S and S series sample cd’s read fine. Browse Related Browse Related. Akai s – Replacing floppy with int JAZ drive According to the blurb Akai and VSE blurb , it’s possible to swap out Also, keep the gear away from your friend with the Billy Ray Cyrus mullet driving the Camaro.

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Does anyone enjoy having to do a contortion act to program their sampler? Or process them with DirectX plugins. Skip to main content.

Akai S6000

Arturia Pigments Wavetable Synthesizer. Both models feature a large x LCD graphic display, with eight dedicated function keys running down both sides of the screen — placing 16 of the most s60000 used programming functions at the user’s fingertips. Akai s – Replacing floppy with int JAZ drive Alai will require you to open up your Akai S or S 5 screws to perform the upgrade With a few exceptions: Since then the major problems have been ironed out.

They have been tested and work great. The rest of the features and specs are in-line with other leading manufacturers too. Finally, digital filters that match and I dare say beat EMU.


Also the S is a 4U rack, where as the S is 3U. This does not fit the S Working perfectly when pulled from service last week.

Akai S | Vintage Synth Explorer

If you’re a serious programmer, this feature sells the S purely on it’s own merits. It has been tested and works great. Here are the key areas where the S separates itself from any other sampler on the market: I’m glad Aakai have room to grow.

Those are 6 features that can’t be beaten on any other sampler out on the market. But old electronics; sold as-is. If there’s one lesson to be learnt, no amount of ram can be considered excessive. Given Akai’s track record of past, I’m inclined to give them the benfit of the doubt regarding fixes.

Akai S – Specifications, pictures, prices, links, reviews and ratings

The S and S are really skai same machine, except that the S comes with all the extras added on at the factory. View the discussion thread. WAV files as the native sample format. See each listing for international shipping options and costs. S has a removable display and front and rear analog inputs.


It is used, but was tested prior to pulling from the unit. Non-propriatary disk and file formats, huge numbers of voices, memory and hardware resources. Effects – 3-band digital off-line EQ with variable gain.

Playback from either is transparent, allowing playback of long samples directly from disk without having to load them into memory. Up for your consideration is a set of rack ears for an Akai S Sure you could use a software editor on your computer, but I prefer my PC for sequencing exclusively.

In my opinion, that’s enough ground-breaking features in one unit to qualify it as one generation ahead of anything Emu, Yamaha, Roland or Kurzweil offers. Something so advanced that it will be a good while before the others catch up.