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Re: akai mpc2000XL (2000) sampler / sequencer
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2017, 02:22:25 PM »
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Summary of differences between MPC2000 and MPC2000XL

Both use same Effects board, 8-out expander and the sample engine between them is essentially the same. Many improvements on the Seqeucner section and a few added features in the sample editing area:

-XL sequencer memory increased from 100,000 events to 300,000

-XL dedicated Next Sequence button

-XL has 4 buttons for pad/bank selection vs the former 1

-XL can access 4 drum programs simultaneously, essentially making it 4 part multitimbral

-Number of samples stored doubled to 256 on the XL

-Folder support for storage on the XL

-XL can switch between sequences using the pads (just like the track mute/unmute screen)

-XL has SUDDEN button added to immediately switch to next sequence

-XL has 2nd sequence function allows you to associate another sequence to play simultaneously with current one.

-XL can solo from track mute/unmute screen

-XL can change sequences with program changes

-XL Device naming for each midi channel

-XL Midi monitor screen

-XL has improved multiple track recording by specifying which tracks to record and what channels for soft through

-XL Resample a sound with a different bit depth or sampling rate

-XL Zone mode allows you to select up to 16 zones

-XL Slice function. When samples zoned like above, you can automatically create new program (with pad assignments and with extra specified samples at end of each sample because of the sample decay ). (Sort of like Recycle, but you have to manual zone the sample)

-XL Timestretch function with slightly modifiable presets: 1. FEM VOX 2. MALE VOX 3. LOW MALE VOX 4. VOCAL 5. HFREQ RHYTHM 6. MFREQ RHYTHM 7. LFREQ RHYTHM 8. PERCUSSION 9. LFREQ PERC. 10. STACCATO 11. LFREQ SLOW 12. MUSIC 1 13. MUSIC 2 14. MUSIC 3 15. SOFT PERC. 16. HFREQ ORCH. 17. LFREQ ORCH. 18. SLOW ORCH.

-XL has automatic Chromatic assignment. Essentially allows you to create a keygroup across the key/pads from one sample.

-XL has internal IDE port so you can replace the floppy with a Zip drive.

-New List price of the XL is much lower than the new list price of the former model.

-XL has a swivel screen and comes in three color schemes.

-You can now switch from REC/OVERDUB to PLAY and vice versa without having to stop the sequencer

source: http://www.mpc-forums.com/viewtopic.php?p=1158314

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Re: akai mpc2000XL (2000) sampler / sequencer
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Re: akai mpc2000XL (2000) sampler / sequencer
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2018, 01:48:53 PM »
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MPC2000XL - MIDI Production Center
The MPC2000XL--till you try it, you won't believe it.
Say hi to the new MPC2000XL. It's everything you'd expect from an MPC and then some. New features include Next Sequence key, 4 bank keys, Track Mute key, hinged LCD, multi-program playback, device naming, MIDI soft thru, multi-track recording, time stretch, resampling, simultaneous playback of a second sequence, and folder file management.

Better yet all this power works with you, instead of against you. If you've ever tried to get a computer-based sequencer/sampler system to work the way they're advertised, you'll know exactly what we mean. Whether you're producing drum 'n' bass, sequencing a rack-full of MIDI modules or performing live, you'll love the all-in-one convenience and ease of use the MPC2000XL gives you.

The MPC2000's unique friendly and intuitive user interface simplifies the expression of your creativity
Sampler, drum machine and MIDI sequencer in one instrument
Dedicated buttons for most-used functions
Informative graphic display with soft keys
[ MPC2000 main screen ]
Extremely powerful sampling drum machine/phrase sampler
44.1 kHz, 16-bit stereo sampling with 32-voice polyphony
Resonant digital filter & envelope per voice
Large, great-feeling, velocity- and pressure-sensitive pads for expressive programming
Note Variation slider for programming a wide variety of dynamics
Extensive cut-and-paste sample editing with waveform display
Stereo Mix outputs & optional eight individual outputs + S/PDIF digital I/O
Built-in floppy disk and SCSI interface
Reads sample data from S1000 and S3000 series samplers, the E-mu EIIIx library, Roland S750/S760 libraries, .WAV files from PC disks, and last (but certainly not least) your own samples.
Powerful and easy-to-use MIDI sequencer offers a great alternative to complex computer-based sequencers
Supports both linear and pattern-style (looped) recording
300,000 note sequence capacity
Step Edit mode for fast recording, viewing or editing of any event in a sequence
Flexible synchronization capabilities: MIDI clock, MTC, and SMPTE (optional)
Two MIDI inputs with merge & two independent MIDI outputs (32 channels)