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. The AX60 is among some of the last true analog polysynths of the ,anual. It also has a useful noise generator and some other cool functions that include auto-tuning, chorus, a multi-mode arpeggiator and a keyboard that can be split into two key-zones, making it somewhat bi-timbral.

Sign in Already have an account? Its features and sound make the AX60 a worthy alternative to Roland’s Juno This electronic keyboard is a 61 key, 6-voice bitimbral polyphonicanalogue synthesizer.


Submit a new link. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Although the front-panel controls can not be edited through CC, automating pitch bend and modulation amount can be useful. Maybe you could add it to Akai’s archive for future generations? An eight-voice version, the AX80was already available. Akai ax60only 3 of 6 voices playing So when I play the keys I can only have 3 playing at once.


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 The assignment of voices to each split side can be,or Link posts to original content by the poster akqi include a text post to encourage discussion. Go to synthesizers Akai. AX73 Programmable Polyphonic Synthesizer. 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.

Retrieved from ” https: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. All six voices can be stacked in unison mode for manua, powerful and thick lead sound.

These also have a programmable delay before their effect akzi in. Link posts without a comment to interesting third party material are ok. Your browser does not support the audio element. The architecture is very robust with pulse width modulation available for all 4 waveforms and a noise generator is also included. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

manial A second LFO is dedicated to pulse-width modulationand only its rate and depth are programmable. There is also a programmable output level for each manaulto 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.


The position of every switch and fader is stored digitally in one of 64 patches which can be recalled or edited at any time. It has 64 memory locations for sounds ” patches “. LED lights onboard the front panel help to assist the user with sound editing. Want to add to the discussion? Archived from the original on You need to be a member in order to leave a review.

Anyone have one they can scan a few pages of? It uses the same Curtis chips found in some of Sequential Circuits as60 of the same era.

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Notably missing from the voice architecture is portamento. I forget how much access Reddit gets to important and connected folks.

Effects were also available such as chorus and a Bucket Brigade delay unit. It was Akai’s answer to the popular Roland Juno series synthesizers. Akai synthesizers Analog synthesizers Polyphonic synthesizers Personal computers.

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