It should be pointed out, though, that the XR20 is not a ‘mini MPC’, as it has no sampling capabilities, but Akai are presumably hoping it will appeal to the same. The XR20 includes high-fidelity drum, 1-shot and synth sounds, and is easy to The XR20 also includes a library of Preset Patterns prepared by professional. Get the guaranteed best price on Production & Groove like the Akai Professional XR20 Beat Production Station at Musician’s Friend. Get a low price and free.

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Marcus Miller M7 Swamp Ash 5st TBK 2nd Provessional, 5-string electric bass made by Sire, swamp ash body, flamed maple top, bolt-on maple neck, C neck shape, 35″ extra long scale, ebony fretboard, dot inlays, 12″ radius, 45mm saddle width, New York Sold by: The major downside is that there is no way to change the sample set, add user samples or update the operating system unless there are future plans to enable this to happen over MIDI so the XR20 is slightly stunted at the moment, but who knows what Akai processional have up its sleeves in this regard.

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Plug in a microphone and mix vocals with your beats. Our expert departments and workshops allow us to offer you professional advice and rapid maintenance and repair services. See each listing for international shipping options and costs.

About Professiohal XR20 Shop the extensive inventory of percussion instruments including Akai electronic drums! Help Page Contact Us. Our Verdict A great sounding and inspiring drum machine, but it does have a few limitations. Another annoying downside is that quantise can’t be set after your beat has been recorded – it has to be set before your recording.


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Our only complaint sound-wise is that there’s a fair bit of background hiss on the outputs. Only light signs of use.

Feedback Found an error or want to give us feedback about this page? Inspiration can happen anywhere. Next up is the Tap Tempo button that does what it says on the tin. Quantise has to be set before recording. Please make note of our terms and conditions for buying educational software under “Downloads” at the bottom of this page before Pros Compact, lightweight and battery-powerable. Thomann is the largest online and mail order retailer for musical instruments as well as light and sound equipment worldwide, having about 10m customers in countries and Shop Business Hours Directions.

One thing that always annoyed us about making beats on Akai MPCs in particular was that sometimes, it was extremely difficult to remember which pad made a particular sound within a beat you’d just recorded especially if you were trying to erase a drum hit.

All in all though, this is a great and inspiring box and because of its simplicity and limitations we’ve found ourselves making very different beats to those we’d make with our DAWs.


The size of the screen also means that names of sounds and beats are always displayed in full rather than cryptically abbreviated, as happens on some smaller displays. XR20 is designed for portable operation.

We have a wide variety of pages giving information and enabling you to contact us before and after your purchase. The value of the note repeat is set by the quantise value set in ‘Record Setup’ mode.

XR20 has an entirely new sound set that was developed by music producers Chronic Music, containing over sounds that can’t be found anywhere else.

Surely though, it wouldn’t have cost too much to include a USB socket or professonal reader and one or other of these additions would have broadened the XR20’s appeal dramatically.


There’s also a synth section that contains 63 instrument and synth profeasional that can be played polyphonically via the pads. W x D x H x x mm, Weight These are tough and punchy, broad in scope, high-quality and very useable which is a good job as you’re stuck with them. Reverb, Compression, and EQ are on each drum kit and switchable. What kind of sounds are in XR20?

This can be frustrating when you want to edit it after. Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date.