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Akai Professional VX90 Programmable Polyphonic Synthesizer

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    Description
    The VX90 from Akai is a 2 space rack version of the AX73 6 voice Polyphonic Synthesizer. Again the unit is considered part of the Akai ecosystem of music gear interfacing their pro samplers with their synthesizers.

    The instrument is a 6 voice synthesizer with 2 vco's per voice offering sawtooth, sine, square, or, pulse waves, including noise for the oscillators. It also features the autotune function to help stabilize the oscillators works through MIDI to tune to other instruments.

    The VX90 holds 100 patches and offers 1 LFO and 2 envelope generators. The user can play as a normal polyphonic synthesizer or stack all 6 oscillators as one big mono note unison mode. The rack also has the 24 db/oct low/high pass filter from it's companion AX73.
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    Architecture
    Type: Analog
    Synthesis: Subtractive
    Oscillators: 1
    Waveforms: Pulse, Pulse Variable, Saw Down, Saw Up, Sine, Square, White Noise
    Osc Modulation: Envelope, Knob, LFO, Oscillator, Velocity
    Envelopes: 2
    Evelope Paramerters: Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release
    Filters: 1
    Types: 24dB Slope (4-pole), High Pass, Low Pass, Resonance
    Filter Modulation: Knob, LFO, Mod Wheel, Oscillator, Velocity
    LFO: 1
    LFO Parameters: Saw Up, Saw Down, Sine, Square, Triangle
    Polyphony & Tuning
    Polyphony: 6
    Timbrality: 1
    Tuning: Standard
    Patches
    Patches RAM: 100
    Patches ROM: 100
    Storage: Internal, 6
    Editing: MIDI
    Case
    Case: Rack
    Case Details: White face plate metal chasis
    Rack Size: 19", 2U
    Controls: Velocity, Buttons, Knobs, Pedal - Patch Change, Pedal - Sustain, Pedal - Volume
    Display Type: LCD, Backlit
    Display Count H: 15
    Display Count V: 1
    Display Notes: 15 character backlit display
    Dimensions (WxDxH): 1,152x110x364
    Weight: 15 kg
    Connections
    Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Stereo Main, Stereo Headphone
    Audio Output Count: 3
    Inputs: 1/4" Mic/Line
    MIDI Ports: IN, OUT, THRU
    CV Ports: DIN
    Production
    Year Released: 1986
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    Product Links
    Company Product Sites:
    [+] www.akaipro.com
    [+] en.wikipedia.org
    Pricing
    Used Price: $445-$475 - convert
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