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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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Those lacking a meaningful comment will be removed at the moderators discretion. 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 The AX is bitimbral with 6 voice polyphony.

The AX60 is a 6 voice analog synthesizer with the ability to be bitimbral meaning it’s keyboard could be split to produce two timbres at once.

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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. This page manuap last edited on 19 Julyat Its keys are unweighted and not velocity-sensitive.


The unit was also manufactured to optionally use Akai’s other products produced at the time such as their early samplers like the A60 and S Archived from the original on Images from Perfect Circuit Audio. 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.

Date Produced – It was Akai’s answer to the popular Roland Juno series synthesizers. Log in or sign up in seconds. I found a very benevolent soul online who scanned her original copy in high resolution.

Views Read Edit View history. The AX’s VCF’s cutoff frequency can be made to track the keyboard, allowing higher notes to sustain their harmonic content.

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Link posts without a comment to interesting third party material are ok. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In split mode it is capable of playing 1 on the lower lev The modulation section of this synthesizer features a low-frequency oscillator with four available waveforms triangle, square, sawtooth and random which can be routed to VCF cutoff, VCO pitch or VCA amplitude.

The seller told be right off Sign in Already have an account? An eight-voice version, the AX80was akia available. The assignment of voices to each split side can be,majual The AX60 may have been used by Bjork. Pedal inputs for triggering arpeggiator and sustain, program change. Common to all aakai in the range, however, was a proprietary pin DIN socket that allowed you to connect an S for processing through the synths’ analogue filters.


Control – MIDI akqi parts. Posts that contain insults, attacks, or conspiracy theories based on your opinion of the value of gear will be deleted. The back panel has quarter-inch jacks for recording data to cassette tapesustain and program change footpedal jacks, MIDI in, out and “thru” DIN connectorsstereo quarter-inch audio outputs with a cable 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.

These also have a programmable delay before their effect sets in.

The AX60’s front panel is designed with a single control for each of its editable kaai, often including LEDs to indicate the parameter’s status. Register a new account. Effects were also available such as chorus and a Bucket Brigade delay unit.

The AX60 uses voltage-controlled analogue oscillators and filter circuitry based on the Curtis Electronics CEM integrated circuit. In addition to the plethora of control faders, there is a small LED screen which indicates patch numbers and other information to the manuzl.

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