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Re: akai s1000 (1988)
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2017, 05:08:03 PM »
http://akai-sampler.blogspot.ca/2010/03/akai-s1000s1100-sampling-tips.html

https://www.sweetwater.com/sweetcare/articles/akai-s-series-sampler-say-5-mwords-know-10/
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Why does my AKAI S Series Sampler say I have 5 Mwords when I know I have 10 Mbytes installed!
Article #26298 Updated on Apr 16, 2012 at 3:39 PM
The display is correct.
Since the AKAI S SERIES are 16 bit samplers, one Mword equals 2 Mbytes.
Just multiply the value you see on the display by ‘2’ to get the amount of memory installed.


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Re: akai s1000 (1988)
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2017, 04:35:59 AM »

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Re: akai s1000 (1988)
« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2017, 06:10:58 PM »


here the s1000 claims dominance over the competition:
e-mu emulator 3, roland s-550, akai s950, simmons SDX, yamaha TX16W,  Sequential Prophet 2002, E-mu emax, Akai S900, Korg DSM-1, Casion FZ-10M, Ensoniq EPS, Ensoniq Mirage
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Re: akai s1000 (1988)
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