How to Setup Your Akai MPC Live/X using Bluetooth Midi with your iPad running Synth One

Well folks, I’m continuing to try and help you out for questions in the comments. Let’s see if this Synth One specific video helps. I suspect that the issue with the MPC not seeing audio is due to the user not hooking up the audio outputs from their iPad/iPhone to the MPC, but just aContinue reading “How to Setup Your Akai MPC Live/X using Bluetooth Midi with your iPad running Synth One”

How to sync your OP-1 to your MPC Live/X/One

This is just a quick video to walk you through how to sync a Teenage Engineering OP-1 to an Akai MPC Live/X/One over USB. The steps are pretty straightforward, but I’m going to add the steps below as well for those that would prefer to skip the video and just want some text to followContinue reading “How to sync your OP-1 to your MPC Live/X/One”

Using Q-Links on your MPC Live/X/One to control Midi CC on your iPad (or other gear)

Just a quick video to answer a comment from a viewer, and help show how to use Q-Links on your MPC to control external gear. Since I had it setup already, I just used it all from my iPad, but this will work on other external gear as well. Since I’m sure some of theContinue reading “Using Q-Links on your MPC Live/X/One to control Midi CC on your iPad (or other gear)”

Get Audio and Midi from your iPad to your Akai MPC Live/X/One

Just posting a short video to show the gear I use to get both cabled audio and midi from my iPad to my Akai MPC Live II. Equipment: HyperDrive HD319 – I linked to the Hyper Drive site, but this is around $80-$90. Personally I shopped around and was able to get it with discounts/salesContinue reading “Get Audio and Midi from your iPad to your Akai MPC Live/X/One”

Akai MPC Live/X/One Midi USB adaptor with Apple iPad

Based on some questions, I decided to put together a quick post on how to use a Midi USB adaptor with your iPad to control your Akai MPC. This should work on any Midi equipped device, but below is the video I created as a short walkthrough. Equipment: Apple USB-C to USB Adaptor – HonestlyContinue reading “Akai MPC Live/X/One Midi USB adaptor with Apple iPad”