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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Each side of the split responds to a different MIDI channel. Sign In Sign Up. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. 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. The position of every switch and fader is stored digitally in one of 64 patches which can be recalled or edited at any time.

The keyboard can be “split” to play two patches independently. Control – MIDI 2 parts. 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.

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Oscillators – 6 VCOs. It was Akai’s answer to the popular Roland Juno series synthesizers.

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There is also a programmable output level for each patchto help balance loud and soft sounds, a multi-mode arpeggiator, a white noise generator, and a multi-mode chorus effect similar to the Roland Juno series chorus. It also has a useful noise generator and some other cool functions majual include auto-tuning, chorus, a multi-mode arpeggiator and a keyboard that can be split into two key-zones, making it somewhat bi-timbral. The AX60 akau among some of the last true analog polysynths of the mid-eighties.

Pulse-width modulation is available for all four waveforms, with a dedicated low-frequency oscillator LFO for this parameter. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities.


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 You need to be a member in order to leave a review. Memory – 64 Patches. Akai ax60only 3 of 6 voices playing So when I play the keys I can only have 3 playing at once.

Although the manuzl controls can not be edited through CC, automating pitch bend and modulation amount can be akao. Maybe you could add it to Akai’s archive for future generations? The AX60’s front panel is designed with mqnual single control for each of its editable parameters, often including LEDs to indicate the parameter’s status.

The keyboard is five octaves 61 notes, C to Cis unweighted, and is 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 S and S Notably missing from the voice architecture majual portamento.

The seller told be right off Splits where no voices can be used for half of the keyboard are useful manuwl the AX is expanded with an Akai sampler. The architecture is very robust with pulse width modulation available for all 4 waveforms and a noise generator is also included. Its keys are unweighted and not velocity-sensitive. Posts that contain insults, attacks, or conspiracy theories based on your opinion of the value of gear will be deleted.


These also have a programmable delay before their effect sets in. 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. Retrieved maual ” https: The synth holds 64 ax660 in memory and features pitch and modulation wheels for interaction with the sound as well as pedal inputs, stereo outputs, and MIDI.

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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. The AX is bitimbral with 6 voice polyphony. Those lacking a meaningful comment will be removed at the moderators discretion. Link posts to original content by the poster must include a text post to encourage discussion.

A second LFO is dedicated to pulse-width modulationand only its rate and depth are programmable. Anyone have a6x0 they can scan a few pages of? Sign up wkai a new account in our community.