First drum pad – Akai MPD218 or MPD226?




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Hello, which drum pad would you recommend? I haven't been using any MIDI device so far and I'd just like to start learning finger drumming. This will be my first pad and honestly I'm not sure how will it go, means I want to stay low-budget and see af...
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I have moved to a new Mac and cannot access the old hard drive so cannot get to the downloaded course? Can I be sent a new link please?
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Hello! While reading excercises, i don't understand clearly what i need to do. For example, in basic finger exercises i need only move fingers, keep my hands still. I cannot do that) It will be nice to see videos (with private access) for some exerci...
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I've just got an Alesis VI49 keyboard with drum pads. I've mapped the pads according to xpresspads doc, through the proprietary Alesis software. I've checked all the pads are correctly set, but when testing on EZDrummer (or EZDrummer through Ableton)...
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"a VDM knows that a hi hat gliss has to stop as soon as a closed hit is played" This is what I read in the course. Using a MPC One, I don't know how to make that work. Appreciate a hint. Thanks // Zsolt
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Question 1: still a beginner but making fast progress. Would it be horrible to modify and start using the thumb in a kick/open hats combo hit? I cant seem to get the strength in my middle finger to get a solid kick out of the pad. Question 2: This ma...
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Hello, I'm having an issue with the standard setup. I have successfully set up my push 2 with both your max4live script as well as the drum rack methods, but I realized that I wanted bigger pads for finger drumming, and am having an issue with the MP...
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mpd218 has sensitivity issues. Is iRig pads a option for xpresspads. a low cost pad is what i can afford mpd218 (recent model) or irig pads. Which do you suggest.
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Any click to a course or in the main menu of the software I'm greeted by the error shown in the picture attached. I think I'm running v 1.3.9, has there been an update?
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Hi, i'm a very happy student, your method is GREAT. That said, i just bought my secondo mpd218, but can't for the life of me configure it . I can use it in reason (or any other sequencer) with any drum application, by using 2 different banks on the c...