“The X is a big sampler old school machine with 12 bits resolution and tiny memory, the first Akai Keyboard Sampler ever made.”. Akai X Sampling Keyboard, Sound On Sound, Jan the owner’s manual simply launches into the business of user-sampling without explaining how. [EPUB] Akai X Manual Book file PDF easily for everyone and every device. You can download and read online Akai X

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Akai is rapidly becoming the name to look out for if you’re in the market for a sampler. Previous article in this issue: Next article in this issue: But personally, having tried the auto-loop system on the X, I’d never look elsewhere.

Full marks for that. For those who have some knowledge of sampling and who are, perhaps, keen sequencer users or general experimenters, this instrument offers enormous mannual for relatively little money.

Akai are quickly becoming the name to look out for when it comes to hi-tech products alai hi-fi’s not bad either! Anyhow, the X arrives with three factory disks all of which are, in fact, a grand piano sample although to my ears an acoustic guitar crept in there somewhereand to access this wodge of multi-sampled data you must load all six sides, one after the other: This is probably the best way to learn your way around the instrument.

Other articles featuring gear in this article: The X is able to sample up to 6 sounds that can be assigned to a singles patch with assignable split points, useful to create drum kits or multisampled instruments.

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Having made your sample, you are still at liberty to change the pitch and bandwidth before getting on with the business if desired of looping. The X LFO modulates only the pitch as a classic vibrato. Although not really complicated once you’ve memorised the procedures, the X will take a bit of time to learn. It really helps – thank you! Akai S The “S” samplers legend started here! To be fair, this is a more advanced sampler than the Roland S10 which is an almost exact competitor in price terms.



Their purpose primarily concerns the linking up of samples and Amai channel numbers for use with sequencers, or MIDI pad triggering, and I’m afraid their individual applications would take me a month to figure out and even longer to explain. Akai X 70 out of based on 1 user ratings. Most tasks are ultimately self-explanatory thanks to there being a number of dedicated parameter control buttons on the front panel.

But the X deserves to, and surely will, do well at this price. Sorry to be so specific but the manual sees fit not to explain this point clearly. And in this respect the X is no better or no worse than Roland’s equivalent instrument, the S Searchable archive of old, out-of-print music production magazines. If you don’t own any of manuql recent equipment x700 you don’t really need to worry about the extra modes.

Akai X7000 Manuals

manjal The soon-to-be-famous five newcomers are Akai specialities, of course, and most relate to again Akai’s own pin DIN connectors which are found on most of their recent Professional gear. You do not agree with our review?

Sound On Sound – Jan Let us know in the comment field just below. This seems odd, and a little out of character for this otherwise essentially helpful instrument.

While other Japanese companies – relative newcomers to the world of sound sampling – are still on their first or second attempt, Akai are busy launching their third sampler coupled in fact to a fourth, the S module.

Although the X screen displays the bandwidth it doesn’t show sample length, which would have been helpful. The manual illustrates this using the ‘Good Morning. EGs only release segment and 2 destinations: Here endeth the rundown of the X’s basic range of sampling and manipulating features.

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Once you have the system down most should be able to execute sophisticated work in less time than on some other machines. Also featuring gear in this article. You can send us a note about this article, or let us know of a problem – select the type from the menu above. There’s a lot more to come Small Print Terms of use Privacy. Although the manual seems to suggest that you launch straight into sampling your own sounds, I’d strongly recommend an hour or so on the factory disks before you attempt it.

Mode 4, the Mono mode allowing each voice in an instrument to be linked to their own MIDI channel number, comes under the control of the pin DIN connector though, so Akai are obviously keen you remain brand-loyal if you’re into multitimbralism.

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Write us report Error Contribute Support Us. Just when you thought you’d got the hang of the four basic MIDI modes, along come Akai with no less than nine.! On the other hand, you may simply want to lop off a portion of sound from the beginning or end of your sample – again an easy matter of pressing, say, the Start button, and using the large master control knob to scroll through the five-digit number on screen until whatever offending bit has been despatched.

Such features are not akzi, but Akai have made them quick to x70000 and easy to understand.