This new Akai MPC has gotten me pretty wound up. I am liking the new’er’,ish’ flow. One thing I wanted to add pretty quickly on was a panel just for the CV/Gate outputs right in my main rack and ditch the longer patch cables. So here is what I came up with. I am hoping for a sort of standard too, so hackers please listen in.
Eight outputs and GND/0V mean a nine pin din is perfect for this cable snake. Simply use a standard 9 Pin DIN serial cable and if you decide to build one for yourself, just use the standard 9 pin numbering. Output pin 1-8 is pin one through eight on the serial connector and pin 9 is Gnd/0V.
This streamlines it into my setup nicely. Without costing a bundle too.
The outside case mod is pretty easy to do and you don’t even have to detach all of the internal MPCX’s cables making it one of the quickest mods I have completed to a piece of hardware.
If you are interested in this mod, let me know and if there is enough interest I could do a run of kits. Back to patching… 😀