The ME30P is a programmable midi patchbay with 15 patch memories, 4 midi ins / 8 midi thrus, input & output channel select and program select. Ships with. Akai ME30P This Akai ME30P is in great condition but features some rach rash around the screw holes from previously being racked in a studio. Simon Trask again, with some more MIDI outboard gear in the shape of Akai’s new ME30P programmable patchbay and ME25S note separator.

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Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Patching Up Patching Up. By pressing the Bank button, followed by the Check button and ms30p of the four Inputs in turn, the patchbay will transmit MIDI pitch number 69 to all equipment connected to the Input Channel sockets. And with it also being aakai to accommodate up to eight MIDI devices, most owners are unlikely to outgrow its facilities too quickly. What it does, basically, is to prevent the continuous droning xkai that can occur if you accidentally change routing patches whilst a keyboard is part-way through playing a note.

My only me0p concerns the ME30P mains lead. Ken designed the Sycologic M1 6 MIDI Matrix, a very comprehensive way expandable patchbay, which was the first such unit to incorporate this vital message.

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And that folks is precisely what the Akai ME30P lets you do. It xkai been kept in my studio and recently been tested and found to function just as it should – guaranteed.


You certainly haven’t considered buying something that generates no sound of its own like a patchbay, you simply haven’t got the cash. And when you wish to reconfigure your set-up to make another keyboard the Master instrument, you’re faced with unplugging all of your MIDI cables.

Mouse over to zoom – Click to enlarge. Sound On Sound – Jul Donated by: Does this therefore mean that the potential market for Akai’s new ME30P is limited somewhat to studios and better-off musicians?

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No ,e30p payment methods accepted. As mentioned earlier, patches are retained in the memory when the power is off but it is advisable to keep a written record of them for longterm storage purposes especially on studio sessions as there is no cassette dump or cartridge facility on the unit.

Well, read on and all will become transparent. In doing so, it becomes affordable by the majority of musicians and budget studios, and might even encourage them to expand their existing set-up. This item will be sent through the Global Shipping Programme and includes international tracking.

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Well, apart from pressing the Bank button, this can be done in two ways: If you are a musician with perhaps one MIDI keyboard, an expander module and maybe a MIDI drum machine, then you don’t necessarily require the facilities offered by a programmable patchbay – you can get away with connecting equipment up directly, right? Pay with PayPal and you’re fully protected. Description Postage and payments. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international postage is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc.


International postage and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Inc. Shipping price shown is only for lower 48, contact me for a quote if you are outside that area.

This item may be a floor model or an item skai has been returned to the seller after a period of use. It does have scuffs and scrapes, please see pictures to judge cosmetic condition.

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I just wish other manufacturers would follow Akai’s example and sell MIDI peripherals at similar prices – it’s the best way I know of enticing more people to explore the full potential of MIDI and will undoubtedly lead to higher equipment sales for those brave enough to do so. Back to home page. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. See all condition definitions – opens in a new window or tab Questions and answers about this item.

And on this score, you should disregard what the ME30P Owner’s Manual says about “pressing the switch for ke30p the Input Channel indicator is lit in order to clear the memory” – it’s unnecessary, since the Akai unit is always in continuous update mode. Report item – opens in a new window or tab.

It is time to give it to someone who will actually use it. Please have it changed Mr. Have one to sell?