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User Review

To be clear with you just - Reviews Akai Professional MPC Renaissance

Value For Money : Poor
How long have you use it?

I used it for 3 months

Have you tried many other models before buying it?

Yes I used the MPC 2500, Mpc 2000XL, MPC 3000, Ensoniq EPS 16, Akai S950 and emu SP1200

What is so special that you like most and least?

For +

- If we can we get used to the found a small grain old, but you have to play with great effect as Decimator, master compressor effect with old school ...

- The are many effects can therefore be used with each pad, what do you pleasure.

- The complete connector on the sound card

- The Estetique and ease of use

Now come to the part that really disappointed me:

Already start with the sound part:
- Loss of momentum, with an example as I have sampled breakbeat vinyl (Technics SL1200 MK2 with M44-7 cell), and once cut to mpc, no more potato my vinyl even using the internal eq and compressor the software ...

- It sounds too digital for my taste, the sound is not neutral color (Logic as it's digital)

- The A / D converters are really not good at all

Then in terms of the MPC REN

- But the reagent pad is hit too hard for my taste (Unlike the old generation)

- Bug Unwanted Software and MPC freezes (Hear AKAI after 2 years of software update)

- Do not take to the live at least for the moment because too many bug Hardware and Software

- Fragility of the MPC


How would you rate the quality / price? With experience, you do again this choice? ...

Too expensive for what it is, to be honest with you Akai wanted to make a machine to succeed the older generation is missed because for 880 euro, I would call an MPC but not its surface with a midi sound card ( MPC STUDIO MIDI)
For my part after trying MPC 2500 3000, SP1200 Ensoniq eps 16 ... I can tell you that there's no picture sonnorité levels ...

Its not worth it in any case is 880 euro !! After this is my personal opinion

With the experience I would not choose that it is something that is on, To invest MPC 2500 that no loss transparent and level converters has limited effect certe 2 but the sound that I would be back in the I'd even go out.

Akai has simply become a trading company that designed the sale and not the quality.!