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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Akai S1000 Manual

Turning the instrument on with no akao inserted will load up the Test Program and the four basic synth waveforms. Introduction Volume As well as being the output level from the S, volume has another meaning a collection of programs, samples and drum settings which can be stored together on a diskette, on a hard disk or in memory.

Polyphony – 16 voices. November 11, Reply. Other features which are global per Program include LFO pitch modulation, loudness, dynamic control of loudness, the stereo pan position, and dynamic alai of panning. Provision for software updates is a requisite feature of any sampler nowadays. Digital Sampler by Simon Trask. I am not sure whether this card is made by Akai, Mutec or one of the other Akai approved manufacturers.

Sampler functions Select the sample to be stretched on the top alai of the page, and then move down a line to select the part of the sample that you want stretched ” ” and ” “. You can create akaii to eight loops for each sample, which seems rather excessive but will no doubt please some people.

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You can set layer samples, create velocity splits, keyboard splits, and assign envelopes manaul filtering to the basic sounds. I loaded some old lofi snares, hihats samples with maxed level, and i noticed unnatural high clipping. To make some sense of these you need to organise them into Keygroups, while Keygroups are in turn organised into Programs.

There are no reviews to display. F3 REC2 – this is the window to the actual sampling process, where you set levels. Hard drive does not work.


Hard drive is bad, but the SCSI card on the S allows you to connect a device internally to the machine. To my mind, having so many loops presents more interesting possibilities for looping rhythms than for looping segments of instrumental sounds.

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F5 ED2 qkai this allows you to tune a sample, place it on a different base key, and also gives access to the Timestretch software via F3. Page 23 The S should automatically load the disk version of the operating system. The two values must be different, otherwise no communication will take place. Another interesting and unusual feature of the S is its ability to assign low, normal, high or hold priority to individual Programs.

Sampler functions button will manuql the sample from memory. Next, how do you wish to monitor the signal through the S? The S has options when loading to load all samples, programs, OS, etc. Digital output, fx unit, scsi ports are onboard.

An oldie but a goodie. However, once I reset the unit the revebs were fine.

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Setting this to a negative value means that the higher the note played on the keyboard, the shorter the decay and release times similar to most acoustic instruments.

Page 70 Sampler functions “ster. Introduction Insert the disk with the metal shutter first, and the label to the right Insert the disk until it clicks into place. The S requires you to sample on top of an existing sample, so you must either select one of the four default waveforms or copy an existing sample first.

You can now play back your sample ajai a connected MIDI controller such as a synth on MIDI channel 1 or, in the absence of such a thing, you can press the PB button which will trigger your sample.

If you value this resource, you can support this project – it really helps! 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 skai instrument, for instance.

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The mod is quite easy if you are handy with a soldering iron. The three parameters following affect the volume of the sound as controlled by three keyboard parameters: Page 46 Sampler functions Editing akzi This is where things really start to get interesting.

The S was among the first professional-quality bit stereo samplers. Page 32 S if putting it in a rack a lU space is adequate. Try to plug it off power supply cable and check sampler one more time check internal wavs, sine pulse, etc Maybe its just floppy drive fault?

Programs and Samples on disk can be renamed at any time, and you can clean up your disks by deleting cursor item only ie. This is the TRIM page, where you can cut off unwanted parts of your sample. If you no longer need to use your S disks, you can always reformat them for S usage.

Just curious if you have ever noticed this. In some cases, as explained below, deleting a program will also delete samples. Got it, continue to print.

This sampler still amazes me: I usually opt for renaming the sample.

Repeat the process again using another new disk, and if all else fails, call your AKAI dealer. A soft key legend like this means that pressing the appropriate button will bring up another page of the display.

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. With manula resolution, the S is capable of recording and replaying samples literally of CD quality and the akau memory has a total sample time of over 23 seconds mono.