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Help I keep trying to load up sounds through cd, but it just won't load. Don't know what to do? Any suggestions? The MPC comes on and everything but I have no sounds coming out...............

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When youre in LOAD or DISK mode, does the mpc allow you to scroll through the cd? In what format are the samples. If the sample doesnt load, it wont play, but when selected, it should allow you to preview the sound. The 4000 allows users to import/load SND and WAV files.

The MPC4K should allow you to sample right out the box, but make sure you have the latest OS.

try the 4k FAQ..

It's also covered in the manual with you can download for free @

I know, who wants to hit a manual when you want to bang out....I'm a classic 2K owner, trust me I know, but sometimes the 5 minutes in checking the methods, saves you downtime, and gets you into funk mode quicker..

The 4k is also the first Mpc to come with onboard sounds, so check a preset, then check your cd, and if youre getting audio from the preset, then you know it's not the sound generator / synthesis chip. If you have a computer, try itunes or sound converter to switch the sound format, or look for a really nice low end application called CDXtract.

If youre banging out on halloween, youre my kinda MPC user.

Keep me posted.

Posted on Nov 06, 2007

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