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Akai S1000

Preview | Music Technology, Oct 1988

Akai's popular S900 sampler has appeared on more records and in more studios than you can name. Simon Trask takes an early look at the S900's successor, the 16-bit, 16-voice S1000.

Akai S1000

Review | Music Technology, Dec 1988
Digital Sampler

Following in the footsteps of their successful S900 sampler, Akai's new baby looks likely to set new standards in sampling hardware. Simon Trask's thrilled to bits.

The New Standard?

Review | Sound On Sound, Nov 1988
Akai S1000

No-one can deny that Akai's S900 is the 'industry standard' sampler, having kept all newcomers at bay for well over two years. But now there's a new heir to the throne. David Mellor looks at the long-awaited 16-bit stereo, 16-note polyphonic S1000.

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Hands On: Akai S1000 Sampler

Feature | Topic: Sampling | Sound On Sound, Feb 1992

There's an S1000 in every studio — almost. David Mellor presents an introduction to this popular sampler.

Making the Most of your Akai S1000 Sampler - Part 1

Feature Series | Topic: Sampling | Sound On Sound, May 1989

Recently voted 'Best Sampler' by SOS readers, Akai's S1000 has quickly established itself as the industry standard 16-bit machine. So who better to reveal the innermost secrets of the instrument than the creator of the new SWM and Workstation sample disks, Akai product specialist Steve Howell. This month he kicks off the series with an explanation of how to take your own samples.

Making the Most of your Akai S1000 Sampler - Part 2

Feature Series | Topic: Sampling | Sound On Sound, Jun 1989
Sample Editing & Manipulation

PART 2: Akai product specialist Steve Howell passes on more useful tips to help you make the most of your new S1000 sampler.

Making the Most of your Akai S1000 Sampler - Part 3

Feature Series | Topic: Sampling | Sound On Sound, Jul 1989
Multiple Loops & Timestretch

In this final part of the series, Akai product specialist Steve Howell explores sample editing using multiple loops, and the S1000’s new timestretch feature.



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