CELEBRATING 35 YEARS OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL SAMPLING DRUM MACHINE
CELEBRATING 35 YEARS OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL SAMPLING DRUM MACHINE 35 years ago, MPC made its debut and revolutionized pattern-based music production and ushered in a new era of groovebased production. MPC X Special Edition features the original iconic Akai colorway and font, bringing the nostalgic look and feel of the original MPC60 to your modern beats and productions. MPC X Special Edition is upgraded with more memory, more internal storage, and comes fully loaded with the MPC Instrument Collection making MPC X Special Edition the most powerful MPC ever.
THE ICONIC LOOK MEETS THE MOST POWERFUL MPC
MORE POWERFUL PERFORMANCE
Introducing the MPC X Special Edition. Combing a rich heritage of ground-breaking creative functionality with the latest in modern technological advancements, MPC X SE is the most powerful and capable MPC ever. Powered by a quad-core processor, MPC X SE includes 4GB of RAM for rapid load times and expanded sampling capabilities for a supercharged workflow. Save the largest projects and ensure you have access to your sound libraries when you need them with 48GB of internal storage. WiFi and Bluetooth mean you’re not restricted by cables and connections for high-speed data transfers.
THE TIMELESS LOOK AND FEEL
No other piece of gear defines the music producer like the MPC. The central nervous system of any production studio, MPC was and continues to be a recording studio mainstay to facilitate dynamic music creation in perfect step and sync. The commemorative MPC X SE draws on that legacy with the iconic colorway stamped with the retro logo and font. MPC X SE is here to bring the producer back to his proper place of prominence, ready for a new age of music influencers to lead
the charge with musical excellence.
TOTAL HARDWARE INTEGRATION FOR COMPLETE CONTROL OF YOUR STUDIO
THE MODERN MUSIC CREATION HUB
MPC X SE is built to bring your creative space together. Transform your project studio into a modern music production suite with MPC X SE tying everything together. Control MIDI enabled synthesizers and keyboards with 2 In, 4 Out MIDI I/O or drive modular and euro rack devices with (8) 3.5mm TS output jacks. (2) USB-A host ports enable lightning-fast connections to storage devices, bus-powered USB controllers, MIDI expanders, class-compliant audio interface devices, and more. Count on rapid data transfers that keep up with any high-paced music makers.
A SOURCE OF SUPERIOR SOUND
Capture audio directly from vinyl turntables for clean sample and loop creation right into your sample memory. With an upgraded 4GB of RAM, you’re able to grab longer pieces of audio for truly expanded creative possibilities. (2) combination XLR-1/4” inputs deliver pristine audio from instruments, line level devices, and microphones. Phantom power ensures even your large capsule condenser microphones can plug and play right into any MPC session.
THE WINNING WORKFLOW
Above all, MPC X SE truly puts you in the driver’s seat of integrated workflow. Combine the tried-and-true MPC workflow with plenty of connections for all your wired devices, numerous audio outputs to route sound independently, and wireless Ableton Link 3 functionality over Wi-Fi, any creative task is literally at your fingertips from behind the helm of MPC X SE. Extended sessions are not a problem thanks to the adjustable 10” multi gesture display that ensures you’ll always be comfortable when those inspired moments won’t stop flowing.
PREMIER COLLECTION OF PLUG-IN INSTRUMENTS, SOUNDS AND INSERT EFFECTS TO INSPIRE YOU
THE POWER OF SOUND
MPC X SE features an exceptional collection of cutting-edge plugin instruments for truly inspired composition and performance. With over 25 instruments, users have a diverse palette of sounds and textures at their fingertips to create original melodies with no restraints. Dive into Fabric XL synthesizer or Stage EP keyboards for everything from spacious pad synths to meticulous grand pianos, warm electro keyboards layered with fat analog brass layers, exquisite chamber string quartets, and beyond. MPC X SE is powered by a stunning library of instrument sounds to capture any mood, emotion, and vibe.
AWARD-WINNING INSERT EFFECTS PLUGINS
Take your beats and productions to fully mixed and mastered commercial releases. MPC X SE offers a growing collection of dynamic sound processors, equalizers, multi-effects plugins and more for creative arranging of your music as well as all the tools to bring your songs and projects to the finish line. Collaborate with singers and unleash the AIR Vocal Suite to add rich harmony and vocal tuning in real time. Make your productions come alive with creative plugins AIR Flavor, Half Speed, Stutter and much more. For a real throwback MPC experience, pull up one of the many vintage MPC models like the 60, 3000, and more, all at the press of a button.
WORLD-CLASS SAMPLES & SOUNDS
The MPC platform is powered by the best sound and sample libraries available anywhere to ensure you have the most inspiring sounds. From one-shot snares and kicks, to booming 808 drums, loops, and multi-velocity key group instruments, there is no end to the possibilities with an MPC expansion pack. Browse the MPC store for new releases from MSX audio, Marco Polo, Snipe Young, and so many more of the leading contemporary sound designers.