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Verified Purchase. Tineyi T. Andrew C. If you have been using software like Ableton and Logic and are familiar with audio editing, it will come as a surprise at how fast you can process samples with the same possibilities within the Renaissance. It takes a little bit of time and dedication to get to grips with it but I can see the potential for budding bedroom producers as well as being the main hub in pro users' studios. It's so easy to use and understand, the basics of getting a beat down and sampling straight out of the box are much more exciting than trawling Akai MPC Renaissance screen with a mouse.

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Additional Design Features. Unlimited maximum events Resolution: Unusually, two footswitch sockets also reside at the front, although when you check the rear you can see why: It means that there's only room for two assignable audio outputs, in addition to the main stereo pair. Considering that the Renaissance is focused on working in the software domain, two assignable outputs might be Akai MPC Renaissance. It also has two USB 2 hub connections, suitable for external drives or the direct connection of USB controller keyboards.

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Finally, power is supplied by an external 12V adapter, as the 2A requirement is too much to pull over USB. The software installation process is frustrating if you prefer Akai MPC Renaissance control what goes where on your system. The Renaissance ships with around 9GB of content, but as of version 1. During the Mac install, it plonked the lot on my system drive!


Also, the software won't work without the controller connected. Having installed and then authorised the software, there's nothing to hold you back. It can also be pointed out that you are still free to use a third party audio interface configurable from within the MPC Softwarewhich could have as many outputs as you can afford. However both these solutions mean you are not able to take full advantage of Vintage Mode, as you can only access the software element of Vintage Mode when working outside of the Ren Akai MPC Renaissance interface.

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This USB connection is what is used for all communication between the Ren and your computer and must remain connected at all times otherwise the MPC Software will only function correctly. Going through my hub led to a few communication problems which required rebooting both the MPC Software and the Ren. This could however be a power issue with my hub. This is a two part unit consisting of the PSU itself and a detachable two pin lead with the plug on the end. Multi-Effects Pedal for Electric Guitar The same analogue SansAmp circuit, plexi distortion and delay of the first version plus some additional features, such as switch between Plexi and Cali distortion mode, an independent reverb with Akai MPC Renaissance room size, an Electric Guitar Special Run, Body: Basswood, Neck: Maple, Neck shape: C, Fretboard: If Akai can get on top of the bug fixes, provide the missing features ASAP and keep listening to community feedback, then there is no reason why the new line of MPCs can't confidently challenge Maschine's crown.

MusicRadar The No. Our Verdict Renaissance has the potential to surpass Maschine but it's down to Akai to swiftly fix early gripes.

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Pros Workflow is as slick as legacy standalone MPCs. It's included with MPC Renaissance. You also get three additional MPC Expansions: The for punchy analog drums, The Wub for electronic dance music, and The Noise for 8-bit oldschool vibe. Corey Akai MPC Renaissance Official Rep December 30, Hi Jeff, Thanks for posting! First off, It would be great to know what version of MPC you are using and what operating system you are using.

For now though, I'll just recommend starting from Akai MPC Renaissance. You'll want to ignore any discs that came with the Renaissance and do all installing from downloads on your account page and the product page. So first, create an account, login and register your MPC Renaissance:The instrument for music production.


Fusing Akai Professional's legendary MPC Akai MPC Renaissance and workflow with the power of your computer, MPC Renaissance is the unrivaled instrument for music production. It seems like Akai's MPC range has been around forever, revered for solid sequencing, a straightforward interface and no-nonsense sampling. But after a long.


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