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Akai MPC 1000

Wednesday Sep 13, 2017

excellent condition. pads work wonderfully and feel great with the upgrades.

upgrades installed:
mpcstuff pad fix upgrade
black metal front panel and black knobs, jog wheel, memory slot, buttons, etc.
knurled volume & record knobs
polished walnut side panels
XLCD screen (white)
right side pcb with upgraded jog wheel encoder
256mb ram upgrade
JJOS 128XL (128SP currently installed)


the right side wood panel is ever so slightly loose. you won’t notice it unless you’re holding it by the sides.

the custom knurled vol/rec knobs have to be set at just the right height to not rub. i adjusted them and they are smooth.

after replacing the right side pcb i noticed that the “16 levels” button doesn’t have quite as much travel as the others. it still makes a “click” when you press it and is totally functional. just feels a little different. i’m guessing the button cap needs to be shifted slightly, but i didn’t want to open it back up as it works fine.

the compact flash card slot has a bit of friction when you try to eject the card. it still comes out, but it takes a sec.

i cut a small sheet of corrective orange lighting gel and put it on the XLCD because it is very bright! it’s non-permanent and easy to remove.”
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