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Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition, Internal Card Reader

Monday Mar 6, 2017

mpc3000le “This MPC 3000 LE is a work of art!

Fully customized and one of a kind.

Brand new pads & pad sensors.

Brand new backlight/LED. (Super bright)

Maximum memory/Sample time.

Upgraded to 3.50 OS.

All buttons work flawlessly! Incredibly clean unit.

One of the best features is the new SD reader installed. It has improved my workflow in a major way. A lot of other MPC 3000s will come with a CF reader but hardly any have the SD reader.

Will include 2GB reader and power cord.

Only 2000 of these LE versions were made. Very Rare! I will include a heavy duty flight case/travel case for the mpc! ” Link


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Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition

Sunday Feb 26, 2017

mpc3000_le “The machine is in very good condition. Everything is working as it should. Its only flaw is that the screen has a dead “pixel row”, see the second picture. This is nothing thats bothering the work flow. Other than that the screen is bright and sharp.

Vailixi 3.5 and 32mb RAM is installed. Also a new pad sensor. Externally walnut wood panels from Mpcstuff.com, new black pads and flashier controls are installed. All the buttons are coated in a matte black finish done by a pro and looks very good. All the original parts such as the panels, controls and pads are included. A Scsi Zip-drive and some discs are included as well.”
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Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition # 1116 with 32MB RAM, Card Reader

Saturday Feb 25, 2017

mpc3000le ” For sale is an Akai MPC3000 Limited Edition No 1116. If you have been looking for a great drum machine. there’s a small crack shown in photo on the corner of the plastic panel, this doesn’t effect the machine, i was gonna buy new panels from mpcstuff.com.

Comes with all the upgraded features you’d want including:
- 32 mg max memory
- CF card reader
- Valixii 3.50 OS
- New back light ”

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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 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 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 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 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 3000LE Limited Edition #0442 with 32MB RAM, IB-CRT VGA

Saturday Nov 12, 2016

3kl3 “Well cared for Limited Edition MPC 3000. Clean with New Fat Black Pads, (RARE)VGA Card to connect to a Monitor. 3.11 OS. Stop button needs to be pressed a little harder than the other control buttons but works fine. ” Link


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

Monday Nov 7, 2016

mp3c000le “This is an auction for the MPC 3000 limited edition. Only 2000 were made when released in 2000. The MPC 3000 is known for its punch and focused sound. The filters are also famous for their “knocking” like character. Much like the MPC 60, the 3000 distorts beautifully—unlike any plugin I’ve ever used. It has a very unique and instantly recognizable character overall. It is the MPC for the “Golden era” of hip hop!

It has a stereo/16 bit sampling engine. But don’t be fooled by the numbers; it has a very punchy, crunchy quality to it that is very similar to the MPC 60. It’s not what I would call “CD quality” clarity! This machine has attitude!!

This unit has been totally refurbished by the famous MPC guru, Bruce Forat. Every tac switch (button sensor) has been replaced, new display, new pad sensor, the most current OS (Vailixi 3.50), maximum ram (32mb) and is in overall great condition. It also comes with a tough road case to protect the unit and to store from dust.

The sale comes with:

-Main unit

-Power cable

-Zip drive

-SCSI cable

-Zip disk with Forat sounds

-Road case

Disclaimers:

Though every button works great, it is the nature of the instrument that a button may not trigger and you may have to press it again. Though I don’t have this problem, it can be an issue to users that press lightly.

The display is new, but again, the nature of all early MPC’s are that the displays aren’t super bright to begin with. Though, the display is very easy to read in normal circumstances.

The overall condition is very good. There is normal wear for its age (small scratches). No dents or deep scratches. It is also very common for the paint to wear off on the thin plastic strips on the sides of the unit. They could easily be removed and repainted—I couldn’t be bothered since I don’t notice it.” Link


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Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition

Saturday Sep 24, 2016

mpoc3000le “MINT CONDITION MPC 3000LE for sale. Used in a smoke-free professional Studio. Minimal usage. Virtually no sign of wear. Fully functional, operational with maxed out memory (32mb) and the the latest OS 3.50 Vailixi chips installed. Also included: 250mb Zip drive with Vintage Roland TRS808 and 909 drum sounds sampled directly from the vintage machines through a Neve console. Complete with original manual.” Link


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Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition with Internal Zip Drive

Tuesday Sep 20, 2016

3-0 “Up for auction is an Akai MPC 3000 LE with custom Bruce Forat wooden side panels. The MPC was purchased used but in near mint condition about a year back and has seen very little use. The screen and backlight is bright and functions but is not quite as bright as when brand new. The pads are the original and feel and look like new. All knobs, buttons, and faders function as they should. You are bidding on a very good condition MPC.

Features and add-ons:
-Bruce Forat Wood Side Panels
-Internal Zip Drive
-OS 3.11
-Power Cord
-Softshell Carrying Case”
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Custom Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition # 0519 with Internal Zip Drive

Tuesday Sep 6, 2016

akaimpc3000le “Up for auction is an Akai MPC 3000 LE with custom Bruce Forat wooden side panels. The MPC was purchased used but in near mint condition about a year back and has seen very little use. The screen and backlight is bright and functions but is not quite as bright as when brand new. The pads are the original and feel and look like new. All knobs, buttons, and faders function as they should. You are bidding on a very good condition MPC.

