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akai S1000 instant magic

Postby sampleraddict » Fri Apr 04, 2014 3:51 pm

Quick tip for everyone that cant be bothered to menu dive and sample into the unit.

step 1
make sure you have the ib-104 expansion card
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Quite rare to come by but worth the price in admission for instant mojo.

step 2
use your soundcard to either send a stereo signal out via spdif/optical/aes
(you can use spdif to aes providing the cable run is short)

step 3
go into sample mode choose digital/stero and monitor the signal

Instant akai s1000 converter colour.

can be used as a colouring DAC for instant mojo.

Hope this tip helps
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Re: akai S1000 instant magic

Postby kuroichi » Fri Apr 04, 2014 4:05 pm

Wouldn't sampling through the optical/digital ports pretty much remove the converter process..?
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Re: akai S1000 instant magic

Postby meatballfulton » Fri Apr 04, 2014 4:26 pm

I'm thinking the same thing :help:
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Re: akai S1000 instant magic

Postby sampleraddict » Fri Apr 04, 2014 6:30 pm

remove the A/d conversion yes, but not the DA converters.

in - digital
out - analog

So essentially a late 80's Dac no sampling needed.

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left is after using the s1000 DA stage, right is the heavily limited original file that was sent to the s1000 via the digital input.

hard to show the magic in a picture but it should suffice.

Try it out.
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Re: akai S1000 instant magic

Postby r4ar » Tue Apr 22, 2014 12:50 pm

Use the analogue sample inputs for major mojo.
The digital ins don't let you push your samples into the red, which is where individual sounds can really be slammed and sound good through the S1000's squashing and clipping.
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Re: akai S1000 instant magic

Postby sonnobadger » Wed May 04, 2016 11:20 pm

Hello,

I'm having problems sending audio from my soundcard to the akai ib-104 expansion card.
motu828 mk3
Ableton output 15/16
optical out adat to optical in Akai

to Akai Source: Digital, Input: Optical.

I get !! Lost Carrier!! message in the REC2 section when I want to record samples.

I am doing something wrong here?

Thank you,
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Re: akai S1000 instant magic

Postby Tidda » Thu May 05, 2016 1:36 am

Did you switch the optical out of the Motu from ADAT to S/PDIF?

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Re: akai S1000 instant magic

Postby sonnobadger » Thu May 05, 2016 12:00 pm

Thank you Tidda it's working! Switching Adat to Toslink in Ableton (audio card setup)

I tought Spdif was only the coaxial plug.

Thanks again,
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Re: akai S1000 instant magic

Postby Mrcrappypantson » Tue May 10, 2016 7:51 pm

This is a neat trick. I'll have to see if the e4xt can do this. Thanks for the idea!
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