Akai Pro Releases Biggest MPC Update Ever

 

Akai has announced what it is describing as ‘the most significant firmware release’ that it has ever delivered, breathing new life into the MPC series of standalone groove boxes. The latest firmware update also features 14 new plugins

 

What’s new in MPC 2.10:

 

  • 4 New Plugin Instruments: Hype, Solina, Odyssey, and Mellotron
  • New AIR Vocal Insert Effect Suite w/ Automatic Vocal Tuning, AIR Doubler and AIR Harmonizer Plugins
  • USB Class Compliant Audio Interface Support
  • 7 new Insert Effects including Half Speed, Diode Clipper, Stutter and more
  • MPC Drum and Keygroup Engine Enhancements including Akai Pro Sample Tail, Dedicated Pitch Envelope, and Keygroup Portamento
  • 10 New Drum Pad Effects including Ringmod, Bitcrush, Decimator and more
  • New Sample Key Detection

 

A video playlist covering the new features:

 

The MPC 2.10 is bringing auto-tune functionality to the MPC, as part of the AIR Vocal Suite. The vocal effects package also contains the AIR Vocal Doubler and the AIR Vocal Harmonizer, both aimed at helping producers amp up their vocal production.

 

The firmware update also adds four new plugin instruments, including emulations of the Mellotron, Solina and Arp Odyssey. These are bolstered by the addition of some creative-sounding effects: Diode Clipper, Stutter, Granulator, and the AIR Diffuser Delay, to name a few.

 

The Akai MPC 2.10 update is available now as a free update for MPC One, MPC Live, MPC Live II, MPC X and MPC2 Desktop users from Akai website.

 

 


 


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