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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This page was last edited on 19 Julyat Its features and sound make the AX60 a worthy alternative to Roland’s Juno It has 64 memory locations for sounds ” patches “.

Keyboard – 61 keys. I forget how much access Reddit gets to important and connected folks. Go to synthesizers Akai. All six voices can be stacked in unison mode for a powerful and thick lead sound. Pulse-width modulation is available for all kanual waveforms, with a dedicated low-frequency oscillator LFO for this parameter.

It also features a healthy assortment of faders for sound shaping and is a straightforward programming instrument once you learn aax60 way around it. The seller told be right off The AX’s VCF’s cutoff frequency can be made to track the keyboard, allowing higher notes to sustain their harmonic content.


Akai ax60only 3 of 6 voices playing So when I play the keys I can only have 3 playing at once. 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.


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In split mode it is capable of playing 1 on the lower lev A second LFO is dedicated to pulse-width modulationand only its rate and depth are programmable. The AX is bitimbral with 6 voice polyphony.

Control – MIDI 2 parts. Already have an account? 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 architecture.

Akai – AX60 – Operator’s Manual

Date Produced – Archived from the original on akqi 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. 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.

Notably missing from the voice architecture is portamento. View the discussion thread.

Akai AX60 – Wikipedia

Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. The architecture is very robust with pulse width modulation available for all 4 waveforms and a noise generator is also ad60.


The keyboard is five octaves 61 notes, C to Cis unweighted, and is not velocity-sensitive. There are no reviews to display. Pedal inputs for triggering arpeggiator and sustain, program change.

Links to manial great specials or deals at third party retailers are allowed. The position of every switch and fader is stored digitally in one of 64 patches which can be recalled or edited at any time.

Splits where no voices can be used for half of the keyboard are useful when the AX is expanded with an Akai sampler. The assignment of voices to each split side can be,or Akai synthesizers Analog synthesizers Polyphonic synthesizers Personal computers. An eight-voice version, the AX80was already available.

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