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Akai MPC 3000 with 32MB RAM

Wednesday Feb 22, 2017

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This is a used Akai MPC-3000. It has 32 MB of RAM, a new LCD display, and new pad sensor installed. OS version 3.11. All switches and inputs have been checked, as well as record and playback capabilities. The case shows some moderate wear-and-tear (see images for details), but nothing that physically impedes function. The tempo control slider is a little sticky in places, but still perfectly functional. It comes with a standard A/C cord.” Link


Akai MPC 3000 with External Zip Drive

Monday Feb 20, 2017

akaimpc3000 “Classic AKAI MPC 3000. In good working order. All individual outs working as are all other outputs.

In great shape and comes with used Iomega Zip drive and 5 brand new blank disks. I’ll even throw in some sample disks as I won’t need them any more.

Fantastic sounding machine.

Comes with Odyssey flight case and copy of Software version 3.1 Operator’s Manual.

Converted to 240 volts when I bought it from The States on eBay in the 2000s. ”
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Akai MPC 3000 with Internal Zip Drive

Monday Feb 6, 2017

mpc3000e “The MPC 3000 was introduced in 1993 and is often regarded as one of the best sounding MPCs ever, if you are reading this chances are you know what’s up and no further explanation is necessary. Over the years many of these units have become more rare and harder to find in as good condition as the one up for sale. I’ve personally used this drum machine for the last 7 years. Always taken care of and is in great condition not just cosmetically but functionally as well. Please feel free to ask any and all questions! I look forward to having her go to a good home :)

Upgrades:
-Internal Zip drive, personally I prefer this over the external one since it takes up less space. (zip disks not included)
-Fat pads (from MPCstuff.com)
-New pad sensors, installed about 2 years ago for better sensitivity

Blemishes:
-Has some wear around the wheel due to years of spinning it around
-Has a few light scratches (nothing major) if you look around the pics you will see them
-The back serial code was half torn off, was like this when I bought it years back
-The right side/part that connects to the arm rest is a little bit loose but only on the right side and you wont even notice it while you are using it. Maybe missing a screw under the hood, not sure. Not a big deal but just wanted to point that out (no surprises)

FAQ:
-Do all the pads work? Yes they all work 100%, all memory banks as well
-Do the 8 outs on the back work? Yes
-Does the backlight still work? Yes, please see pics
-Are any knobs missing? No, everything is there *please see pics*
-How much memory does it have? I believe it has 8mb since the total amount of memory available when loading sounds is 8060. If you want to upgrade to 32mb you can get memory sticks on ebay for about $30-40usd. I never needed more so I never bothered with it
-How much sampling time does it come with? 93.4 seconds for mono, divide that by 2 for stereo
-Does the midi work? I never sampled into it with midi but I was able to use it to sync up to my DAW successfully with no issues
-What OS (operating system) does it come with? Comes with OS 3.11
*Power cord also included despite not being pictured”
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Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition # 1073 with 32MB RAM, Internal Card Reader, IB-CRT VGA Expansion

Monday Feb 6, 2017

mpc3000_le “Hello and welcome to this auction. I am a home studio hobbyist and am putting up for sale some of my favorite pieces of gear. Please check my other auctions for nice vintage synthesizers and recording equipment.

For sale is an Akai MPC3000 Limited Edition No 1073. If you have been waiting for just the right 3000LE to get, this is the one.

Comes with all the upgraded features you’d want including:
- max memory
- CF card reader
- Valixii 3.50 OS
- Very rare VGA external monitor output. See the VGA output on the back above the unit above the Footswitch outputs. Most units have this section empty, hard to find with the VGA output. The VGA out lets you hook up the unit to an external VGA monitor instead of having to rely on the small screen. I have a spare VGA monitor I can include with the unit for free as long as you cover the additional shipping costs ($40 in the USA, $120 abroad). The monitor is nothing too special but just thought I’d offer, it’s maybe around 15″. Sorry I don’t have pictures of the monitor. ” Link


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Akai MPC 3000 with 32MB RAM

Saturday Feb 4, 2017

mpc3k “This MPC works perfectly. New backlight and pads installed by Forat about 2 years ago. He also made sure everything is running well. Vailixi OS is also installed. I live in NYC and work in the music biz. I bought this from Les himself about 4 years ago. As you can see, he signed it. It has some signs of use on the edges but it works just like new. See the photos. The data fader cap is a replacement. Many, many classic songs were made on this machine. I’m not using it enough music to justify keeping it, and can use some dollars right now, so I’m passing it on.

