dBu
Phones output: 1/4-inch stereo phone x 1, 200mW / 100 ohms
Digital output: RCA-pin x 1 S/PDIF
ADAT Optical: x 1 (8 Channels)
MIDI inputs: 5-pin DIN x 2
MIDI outputs: 5-pin DIN x 4
USB: Slave connector x 1, USB MASS STORAGE CLASS support
Footswitches: 1/4-inch x 2
Expansion Slots EXM-E3: 128MB expansion memory card (Upgrades unit to 192MB total)
CDM-25: CDR/DVD Drive
Sample RAM 64MB
Storage Memory Card Slot: Compact Flash (The size of the compact flash card that MPC5000 can handle is from 32MB to 2GB)
Display 240 x 128 dot graphic LCD w/back light
Dimensions 18 x 16.1 x 3.4" (406.4 x 407.98 x 85.7mm)
Weight 18.2 lbs (8.25kg)
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