MPC vs. MPD?

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  1. RedEyedSoldier

    RedEyedSoldier Mixtape comin soon

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    Well, I've been low budget with my set up for a while, and im thinking about bringing an MPC into the fold.. but I see mpds are mad cheaper.

    I'm just wondering if the MPD will give me that same feel for the cheaper price, or what is the full incentive of spending the extra money on mpc? please enlighten me, sorry if this sounds kinda noobish or whatever aha.
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  2. MgTheFuture

    MgTheFuture Music is my life

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    A MPD is a controller. Used to control virtual drum racks/instruments/FX.

    A MPC is a work station. Can sample and sequence from within itself.

    The advantage is, are you gonna be using a computer in your setup at some point? And how much of the production will be done on hands VS in a DAW.

    I suggest you watch some youtube videos on the issue.
    test
  3. RedEyedSoldier

    RedEyedSoldier Mixtape comin soon

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    I do most of my stuff through fl with vst, so plugging an mpd seems like it'd be ideal?
    im just trying to get one shots and simple loops for fl, just to do real simple sequencing.
    I'm high and i think i just answered my own question? thanks aha
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  4. Les W

    Les W Was Helped By Point Game

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    I'm in the same boat the MPD seems like the way to go

    MPC (if it does midi controlling too) would be better if I had the bread imo

    someone help lol
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  5. Xabiton

    Xabiton RM Veteran

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    I own both a mpc 2000 and a mpd16. They are different paths to the same place. 1 just uses a computer and does not have its own internal sequencing or editing and the other does. I prefer using my mpc over my mpd but thats mostly because I like working on hardware. A mpd and a software sequencer are definitely more convenient
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