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APC40 with Ableton Live transforms your experience from constructing tracks on a computer to fluid, musical creation. The APC40 is the link between human and computer that perfectly balances analytical parameter control with creative expression. 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. Features

  • Designed in partnership with Ableton for Ableton Live
  • Unique clip matrix with multicolor lighting displays current clip status
  • No mapping required; every knob, button, and fader is customizable
  • Bidirectional communication between APC40 and Ableton Live
  • Solid, professional feel with rugged, metal chassis and premium controls
  • Comes with Ableton Live Akai Professional APC40 Edition software
  • Works with standalone editions of Ableton Live
  • USB plug-and-play connection for Mac and PC
  • Premium controller with rugged, metal chassis


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...Lexicon MPX100 - Kaoss Pad - Dopefer MSY2 - Tons of software, Loops, Samples, MIDI files, etc. Little Rig: Mac Mini (Snow Leopard) M-Audio FireWire Audiorealism ABL2 Akai APC40 Ableton Live 8 Lexicon MPX100 MicroKORG Oxygen 8 Alesis M1 320 USB monitors

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Dust Covers for Synths and Drum Machines | Stardust

I've also got some custom dust covers for sale if anyone's interested. So far I've got E-MU Command Station, DR-202/Rocket combo, Sherman Filterbank and Akai APC40 available for preorder.* *Colors and patterns may vary

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THAT Hardware Sequencer

...or tweaking out and recording an arrangement in realtime. you pretty much described my workflow with Ableton, Maschine, and the APC40. nice that you're happy with it, but please don't act like any of that is exclusive to an OTB setup.

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