AKAI MPC5000 SOFTWARE RELEASE NOTES Version: 1.02 Date: 8/05/08 New features/Changes: 1. Additional support for manufacturing. 2. MIDI Transport commands are now sent when received. 3. Fixed loading MPC2000 Programs. Bug fixes: 1. Fixed issue where FINE LOOP window was actually FINE TRIM window. 2. Fixed a memory leak in disk mode causing the unit to freeze after heavy disk mode usage. 3. Fixed bug where FULL LEVEL was not correctly represented in OTHER-PAD page. 4. Fixed bug where Solo "S" not being maintained when soloing an audio track 5. Fixed bug: After assigning a new recorded sample to a pad, the previously assigned sample's name that has been purged shows as being assigned again with no sample. 6. Fixed Bug: Excessive auditioning of HD samples creates a corrupted AUDTION file and eats up RAM 7. Fixed Bug: Track not activated when notes are recorded until track is reselected 8. Fixed Bug: used in MULTI mode, midi input to both A and B causes sounds to cutoff or sustain 9. Fixed Bug where recording 2 Songs and playing back first one loses HD and CD 10. Fixed Bug: Unable to playback audio from NOW time of measure 255 11. Fixed bug where hardware revision letter was off by one in Diagnostic Mode. 12. Fixed problems selecting MUTE and SOLO in Track Mixer. 13. Fix problems in STEP and GRID edit, where note variation value was not correctly limited. 14. Fix problems with importing/exporting MPC1000 format programs related to note-to-pad mapping and velocity to pitch setting. Version: 1.01 Date: 4/30/08 New features/Changes: 4. Additional support for manufacturing. Bug fixes: 15. 'Selected Pads:' and 'Mode:Replace' doesn't replace not selected pads. 16. MMC Record and MMC Exit Record do not work properly. 17. Gate at 1% in Arp Mode sounds the same as gate at 100% for steps of 1/32(3) or higher. 18. Samples assigned to L & R of paired individual outs cutting each sample OFF. 19. When recording with TC OFF, early first note ends up in second measure. 20. Crash in main mode, only on MIDI port C. 21. Stereo monitoring not being updated after recording a mono sample. 22. Values will jump to current knob settings without touching knobs when messages sent to MIDI C or D. 23. Pitch Shifting & Auto Chopping a wav sample corrupts play pads. 24. Start note only played once in a looped sequence when last note overlaps the loop. 25. Possible Crash at 95% CPU usage and above. 26. PAN resets on loop boundary for synths. 27. Sound from one sequence hanging after going to the next sequence. 28. Possible crash when using Q-link controllers. 29. No MUTE indication for mute automation. 30. Voice stealing in SYNTH mode: clicks and crackles. 31. START and END settings in FINE not consistent with range numbers after pressing TRACK. 32. Unable to record mix changes after UNDO. 33. Punching In the numeral digit to next SEQ freezes the Now: time count b4 hitting the enter button. 34. Digital noise when punching back in AFTER end of song. 35. Upon boot up the UNDO light comes on when loading onboard ROM set. 36. Trim changes made in the FINE window can't be auditioned directly. 37. Disarming track while recording (with intention to punch out) and rearming track while continuing to record (with intention to punch in) loses initial recording. 38. Screen freezes when viewing a nonexistent event type when playing. 39. Metronome still sounds when punching out in HD record mode. 40. Overwriting HD Tracks to CF Card doesn't generate the overwrite message. 41. Touching any function button while unit performs long pitch shift type operation could interrupt the 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. Version: 1.00 Date: 3/7/08 process. Last sliced sample of Auto Chop is always distorted upon playback. Overwriting multiple tracks generates multiple overwrite messages to HD. Recording new HD Tracks over previous ones doesn't totally erase the old sound data. Unable to turn off MUTE for audio tracks. Progress bar non-functional for certain streaming engine tasks. MIDI transpose not working properly. Qlinks set to MIDI Channels causing random playback. Samples being rerouted to individual ADAT out of next pressed pad. When overwriting .ALL file and reloading it, any tracks recorded over still have original recorded notes on them. In the 'Loop Measures' window, 'Total Bars' does not calculated correctly when 'Last Bar' = 'End'. No progress bar to indicate CDRW is being burned or erased. Jerky playback of automated Continuous Sample Track or long sample. Frequency parameter in Frequency Shifter effect can not be returned to zero. Original file chopped and converted as sliced sample takes on end time of region 1. Significant sluggishness on scrolling thru grid edit on long sequences. HD recording input has crackles on the right channel. TRIM and LOOP endpoints can be unsynced, causing editing errors. SOLO missing on MPC in TrkMIX SONG mode. HD automation not followed when started and stopping song. Streaming Engine progress bar only goes to 50%. Transpose should have a destination pad, not an amount pad. Renaming sequence does not update the display correctly Viewing inserted real-time step edit events clunky. When discarding, deleting, or extracting, sample endpoints are off by 1. Disk mode folders are not correctly alphabetized. New features/Changes: 1. Initial Release.