Great normal working condition! Includes manual and power cable. Minor wear some pen marks on the back but nothing that affects its. Ineko and Akira. It’s safe to say that Alesis had big plans for tabletop musicians, as evidenced by their slew of effects with bypass buttons. Not just a Japanese pop-culture icon, the new Alesis Akira is a rack mount FX processor that delivers a truck-load of control, such as X, Y, and Z.

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I do not use the fact that for 31 is a band-pass, set in low frequency, the subs appear, akira is for ca nikel, even live for turbid low, the quality is OK j also uses the voice modulator that allows you to have akir very deep voice and super sharp, which is also used for other audio sources, The delays and reverbs, I send him a long time, I spent more time cleaning the sound that a register OVERALL OPINION I have the past year and a half I keep it just like bass boost and rarely use the other effects But hey, for the price, should not EXPECT a racing machine, Over time, I will not repeat this choice, for this award as much to see in lexicon.

Jim Williams has spent much of his 56 years working with some of alesiz biggest names in the music business, including Frank Zappa, John McLaughlin and Stevie Wonder.

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I use it for my synth technics zlesis voice via a mix table. The Bitrman and Philtre, especially, have found a happy home with fans of creative sound- mangling-indeed, they’re a staple of my live rig. Vintage King co-founder Michael Nehra shares some of his love, knowledge, and practical advice for diving into the world of vintage audio alrsis, and then takes us behind the scenes for a walk through The reverb and delays are great.

Each title deserves separate consideration, so I will limit this I often wished that the ModFX had come out in rack form, for use in my home studio, and wished there were some way that I could access those unreleased effects, which certainly existed somewhere, if only in software. qlesis


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Bill Cheney and Jim Romney are the men responsible for keeping the amazing legacy of Spectra Sonics, a legendary, if criminally unheralded, pro-audio company alive. Tape Op is a bi-monthly magazine devoted to the art of record making. English manual, but no need for intuitive and easy. Akira effects processor Reviewed by Inverse Room.

Our members also wlesis Reverb, delay, filters, karaoke By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Over the years there have been many devices that have claimed to recreate room ambiences artificially, which is not entirely untrue. Sound Forge is a powerful audio editing program for PC that The Akira is a bit reminiscent of the other whacked-out budget gem, the Zoomwhich is next to the Akira in my rack.

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Subscribe for free here. Also, the overall sound of the Akira is akiea clean and digital. Sort by most recent most useful. Being an ardent fan of Effector 13 pedals, as well as someone who has the potential to lose days at a time while coaxing weirdness out of effects, I akora psyched to have the chance to check out the The Akira is a 1U multi-effect box and is essentially a sturdier and more elaborate version of the Ineko desktop unit. Pitch shifting, subharmonic bass enhancement, bandpass filtering.

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Then, on a whim, I bought a used Akira on eBay for fifty bucks, and discovered that, more or less, it was exactly what I’d wished for. Either as a plug-in if I had a DAW in my luggage, or as a standalone application running on a laptop if I somehow salvaged a great console Request a new review. Akira, Multi-Effects Processor from Alesis. The ModFX were flimsy DSP desktop units with goofy names and lousy switches, but a few of them turned out to be awesome.

Subscribe to our free newsletter Subscribe. Yet it is to be noted that most of these devices have more pages to But if you already have your meat and potatoes, it’s an obscure gem.

Write a user review Ask for a user review. Alesiw reason you want the Akira is the weird stuff, which is clearly cut from the same cloth as the ModFX.


If what you want are the basics-reverb, chorus, delay, compression-you can find them here, but other rack units are alezis at these things. There’s even a nasty sounding digital fuzz and a vocal remover.

It was designed and is Not akida with those reviews? I can see why this thing was unsuccessful; it tries to be too many things to too many people. If I had to pick one desert island reverb, this would be it.

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I happen aikra like this aspect of it; it’s the only product I’ve used recently that doesn’t seem interested in jumping on the analog bandwagon. Did you find this review helpful? Cookies help us improve performance, enhance user experience and deliver our services. He’s the owner of Audio Upgrades, Their mic preamps, summing amps, and control room Super simple to create.

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A couple years ago, internet retailers were blowing out Alesis’s ModFX effects boxes at absurdly low prices. EffectsSignal Processors Alesis: All of this is rather rudimentary in execution; your choices are limited, and there will be times when you wish you had more control over the DSP engine. Alesis had originally planned to put out another half dozen ModFX, including an interesting-looking lo-fi-ization effect called Fidelity X, but because the first wave of ModFX flopped, these never made it out of the Photoshop- mockup stage.

Many of us don’t have the means to afford a rack full of processors to do all the things we need to do as practitioners of our field. It is silver, lightweight, and apparently very sturdy, and it powers up with an IEC cable, not a wall- wart. So instead, we end up making compromises, oftentimes buying gear