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Akai S3000XL Manuals

Furthermore, you may have several programs active at any one time and s3000x, of these may have a different MIDI channel so that they play multi-timbrally. The reason for this will normally be that the G2 sample is transposed up by four semitones at B2 and so sounds a little brighter whilst the 03 sample is being played 7 semitones down so it may sound a little duller and so, next to each other, especially when playing a scale, the crossover point is not even.

akao This is usually fine for most applications but there are sometimes occasions aaki the abrupt transition between one keygroup and another can be a bit obvious. Less commonly used ones are accessed via the soft s3000xp. If the samples required by this program already exist in memory, they will be loaded anyway, but they will overwrite the samples currently in memory.

This can result in distortion. Selecting The Hard Disk Volume You may select the keygroup you want to edit in the active keygroup nuriber: Assigning Effects To Individual Keygroups For example, load all the piano sounds you think you may need one after another so that they are all grouped together in memory. Once you h ave se t the LF01 parameters, you may return to the main program edit page by pressing lilSllil.

Appendix 3, Installing The Options, Installing Memory Expansion Remove the top of the case by undoing the two large screws akak side of the case and the smaller screw in the centre of the top of the rear panel. Page There are some important things to note when using the disk record functions, however. Pressing that in this case may create something like the following: Here, the crossfade function has smoothed the whole thing out to create a more uniform amplitude.


This is a ‘uni-polar’ waveform that jumps between the held note and the modulation level set at the destination. If the disk drive is at an angle, even a slight one, you may have unreliability problems and even data corruption. NORM is, of course, normal priority and, if any note stealing has to take place, this program will be affected no more or less than others with NORM assignment.

Move the cursor to TAKE 1 s3000x, press. Those, then, are the master pages for the program where you can set parameters that affect the program as a whole. This is particularly useful on sounds with long releases.

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The options available to you are: When increasing tlie resonance, depending on the sound, some very loud peaks may be created as certain strong harmonics get boosted. Please contact your local Akai dealer regarding this option. If you are re-tuning the C key, for example, all notes played with the C keys on the keyboard will be detuned by the amount you have set.

This selects that key position will affect aiai loudness. Similarly, if you do not like synthesisers and prefer instead to use the SXL for the reproduction of high quality samples of acoustic instruments again, you need not concern yourself with these functions.

When you send MIDI data on that channel, both parts will play. With the optional EB16 multi-effects processor installed, you may add four channels of effects processing to the mixdown.

Furthermore, you may set low and high keyboard ranges for each part so that sophisticated keyboard splits mnual be created. This may be set here and in other pages if you wish.


It is possible to route the same controller twice or three times in some cases to aksi same destination. Mixing And Layering Samples For Khz frequencies, the field is expressed as n k n Hz. Something similar could z3000xl done with synth bass samples or other synth noises that have mnual pronounced filter sweep attack. This sets the master output level for LF Enter text from picture: The final selection in the modulation effects section is not an effect as such but bypasses the modulation section completely, thereby switching it out of the effect chain: You will see this screen display: When pressed, it will show the current effects channel i.

If you are placing the sampler on a table, make sure that the table is sturdy and that kanual sampler is not positioned precariously. We will come to these in a moment. This was called ‘modular synthesis’. Deleting samples is destructive. This may be useful when you wish to play a sound normally but only apply portamento to a few notes.

By layering two programs and setting opposite values i. This allows you to set the filters cutoff frequency.

Akai S3000XL

The SXL will read the floppy disk and list the song files that it contains. Let us say, for example, that you have a sound that has a long kanual and you are performing a solo that uses a lot of pitchbend. As well as using them for the tonal modification of acoustic samples, they also allow you to totally transform a sound.

To format a floppy disk, insert the disk in the drive, and press. Users browsing this forum: