Akai AX-60 Custom Firmware (Akai AX60)

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Re: Akai AX-60 Custom Firmware (Akai AX60)

Post by Rob Ocelot » Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:15 am

In case anyone was wondering what happened to this project, well... it got finished.

http://www.tauntek.com/AX60.htm

Disclaimer: I was a beta tester for this upgrade. It's pretty much fulfilled my wish list for everything I thought the AX-60 was missing.

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Re: Akai AX-60 Custom Firmware (Akai AX60)

Post by madtheory » Sun Jun 21, 2020 7:06 pm

Beautiful work. The price is SUPER reasonable too!

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Re: Akai AX-60 Custom Firmware (Akai AX60)

Post by themilford » Sun Jul 04, 2021 4:56 pm

Rob Ocelot wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:15 am
In case anyone was wondering what happened to this project, well... it got finished.

http://www.tauntek.com/AX60.htm

Disclaimer: I was a beta tester for this upgrade. It's pretty much fulfilled my wish list for everything I thought the AX-60 was missing.
I know this was ages ago, but I just re acquired an AX60. Thinking about implementing the OS upgrade, plus going with the GOLT! upgraded power supply.

Can anybody confirm that all the S612 functionality remains after the upgrade?

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Re: Akai AX-60 Custom Firmware (Akai AX60)

Post by madtheory » Mon Jul 05, 2021 9:51 pm

Check the service manual. I think you'll find the S612 i/o socket is hardwired so the firmware makes no difference.

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Re: Akai AX-60 Custom Firmware (Akai AX60)

Post by Rob Ocelot » Mon Jul 19, 2021 5:38 am

themilford wrote:
Sun Jul 04, 2021 4:56 pm
I know this was ages ago, but I just re acquired an AX60. Thinking about implementing the OS upgrade, plus going with the GOLT! upgraded power supply.

Can anybody confirm that all the S612 functionality remains after the upgrade?
I can confirm the S-S612 functionality is intact. I specifically tested for issues with the sampler and any 'gotcha' bugs that might creep in if you start tweaking other parts of the main AX-60 code -- I didn't encounter any problems.

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