Features and add-ons:
-Bruce Forat Wood Side Panels
-Internal Zip Drive
-OS 3.11
-Power Cord
-Softshell Carrying Case” Link


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Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition #0729 with 32MB RAM, Internal Card Reader

Sunday Sep 4, 2016

300le “This is 0729 of only 2000 Akai MPC 3000 LE’s ever made! This item is functional and in Great condition! This item contains the following:

Vailixi OS V3.50
32MB RAM
Stratos CF RaizinMonster Compact Flash Internal Reader
New Backlight (Retroillumination)

Also included extra:

Viking Interworks 512MB CF card
MPC3000 O.S. V3.11 ROM chips

A couple cosmetic flaws as follows:

Front right side panel slightly loose
Scratch on Rear Left side panel (See picture)
Discoloration on bottom of screen casing (See picture)
Small scuff on Front Right hand rest (See picture)

Other than the above, this item is in Great condition for a 20+ year old device!”

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Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition # 1096

Thursday Sep 1, 2016

3000le “Akai MPC 3000 LE Limited Edition #1096

The Unit comes in fully working condition with new pad sensors.

Due to the age the unit shows some signs of use.

Please see also pictures for details.

The item comes out of a non smoking Envoirnment.

This a a European Model so there is no need for a step down Converter. ” Link


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Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition # 1072

Sunday Aug 14, 2016

akaimpc3000le “No. 1072

Fully functional, no issues with operation whatsoever. Kept in project studio and used inconsistently for some time. Has mostly been covered and unused for the last few years.

I’ve been holding onto it solely because it’s the limited edition but I’m finally ok parting with it. It’s not getting used the way it was designed to. See pictures for condition, it’s in amazing shape.” Link


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Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition # 0461

Friday Aug 12, 2016

3k “AKAI MPC 3000 LE, ROGER LINN LIMITED EDITION , OWNERS MANUAL , FLIGHT CASE, I LIVE IN THE DALLAS /FORT WORTH TEXAS AREA, IN THE 90′S AKAI WAS IN FORT WORTH, TX. I WAS ABLE TO LOCATE AN AKAI PRODUCT SPECIALIST, THAT WORKED FOR AKAI IN THE EARLY 90′S, MR. NICK KENNEY, PROVIDED CUSTOMER SUPPORT FOR ALL AKAI MPC PRODUCTS INCLUDING THE MPC 3000, AND HAD FREQUENT CONVERSATIONS WITH MR. ROGER LINN ABOUT THE MPCs, HE HELPED CREATE. MR. KENNEY TESTED ALL THE FUNCTIONS ON THIS MPC 3000 LE, AND SAID IT WAS WORKING PROPERLY AND WAS IN GREAT CONDITION. INCLUDED IS THE MPC 3000 LE, OWNERS MANUAL, POWER CORD, 1 FLOPPY DISK, HEAVY DUTY FLIGHT CASE.” Link


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Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition # 1043

Wednesday Aug 10, 2016

mpc3kle ” MPC 3000 – All functioning apart from two of the pads that don’t work (easy to fix).

The back light is strong and all ins and outs are working.” Link


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Akai MPC 3000LE Limited Edition

Tuesday Jul 19, 2016

mpc3000limitededition “Auction is for an AKAI MPC 3000 Roger Linn Limited Edition sampler/sequencer/drum machine. This unit has been fully tested by our studio technician and is 100% working and fully functional. No reserve!!! Happy bidding!!!” Link


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Akai MPC 3000 LE Limited Edition #0997 with 32MB RAM, Vailixi 3.50, Internal Card Reader

Thursday Jul 14, 2016

mpc3000le “I am selling an Akai MPC 3000 Limited Edition #997 that’s in excellent working and cosmetic condition. Fully serviced by Kanamit MPC in April 2015 and everything works perfect.

The Mpc 3k has a rare (black) Compact flash card reader (SCSI for Samplers reader), installed, Vailixi 3.50 OS installed,32MB ram, brand be backlight installed (very bright) and a will come with an extra brand new LCD blue screen by Kanamit MPC (uninstalled).

Amazing looking MPC 3000LE and these are getting very hard to find. Thanks for looking.” Link


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Akai MPC 3000LE with 32MB RAM

Sunday Jun 26, 2016

3000 “Unit samples also sequential works, just don’t have time to invest to learn it.
Selling as is due to my limited experience with this MPC 3000 LE.
Unit has Vailixi 3.50 OS installed, the LCD screen is in good condition no lines .
Unit samples and sequences no further testing performed.
Floppy drive works, with ship with one floppy Disc with sounds on it

Please note the following flaws (as pictured):

Rail is missing on the right side
LCD Bezel is detached (are used tape to keep it in place)
I know a lot of these parts can be obtained via MPCstuff
Serial number plate is missing
I’ll probably kick myself later, due to limited knowledge selling nonworking, for parts as is.

Will ship with power cord, and Floppy disk with sounds” Link


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