You may be surprised to learn that the MPC 3000 doesn’t come with timecode sync as standard. It needs another chip fitting before it can read timecode, although this is not necessary to write it. Perhaps Akai reckon that there are plenty of SMPTE to MTC convertors around, or perhaps they relish an extra earning opportunity. I think they should change their mind and provide timecode synchronisation as standard.
Not with the video output option. With the IB-CRT you can connect the MPC 3000 to a VGA monitor which will mimic the LCD display exactly.
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