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MPC 1000: Auto Slicing Samples (Short Version)

This MPC tutorial shows you how to automatically slice 4 bars of music and automatically assign 16 samples to the 16 pads on the MPC 1000. It is for the JJOS1 operation system. If you are not running the JJOS on your MPC, you really should be.

This is the condensed version. For a much more detailed walkthrough go here: https://youtu.be/0k8AeMVyrSE

Plug in power, input, and output and boot up your MPC. Get 4 bars of music or drums ready to record on an external audio device such as a turntable or MP3 player.

1. Press MODE then PAD 5 [ RECORD ]

2. Play external input device

3. [ RECORD ] Press F6 to start recording

4. Count 4 bars of music

5. [ STOP ] Press F6 again to stop

6. [ KEEP ] Press F5 to keep it

7. Press MODE then PAD 6 [ TRIM ]

8. Press Q1 to enable trim left

9. Then move the slider to adjust the trim

10. [ EDIT ] Press F6

11. [ DO IT ] Press F5

12. Enable Q1 an preview the end

13. Press Q2 to trim the end

14. Move the left slider to the beginning

15. [ EDIT ] Press F6

16. [ DO IT ] Press F5

17. [ CHOP ] Press F5

18. [ EDIT ] Press F6

19. [ F2 ] Convert to SLICED SAMPLES

20. Arrow down [ Create new program ]

21. Turn the DATA wheel to select [ YES ]

22. [ DO IT ] Press F5

23. Press [ MAIN ] to get back

24. Done

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