brought the S samplers from Akai with more welcome features like a resonant filter, onboard effects, more memory, and 32 voices. The SXL. It wasn’t until Akai released the S in that we saw resonance on an Akai sampler’s low-pass filter. But a significant addition on the S was APM or. The Akai S XL has an average rating of out of 5.(The Akai S XL has a total of 19 reviews).

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Akai S3000XL

However, the obvious advantages of software samplers and the on-screen mouse and keyboard interface have taken over. I previously had a Roland W30 which was my main sampler for some time and a fantastic bit of kit but I always wanted the S as it was full bandwidth, stereo, and it had the commonly used and great sounding Akai time-stretch.

Your email address will not be published. Yep, I’ll post the sound clips from both machines for comparison, no problem! Iomega Zip drives were very commonly used for storage and backup. Byrichie Fri Jan 15, I got kind of confused, because 1 on vintygesynth the description says: Show only see all.

I think they’ll sound identical as they akaai the same specs and converters, but will see.


Aside from outstanding sampling specs such as It is a shame but I very rarely use this unit any more. I’ll get the S3k on Monday but I’m just trying to get some info to know if I should even look for these s33000.

Akai SXL – Wikipedia

Been thinking bout that for s30000 while since I lack some sound shaping options in my MPC Its important to fit the correct type, otherwise the look and functionality of the display will be badly compromised. Retrieved from ” https: Akai S internal HD But not many information about S Please provide a valid price range.

The S pictured above differs from the S by coming with the added Digital filter expansion board and a magneto-optical storage drive option. Oh, and one more question, guys: This page was last edited on 19 Octoberat But my main concern is the effects section.

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Regardless, it is functionally identical and accepts skai SXL options listed below sans internal hard disk also including the IBP 8-channel output board, standard in SXL. Sign In Sign Up. Hard drive size limit on Akai S?? Byhok-2 Sat Jan 30, Plus the routing means with software you can have almost unlimited outputs setup without using half my mixing desk to do it. The SXL is also a synthesizer.


My floppy is dead. Never had an oportunity to put my hands on the S but believe me: Bynu-comer Sun Jan 17, 2: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Mostly the FX section. It was once my dream to own one of these machines. When we have sent a wrong item to you, we bear it.

The S has on board effects stanard, as does the S although less effects. The ability to read CD ROMs made for other manufacturer’s samplers gives access to an even further range of sounds. We have several parts and accessories listed. There seems to be a problem completing the request at present. I would be skai to pay for one if the price was right. Craveone – Just wondering about the S But it comes with most of the options already installed.

Mainly due to speed of use, it can take hours of button pushing to make a multi patch in the S where I can make one in a matter akak minutes in a soft sampler. Akai Sampler Mailing List.