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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Its features and sound make the AX60 a worthy alternative to Roland’s Juno Control – MIDI 2 parts. 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.

Akai Professional AX60 Programmable Polyphonic Synthesizer – Akai – Encyclotronic

Its keys are unweighted and not velocity-sensitive. The assignment of voices to each split side can be,or Sign in Already have an account? Akai synthesizers Analog synthesizers Polyphonic synthesizers Personal computers.

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


Does anybody have any leads on a service manual for an Akai AX60?

The seller told be right off The position of every switch and fader is stored digitally in one of 64 patches which can be recalled or edited at any time. Anyone have one they can scan a few pages of?


Although the front-panel controls can not be edited through CC, aoai pitch bend and modulation amount can be useful. This page was last edited on 19 Julyat I found a very benevolent soul online who scanned her original copy in high resolution.

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 akaai. Filter – Lowpass analog filter. The AX60 is a polyphonic analogue keyboard synthesizer manufactured by Akai Professional in the mids. Each side of the split responds to a different MIDI channel.

The architecture is very robust with pulse width modulation available for all 4 waveforms and a noise generator is also included. The keyboard is five octaves 61 notes, C to Cis unweighted, and is not velocity-sensitive. Notably missing from the voice architecture is portamento. Date Produced – Retrieved from ” https: 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 AX60 may have been used by Bjork. We have a zero tolerance policy for that sort of thing and it is strictly enforced. The AX is bitimbral with 6 voice polyphony.

Views Read Edit View history. A second LFO is dedicated to pulse-width modulationand only its rate and depth are programmable. Posts that contain insults, attacks, or conspiracy theories based on your opinion of the value of gear will be deleted. Common to all models in the range, however, was a proprietary pin DIN socket that allowed you to connect an S for processing through the synths’ analogue filters.