AKAI S950 Rare Classic 80's Vintage 12 bit LO-FI 2U Rack Sampler - 100V

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AKAI S950 Rare Vintage 12 bit Rack Sampler 

A great sounding and powerful sampler which is still popular and in use today by producers and engineers worldwide. You just can't beat the sound of these classic AKAI units. The S950 has been used by Fatboy Slim, Moby, Skinny Puppy, Depeche Mode, Future Sound of London, Sneaker Pimps, The Bomb Squad, Dr. Dre, DJ Premiere, Prince Paul, Vangelis, Digable Planets, A Guy Called Gerald and Asian Dub Foundation.


 This is a used unit.

 This unit is overall in great condition. It shows some general wear from use and age. Please see photos. 

 This unit is running version 1.2 

 This s950 has 512 Kwords installed. 

 A brand new backlit LCD screen has been installed.

• A brand new Gotek USB floppy drive emulator has been installed. It is running the lastest "Flash Floppy" program. A formatted 16GB USB is included with 30 virtual disks ready to use. Disk one even has some classic breaks loaded onto it for you. 

 This unit is in excellent functional condition as it has just come from a minor service and thorough test run.

 Please be aware this unit is 100V. This means it MUST be used with a step-down transformer, not a travel adaptor. If you are unsure about this please let us know. We have some great, compatible step-downs for sale here: https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/173909299338 They are designed in Australia for use in Australia and can be run 24/7. A Japanese IEC and adaptor will be included for you to use between the unit and your step-down transformer. 

 • If you purchase from outside Australia you may need a step-down transformer to use this unit. Please contact us if you need any help sourcing the correct product. 


 Polyphony - 8 voices

 Sampler - 12-bit linear, 7.5 - 40kHz sampling rates (63 seconds). 


 Control - MIDI 

 Date Produced: 1988


If you are in a remote area you may incur extra fees.

International import tax, duty, vat, custom fees or any other charges are not covered by us, nor included in the shipping fees. These are the responsibility of the buyer. 

Return Policy:

Returns will only be accepted for manufacture defects / faulty items. Please contact us if you have any problems with your purchase and we will strive to work it out with you.