The New Akai MPC 5000

01.20.08 10 years ago 19 Comments

Key features are below, the retail price has yet to be confirmed.

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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
Master compressor and equalizer
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
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