Reset the Akai Professional MPD32 MIDI/USB Software Control Surface

With the audio production market now full of control surfaces, Akai is relying on the classic look of its MPC range to make the MPD32 stand out from the crowd. It’s bigger than its predecessor, the MPD24, offers more controls and sports a more pleasing black/dark grey colour scheme. The Akai Professional MPD32 controller gives you 16 MPC-style pads, an array of assignable knobs and faders, and DAW transport controls, plus, it integrates seamlessly with your DAW for easy, effective recordings and beat production.

According to several user reviews, they have praised an Akai Professional MPD32 for the Quick to set up and edit; Uncrowded controller surface; Wide range of parameter assignments. Also, some users have complained it for the No power supply in the box.

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Factory Reset:

Press [>] button to open the SAVE screen. Press [>] button again to open the “PRESET NAME” screen. Press [>] button to move past each letter in the current program’s name until the last character is reached. Press [>] one more time – The “FACTORY” will be displayed. To execute the factory reset, press [ENTER]  button.

Warning! This procedure will erase ALL presets and reload the Factory Presets that shipped with the unit. Do not use this function unless you are certain that you want to do this. This procedure also applies to Akai Professional MPD26 unit. Hopefully the article of “Reset the Akai Professional MPD32 MIDI/USB Software Control Surface” can help you.

Reference: Akai Professional MPD32 manual