Thinking of buying a used MPC1000? In this article I take a look at some of the most important things a buyer of a used MPC1000 should be aware of.
JJOS Tutorials, Tips & Tricks
JJOS tutorials with step-by-step tutorials included for all versions of JJOS including JJOS Free, JJOS1, JJOS2 and JJOS ‘XL’. JJOS is the third party operating system for the MPC1000 and MPC2500, which provides additional features and bug fixes compared to the original Akai OS and most people who try it never go back! JJOS is still actively developed, with regular updates and bug fixes.
These tutorials are adapted from the various JJOS tutorial books I have written. ‘Beat Making on the MPC1000‘ and ‘Beat Making on the MPC2500‘ both cover the free JJOS, while ‘The JJOSXL Chopping Bible‘ covers a wide range of sample editing and program building tutorials for the most popular operating system, JJOS ‘XL’.
JJOS 101 – The Complete Beginner’s Guide To JJ OS
If you own an MPC1000 or MPC2500, you may have heard talk about the ‘JJOS’, but due to the way JJOS is kept quite ‘underground’ with no marketing from the developer himself, many people remain confused…
Low MIDI Note Chromatic Program Template
A free MPC template that allows you to output very low MIDI notes chromatically from your MPC pads. Suitable for MPC1000, MPC2500, MPC5000, MPC500, JJOS1/Free.
New JJOSXL Book: The JJOSXL Sampling Bible
The new tutorial book from MPC-Tutor. Learn the art of sampling in JJOSXL with the JJOSXL Sampling Bible – 125 pages of practical and creative JJOSXL tutorials for the MPC1000 & MPC2500.
JJOSXL Tutorial: JJOSXL Shortcuts & Tricks
Learn all the hidden JJOSXL shortcuts and tricks to speed up your workflow as you navigate more efficiently around JJOSXL on the MPC1000 and MPC2500.
MPC & Logic Pro Tutorial – Syncing Your MPC With Logic
Learn how to sync your MPC with Logic Pro using MIDI Clock. Taken from our book ‘Using the Akai MPC With Logic Pro’.
Reason & MPC Tutorial – Setting the MPC as the ‘Master Keyboard’
Learn how to configure software instruments in Reason 5 to be controlled by an MPC through different MIDI channels. Taken from our book, “Using the Akai MPC With Reason’
MPC & Ableton Live Tutorial – Transferring MPC MIDI Sequences to Live
Learn how to import MPC MIDI sequences into Ableton Live as clips – this tutorial is suitable for all standalone MPCs.
Adding your MPC as a MIDI Device in Pro Tools
Configure your Akai MPC to be fully recognised by Pro Tools as an official MIDI device, with full MPC MIDI port information showing in all Pro Tools tracks.