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Akai Professional S700 MIDI Digital Sampler

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The S700 features 6 voices standard with an optional expansion board to 16 voices. The sampling specs are similar to the X7000 with it being a 12 bit sampler with a resolution from 4 hz to 32 hz. Onboard memory is 128 kb or 256 kb depending on how much memory is installed. Sampling is mono only with maximum 0.8 seconds optimum sampling time.

The unit has a low and high pass filter along with a single LFO for vibrato with settings for sine wave, speed, depth and delay controls. The unit features MIDI control as well as auto triggering samples. Editing of program and looping options like forward looping, reverse looping, One shot and Drum Modes.

The S700 storage is by way of Quick Disks using the built in Quick Drive. Each Quick Disk holds one sound on each side of a Quick Disk.

Technical Specifications
Type: Digital
Synthesis: Sampling
Oscillators: 1
Sampling: 12 bit, 32 kHz, Loop, One Shot (Phrase)
Envelopes: 1
Evelope Paramerters: Decay
Filters: 1
Types: High Pass, Low Pass, Resonance
Filter Modulation: Keyboard, Knob, Velocity
LFO: 1
LFO Parameters: Sine
LFO Notes::
LFO for vibrato effect only
Polyphony & Tuning
Polyphony: 6
Timbrality: 1
Tuning: Standard
Patches RAM: 1
Storage: Tape
Editing: MIDI
Case: Module
Case Details: Solid metal chassis
Rack Size: 19", 2U
Controls: Velocity, Buttons, Knobs, Modulation - Audio Input
Display Type: LCD, Backlit
Display Notes: LCD back lit screen
Dimensions (WxDxH): 482.6 W x 88.1 H x 267 D mm
Weight: 7 kg
Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Mono Out
Audio Output Count: 2
Inputs: 1/4" Mic/ Line
Power: 120 v 60 hz
Year Released: 1987
Manuals & Documents

Product Links
Company Product Sites:
[+] www.akaipro.com
[+] en.wikipedia.org
MSRP List Price: $1399 - convert
Used Price: $120-$140 - convert
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