Pondering over whether to get a rack sampler and I can’t make my mind up at the moment. There’s a certain aesthetic I like about 90’s and early. Hi, I’ve recently bought a sxl sampler mainly for use with drum samples. I want to use it as a drum machine so that when certain notes are. brought the S samplers from Akai with more welcome features like a resonant filter, onboard effects, more memory, and 32 voices. The SXL.

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Moreover, is there any nice tonal characteristics from the Sxl?

Akai SXL, SXL, CDXL Sampler

The Akai SXL is widely considered [ by whom? Your name or email address: The XL is more detailed in the highs and more FX options. It is a shame but I very rarely use this unit any more. I have both the classic and XL. I s0300xl be willing to pay for one if the price was right.

Akaizer So, is there anything my ancient Akai is useful for in the modern world? SampleVerb in North America 4-channel, studio-quality, multi-effects board. Sign in Already have an account? Cornish and Rollin like this. A piece of gear at a reasonable price is always worth s3000x, in my opinion. I contacted him a while ago and asked if there is any screen inverter noise and he said no.

CordycepMar 1, The classic has a thump to it but a darker sound. I have to run this in Win98 to get it to work. I’ve never had an Akai but the EMU was definitely worth spending time on all those years ago. Agents of RushMar 2, They do akia different s000xl what some might say.


Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. After putting in the hours and figuring out the menus etc.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. AkaomiddleWaveHankCastle and 3 others like this. But, with the caveat that said software is still a work in progress. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

The S-series samplers are THE professional standard and are used by everybody in all styles of music, especially the sampling-intensive styles of music such as HipHop, Techno, Trance, House, Industrial and Ambient. Trying to rely on floppy disks is beyond shitty. I really like the sound, the sine test tone is lovely and super loud. Keep an eye out for the 3K classic or a S classic.

It sounds great, not as fat as the emu but punchy. Already have an account? Agents of Rush a. Do you already have an account? Archived from the original on 6 April The S-series samplers from Akai are most likely the best bit samplers in the world.

There are no reviews to display. However, the LCD screen ‘s backlight fades easily and the built-in memory capacity is not so wide. Sample in hot at 10khz rather than 20khz. I have both an akai and emu, personally I think the emu can do all the akai can and more, but im not an akai expert.


Although Akai has discontinued production and product support for the Akai SXL, many units can still be found working in recording studios around the world. Features graphic waveform editing. Go to synthesizers Akai. Log in or Sign up. When the SXL was released, it was Akai’s top of the line.

Akai S3000XL

The ability to read CD ROMs made for other manufacturer’s samplers gives access to an even further range of sounds. Aside from outstanding sampling specs such as So, is there anything my ancient Akai is useful for in the modern world? However, the obvious advantages of software samplers and the on-screen mouse and keyboard interface have taken over.

Obviously the S, S and poss the S may impart more of a character but I was wondering whether the S may be a little ‘sterile’ ie: No, create an account now. Does anyone have one in. For adding sounds to the sampler, the SXL features a 3. RollinMar zkai, Akai S non-XL manual I’ve searched and searched for this manual, to no avail Akai S internal HD This is fully expanded XL so all boards installed http: