MPC X & MPC Live Forum: Support and discussion for the MPC X & MPC Live, Akai's current generation of standalone MPCs.
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By Bezo Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:59 pm
My Live showed up yesterday, replacing my Touch.

As a heavy VST user, I've been wondering how much I could get out of this. To get full value from my Live, I'll probably be making more music on the go in stand alone mode, where samples will become more important to me. That would be where the bible comes in as I've been very light & basic with sampling.

Kovalsky wrote:Here is my hard copy of the bible.

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Nice!

As an older school producer, I like hard copies of things (still buy records).
Tutor, is the hard copy available on MPC-Sample.com? I don't see it.
Is the hard copy the most recently updated version?
Is there any update process for hard copies?
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By MPC-Tutor Fri Oct 05, 2018 2:26 pm
There never has been a hard copy, that customer printed out a copy from the PDF. I have no plans to produce a hard copy, it just doesn't fit in with the way I want to maintain the book. Rather than create 'addendums' for the new content in each update, I tend to completely rewrite entire sections of the book to reflect new or updated features - in the last update I had to change over 300 screenshots throughout the book along with all manner of tweaks to reflect firmware changes, this is separate to the new tutorials I added to reflect new firmware features. This makes it virtually impossible to offer a reasonable upgrade process for people who may have bought a hard copy.

It would also mean each time I updated the book, all my existing book stock would become outdated, leaving 'print on demand' as the only option, which is very, very costly for 600+ page, full color A4 books.

I offer three different digital versions so all popular ereading options are covered (laptop, computer, ipad, smartphones, tablets, kindle etc). When I update the book, you simply download the new edition. You can also print a copy if you prefer.
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By Danoc Fri Oct 05, 2018 3:08 pm
That book looks professional ass f*** Dam that looks nice! :-D
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By Bezo Fri Oct 05, 2018 5:03 pm
MPC-Tutor wrote:There never has been a hard copy, that customer printed out a copy from the PDF...
Makes perfect sense. Didn't realize that was an after market job.

Danoc wrote:That book looks professional ass f*** Dam that looks nice! :-D
Exactly! Had me looking all over MPC-Samples for it.
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By Danoc Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:28 am
LOL LMAO :lol:

Bezo wrote:Exactly! Had me looking all over MPC-Samples for it.
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By MPC-Tutor Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:44 pm
Fre$hBreath wrote:Looking forward to the 2.3 update edition. :)


I no longer beta test so haven't seen 2.3 yet, but I'll get to work on a 2.3 upgrade edition for the Bible as soon as 2.3 is released. It might take a few weeks as it sounds like 2.3 is going to have a lot of new features.
By Fre$hBreath Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:38 pm
MPC-Tutor wrote:
Fre$hBreath wrote:Looking forward to the 2.3 update edition. :)


I no longer beta test so haven't seen 2.3 yet, but I'll get to work on a 2.3 upgrade edition for the Bible as soon as 2.3 is released. It might take a few weeks as it sounds like 2.3 is going to have a lot of new features.


Right on!