Does the Akai s900 have analog or digital filters?

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Does the Akai s900 have analog or digital filters?

Post by mdl76 » Sun Dec 09, 2007 7:01 pm

just wondering. I guess I could open my s900 and look, but just wondering if anyone knows. Did a search and turned up with nothing.
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Post by tallowwaters » Sun Dec 09, 2007 8:38 pm

good lord. search this phrase in google:

akai s900 filters

and read the first two lines of the first entry.
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Post by hageir » Mon Dec 10, 2007 3:31 am

tallowwaters wrote:good lord. search this phrase in google:

akai s900 filters

and read the first two lines of the first entry.
2nd.
but I googled it and got a ton of results, some saying analog and some saying analog-like..
which one is it? :D
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Post by Sir Ruff » Mon Dec 10, 2007 6:34 pm

hageir wrote:
tallowwaters wrote:good lord. search this phrase in google:

akai s900 filters

and read the first two lines of the first entry.
2nd.
but I googled it and got a ton of results, some saying analog and some saying analog-like..
which one is it? :D
to be honest what difference does it make? it's basically a gloiried tone control... and given that it's from the 80s, I would almost be certain it was analog.
Do you even post on vse bro?

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Post by mdl76 » Mon Dec 10, 2007 8:20 pm


to be honest what difference does it make? it's basically a gloiried tone control... and given that it's from the 80s, I would almost be certain it was analog.
because inquiring minds wanna know ;-)

I'm just wondering. And maybe other might wonder to.

thanks you though for the input.

ps, I did google it but I could not find anything that stated in in concrete.
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Post by Sir Ruff » Mon Dec 10, 2007 11:48 pm

mdl76 wrote: because inquiring minds wanna know ;-)
I hear ya...
Do you even post on vse bro?

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Post by Dr. Sound » Tue Dec 11, 2007 1:53 am

digital or analog I don't know...

but I do know that when you overdrive the input stage when you are sampling you can get a very nice distortion

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Post by nigel » Thu Dec 13, 2007 5:37 am

No resonance :(

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Post by hageir » Thu Dec 13, 2007 6:10 am

nigel wrote:No resonance :(
so, it's digital?

or what?
does anybody know?! :)
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Post by shaft9000 » Thu Dec 13, 2007 1:28 pm

it's digi-what-alog

it's a plain-vanilla filter, heard on countless dance/hip-hop tracks from the mid-90s.
who cares what it's doing, really?
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Post by hageir » Thu Dec 13, 2007 3:48 pm

according to some list I found on the net compiling all samplers with analog filters, my s700 is included :o
the s900/s950 are analog..

(the s700/x7000 have the same filters as the s612 so my guess is that the s900/s950 do too)
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