AKAI Professional APC Mini MK2 - USB MIDI Pad Controller for Clip Launching with Ableton Live Lite, 64 RGB Pads, Drum and Note Mode and MIDI Mixer

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AKAI Professional APC Mini MK2 - USB MIDI Pad Controller for Clip Launching with Ableton Live Lite, 64 RGB Pads, Drum and Note Mode and MIDI Mixer

AKAI Professional APC Mini MK2 - USB MIDI Pad Controller for Clip Launching with Ableton Live Lite, 64 RGB Pads, Drum and Note Mode and MIDI Mixer

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Enjoy serious hands-on control for a powerfully creative Ableton Live experience. APC Mini features 9 faders to adjust volume, pan, insert effect sends and more for smooth, intuitive control of your sessions. Tweak reverbs, sweep filters, or write automation that will bring your music to life. Shape your sounds instantly using the assignable fader controls. PRECISE INTUITIVE CONTROL To exit Note Mode editing, release both Shift and the seventh Scene Launch Button (Note), and the Clip Buttons will change color to reflect the updated selections. The APC mini mk2’s Note Mode changes the layout of the Clip Button matrix to be used to play notes like a chromatic keyboard. The note scale, octave, and layout of the Clip Buttons can all be adjusted directly from APC mini mk2. To enter Note Mode, press and hold Shiftand press the seventhScene Launch Button (Note). electronic music artist and Live is your canvas, a DJ using Live for performance and real-time mixing, While in Note Mode, the Clip Button colors will change to reflect the selected scale notes. Scale root notes will be lit red, while other notes in the scale will be lit amber. When a Clip Button is pressed, all Clip Buttons of the same note and octave will be lit bright green, while all Clip Buttons of the same note in other octaves will be lit light green.

musicians and producers to spontaneously compose, record, remix, improvise, and edit musical ideas in a plugged into your computer, its hardware controls correspond 1 to 1 with Ableton Live’s interface—no


Note : some Windows users may need to "Extract All" files for Ableton Live Lite before initiating the installation. Secondly, make sure your MIDI control surface is configured like so in Ableton's MIDI Preferences tab. integration, and proved to be an essential performance tool for Ableton Live users everywhere. Now, The nine faders provide further control of creations and can be used to insert effect sends, adjust volume, pan, tweak reverbs and more. When the unit is in device mode, the APC Mini faders are automatically mapped to the eight macro controls of Ableton Live’s selected device. This means that multiple parameters can be controlled using one fader, and even more, control can be established through Soft Keys for functions such as Mute, Solo, Stop or Record. As well as the Akai Professional APC Mini Mk2 MIDI keyboard itself, you also receive a free software bundle that includes Ableton Live Lite and world-class virtual instruments from AIR Music Technology. Live Lite

Channel 1 and 7 are the different modes between Drum and Note mode. Channel 1 index 0-63 are the buttons in the first mode, channel 7 index 64-127 are the buttons for the second mode. You can select it by pressing Shift and the assigned button on the APC Mini at the same time. If you toggle these modes all LEDs will turn off and you have to press all buttons to activate the LED output again. channel-fader functionality with the dedicated buttons for volume, pan, sends, and device control: fade features of the APC40 mkII, Akai Pro’s flagship Ableton controller, into a compact design that fits in Concluding this final installation ,you are now ready to connect your APC controller to Ableton Live Lite! After the software has been successfully installed you will be prompted with the following screen, and at this time you can now open your Ableton Live Lite application.


First, make sure your APC unit is connected to your computer's USB port using the included cable. If you are using a USB hub, please make sure that it has isolated power, and is a " Powered USB HUB" Press the Show/Hide Non-Scale NotesButton to enable or disable notes not in the currently selected scale from appearing in the pad rows. When disabled, Clip Buttons for non-scale notes will be unlit.

First connect the APC mini mk2 to your computer into an open USB port. The APC is a Class Compliant Plug-and-Play device and will not require additional driver installation. The APC mini mk2 is powered by the included USB cable and does not require an additional power supply. Use the first four columns in the fourth and fifth rows of Clip Buttons to change the note layout. Each row of notes can be separated by a 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, or an Octave. Press and hold one of these buttons to display the selected value in the matrix. For instance, if Separate Rows by 5th is selected, the pad matrix would appear like the following: For maximum portability, APC mini is powered over USB and supports plug-and-play connectivity. APC mini


mini is the most portable all-in-one Ableton controller solution with Akai Pro build quality. Engineered musicians, DJs, sound designers, and music producers who love to get their hands dirty. Create anything In Device Mode, the faders are automatically assigned to the selected device’s Macro Controls. This allows you to adjust multiple parameters simultaneously with a single fader - perfect for creating a dynamic and evolving performance. Essential DAW control is provided by the Soft Keys, which give you instant access to Solo, Stop, Mute and Record arm functions. Performance Modes Drum Mode Use the sixth and seventh rows of Clip Buttons to select the scale type. Press and hold one of these buttons to display the scale name in the matrix as scrolling letters.

now that the steps have been completed above, you will have successfully registered your APC controller! All of your registered products will show up under My Products. Please note that this extended warranty is currently only available on products sold within the UK, EU or EEA, and is subject to the terms and conditions as detailed on the extended warranty certificate provided. If an item can not be repaired, a similar alternative product or cash discount (as defined in this policy) will be offeredSolution home Akai Pro | Keyboards and Controllers Akai Pro Keyboards and Controllers | Frequently Asked Questions Akai Pro APC mini mk2 | Frequently Asked Questions Press and hold Shift and press one of the right four Clip Stop Buttons to shift the viewable 8x8 matrix of clips. In Ableton Live's Session View, this is indicated by a red rectangle around the clips. To edit the Note Mode settings, press and hold both Shift and the seventh Scene Launch Button (Note). The matrix of Clip Buttons will change to the following layout, which you can use to adjust various settings for Note Mode: Use the eighth row of Clip Buttons to set the base octave for the pads. Press and hold one of these buttons to display the current octave setting in the matrix. For instance, if -1 Octave is selected, the pad matrix would appear like the following:

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