Akai S1100 with 10MB RAM

“I am considering selling my Akai S1100 sampler. It has 5 MWords memory and runs OS4.30 as shown in the photo.
I bought this many years ago and used it a few times. However, it has not been used now for a number of years. Although I am tempted to keep it as I remember it being an excellent sampler and it also seems to be increasing in value, it seems a shame to have it sitting unused if someone can make use of it.
When it was last used, it was working fine. However, I am unable to test this sampler properly now as I no longer have any discs to use with it. I have an external Syquest 44MB drive with one cartridge which I can include in the sale as shown in the photo. Unfortunately I cannot find a SCSI cable to connect the drive so this is untested also – it worked the last time it was used but, like the sampler, it was several years ago.
I tried to format a floppy disc and the drive did format it but then it said the disc format was incorrect so not sure about this. I think it would be best to assume that the floppy drive is not working correctly.
I tried sampling a sound and this all seemed fine but could not save the sample due to the issues mentioned above.
The screen still looks fine and the sampler is in decent condition with some marks as shown in the photos.” Click here to visit listing on eBay

Akai S20

“Nice little Akai sampler from the 90s.

Not as easy or comprehensive to edit as an MPC & only a rudimentary sequencer, but you can instantly resample (or make the initial sample) at lower bit rates and use with another workstation or sampler. Great as a MIDI expander.

Recording at the highest 32kHz rate also gives really great results, this little unit sounds good, and it’s super quick to use and instantly loop if you get your timing right.

Editing is not quite so immediate, via the LED matrix & cursor buttons, but it’s a fairly straightforward little thing to use.

All the functions, pads and buttons work without issue, but I haven’t been able to format the one disc I have to hand. It goes through all 4 stages of the format procedure, and the drive appears to be working, but quits during the process itself. So haven’t been able to test the Load & Save functions to completion, but everything else is tested & working.”
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Akai MPC 2500

“Center Drum Machine AKAI MPC2500 Samplers & Sequencers

PRE-OWNED

UNIT SHOWS WEAR AND TEAR FROM PREVIOUS USE SUCH AS SCRATCHES AND SCUFFS

ALSO RIGHT BOTTOM CORNER HAS SOME PLASTIC COVER DAMAGE AS SHOWN IN THE PICTURE

UNIT COMES WITH POWER CORD ” Click here to visit listing on eBay