Old 5th June 2009
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Akai s1100

anyone have a service manual for this sampler?

I'm using it as a stand-alone FX box and would love to get better noise to signal % anyone tried this themselves?
Old 5th June 2009
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I used to do a bit of those back in the 90's. Better converter chips, opamps, caps etc.

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Old 5th June 2009
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thumbsupthanks for the post!

what's the one component/type of component to change to give the biggest difference to overall noise levels do you think?

ie: would changing the ICs make a bigger difference to changing the caps?
or would changing the converter give the biggest gain in signal to noise%?
Old 6th June 2009
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Well, these were 20 bit devices so they are obsolete compared to modern converters and such. Better is a good way to describe the changes. They are easily bested by modern converter chipsets.

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Old 15th February 2011
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Golden beers, did you find that manual? would love to get it too - just won S1100 for so nice price 81$ !!!
Old 15th February 2011
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me wanna service manual too!!!

also guys i have ex1100 fo sell or trade!

D
Old 16th February 2011
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no i never got.
there is an AKAI S1000/S1100 yahoo group, which has some AKAI gurus there.. after some research i came to the conclusion that i'm stuck with the noise, which isnt that bad.
Old 29th March 2011
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Yes, its really downloadable from S1000/S1100 group in yahoo!
Old 2nd April 2011
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Yes, its really downloadable from S1000/S1100 group in yahoo!
please upload it and share the link here?
Old 6th April 2011
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Old 20th April 2011
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just noticed this.
thanks,
but it's not the service manual
Old 20th April 2011
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Old 10th May 2011
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AKAI S1100 Service Manual

Old 10th May 2011
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Old 10th May 2011
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with pleasure, you're welcome

I also got the schematics, but it will take some time to scan them, since they are A2/A1 in size.
When finished, I will post it here.

best regards,
Slash
Old 2nd October 2011
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Does anyone know if there's a way to check what operating system the S1100 is curenntly running? I just bought one and would like to know if it's running 4.30 or not...
Old 2nd October 2011
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Does anyone know if there's a way to check what operating system the S1100 is curenntly running? I just bought one and would like to know if it's running 4.30 or not...
i believe it says the os version right when it starts up

it will display it very quickly.
Old 2nd October 2011
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i believe it says the os version right when it starts up
Thanks! Should've noticed that myself... Seems to be 4.30 which is nice.
Old 3rd October 2011
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Akai s1000hd

Looking for an S1000HD service manual, you wouldn't by any chance have one of those would you?

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Old 3rd October 2011
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wow , $81 for an S1100. I paid $8,000 for mine loaded. The software version is there when you boot it.

My screen is dull, and I hardly used it. Wonderful sampler though. Wish I could get it to view on my HD monitor.

Thanks for the links and yahoo group.

cheers!
Old 29th November 2011
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wow , $81 for an S1100. I paid $8,000 for mine loaded. The software version is there when you boot it.

My screen is dull, and I hardly used it. Wonderful sampler though. Wish I could get it to view on my HD monitor.

Thanks for the links and yahoo group.

cheers!

Hi, Audiokid. I have some questions about loading libraries in S1100 via SCSI, I'm sure you work in that way. Which way is best to load samples - with old SCSI hard drive, proper SCSI controller and cable (I have it already) or compatible CD-drive? I work on PC under Windows XP. Does both ways will work, and which is better for you?
Many thanks!
Old 1st December 2011
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I developed a process for loading in samples to my S1100.

I installed OS9 on a MDD mac, used Recycle (with SCSI support) hooked the S1100 to the computer (needed a 68pin to 50 pin converter).

I made a aiff file with all of my drum samples, used Recycle to add markers at the beginning of each hit. Exported all samples to S1100 (let it key map for me) quick and dirty!!
Old 12th November 2012
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I developed a process for loading in samples to my S1100.

I installed OS9 on a MDD mac, used Recycle (with SCSI support) hooked the S1100 to the computer (needed a 68pin to 50 pin converter).

I made a aiff file with all of my drum samples, used Recycle to add markers at the beginning of each hit. Exported all samples to S1100 (let it key map for me) quick and dirty!!
Dude, I am so excited to try the one wav to rule them all method, that's brilliant!
Old 28th December 2012
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Does anyone want to buy an Akai S1100?
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