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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The S’s software helps, and while not as sophisticated as that on Ensoniq’s EPS, is not to be sniffed at. To toggle between the two types of display, press RESP. Even manul this unit functions, it is being sold AS IS. Introduction non-numeric values, turning the knob will display all the options in order.

Akai S1000 Series Operator’s Manual

To eject a disk, press the black rectangular button at the bottom of the disk drive. This software, x1000 all related documentation, including this Operator’s Manual, contain proprietary information which is protected by copyright laws. Low Frequency Oscillator – an oscillator which operates at too mamual a frequency to produce an audible tone, but is used to modulate such parameters as pitch, pan position, etc. Janne February 6, Reply. 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?

December 4, Reply. I know that s reverb is much better: From the S sampler inwhich alongside Ensoniq’s Mirage introduced “affordable” sampling, through the X and its rack-mounted companion S to the studio-standard S, the company have consistently produced quality sampling instruments. I just got a S to compliment my S! Despite reports to the contrary, sampling is a very easy thing to do.


These can be played in their raw state across the entire range of a MIDI keyboard. The keys we are most interested at this point are F1-F3. Each main mode has its own dedicated button, and the eight function buttons give access to each ‘page’. Restart w1000 and boot from disk, and run by typing os exe file name.

If the mood takes you, it is possible to join a chord from a Beethoven symphony onto the end of a reversed cymbal sample.

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It is unlikely that you. So i am selling this as tested for the basics and in working order for the basics.

However, on the sound front I must point out that our review model exhibited an annoying continuous background whine which most definitely shouldn’t be present on a high-end professional instrument such as this.

Akai have made very intelligent use of the sizeable LCD screen, and overall are to be congratulated on the operational design of the S Page 69 Sampler functions The next parameter allows you to set the overall volume of the program 00 to 99 relative to any other programs being played. Getting started and checking out – playing supplied factory samples When the operating system message has cleared from the bottom line of the display, you will be in the main SELECT PROG page the will be lit.

January 21, Reply. This section deals with the sampler functions of the S As I’ve no doubt said before, the best path to looping heaven is your own experience.

Of course, this parameter will have no effect on the output from individual outputs. All in all, you could scarcely ask for a more flexible set of output facilities than Akai have provided here.


Disk operations The parameter under the message can take a number of values. Keyboard – None SKB: F4 ED1 – this gives you all the editing functions. I like S even more than SXL.

Akai S1000 Manual

One such feature which has been touted since the S was first announced is time-stretching, which allows the duration of a sample to be expanded or compressed without altering its pitch. After that, you have the filtering and envelope shaping facilities, which are unique to each keygroup.

You can send us a note about this article, or let us know of a problem – select the type from the menu above. Has been tested and works fine. I have sxl with fx board, but i never loaded samples from s to my s unit.

Page 46 Sampler functions Editing samples This is where things really start to get interesting. If you have a S that needs some bits maybe this can help — or maybe you can use it just as I have been doing.

An oldie but a goodie. Floppy disks can be formatted for low or high density as appropriate, but it seems that hard disks have to be formatted externally though from the S you can delete the directories on your hard disk whenever you want to re-use it.

The next step, then, is to help create them by means of crossfade looping. Already a powerful beast, the S could really set the sparks flying if Akai get their act together on the promised time-stretching upgrade.