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To much like hard work

Advantages: Great in its day
Disadvantages: To Dated

Okay so i have been given this sampler for free,as a friend is clearing out a load of equipment.So i have had a play (much to my neighbours dismay).So lets see what it is all about. Right first up my mate has had this since 1998,so it is not a new piece ...

jaydan245 13.06.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Yamaha A3000

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I Love My S3000XL

Advantages: Was Industry standard, Easy to use
Disadvantages: Software samplers

I have had my S3000 XL for 5 years now, and with the prices you can pick thease up for now, they are a must for anyone who doesn't like working in the Computer Environment. They come out of the box with 2meg of Memory, but this is easly /cheaply upgrad ...

forseyforsey2002 12.02.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Akai S3000XL

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Antique Hardware

Advantages: The Price
Disadvantages: Dated

Right okay what is it ???? Its a piece of hardware studio equipment,hardware meaning it runs away from the computer not software.Its a machine which you use to produce sounds and play around with drum beats and just generally using to just jam with and ...

jaydan245 13.04.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Korg ES-1

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Top Sampler

Advantages: great sound, great features
Disadvantages: steep learning curve

I have used this machine for the past 4 years (and its predecessor the E64 for another 4) and rate them the best on the market. Even with all the soft sampling available nowadays, you can't substitute it for a hardware sampler for speed, ease of use and r ...

dpounds 15.06.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Emu E6400 Ultra

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Dirt is our business

Advantages: THAT filter, very easy to use, graphical editing, warm sound
Disadvantages: monophonic outputs, not much memory, takes a while to load up disks

It comes as no surprise that most of the artists on Warp records own an FZ-1 sampler. This sampler only has a passing aquaintance with clean sounds preferring to grind everything up into a mass of Aphex Twin-esque crunching. The FZ-1 has a maximum sample ...

crustypaul 05.01.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Casio FZ-1

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