Hardware Manuals



Drivers & Firmware

(Windows & Mac)
No drivers is required to be installed. The AKAI LPD8 is a USB compliant device and your Operating system will automatically install the necessary drivers for the unit.

VirtualDJ 8 Setup

Download and install VirtualDJ from http://www.virtualdj.com/download/index.html (in case you have not done already)

Once VirtualDJ is launched, a Login Window will appear. Login with your virtualdj.com account credentials.

A Pro Infinity, a Pro Subscription or a PLUS License is required to use the AKAI LPD8. Without any of the above Licenses, the controller will operate for 10 minutes each time you restart VirtualDJ.

A detection window will appear next verifying the proper connection.

Click to OK

The unit is now ready to operate.

MIDI Operation.

The unit should be visible in the MAPPING tab of Config and the “factory default” available/selected from the Mappings drop-down list. The factory default Mapping offers the functions described in this Manual, however those can be adjusted to your needs via VDJ Script actions.

Find more details at http://www.virtualdj.com/wiki/VDJ8script.html

If the pre-defined keys are not offered or not functioning properly, please make sure the Program 1 is loaded properly. See Advanced Setup

For further software settings please refer to the User Guide of VirtualDJ 8.