Akai S20

“Akai professional s20 Multi Sampling/Muti Timbral RealTime Performance System.

Tested and working including disc drive

Sale is for unit only, you will require a suitable power supply (I used a multi power supply)

Please see condition in pictures

Please also note button 12 does not sit properly, however still works ”
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Akai S20 with 16MB RAM, Internal Floppy Emulator

“For sale is this near immaculate condition AKAI S20 in full working order.

Has the full 16 MB RAM installed.

A beautiful and punchy sounding sampler with some very nice features such as the ability to easily match the speed/pitch of one loop to another by means of re-pitching.

It has a USB floppy emulator installed for super convenient storage of samples and works flawlessly. I will also include 2 x floppy discs.

Comes with the original box and polystyrene inserts which is all in excellent condition.”
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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 S20 with Floppy Emulator

“Comes with 32gb thumb drive and floppy emulator and OEM Floppy drive 💾 3.5 HD DD 8 voice polyphony 16 sound banks or 16 pads 16bit sample rate 32khz/16, 16khz/8, 8khz/4, resample will cut each in half 4 track sequencer reads Akai S 1000,1100, 3000, 3200 floppy disk read manual for futher details.” Click here to visit listing on eBay

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Akai S20

“Akai S20 Sampler. This has the memory upgrade to a whopping 16 (!) megabytes.

Everything works including the floppy drive. I’ll enclose as many of the discs as I can locate. Built like a tank.

Unfortunately the original power supply bit the dust a while ago – however I have found that Korg Volca 9v adapters work perfectly well so I can include one if required.

I love this chunky thing but I upgraded my main sampler recently and it’s not getting used. Would be an ideal candidate for an SD card replacement drive. Classic Akai sound. ” Click here to visit listing on eBay

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