Memory is Max I believe – When I turn on the MPC and go to sample, it gives 188.4 seconds of mono sampling, and 94.2 of Stereo sampling.” Link


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Akai MPC 3000 and Akai MPC 60II

Thursday Feb 2, 2017

mpc3000mpc60i “If you are looking at this listing you should know all about what these machines can do! If you don’t do your research please! I bought them with all intentions of using/ savings them for that day but I have decided to stick with my mpc 4000… for what I do.. both mpc’s are maxed on memory & scsi ports all functions are working wanted to put cf readers in them but the wait for them is still a wait lol.. I did order floppy insulator for the 60..it will be included they both can use back lights very dim in the dark! just never rushed to change them ..also have some extra items like scsi 100zip drive & cd-drive for the mpc 3000 they come as a combo! I have used them & to the best of my knowledge every thing is working ..they are used but they look great for the age they will be pack separate 3000 has hard metal case.. 60 will be in box..” Link


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Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition #1068 with 32MB RAM

Monday Jan 30, 2017

pc3000le “Up for grabs is this excellent MPC 3000 limited edition. Only 2000 were made back in 2000.

- punchy and focused sound
- “knocking” filters
- beautiful unique distortion
- stereo/16 bit sampling engine and loads of attitude
- brand new backlight
- maximum ram (32mb) and is in overall great condition

Operating Voltage 230V. *Please contact if you want this converted to 110V prior to shipping”
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Akai MPC 3000 with 32MB RAM

Friday Jan 27, 2017

akaimpc300032 “MPC 3000 is in great condition with all buttons working screen is new and bright LCD display cosmetically in great condition as well all the pads work and the knobs” Link


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Akai MPC 3000 with Internal Zip Drive

Monday Jan 23, 2017

mpc3000 ” mpc 3000 in good shape max out memory plus running OS 311
omega zip drive 100 overall its use … not new … but everything works” Link


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Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition #0670 with 32MB RAM, Internal Card Reader

Wednesday Jan 18, 2017

mpc3000le “Akai MPC 3000 LE plate number 0670 of 2000
Operationally all lights, buttons and pads work.
OS updated with the Vailixi 3.5 operating system.
Ram upgraded to the max 32 mb.
Scsi2SD card reader installed, and unit will ship with an 8gb micro sd card pre-formatted. This is a great improvement on load times and also dependability over floppy and zip disks.

Why is this unit priced so low compared to other LE’s $2399 – $3000?

1.As a frequent buyer of used gear ( I like to try out different toys), I believe that condition factors into the price and always aim to be 100% accurate in my listings. While being operationally 100%, this unit has some wearing in the paint, and a few other scuffs (see pics).

2. The unit is missing the original note variation slider cap. I have ordered a replacement from MPCStuff.com , which is on its way. Per MPC Stuff website, it is not the original cap, but will get the job done.

This is your chance to get a LIMITED EDITION at the cost of a regular mpc3000!!” Link


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Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition # 0538

Monday Jan 16, 2017

mpc3000le “The unit powers up normal. The screen shows normal but it seems the backlight is not present. Some buttons are missing. I pressed some buttons and they are responsive. The unit is for sale as it. No return is accepted. ” Link


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Akai MPC 3000 with 32MB RAM, Internal Card Reader

Thursday Jan 12, 2017

akaimpc3000 “Don’t miss this opportunity to own this legendary MPC. This unit is fully loaded with:
- Maxed out memory (32GB)
- Internal Compact Flash card reader w/ 8GB CF Card included
- Valixii 3.50 Operating System”
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Akai MPC 3000 with 32MB RAM

Thursday Jan 5, 2017

3k “MPC3000

Reluctant Sale.

No time to make music anymore family and work obligations.

Comes with original box and scsi Orb drive and disks with special formatted 1gb Disks and Zip drive with 100mb disks.

Also will provide SCSI Cables to convert old scsi 1 and scsi 2 style connections.

Backlight LCD was replaced and MPC 3000 was customised with Valaxi Software which is vast improvement to original OS.

Also have scsi external enclosure with a Yamaha scsi cd. Handy for MPC sample cds non provided.

