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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Although the front-panel controls can not be edited through CC, automating pitch bend and modulation amount can ax6 useful. This electronic keyboard is a 61 key, 6-voice bitimbral polyphonicanalogue synthesizer. When I hold a fourth it just cancels out the first key I am holding down. Its features and sound make the AX60 a worthy alternative to Roland’s Juno In addition to the plethora of control faders, there is a small LED screen which indicates patch numbers and other information to the user.

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Views Read Edit View history. The xx60 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. Personal attacks, insults, and bad faith criticism of other posters’ equipment or music will not be tolerated. Memory – 64 Patches.

Pulse-width modulation is available for all four waveforms, with a dedicated low-frequency oscillator LFO for this parameter.

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Date Produced – The seller told be right off 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.

Splits where no voices can be used for half of the keyboard are useful when the AX is expanded with an Akai sampler. The unit was also manufactured to optionally use Kanual other products produced at the time such as their early samplers like the S and S Those lacking a meaningful comment will be removed at the moderators discretion. Log in or sign up in seconds. Sign In Sign Up.

Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of ax06. Pedal inputs for triggering arpeggiator and sustain, program change. 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. The AX60 uses voltage-controlled analogue oscillators and filter circuitry based on the Curtis Electronics CEM integrated circuit.

A series of switches controls the chorus effect, arpeggiator, modulation routing, and other features. Its keys are unweighted and not velocity-sensitive. And of course the missing ones are the ones I need. This page was last edited on wx60 Julyat 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.

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The AX is bitimbral with 6 voice polyphony. It uses the same Curtis chips found in some of Sequential Circuits instruments of the same era. The AX’s VCF’s cutoff frequency can be made to track the keyboard, allowing higher janual to sustain their harmonic content. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy.


Link posts az60 a comment to interesting third party material are ok. The AX60 is among some of the last true analog polysynths of the mid-eighties. Sign up for a new account in our community. Audio Clip 1 Hear some sounds by Garren Morse. Link posts to original content by the poster must include a text post to encourage discussion. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet.

In addition, the pitch-bend wheel can be set to affect VCF Cutoff frequency rather than pitch, and in this way the VCF frequency can also be automated.

Images from Perfect Circuit Audio. Register a new account. Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release. A second LFO is dedicated to pulse-width modulationand only its rate and depth are programmable. It has 64 memory locations for sounds ” patches “.

Polyphony – 6 Voices. The AX60’s front panel is designed with a single control for each of its editable parameters, often including LEDs to indicate the parameter’s status. You need to be a member in order to leave a review. Effects were also available such as chorus and a Bucket Brigade delay unit. I found a very benevolent soul online who scanned her original copy in high resolution.

Oscillators – 6 VCOs.

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