Hardware Manuals

AKAI - AFX - Pads  

PADS - Slicer

Press the Slicer mode button to set the PADs to Slicer mode. The Pads section of the default VirtualDJ GUI on the corresponding deck will be also set to the Slicer pad page.

Slicer mode - AFX

The 8 Pads represent 8 sequential slices in the Beat Grid. The playing Slice is represented by the currently blue lit pad. The green light will "move through the pads" as it progresses through each eight-Slice phrase. Press a pad to repeat that Slice (hold it down if you want to keep looping it).

Slicer Pads Page - VirtualDJ GUI

Slicer PADS page when SHIFT is pressed on the AFX

Once the Pad is released the track will continue to play from the position it would have been if the pad was never pressed.

Hold SHIFT down to repeat the last/memorized slice.

The PARAMETER (20) encoder will increase/decrease the length of the applied Loop on the slice
Hold SHIFT down and then use the same PARAMETER encoder to increase/decrease the step of the Slicer (size of slice in beats).

The LCD will display the selected Loop size in this mode and pressing the PARAMETER encoder will trigger the selected Loop ..
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