Buyer takes all.” Link


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Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition with 32MB RAM, Internal Zip Drive

Monday Dec 26, 2016

mpc3000le “Heres a chance to own this legendary machine. Upgraded by Forat Electronics. Maxed out in every way. Additional zip drive installed. Perfect working order.
Pads and buttons are all excellent condition.” Link


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Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition with 32MB RAM, Internal Zip Drive

Sunday Dec 18, 2016

akaimpc3000le “Heres a chance to own this legendary machine. Upgraded by Forat Electronics. Maxed out in every way. Additional zip drive installed. Perfect working order.
Pads and buttons are all excellent condition.” Link


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Akai MPC 3000

Sunday Dec 18, 2016

30 “drum machine, sequencer, and sampler” Link


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Akai MPC 3000 with 32MB RAM, Internal Card Reader

Sunday Dec 11, 2016

32 “AKAI MPC 3000 designed by Roger Linn in ALMOST MINT/LIKE NEW cosmetic condition, and perfect working condition. New Blue display is bright and crisp. This MPC 3000 is so clean, it should a museum piece. Always stored in a smoke-free environment. The cleanest MPC 3000 you have ever seen, and the entire system is essentially like-new. There is only one small scratch on the front of the face-plate below the transport section. It’s very small, not easily noticed, and easily fixed, but I am mentioning it here for your consideration. Despite this small scratch, the condition of this piece is truly remarkable. See photos.” Link


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Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition with Internal Zip Drive

Monday Dec 5, 2016

3000le ” Heres a chance to own this legendary machine. Upgraded by Forat Electronics. Maxed out in every way. Additional zip drive installed. Perfect working order.
Pads and buttons are all excellent condition. ” Link


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Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition

Saturday Dec 3, 2016

mpc3000le “Up for sale is a used MPC 3000 Limited edition. The same used by the legendary J Dilla. I’m not an electronic expert but for the most part the machine does it’s job. I just haven’t had the time to get it back to 100%. Meaning it needs a slider knob for the tone variation. The limited edition name plate is missing and needs a new volume board ( the one now makes some static noise when adjust the volume. Screen doesn’t have any dead spots. I will take more pictures later.” Link


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Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition with 32MB RAM, External Zip Drive

Friday Nov 25, 2016

3000le “Up for sale is my used Akai MPC 3000 LE with an Iomega 250 Zip Drive. I will also include four blank cartridges and a paper copy of the manual. It’s in very good condition and all features are working properly. The memory is maxed out and it’s running the Vailixi 3.50 OS.” Link


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Akai MPC 3000

Friday Nov 25, 2016

30000 “Akai Mpc 3000 in great shape, new pads and censors. I’m not an expert on this thing, everything seems to work fine, the down cursor sometimes you have to push a little harder but not bad. As is.” Link


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Akai MPC 3000

Wednesday Nov 23, 2016

akaimpc3000 “Excellent condition Akai mpc 3000 ver 3.03. Includes 3.50 upgrade and warranty from guitar center till Jan 2017.” Link


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Akai MPC 3000 with 32MB RAM, External SCSI Drive

Wednesday Nov 23, 2016

mpc300032 “Akai MPC 3000 in good condition.
Used in my personal smoke free home studio.

- 32 Mb Ram

- OS Version Vailixi 3.50

- CF Card reader writer SCSI Hot Swap external 2 drive + 3 CF cards (2 original Akai MPC 1Gb cards + 1 standard 4 Gb) + 2 SCSI cables (10 ft + 6ft)

- External SCSI 250 Mb Zip drive + 6 blank disks (4 Iomega 250 Mb + 2 Fujifilm 100 Mb) + SCSI cable

- Original internal floppy drive

- Owner manual included

- Original Akai CD-ROM Sound Library MPC 2000XL Volume 1- MPC 2500 1000 3000

- The backlight has been replaced about a year ago

- Fully functional and clean

- Minor wear & tear (please see pictures)

- Power cords included” Link


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Akai MPC 3000 with 32MB RAM, External Zip Drive

Monday Nov 21, 2016

mpc3000 “Excellent condition! Light wear from average use. Never gigged with. Max 32mb Ram. Brand new backlight installed. Everything works perfectly and cosmetically the unit is very clean with only light wear. Comes with a 100mb External SCSI Drive and disk. Buy from a trusted source; MPC Exchange” Link


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Akai MPC 3000 with 32MB RAM, Internal Card Reader

Monday Nov 21, 2016

usedmpc3000 “Akai MPC 3000

32MB of memory,
8 outs,
CF card reader (bought at MPCStuff) + 3 cards of 1GB,
Vailixi 3.50.

Completely changed all tact switches, new slider, new pad sensor, new pads, new backlight, wooden sides bought at MPCStuff. ” Link


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