When you load a roland s700 series patch file, or an akai mpc series or sseries program file, its structure will be recreated on the mv 8800. The mv 8800 is more fun than a barrel of baboons and capable of making some greatsounding music see web clip 1. With some ingenuity, you can make the mpc do what the mv can, in fact there are some members that use the mpc only for all their production needs, some even laid down vocals within the machine. So they literally should all sound pretty darn similar. Akia mpc comparison mpcx mpc2500 mpc4000 on the quest to see if there is a difference in the sound that comes out of various models of the akai mpc, i solicited help from my friend at madvizun to. This channel provides information of the roland s best quality electronic musical instruments.
I am wondering what to buy the mpc 2500 or mv 8800. The mv 8800 quantization resolution is higher than the mpc and mpc 2500 but mv only stereo out and digital out. In a show of commitment to the mv 8000 platform, and in response to top requests from mv users in the field, roland announces the newest software upgrade for the mv. Wav libraries, then arrange it all using 16 velocityaftertouchsensitive pads and roland s most powerful audiomidi sequencer. Roland threw a basic vs studio into the unit as well, so you can make a beat and connect a mic to drop some words. Roland mv 8000 8800 wood side panels end caps mpcstuff. But the os will need several updates to realize its full potential. When you buy products through links across our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Roland sets a new standard in music production power and flexibility with the mv 8800. When you load a roland s700 series patch file, or an akai mpc series or sseries. The mv sounds a bit bigger and punchier than the mpcs.
Custom accessories, knobs, spare parts, color pads and more for your roland mv 8000 8800 mpcstuff offers mv8000 mv8800 repair and custom built units due to the massive impact from covid19 virus some orders are subject to delays in processing and shipping. Any way as you explain the workflow is what i felt comfortable with. The mv8800 makes it easy to trim away samples youve decided not to use so that you have more room for stuff you do want. Exploring the roland mv8800 production studio groovebox.
The only thing the mpc has on it is the sequencer is tighter imo and the pads are more responsive. But ive recently downsized my studio, and think the mpc would further streamline everything. The mpc 2500 is cool because it comes with builtin multiple outputs. View and download roland mv8800 user manual online. If you know how to do something on an mpc, this booklet will tell you how to do it. Web site at if you need personal assistance, call our amazing product support team at 3238903745. Roland mv 8800 production studio sampler and workstation.
Since 1993, we ve installed thousands of removable drives into samplers and drum machines. I really like the colour screen on the mv, but everyone here seems to talk about the mpc. Mpchunter mpc 3000 with images music software, drum. Roland clan forums view topic the classic mpc 2500 or. The heart of the mv8800 is its sampling engine, a 64voice beast working at. I also had exposure to an mv 8000, and i would have to lean toward the roland.
Custom 2500 matte black and red with black indicator lines audio studio, home. Roland mv8800 production studio sampler and workstation reverb. This booklet is for people migrating to the mv8800 from akai mpc products. Its a heavyduty sampler that can do all sorts of things with sounds you sample or import. Ive never used an mpc 5000, but my mv 8800 is the core. Akai mpc 4000 or roland mv8800 future producers forums. The mv pads seemed to have a split second delay to me for some reason and it bothered me. Since 2003, rolands mv8000 has been a coveted centerpiece for many. V1 analog 8x output mv8op1 compatible expansion card for roland mv 8000 mv 8800. Roland mv 8000 8800 wood side panels end caps due to the massive impact from covid19 virus some orders are subject to delays in processing and shipping. Sp606, korg kaoss pad 3 and microkorg and then some recording gear. Sample your own sounds or import roland, akai, acid and. Emu esi2000 scsi sampler 32mb manual and rack ears akai yamaha. The roland cr78 drum machine was originally manufactured in 1978 and has been used on countless records over its lifetime.
Provides an overview of key features, functions and operational tips. The library of sounds is one of the major updates from the mv 8000, as the 8800 ships with source material from a number of roland drum machines, including the trs 808 and 909. Probably the only reason i didnt purchase it is because of my mpc 5000 which is probably the only sampling sequencer that can compete with the mv. Roland mv 8000 and mv 8800 blue pad set mpcstuff akai mpc. Beware of others selling used or refurbished hard drives unless you. I have developed, tested, and measured it in isolation but have been reported it does work on roland mv 8000. The mv blows it out of the water overall, workflow with the mv is definitely better than the entire mpc series. The hardware driver to the hard drive is also ancient. This drives not only a traditional 16part sampler, but also up to nine stereo.
I heard the faders on the mc808 are quite durable, but its definitely something to take into account. I have about three beats and i barely have gotten into this thing. Sep 01, 2008 the mpc however, has been familiarized by dr. I dont know about the mpc 4000 sounding grittier than the mv i have an mv8000, mv8800, mpc4000, mpc3000, and mpc renaissance the mpc4000 sounds quite a bit cleaner than the mv88008000. Nov 29, 2017 the documentation is complete but sometimes hard to follow. Keep an eye out for other mv 8800 workshop booklets, all available for downloading at for the latest mv 8800 updates and support tools, visit the roland u. And both the mpc5k and roland mv are digital samplers. This is a replacement pad set for the roland mv8000 and mv8800 in blue by these pads are identical to the roland ones just available in different colors. The roland mv 8000 is a machine that i do not own as of now. About the mv8800 workshop series rolands mv8800 production studio is packed with features for making music. However, i have not been able to compare performance measurements to the original one.
