Rated 5 out of 5 by Josh from Simple, easy to use right out of the box I need something I don’t have to spend a week figuring out. It even features a high quality, replaceable crossfader for transitioning between clips and loops assigned to “A” or “B”. The APC40 does not lock out the mouse. You can use a sustain pedal, a simple open-close foot pedal, or any momentary non-latching switch. Ableton Live software is a powerful, flexible environment for creating, performing, and producing music. For example, you might be working with the Beat Decoder on track two. Rated 4 out of 5 by djfaq from Enormous potential Absolute must for an Ableton user.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by Mr. And if you’re an experienced Live user, you’ll be happy to note that you can custom-map every single knob, button, and fader on the APC40 to completely customize the controls for the way you like to work.
Akai Professional will not be releasing a separate template editor. For example, if you don’t have an audio or MIDI clip loaded into a cell in the software, the respective button on the APC40 will not be illuminated. DJ Equipment Groove Production. For example, when you press the shift button and press the second button down in the second row, you’d be moving the ring to tracks and scenes The APC40 and its included software are a complete system.
There is no way to bank through to go to a 5th bank.
No Longer Kaai Update Location close. Be the first to review this item. A yellow box is indicated for the 2nd APC, and so on. The second bank of eight knobs is dynamically reassigned to the Track you select. You can quickly access track panning and control sends A, B, and C.
You can shift your clip focus and get an overview of the clips you have loaded for your set. If you buy it in the U. RGB lighting provides visual feedback and displays three clip statuses—loaded, playing, and recording—so you can intelligently perform without looking at your computer.
The APC40 Ableton Performance Controller from Akai Professional was designed from its inception to be the perfect hardware companion to the popular production and performance software Ableton Live. The multitude of different devices that hardcore users build will be shared amongst the Ableton community, so you can download and use the fruits of other users’ labor.
Should a replacement be necessary, the crossfader can be easily replaced in the field by removing a small two-screw access panel on the underside of the APC Ableton Live software is a powerful, flexible environment for creating, performing, and producing music. More On Sale Now! You are not limited to the 8 tracks and 5 scenes in the matrix.
The APC40 is built with a rugged, metal chassis and slip-proof rubber detailing. Rated 5 out of 5 by Josh from Simple, easy to use right out of the box I need something I don’t have to spend a week figuring out. There are 16 physical rotary knobs, each of which accesses four banks of controls for a total of 64 knob-controlled parameters.
When I get to the end of my audio tracks and keep hitting the bank button, will it go to the Return tracks? Channel faders, bus faders, and a crossfader give you smooth control of key values. If you put a clip into a cell in the software, the respective button will illuminate orange. See any qpc40 on this page? Each of the 8 tracks has a dedicated mute, solo, and record button.
However, you don’t have to commit all of your time and energy to building custom instruments and effects with Max For Live. Rated 4 out of 5 by djfaq from Enormous potential Absolute must for an Ableton user. USB, Two assignable footswitch inputs Requirements: Up to six APC40’s can be used with Live ap40.
Akai APC40 MkII Ableton Live Performance Controller | Groove Production – Store DJ
If you’ve never used Live before, you can simply plug the APC40 into a computer and get acquainted with the included Ableton Live APC Edition software without hassle, because it’s designed to plug and play on both Mac and Windows.
I look forward to developing my skills on this fun and powerful new tool. Users can purchase an additional piece of software called Max For Live, which runs seamlessly within Live 8.