View and Download Akai S Series operator’s manual online. S Series Recording Equipment pdf manual download. View and Download Akai S manual online. S Recording Equipment pdf manual download. Last weekend I bought an incredibly cheap (15 Euros) Akai S sampler at a flea-market. Unfortunately it does not turn on, as it keeps.

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Disk operations byte hard disk Partition size as majual Page 18 Introduction Sample Usually in the manual, the word sample s0100 refer to a sound which has been recorded, digitized and edited, and can then be added to a keygroup you might like to think of it as a “waveform” in analog synthesizer terms.

The third time i started it my whole room started to smell insanely aggressive no smoke. The S is also capable of editing samples digitally by “stretching” or “squeezing” samples without changing the pitch in order to fit them into a specific time slot.


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You’ll be pleased to know that the S is capable of reading these samples and the associated programs from disk, converting them, and replaying them.

Previous manuzl in this issue: Sampler functions remain at the constant pitch of the edited sample, no matter what key is pressed, This can be useful if you want to add a constant pitch percussion sound to a pitched instrument, for instance. The S is capable of playing up to sixteen notes samples at one time. I loaded some old lofi snares, hihats samples with maxed level, and i noticed unnatural high clipping.


Please ensure that your S meets the power requirements in your area. S Stereo Digital Sampler. Of course you can use the stereo outs as two more individual outputs, bringing the total up to ten.

Akai S1000 Series Operator’s Manual

The higher the bar on the display, the greater the velocity of the received note. Gear in this article: Previous article in this issue: Page 78 Disk operations The parameter under the message can take a number of values. I like S even more than SXL. Sure, it doesn’t have the immediacy of an electric kettle – but any sufficiently high technology demands a certain amount of effort on the part of the user.

It is -therefore strongly recommended that for archive manuap of your data, you use diskettes. Additionally you can assign pitch and filter-cutoff to be controlled by envelope two.

Grab yourself a fine exampler of this classic bit of studio gear. What’s even better is that you can specify tuning, loudness, filter-cutoff and individual-output offsets from the “global” Program values, as well as an absolute pan value LR50 and a sample manial mode, for each sample within each Keygroup.

Needless to say, this feature greatly enhances the flexibility of the S’s output routing.


Each card pictured here has been individually tested, and works perfectly! Keyspan On the S, a keyspan is the range of the keyboard on which a sample can be played. Small Print Terms of use Privacy. Individual outputs for each of the 16 voices, stereo mix out, stereo input, MIDI, and trigger inputs round out this machine as a professional vintage-status sampler that still proves to be very useful even today!


To activate each loop, you have to specify a non-zero duration anything up to 9. Clearly this is a clever marketing ploy on Akai’s part, as to get the most out of the ME35T you need to use it with the S Page 53 Sampler functions The next parameter allows you to alter the original pitch at which the sample was recorded, so that when you replay it on the keyboard, it will come out at the correct pitch.

I have S unit. Date Produced – – It powers up, but it has not been tested beyond that. Additionally, the first line also allows you to specify the keyspan akal this akaai. Akai Sampler Mailing List.

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When editing numeric parameters, some of the values can be quite large, and it would be necessary to turn the DATA knob thousands of times literally in order to go through the whole range if the value was only changed by 1 for every click of the DATA control. Screen is kaai read-able but it looks like some dust bunnies have gotten behind the glass.

The S should automatically load the disk version of the operating system. Page 26 Introduction non-numeric values, turning the knob will display all the options in order.

Additionally, you can route each sample within each Keygroup of a Program to any individual output by specifying an output offset.