May 1, 2020

The ME30P is a programmable midi patchbay with 15 patch memories, 4 midi ins / 8 midi thrus, input & output channel select and program select. Ships with. Akai ME30P This Akai ME30P is in great condition but features some rach rash around the screw holes from previously being racked in a studio. Simon Trask again, with some more MIDI outboard gear in the shape of Akai’s new ME30P programmable patchbay and ME25S note separator.

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Please enter a valid postcode. To safeguard against this, the ME30P automatically transmits the ‘All Notes Off’ signal to connected equipment every time a Bank is changed ie. By pressing the Bank button, followed by the Check button and each of the four Inputs in turn, the patchbay will transmit MIDI pitch number 69 to all equipment connected to the Input Channel sockets.

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Ask if you need any other photos. Skip to main content. And that folks is precisely what the Akai ME30P lets you do. The seller has relisted this item or one like this. This item will post to United Statesbut the seller hasn’t specified postage options. Description Postage and payments. First you need to select a Bank by stepping the Bank button along until the number you want appears in the red LED display. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab.

Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international postage is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Ken designed the Sycologic M1 6 MIDI Matrix, a very comprehensive way expandable patchbay, which was the first such unit to incorporate this vital message.


It is time to give it to someone who will actually use it. Gripes apart, I can still see a lot of small studios and individuals buying several ME30P units in preference to one of the competing models on the market and though it is very basic in its operation, the ME30P shows every sign that it will give years of sterling service to whoever buys one.

Shipping price shown is only for lower 48, contact me for a quote if you are outside that area. Report item – opens in a new window or tab. As mentioned earlier, patches are retained in the memory when the power is off but it is advisable to keep a written record of them for longterm storage purposes especially on studio sessions as there is no cassette dump or cartridge facility on the unit.

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It would obviously be a good idea if the various ME30P patches Banks could be called up and changed automatically in remote-control fashion, wouldn’t it? Seller information vayperlok I suppose Akai expect you won’t mind re-programming 15 Banks eight times – it’s mw30p very quick operation after all and cost ‘savings’ have to be made somewhere if you’ll pardon the pun!

And on this score, you should disregard what the ME30P Owner’s Manual says about “pressing the switch for which the Input Channel indicator is lit in order to clear the memory” – it’s unnecessary, since the Akai unit is always in continuous update mode. There are 1 items available. Mouse over to zoom – Click to enlarge.

It also prevents you from je30p any device in the chain not fitted with a Thru socket unless it goes last of course. Fort Worth, Texas, United States. Back to home page Return to top. Then you press the Output Channel button and advance to the Channel you want your Input sending to eg.


Patching Up Patching Up. If Akai can’t fit a standard Euro-connector then I would prefer a non-detachable cable, as the two-core Philishave-style lead that’s supplied could easily get lost – and there aren’t too many replacements kicking around the studios I know!

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Please enter a number less than or equal to 1. And with it also ,e30p able to accommodate up to eight MIDI devices, most owners are unlikely to outgrow its facilities too quickly.

Akai ME30P Midi programmable patch bay

If you are a musician with perhaps one MIDI keyboard, an expander module and maybe a MIDI drum machine, then you don’t necessarily require the facilities offered by a programmable patchbay – you can get away with connecting equipment up directly, right?

Seller assumes all responsibility kaai this listing. I bought it me3p the original owner who used to run a local music store in the 80’s and 90’s. That, coupled with the remarkable price, makes it fantastic value for money in my book and a highly recommended purchase. And one thing’s for sure, your next income is already going on that new sampler or sequencer, tape recorder or even a MIDI akaai unit. Bidding has ended on this item.

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Small Print Terms of use Privacy. What it does, basically, is to prevent the continuous droning effect that can occur if you accidentally change routing patches whilst a keyboard is part-way through playing xkai note.