APC40 mkII comes packed with a music production suite that includes a version of Ableton Live, two high-definition virtual synthesisers, and professional samples and loops for immediate out-of-the-box music creation. This gives you a massive total of 72 controllers that are dynamically reassigned each time you switch tracks. If you decide to record into a cell, the respective button will glow red. If you press on an orange glowing button to fire a clip, the button will turn green while the clip is playing. Up to six APC40’s can be used with Live simultaneously.

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Rated 4 out of 5 by Marcio from I would buy this product again and again The product is dj controller, used for mix programs djs or music producers softwares abelton Live, Traktor Pro etc By the end of my first session, it felt like I’d been using it for years.

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It is a huge productivity booster to have everything right at your fingertips. Akai Professional APC40 accessories.

It makes it less like software and more like an actual hands-on musical instrument with endless possibilities. Visit our new store: Ableyon looks this way because it’s designed to let you to take complete control of Live’s unique Session View. Hybrid 3, by AIR Music Tech, is a virtual synthesiser for electronic ablteon, DJs, sound designers, and abletpn producers who love to get their hands dirty.

If you’ve never used Live before, you can simply plug the APC40 into a computer and get acquainted with the included Ableton Live APC Edition software without hassle, because it’s designed to plug and play on both Mac and Windows. When you switch to track four, the eight Track knobs that you had been controlling the Beat Decoder with are now controlling the Flangeverb on track four.


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If you elect to use a standalone version of Ableton Live, it must be Live 7 with the latest update or Live 8. The multitude of different devices that hardcore users build will be shared amongst the Ableton community, so you can abeton and use the fruits of other users’ labor.

First-time setup is literally three steps: There are 16 physical rotary knobs, each of which accesses four banks of controls for a total of 64 knob-controlled ablegon. However, for more abletno users, Max for Live enables you to perform some extremely advanced functions such as editing the standard template and making the clip lights function like a step sequencer.

However, you don’t have to commit all of your time and energy to building custom instruments and effects with Max For Live. Yes, you can use up to six APC40s at the same time. The unusual front panel of the APC40 is packed with glowing buttons. Call Chat Online. The APC40 also has 8 track faders and a master fader, with the ability to change banks. Whether you are an electronic music artist and Live is your canvas, a DJ using Live to mix or remix tracks, or a more traditional musician using Live on stage or in the studio, you will find the APC40 to be the intuitive, powerful instrument that directly links your inspiration with Ableton Live.

If you already use Live for music production, performance, songwriting, DJ’ing, post-production video, television production, live theater, art installations, or in any capacity – you will immediately appreciate the APC40’s exclusive ability to “talk” to the software.

You’ll even notice that the settings for each knob load on the light rings so you’ll immediately see each knob’s status.


The solo buttons can also be used as cue buttons for DJ’ing. You can also color code your clips with the RGB lighting for advanced visual organisation, and use the Shift button and directional arrows to manipulate the scope of the 5×8 grid.

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Found a better price? There is no way to bank through to go to a 5th bank.

For example, when you press the shift button and press the second button down in the second row, you’d be moving the ring to tracks and scenes This feature has been added in Live 8.

I make tracks in Logic, bounce down to wave, then just drag them into the APC and set it up how you wish. Designed in partnership with Ableton, the APC40 is the most advanced Live controller for the most abletln performers. I plugged it in and I haven’t needed to adjust anything.

You can play and stop each of these clips in any sequence, and you can launch groups of clips together as a “scene. Almost every aspect of the original APC40 has been deliberated, reworked, and improved to provide extended controller functionality, countless musical capabilities, and a smarter workflow. Our friendly staff are seasoned professionals in the industry, with apcc40 depth knowledge on the amai products and technologies.

For example, if you don’t have an audio or MIDI clip loaded into a ablteon in the software, the respective button on the APC40 will not be illuminated. The APC40 and its included software are a complete system.