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by freshnelly
Fri Jun 12, 2015 5:48 pm
Forum: Samplers
Topic: I built a Sampler!
Replies: 7
Views: 2025

I built a Sampler!

Wow! Some said it couldn't be done, but I've designed and built a sampler using one of those SDRAMs on EBay, a PIC chip and and Arduino. It's awesome to play with and does everything I want it to do. It's really tiny so it'll fit inside the Show-In-A-Box panel to haul around to impromptu gigs. Show...
by freshnelly
Thu Feb 26, 2015 7:01 am
Forum: HELP!
Topic: Akai MPX8: Sample Stutters at end of phrase:(
Replies: 5
Views: 2097

Re: Akai MPX8: Sample Stutters at end of phrase:(

pflosi wrote:Yeah, sell it and buy something else. These things are junk, check this thread:

http://www.vintagesynth.com/forum/viewt ... =3&t=77458
Yes, and this
http://www.vintagesynth.com/forum/viewt ... 53#p746653
by freshnelly
Thu Feb 26, 2015 6:59 am
Forum: Samplers
Topic: Akai MPX8 "Sample Player" Teardown
Replies: 19
Views: 18228

Re: Akai MPX8 "Sample Player" Teardown

I couldn't get into any of it myself, so I did a hardware hack on it so it would recognize my Yammy drums, Kawai Keyboards, Korg etc, it wouldn't work properly with anything. I'm into MIDI so I figured it out pretty quick. Seems the guys at Akai didn't read the MIDI spec....or past the first 2 pages...
by freshnelly
Wed Feb 19, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: Samplers
Topic: Akai MPX8 "Sample Player" Teardown
Replies: 19
Views: 18228

Re: Akai MPX8 "Sample Player" Teardown

That is so funny! I have just pulled mine apart, searched for the processor and ended up here! I've just put mine back together, no point as your insight is great! I'm trying to figure out how to add a MIDI program change to control the wheel remotely, but because the unit stays on the last setting ...