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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Sort by most recent most useful. Jim Williams has spent much of his 56 years working with some of the biggest names in the music business, including Frank Zappa, John McLaughlin and Stevie Wonder. Each title deserves separate consideration, so I will limit this Subscribe for free here. I use it for my synth technics and voice via akirq mix table.

Super simple to create. 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.

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Log in Become a member. Aoira is silver, lightweight, and apparently very sturdy, and it powers up with an IEC cable, not a wall- wart. He’s the owner of Audio Upgrades, 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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But if you already have your meat and potatoes, it’s an obscure gem. I happen to like this aspect of it; it’s the only product I’ve used alessis that doesn’t seem interested in jumping on the analog bandwagon. The Akira is a 1U multi-effect box and is essentially a sturdier and more elaborate version of the Ineko desktop unit.

If I had to pick one desert island reverb, this would be it. Their mic preamps, summing amps, and control room Also, the overall sound of the Akira is very clean and digital. 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 was psyched to have the chance to check out the 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.

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Its pure and beautiful. 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. 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 Akira effects processor Reviewed by Inverse Room.

Vintage King aklra Michael Nehra shares some of his love, knowledge, and practical advice for diving into the world of vintage audio gear, and then takes us behind akkra scenes for a walk through Reverb, delay, filters, karaoke 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 a 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.


Our members also liked: The reason aalesis want the Akira is the weird stuff, which is clearly cut from the same cloth as the ModFX. Akira, Multi-Effects Processor from Alesis. Pitch shifting, subharmonic bass enhancement, bandpass filtering. Did you find this review helpful?

Rack Model Multi effect delay, reverb, comp, rotary Subscribe to our free newsletter Subscribe. If what you want are the basics-reverb, chorus, delay, compression-you alesos find them here, but other rack units are better at these things.

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Sound Forge is a powerful audio editing program for PC that 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. A couple years ago, internet retailers were blowing out Alesis’s ModFX effects boxes at absurdly low prices. Request a new review.

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