Akai CD3000XL

“This is my Akai CD3000XL with a working 1GB SCSI Internal Hard Drive, Working Floppy Drive & Untested CD-Rom Drive.

I have had this sampler for almost 15 years, in that time it has been used in various studios and on the road. I DIY fitted the SCSI hard drive about 10 years ago and this is still working. The sampler has been sat in a box for the past few years and sadly when I fired it up last week I found it had some problems thus why I am selling.

– 1GB SCSI Internal Hard Drive is working. Please note this is currently formated for a Roland W30 but you can easily reformat this using the sampler itself to Akai format. This Hard Drive is alone worth around £50
– Floppy Drive is working perfectly

– I’ve booted it up and when I audition a sampler it sounds strange, maybe it’s a capacitor issue (Thus selling as spares or repairs)
– LCD Backlight is gone
– LCD has some dead pixels

Current Spec
– Running the stock 8mb RAM (both sim slots are empty
– No EB16 effects board fitted” Click here to visit listing on eBay

Akai CD3000XL with External Zip Drive

“Classic Akai sampler including Iomega 250 Zip Drive and selection of Zip drive discs and 3 floppy. SCSI cable and mains cable included (UK fittings)
Sampler and Zip drive have been tested and both working perfectly.
Akai backlight works well as can be seen in the photos.
Comes in original box but without the polystyrene cheeks/blocks etc.” Click here to search for MPCs on eBay

Akai CD3000XL

“Had this in storage for a while, so not sure on the performance, hence the low starting bid. On testing I noticed the recording level and master output knobs were a little wobbly, and the screen was viewable but dull (I may not have turned on the backlight!). The CD drive was also making a bit of a racket and didn’t seem to want to eject, otherwise all seemed to be working ok, however, this unit is SOLD AS SEEN.”
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Akai S2000 and Akai S3000XL

“We’re making room for some new amplifiers and need to sell a few things to make the space.

The S2000 is in the top in this photo and the CD3000XL is below. The samplers come secured inside a flight case.

Used in conjunction with the computer and digital 8 track recorder to create the ‘sound’ of Cinerama. These samplers were used to write all of the Cinerama albums including Va Va Voom, Disco Volante and Torino. And was also used during live shows between 1998 and 2002.” Click here to search for MPCs on eBay