The mv 8800 quantization resolution is higher than the mpc and mpc 2500 but mv. Its sequencer has 6 tracks for midi sequencing and playing back audio, and its set of editing tools is deep. The mv 8000 that i bought a few years back in 2003, had to be the biggest waist of time ever. Jul, 2010 roland threw a basic vs studio into the unit as well, so you can make a beat and connect a mic to drop some words. The mv 8800 makes it easy to trim away samples youve decided not to use so that you have more room for stuff you do want. Truth of the matter both akai and roland both are repackaging. Roland mv8800 wav samples, pdf manuals cyborg studio. Have roland finally outgunned akais renowned mpc series in the battle for the. Akai mpc 4000 or roland mv 8800 sign in to disable this ad. The machines are all in different studios but ive swapped them between the studios quite a bit. Akai mpc x gearslutz is partsupported by our visitors. Roland provides a 10minute video tutorial on dvd, but it only scratches the surface of the mv 8800 s capabilities.
The samples in rolands new audio phrase bank come prelooped and have the bpm calculatedso when mv8800s bpm sync is engaged, the mv8800s realtime time stretching function will automatically make the loops synchronize with the current songs tempo. For greater savings check out our used roland mv 8800 and get a great deal today. After getting oriented with the mpc 4000 theres no going back for me. Exploring the roland mv8800 production studio groovebox 2017. You can load sound library data that was created for a model other than the mv 8800. He responded the mv 8000 hands down gives you much more features but as far as sounds quality no one beats the mpc 2500, not even the mpc 3000, or. Roland mv 8000 and mv 8800 blue pad set mpcstuff akai. In a show of commitment to the mv 8000 platform, and in response to top requests from mv users in the field, roland announces the newest software upgrade for the mv 8000. If you are looking for something you do not see on our site. Roland mv 8800 muti track us version will it work in europe by sososo. I currently own an mpc 2500xl, i have used a 4000, but i started out with roland grooveboxes, 303 and 909. Dre when he was using the on the plane during a coors light commercial. The roland mv 8000 production studio allows for sampling and beat production in the box.
I also want to have mvmpc and work just with that some time. In short, the mv8800 is an excellent machine, combining mpc style features and reliability with bags more creative potential. With the mv you have the choice of picking what is best for you. Roland s mv 8000 production studio puts sampling, 16 proquality velocity pads sliderbased mixing sequencing, effect processing, mixing, mastering. The roland worldwide social network keeps you connected to the latest products, exciting events, and much more. It features a builtin virtual analog bass synth, linear and patternstyle composing, audio and midi integration, 40 gb of memory, and up to 6 recording tracks. The samples in roland s new audio phrase bank come prelooped and have the bpm calculatedso when mv 8800 s bpm sync is engaged, the mv 8800 s realtime time stretching function will automatically make the loops synchronize with the current songs tempo. Ive tried most of the mpcs up to the 2500 no jjos and have much preferred the mv. The mv is sort of like the other mpc with the roland brand and some. But perhaps thats just our laziness after all, the mv8800s second primary function is as a sampler. Mpc roland mv 8800 playing beatmaking 2016 youtube. Its midi sequencer is better than an mv for my needs.
You dont need drivers to connect mv to a computer, its just plain. I cant speak for the mpc or roland, but maschine is nothing like the mpd and ableton or. Guitar center had the mv and only the mpc 2500 on down. Roland s mv 8800 production studio is packed with features for making music. My other gear that id use together with the mv 8800 or mc808 at the moment would be.
Wav libraries, then arrange it all using 16 velocityaftertouchsensitive pads and rolands most. First i must say i have never even seen roland mv 8000 8800, this is a bespoke project based on given interface and manufacturer service manual. But i have used it several times and i must say it was one of the only machines that could even come close to what the mpc can do. Feb 16, 2016 mpc roland mv 8800 playing beatmaking 2016 soundbreak. Roland mv8800 gear chat 05 by soul one tue mar 07, 2017 10. Nov 20, 2007 the quality of the sounds provided is excellent, but while it would dramatically inflate the unit. Web site at if you need personal assistance, call our amazing product support team at.
This booklet is for people migrating to the mv 8800 from akai mpc products. Have roland finally outgunned akais renowned mpc series in the battle for the hiphop. Roland mv 8000 8800 custom spare parts custom akai mpc. You can do pretty much everything on it, i was in guitar center for about 3 hours just messing with it when they had it set up. The 8800 didnt expand much in the os, just gave you the. I had already used an mpc 4000 prior to purchasing the mv 8000, and it was like driving in reverse without any visibility. I think its smartest to save for the mv 8800 first then. If you are looking to buy something today, then i would go with the mv 8800 because roland has had several years of update this unit which is still basically an mv 8000. When you use this driver version, the following must be updated. Rolands mv8800 production studio is packed with features for making music. From making beats to sampling and cdburning, the mv 8000 production studio does it all. Even the new mpc 2500 cant touch a mpc 4000 in my opinion. This is a replacement pad set for the roland mv8000 and mv8800 in blue by these pads are identical to the roland ones just available in. I suspect, however, that it may be rather deep for the technically challenged user to get to grips with, and that roland may not therefore erode that area of akais market share a great deal.623 635 949 811 391 1674 439 1497 1149 230 12 1341 193 1049 1605 1204 43 438 978 446 1031 1310 1116 464 206 883 182 1193 1380 790 805 953 240 907 248 1225 516 488 1170 547 1295 160 298 1474 460 95