Akai Professional



Main Details
Maker AKAI professional* Company
Form Factor Tabletop
Signal Path Digital Hardware (including Analog Connections)
Made In Japan
Date Produced 1986
Notes Akai's first desktop sequencer was the ASQ10 and it was amazing. Up to 99 sequences, 99 tracks, 60,000-note capacity, 3.5" built-in disk drive and sophisticated real-time or step recording and programming. Overdubbing, punch in/out, track soloing and a big LCD data screen. Extensive edit-ability, recording features and MIDI implementation make the ASQ10 one of the best stand-alone MIDI sequencers around.

Polyphony - 6 voices
Oscillators - 12 osc. (2 per voice)
LFO - 2 LFOs per voice (various waveforms, speed, delay, depth)
Filter - Lowpass / Highpass filter w/ cutoff, resonance, pitch follow
VCA - FM: depth, destination & vca: level
Keyboard - 37 keys (velocity and aftertouch)
Memory - 50 sound library patches, 20 code memories, 40 programs, 10 packets + external memory cards available
Control - MIDI (6-parts)


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