The unit itself is ever-so-slightly bigger. The addition of a bar along the base containing the “studio monitors” (speakers) makes it a shade deeper. Other small changes include moving the master volume control from the rear of the device to the top left corner, which makes even more sense given those built-in speakers. Some of the other buttons have moved around a bit, but remain functionally the same.
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Beyond the new speakers, the other notable hardware upgrade is around the back. Much like the original MPC Live, you’ll find six audio outputs, four MIDI ports (two