Yes, assigning and customizing MIDI settings on the H9000 is very simple. Start by plugging your MPD directly into any of the H9k USB ports.
On the front panel: Go to the PARAMETERS page and select the Quick Map soft key. Highlight a parameter and press “Enter to Learn” and move whatever your desired MIDI CC is. That’s it!
In Emote: CTRL+click the parameter that you want to control via MIDI and a popup menu will come up on the right side of the screen. From here, the easiest way to map is to click “Learn” and it will function the same way as quick map on the front panel.
There’s more to it but that should get you started with MIDI mapping parameters with your MPD. Does that answer your question?
It does, yes. My only issue is my MPD is currently in ins main function as a drum editor. I may pick up something else. Is there something else on the market better suited for this role that wont break the bank in the 100-150 dollar range? I think to fully utilize the H9000 I’d need a couple buttons and a fader or 2, unless I’m wrong?