Exchange tips and tricks for the Akai MPC4000
By Jo8ow27 Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:29 am
New to the MPC Scene, recently bought a 4000 off a friend. Having a look on the back, there's no 1/4 inch jack inputs for tracking out to an external mixer, I want to track my audio out and have more control of the sound that way. Am I tripping or does the MPC 4000 not have this? I know the 2000 does? :hmmm:

Just looked this up on google images, is this a modded 4000 or something?
http://www.mpc4000sounds.com/z/wp-conte ... s_rear.jpg
By CharlesRandolph Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:02 pm
Jo8ow27 wrote:New to the MPC Scene, recently bought a 4000 off a friend. Having a look on the back, there's no 1/4 inch jack inputs for tracking out to an external mixer, I want to track my audio out and have more control of the sound that way. Am I tripping or does the MPC 4000 not have this? I know the 2000 does? :hmmm:

Just looked this up on google images, is this a modded 4000 or something?
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That MPC 4000 has all the optional cards installed. : Digital I/O, 8 analogue OUT, and the Adat in and out.
If you want to track to a mixer and don't have the cards, you have to use the Stereo Main out.
By CharlesRandolph Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:21 pm
Jo8ow27 wrote:Thanks for the reply, yeah thought so. Do you know if you can buy the 8 outputs card anywhere? Does it have to be built for the MPC 4000, or can be any outputs card? Cheers


Must be for the MPC 4000. Here's an eBay link.
https://www.ebay.com/p/Akai-Professional-IB48P-8-Analog-Output-Expansion-Board-For-MPC4000/664692254
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By Lampdog Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:57 pm
This is what I have. I wouldn't even know what to advise others on for adat.


ADAT1 is 8chnls from 4k.
ADAT2 has the ability to be configured for 2chnl optical SPDIF and so
that is how the Triton Extreme is connected.

All other gear use analog inputs.


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