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An Akai S2800 with no manual.....great.

Postby ryryoftokyo » Sun Aug 09, 2009 5:35 pm

So I just traded for an Akai S2800 sampler and an Alesis Midiverb II and unfortunately the manual was not included...this is my first go with a hardware sampler and I have only a few things figured out...my biggest problems being keygroups, how to make it so that samples sound like themselves, just lower when I play them across the board instead of warping, and most importantly, how to save everything....help!
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Re: An Akai S2800 with no manual.....great.

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Re: An Akai S2800 with no manual.....great.

Postby ryryoftokyo » Sun Aug 09, 2009 9:27 pm

nathanscribe wrote:Try harder next time.

http://www.akaipro.com/contentmgr/showd ... /1133/tt/5



yeah, could do without the sarcasm...thanks.

You ever put "akai s2800 manual" in Google? Also, all the Akai pages I was directed to were dead links.

So, regardless of the attitude, thank you.
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Re: An Akai S2800 with no manual.....great.

Postby nathanscribe » Sun Aug 09, 2009 10:05 pm

I didn't mean to be all that harsh. First thing I do when I want a manual is check the manufacturer's wesbite for 'legacy products' or support documents. It's surprising what's out there. If there's not a download on the website, a quick email to support can do the trick. Roland/Boss UK are particularly helpful I find.
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Re: An Akai S2800 with no manual.....great.

Postby ryryoftokyo » Mon Aug 10, 2009 3:07 am

nathanscribe wrote:I didn't mean to be all that harsh. First thing I do when I want a manual is check the manufacturer's wesbite for 'legacy products' or support documents. It's surprising what's out there. If there's not a download on the website, a quick email to support can do the trick. Roland/Boss UK are particularly helpful I find.


no worries...so is the S2000 identical or very similar to the S2800? All I saw on that page was the OS version 2.0 for the S2800, and the manual was a S2000. Thanks.
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Re: An Akai S2800 with no manual.....great.

Postby nathanscribe » Mon Aug 10, 2009 10:24 am

Seems like it's my turn to try harder:

http://www.akaipro.com/contentmgr/showd ... /1131/tt/5

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Re: An Akai S2800 with no manual.....great.

Postby part12studios » Fri Mar 10, 2017 10:30 pm

link no longer working.. i did see though that the Akai S3000XL manual is "basically" the manual for the S2800.. no the instructions are not 1:1 identical but they are more similar than different. So if you need it.. go to Akai under support / legacy products / S300XL

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Re: An Akai S2800 with no manual.....great.

Postby part12studios » Thu Mar 30, 2017 10:48 pm

I wanted to put it out there that I do in fact have an actual S2800 sampler manual in my possession. If anyone would like a copy let me know. I have not digitized it yet because these posts are so old but if someone needs it I'll see about scanning it.
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Re: An Akai S2800 with no manual.....great.

Postby JeEA » Sun Apr 30, 2017 6:33 am

As far as i know there was not a dedicated S-2800 manual.
I used the S-3000 instead. I Think the 2800 is a cut Down version of the S3000

The 2000 is similar but does not have the same display
Just use the 3000 manual

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Re: An Akai S2800 with no manual.....great.

Postby gcoudert » Sun Apr 30, 2017 7:20 am

I used to have an S2800i and it definitely came with a dedicated manual.
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