This is a tool to help you locate chords on your AKAI MPC , or any other 12/16-pads.

• Select a single note sample (poly mode)
• Tune it so that PAD1 is C.
• Hit 16/12LEVELS (tuning).
• Grab your real book and get ready.
• Play some chords on your pads.

MPC-Chord-Finder

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  1. This is a tool to help you locate chords on your AKAI MPC

    MPCs are drum samplers that look like this.

    Select a single note sample (poly mode) and tune it so that PAD1 is C.
    Hit 16/12LEVELS (tuning).
    Grab your real book and get ready.

    Next
  2. Select 12 or 16 pads mode
    (you can change that anytime)

    Next
  3. Select a key.
    If your chord is called E minor, this would be "E"

    Next
  4. Select a chord type.
    ("minor", "major", etc.)

    Next
  5. And see the chord displayed here.

    Next
  6. Add the chord to your chord set...

    Next
  7. ...et voilà.

    Next
  8. Print your set and take it to the stage

    Next
  9. You can also clear all chords from a set using this button.
    Have fun!

    That's it!