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Rating and Reviews: Akai Fire Controller

Ignite your creativity! Akai collaborated with Image-Line to build the Fire, a USB controller with 4x16 pads, knobs, and buttons made for FL Studio software.

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"Perfect for FL Studio DAW control!" submitted April 27, 2020

By James O. in Norman, OK
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Musical Background: Playing and recording over 30 years, keys, guitars.
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Overall: The Akai Fire is a well thought out product specifically designed for FL Studio. I have been an FL Studio user for 8 years and this product is perfect for use with establishing patterns, as an FPC drum controller, and most important for me as a hands-on control of transport functions and mixer settings. You can assign the four rotary encoders under "USER 1" or "USER 2" to provide hands-on real-time control of any linked controller functions. This is essential if you are recording automation for mix-down. The LED pads are very useful for both pattern writing and as visualizers for post-production. If you have FL Studio, or are considering buying it, this is THE piece of gear you are looking for to integrate as your DAW controller!!!
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"This is FIRE!" submitted August 23, 2020

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Overall: The AKAI FIRE exceeded my expectations and zZounds gave me a great deal. The Note mode on this is very special. You can set the root note and key you want to play in and go nuts. The filter and resonance control over what ever channel you are on is excellent. I'm getting snappier snares fast as I'm making a beat before even mixing my sounds. Long time FL users: this a no brainer. I didn't "need" another midi controller, i have a MPD226 and my micro korg hooked up through midi, but adding this for $100 was a great move and has already inspired new music i wouldn't have made the same way otherwise.
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"A Must Have For FL Studio!" submitted December 5, 2018

By Timothy M. in Westmont, IL
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Overall: This controller is hands on forFL Studio! everything you need to make music is here with full hands on control. I have waited along time for a dedicated controller. Works great.
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