Download the latest Akai MPC manuals for all MPC models. These are the ‘MPC Technical Manuals’ that ship with every MPC. I have included both Akai MPC manuals and the manuals for third party operating systems, such as the official JJOS manuals from the JJ web site, and Stan Steez’s JJOS1 manual.
An ‘MPC Technical Manual’ will tell you the exact functionality for each button, including a matter-of-fact breakdown of all OS functions, so they make a great technical reference guide. However if you need some help in how to use these buttons creatively to make music then check out the MPC tutorials here on MPC-Tutor.com, which are all adapted from my award winning ‘MPC Bibles & Beat Making on the MPC‘ books.
‘Current’ MPC & Force Operating Manuals
Akai have put all their User Guides on a single page:
Current MPC Manuals & User Guides (standalone MPCs & MPC Software)
Latest MPC Tutorial Courses From MPC-Tutor
Legacy MPC Manuals
The following are the latest version of the official Akai technical manuals for legacy MPC models:
JJ OS Manuals
Manuals written for the JJOS either by JJ himself or by MPC-Forums.com member, Stann Steez.
On line manuals to read directly from JJ’s site
If you are into repairing the internals of your MPC, then you may need to consult the official service manuals which contain circuit board diagrams, part numbers and general servicing information. Thanks to DJ Khayos for the 5000 manual!