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akai mpd16 (July 2002) compatible with mac os 9
« on: March 08, 2017, 08:39:58 PM »

http://www.akaipro.com/product/mpd16



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16 x 2 banks. Velocity sensitive MPC–style pads
FULL LEVEL Button sets all pads to maximum output velocity (127)
16 LEVELS Button for giving each pad progressive level response for the last selected/used pad
BANK Button provides quick bank selection
ACTIVE Button enables instant on-off slider functionality to avoid accident input
Assignable slider for smooth control
MIDI out
USB for plug and play computer connections
9V DC (95mA)– not required when used with USB
- See more at: http://www.akaipro.com/product/mpd16#features

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Re: akai mpd16 compatible with mac os 9
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2018, 02:06:34 PM »
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The New MPD16 USB/MIDI Pad Control Surface by Akai Professional

Expanding on the legacy of the legendary MPC series, Akai Professional introduces the MPD16 USB/MIDI Pad Control Surface. The MPD16 is a self-contained unit which connects via USB and/or MIDI to computers and sound engines such as the new Akai Z4 and Z8 samplers which include drum program set-ups as well as the standard keyboard-assigned programming.

The functionality of the MPD16 is designed with simplicity in mind. The days of programing drum sequences via a keyboard are gone forever. 16 MPC-spec pressure-and-velocity sensitive drum pads generate Note-On velocity when tapped. In Full-Level mode, the MPD16 produces data with velocity value of 127, regardless of the velocity of the pad tapped and in 16-Level mode it allows you to generate the note velocity in 16 steps with 16 pads. The active pad (note number) is the last pad played just before the 16-Level key was pressed. The Bank key switches between banks 1 and 2 allowing access to two separate banks of sounds. The Active key enables the fader which outputs MIDI control changes. The various parameter settings, such as MIDI Note Assign, MIDI Channel, MIDI Control Change, etc. can be assigned from the computer via USB.

MPD16 set-up is facillitated with the MPD16 Utility and PC/MAC driver software CDROM. The MPD16 can be powered via computer USB or the optional AC adapter.

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AKAI MPD16
SOFTWARE HISTORY
Version: 2.0
Date: 2006/08/16
New features/Changes:
1. (PC) Improved latency.
2. (Mac) Mac driver is now compliant with Mac Intel machines.
Bug Fixes:
1. (PC) Fixed issue where certain PCs would crash when using the Windows driver and
the MPD16 is attached via USB.
2. (PC) Fixed issue where the PC utility would produce an error when attempting to
uninstall.
Version: 1.1
Date: 2004/01/22
Bug Fixes:
1. (Mac) There was a problem if 'the Classic' environment was running when the
MPD16 Utility was started. This has now been fixed.
2. (Mac) The 'Reset' button in the MPD16 Utility now resets the Pad Sensitivity to zero
if "Pad View' is selected.
Version: 1.0
Date: 2002/07/01
Initial Release

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Re: akai mpd16 (July 2002) compatible with mac os 9
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2023, 06:02:49 PM »
this thing is great i got one for cheap about a year ago