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Akai MPC 2000XL Media Card Reader IDE Flash Drive Kit • MC-2000XL

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MC-2000XL Media Card Reader Flash Drive Kit Akai MPC 2000XL | Back In Stock!
Includes Free Download: Basic Seven Drum Sample Kit v.01 & v.02 Drum Bundle

Details: These units are 100% Hot Swappable; Media can be inserted and removed with the MPC 2000XL powered on. Download the Installation Manual MPC Operators Manual from the Big Noise MPC Downloads page. Compatible SD and CF media: Sony, SanDisk, Patriot, Kensington, Lexar, Transcend & Kodak.

All MC-2000XL units are brand new, no MPC mods required. Instructions and cables included. This unit DOSE have the bottom mounting holes NEEDED for installation, unlike many imitators! This is a quality kit available at a great price point - the media card is NOT included with the kit. This kit ONLY works with the Akai MPC 2000XL. This unit works with Akai OS 1.14 and 1.20 (see below). This unit works with Akai OS 1.14 and 1.20 (see below). Includes the Basic Seven Drum Sample Kits v.01 & v.02. The FREE drum bundle comes on the B Flatt "Back To Basics" (B2B) 8GB USB drive, including the digital album; a $47.00 value.

Upgrade your Akai MPC 2000XL is with a Media Card Reader. Move sounds from PC to MPC and back. Memory card access time is much faster then disk drives and you can have many removable memory cards to archive projects. Out of the box conversion kit for your Akai MPC 2000XL.  Why keep your 3.5 floppy-drive when you can upgrade your MPC 2000XL with a new MCD Media Drive!  That's about 728 floppy disks on one fast access removable media card. Archive and save up to 1048MB of all of your favorite drums & samples on one media card! This unit works with 64MB to 2GB media cards.

The MC-2000XL stores information on a removable memory card, just as a floppy disk-drive stores information on a floppy-disk. The MC-2000XL gives you the same features of a floppy-drive, hard-drive or CD-ROM but is much faster, compact and easy to use. This is the perfect solution to all of your MPC storage needs.

This is the MCD Reader that we use to save and archive all of our Akai MPC 2000XL samples and drum kits that we program and produce at Studio 914. This is the perfect companion for your Akai MIDI Production Center. Load / Save samples, programs and songs into your MPC. Read and write to Secure Digital Card™ (SD), CF-I, CF-II, Smart Media™, Memory Stick™, Micro Drive™, Multimedia Card™.

MPC2000XL OS 1.14 verses 1.20: When you format your media with OS version 1.20 you will be able to move files between your PC and your MPC (using Win XP), however this Akai OS version will only recognize 1048MB (1.05GB) of memory on your media card or drive. If you format your media with MPC OS 1.14 you’ll be able to partition the media and take full advantage of all the memory space on your media. For example a 2GB media card could be partitioned into four 500MB partitions. When partitioned and formatted by OS 1.14 the media will only be compatible with the MPC, NOT with the PC.

At the end of the day formatting with OS 1.14 is useful if you want take advantage of all the memory space on your media card or retrieve data from media that has been formatted using Akai disk partitions (OS 1.14). It’s up to the producer to decide what is more important to them; file compatibility with the PC or full access to your media memory space. Download the latest OS and MPC operation manual at the bottom of our Downloads page; upgrading the OS is found on page 169 of the MPC 200XL manual.


  • Bottom Mounting Holes Included: No DIY Fabrication Required
  • Standard ATAPI Interface
  • Compatibility: MPC 2000XL | Win PC | Mac PC
  • Data Transfer Rate: 43096 KBps
  • Removable Storage Capacity: 1048MB (Akai OS 1.20) / 1048MB (Akai OS 1.14)
  • Media Type: Secure Digital (SD), CF-I & II, Smart Media, Memory Stick, Micro Drive, Multimedia Card
  • Dimensions (WxDxH): 4.0" x 5.2" x 1.0"

Handling: 3 to 5 Days
Shipping: This item can be shipped USPS Priority Mail. Other shipping options available upon request.


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