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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€
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Akai SG01v
Vintage Sound Module (1995)

 

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

 

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


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


ac Power supply
is a 9V external PSU 10V DC +)- polarity.




 

edit TECH core based on a 16 bits NEC D-70236 CPU manages 32 voices polyphony, reduced to 30 if the reverb DSP is engaged.

STRUCTURE
Each voice has an internal PCM ROM sample assigned which is badly is limited to two parameters: TONE (filter) and SHAPE (envelope) - an external EDITOR is badly needed for full edit.



CPU AKAI SG01v



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WAVETABLE intenal PCM ROM at 16 bits resolution contains sample from famous vintage machines e.g 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 [...] -


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editFull preset list HERE

 


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PERFORMANCE sounds can be assigned to 16 parts but overall setting cannot be saved.
Each part features individual parameters:
- volume mix
- stereo panning
- FX amount
- coarse + fine tuning
- Special MONO mode handles portamento and glide functions.


tech sg01v



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ENVELOPE a 3-segments EG ADR.



lfo



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FILTER simple resonant low pass filter.


lfo



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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 sounds can be saved to standard Sysex bulk dump.
TIP: It is possible to change more sound parameters using Midi Sysex or NRPN.

 

 


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MEMORY :
- 256 preset patches
- 2 preset drum kits

motherboard
(ABOVE) 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 above for bigger picture -

 


edit EDITORS to be properly edited the 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 using 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 clip :)



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Company: Akai
Model: SG01V
Class: Synth Module
Dates: 1995
Price: 100€
Synthesis: PCM rompler
Resolution: 16 bits
Polyphony: 32
Multitimbric: 16 parts
Oscillator: 1 modulator
Filter: Digital Low pass
LFO: 1

Envelope: 1 EG ADR
Effect: 30 reverb
CPU: D-70236
Demo: 20

 

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MANUAL



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Akai SG01V FACTORY RESET

"Switch ON holding DATA UP + DATA DOWN"

 

service manual
SERVICE MANUAL / EPROM OS DUMP

 

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motherboard
Same era
vintage-ROM modules:

- EMU Vintage keys

- Roland MVS1

 


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awardSPECIAL AWARDS:
solid
Cheap as Hell

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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

 

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Akai SG01V 2.5 out of 5 based on 58 ratings. price €100