polynominal logo
Synthesizers Drum machines Samplers Effects 8-16bits+ toys HOME

Akai SG01V

 

 

 

Akai SG01v

Country: audio demo JAPAN
Weight: 1,4 Kg
Dimensions: 214 (w) x 257.6 (h) x 43.7 (d) mm
audio demo trend price : 100€
manual demo video comments

Akai SG01v
Vintage Sound Module (1995)

 

Half-rack rompler module based on samples from vintage synthesizers and some classic drum machines.

logo
edit parameters

info EXPANDER MODULE half-rack white case.
Main panel features a basic segment 3-digit display, 7 buttons and a single volume knob.


Rear panel terminal connectors:
- Midi interface
- main signal out
- headphones.


ac Power supply
external PSU 10V DC +)- polarity.




 

edit TECH core based on a 16 bits NEC D-70236 CPU manages 32 voices polyphony, 2 less if the reverb DSP is engaged. DAC is a nec UPD63210GT. Various LSI ASIC (L7A0986 + DSP L7A1045).

CPU AKAI SG01v Each SG01v voice has an internal PCM ROM sample assigned which is badly is limited to two parameters:

TONE (filter) +SHAPE (envelope).





edit
WAVETABLE intenal PCM ROM contains 128 PCM recorded at 16 bits resolution.
ROM contains sample from famous vintage machines


upd cpy

Some famous names there: Roland JX-3p, PPG, VP-330, Juno-60, Oberheim OB-XA, Solina, Mellotron, Matrix 12, but also drum machines e.g TR-808, Simmons SDS V [...] -

Full preset list HERE



edit
PERFORMANCE sounds can be assigned to 16 parts but overall setting cannot be saved.
Each part features individual parameters:

tech sg01v


- volume mix
- stereo panning
- FX amount
- coarse + fine tuning
- Special MONO mode handles portamento and glide functions.




edit
ENVELOPE a 3-segments EG ADR.

decay demo HEAR attack on pad





edit
FILTER simple digital resonant low pass filter.

filter demo HEAR low pass filter





edit
LFO a single delayed modulator is accessible triggering Midi CC#1 modulation wheel .


lfo



edit EFFECTS
internal DSP generates 30 reverbs organized into 5 main families: hall, plate, cathedral, metal and ambience.




edit MIDI a nice Midi Implementation (list) sounds can be saved to standard Sysex bulk dump.
TIP: It is possible to change more sound parameters using Midi Sysex or NRPN.

 

 


edit
MEMORY :
- 256 preset patches
- 2 preset drum kits.

motherboard

(LEFT) BATTERY REPLACEMENT: an internal 3V CR-2032 just saves basic settings and the last edited sound, anything else must be saved by Midi dump protocol.

-Click to magnify -


edit EDITORS to be properly edited, SG01v needs an external programmer:
- Programmer for SG01V (old PC) PIC
- SG01V Edit (old PC) PIC
- CTRLR (free)


Akai SG01V editor

 

 

edit RELATED FAMILY:

-SG01p

2 other modules from Akai in same series:

-SG01p is a piano module

-SG01K is a standard GM module


 

 

demo AUDIO DEMO:

demo A whole track only SG01v
demo filter
demo Pad
demo cheesy tines EP
demo Bach music on a Commodore 64
demo bass with resonance
demo Hard SYNC
demo Panning fun
demo Pad II
demo sweet hammond
demo random noise
demo Arpeggio filter
demo Lounge me
demo S&H PAD
demo 80 ' bells
demo factory demo 1
demo factory demo 2
demo factory demo 3
demo factory demo 4
demo factory demo 5


 

video VIDEO SELECTION

Akai Sg01v Vintage Sound Module Sound Demo kai SG01v Vintage Sound Module (Pure) - Own demo polynominal.com demo
Module Sound Demo Own demo My personal music vid


Company: Akai
Model: SG01V
Class: Synth Module
Dates: 1995
Price: 100€
Synthesis: PCM rompler
Resolution: 16 bits
N.waves: 128 PCM
Polyphony: 32 voices
Multitimbric: 16 parts
Oscillator: 1 PCM sosc
Filter: Digital Low pass
LFO: 1
modulator
Envelope: 1 EG ADR
Effect: 30 reverb
CPU: D-70236
DAC: UPD63210GT
PSU: 10V DC
Demo: 20


manual
MANUAL



edit

FACTORY RESET

"Switch ON holding DATA UP + DATA DOWN"


service manual
SERVICE MANUAL / EPROM OS DUMP

sg01v

 

motherboard
Same era
vintage-ROM modules:

- EMU Vintage keys

- Roland MVS1



Akai SG01V FOR SALE

Akai SG01V FOR SALE
CHECK OUT EBAY OFFERS

 

 

 

MX intel nec CPU Akai IC
awardSPECIAL AWARDS:
solid
solid
Cheap as Hell! edit interface boredome

comment

REVIEW "Too bad edit is so limited as some sounds are really surprisingly good for the time."

manual manual
-lot of good sample - limited edit
-cheap
-memory

 

Add Review or Comment

 

 

polynominal logo
      For sale Comment Contact
Synthesizers Drum machines Samplers Effects 8-16bits+ toys HOME

all snapshots, sounds, texts copyright Polynominal.com / Eric Pochesci - polynominal.com is not associated or affiliated with AKAI in any manner.

Akai Sg01V module Akai Sg01V
59 out of 100 based on 1 user ratings
50 to 100 from 1 sellers Sellers:
...