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
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.
Display 320 character LCD
Disk drive 3.5” HD (1.44 Megabyte)
Sampling rate 44.1kHz
Memory 2 Meg standard (21.9 seconds mono)
Expandable to 16 Meg (188.3 seconds mono)
Data format 16 bit linear (S1000 and S3000 compatibility)
Dynamic filtering 12dB/octave dynamic resonant lowpass filter per voice
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