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AKAI - MPD232

CONTROLS





KEY

ACTION

SHIFT (SECONDARY) ACTION

S SHIFT
Hold this button down to access secondary actions as described in the SHIFT ACTION column.
M2 *CONTROL BANK
Select one of the 3 available modes for the 8 CTRL knobs, the 8 Faders and the 8 buttons.
Sampler, Effects and Pads mode

* The CONTROL BANK buttons are hardware controls, they do not send any MIDI message, so cannot be assigned to a VirtualDJ action.


CONTROL FADERS (ALL MODES)

KEY

ACTION

F1 FADER 1
Adjust the volume of Samples on 1st column (1,5,9 and 13)
F2 FADER 2
Adjust the volume of Samples on 2nd column (2,6,10 and 14)
F3 FADER 3
Adjust the volume of Samples on 3rd column (3,7,11 and 15)
F4 FADER 4
Adjust the volume of Samples on 4th column (4,8,12 and 16)
F5 FADER 5
Adjust the volume of Sampler Group 1. Read more here about Sampler Groups
F6 FADER 6
Adjust the volume of Sampler Group 2.
F7 FADER 7
Adjust the volume of Sampler Group 3.
F8 FADER 8
Adjust the volume of Sampler Group 4.


CONTROL BUTTONS (ALL MODES)

KEY

ACTION

B2 BUTTON 2
Select Left Deck
B3 BUTTON 3
Select Right Deck
B4 BUTTON 4
Set current position of the selected Deck as Loop Entry (Loop In) point, to create a manual loop
B5 BUTTON 5
Set current position of the selected Deck as Loop Exit (Loop Out) point, to complete a manual loop. Use this button again to exit a loop
B6 BUTTON 6
Triggers a Loop of the selected size in beats on the selected deck
B7 BUTTON 7
Halves the size of the Loop
B8 BUTTON 8
Doubles the size of the loop



CONTROL ENCODERS

KEY

ACTION

SAMPLER MODE (BANK A)

E1 ENCODER 1
Adjust the Master Volume of the Sampler Output.
E2 ENCODER 2
Selects a Sampler Bank.
E3 ENCODER 3
Selects a Trigger mode for the Sampler (On/off, Hold, Stutter and Unmute).
E4 - E8
ENCODERS 4-8
Not used.

EFFECTS MODE (BANK B)

KEY

ACTION

SHIFT (SECONDARY) ACTION

E1 ENCODER 1
Single FX mode : Adjust the 1st Parameter of the selected Effect on Left deck
Multi FX mode : Adjust the 1st Parameter of the selected Effect in FX Slot 1 on the Left deck.
Single FX mode : Adjust the 4th Parameter (if available) of the selected Effect on the Left deck
Multi FX mode : Adjust the 2nd Parameter of the selected Effect in FX Slot 1 on the Left deck
E2 ENCODER 2
Single FX mode : Adjust the 2nd Parameter of the selected Effect on Left deck
Multi FX mode : Adjust the 1st Parameter of the selected Effect in FX Slot 2 on the Left deck.
Single FX mode : Adjust the 5th Parameter (if available) of the selected Effect on the Left deck
Multi FX mode : Adjust the 2nd Parameter of the selected Effect in FX Slot 2 on the Left deck
E3 ENCODER 3
Single FX mode : Adjust the 3rd Parameter of the selected Effect on Left deck
Multi FX mode : Adjust the 1st Parameter of the selected Effect in FX Slot 3 on the Left deck.
Single FX mode : Adjust the 6th Parameter (if available) of the selected Effect on the Left deck
Multi FX mode : Adjust the 2nd Parameter of the selected Effect in FX Slot 3 on the Left deck
E4 ENCODER 4
Not used.
E5 ENCODER 5
Single FX mode : Adjust the 1st Parameter of the selected Effect on Right deck
Multi FX mode : Adjust the 1st Parameter of the selected Effect in FX Slot 1 on the Right deck.
Single FX mode : Adjust the 4th Parameter (if available) of the selected Effect on the Right deck
Multi FX mode : Adjust the 2nd Parameter of the selected Effect in FX Slot 1 on the Right deck
E6 ENCODER 6
Single FX mode : Adjust the 2nd Parameter of the selected Effect on Right deck
Multi FX mode : Adjust the 1st Parameter of the selected Effect in FX Slot 2 on the Right deck.
Single FX mode : Adjust the 5th Parameter (if available) of the selected Effect on the Right deck
Multi FX mode : Adjust the 2nd Parameter of the selected Effect in FX Slot 2 on the Right deck
E7 ENCODER 7
Single FX mode : Adjust the 3rd Parameter of the selected Effect on Right deck
Multi FX mode : Adjust the 1st Parameter of the selected Effect in FX Slot 3 on the Right deck.
Single FX mode : Adjust the 6th Parameter (if available) of the selected Effect on the Right deck
Multi FX mode : Adjust the 2nd Parameter of the selected Effect in FX Slot 3 on the Right deck
E8 ENCODER 8
Not used.

PADS MODE (BANK C)

E1 ENCODER 1
Selects a Pad page on the Left deck. Read more here about Pads
E2 ENCODER 2
Adjust the Parameter 1 of the selected Pad page on Left deck.
E3 ENCODER 3
Adjust the Parameter 2 of the selected Pad page on Left deck
E4 ENCODER 4
Not used.
E5 ENCODER 1
Selects a Pad page on the Right deck.
E6 ENCODER 6
Adjust the Parameter 1 of the selected Pad page on Right deck.
E7 ENCODER 7
Adjust the Parameter 2 of the selected Pad page on Right deck
E8 ENCODER 8
Not used.

Other Controls