The AX60 is among some of the last true analog polysynths of the mid-eighties. It was Akai’s answer to the hugely successful Roland Juno series and Yamaha’s. Akai AX Service – Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. The AX60 is a 6 voice analog synthesizer with the ability to be bitimbral meaning its keyboard could Oscillators (+) Open Manual Page [+]

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It also has special inputs for use with Akai’s S, S, and X samplers, allowing you to run the samplers’ voices through the AX’s analog filters and envelopes. If you are xa60 willing to field questions then your post will be removed.

Akai – AX60 – Operator’s Manual

Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. The AX60 is among some of the last true analog polysynths of the mid-eighties. There is a version online in. Although the front-panel controls can not be edited through CC, automating pitch bend and modulation amount can be useful.

Already have an account? In addition, the pitch-bend akwi can be set to affect VCF Cutoff frequency rather than maanual, and in this way the VCF frequency can also be automated.

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Posts that contain insults, attacks, or conspiracy theories based on your opinion of the value of gear will be deleted. The keyboard is five octaves 61 notes, C to C akwi, is unweighted, and is not velocity-sensitive. When I hold a fourth it just cancels akau the first key I am holding down. Sign in Already have an account? Submit a new link. Images from Perfect Circuit Audio. Notably missing from the voice architecture is portamento.

The instrument has limited MIDI implementation, and lacks the ability transmit or receive Sysex data. These also have a programmable delay before their effect sets in. It has 64 memory locations for sounds ” patches “.


Link posts without a comment to interesting third party material are ok. The AX is designed to be compatible with Akai’s S, S, X, S and S samplers, allowing sampled sounds to be used as a second oscillator, passed through the AX’s unique voice architecture.

There are no reviews to display. And of course the missing ones are the ones I need. The architecture is very robust with pulse width modulation available for all 4 waveforms and a noise generator is also included. Your browser does not support the audio element. It was Akai’s answer to the popular Roland Juno series synthesizers.

Its features and sound make the AX60 a worthy alternative to Roland’s Juno Go to synthesizers Akai. I forget how much access Reddit gets to important and connected folks. The synth holds 64 programs in memory and features pitch and modulation wheels for interaction with the sound as well as pedal inputs, stereo outputs, and MIDI. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Maybe you could add it to Akai’s archive for future generations?

All six voices can be stacked in unison mode for a powerful and thick lead sound. Want to add to the discussion? Create an account or sign in to leave a review You need to be a member in order to leave a review Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community. Audio Clip 1 Hear some sounds by Garren Morse.

LED lights onboard the front panel help to assist the user with sound editing. The AX is bitimbral with 6 voice polyphony. Its keys are unweighted and not velocity-sensitive.

Date Produced – By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Mannual Policy. Retrieved from ” https: Does anybody have any leads on a service manual for an Akai AX60? An eight-voice version, the AX80was already available.


Akai synthesizers Analog synthesizers Polyphonic synthesizers Personal aiai. In split mode it is capable of playing 1 on the lower lev In addition to “split” mode, the AX can be made to operate monophonically in Unison mode, where all 6 voices are “stacked” on each key, resulting in rich, powerful timbres.

Its features include bitimbral splitting of the keyboard, Unison mode, a variable arpeggiator with a “Hold” function for latching the arpeggiator, multi-mode BBD chorus effect, and voice input for several of Akai’s then-contemporary samplers such as the S, S, and X If you are the manufacturer or developer of a commercial productplease message the mods before posting, but we will usually allow new product promotion as long as you stay to answer questions.

The back panel has quarter-inch jacks for recording data to cassette tapesustain and program manul footpedal jacks, MIDI in, out and “thru” DIN connectorsstereo quarter-inch audio akkai with a mahual plugged into only the left output the stereo signal is summed to monoa quarter-inch stereo headphone jack, a quarter-inch arpeggiator trigger input jack, and memory protect and power switches.

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Anyone have one they can scan a few pages of? Links to uncommonly great specials or deals at third party retailers are allowed. Each side of the split responds to a different MIDI channel. Memory – 64 Patches. Archived from the original on Pulse-width modulation is available for all four waveforms, with a dedicated low-frequency oscillator LFO for this parameter. We have a zero tolerance policy for that sort of thing and it is strictly enforced.