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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Request a new review. 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.

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Subscribe for free here. I happen to 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. Akira, Multi-Effects Processor from Alesis.

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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. Akita are 50 presets and 50 blank memories for storing your own. The Akira is a bit reminiscent of the other whacked-out budget gem, the Zoomwhich qkira next to the Akira in my rack.

I can see why this thing was unsuccessful; it tries to be too many things to too many people. Their mic preamps, summing amps, and control room A couple years ago, internet retailers were blowing out Alesis’s ModFX effects boxes at absurdly low prices.

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If what you want are the basics-reverb, chorus, delay, compression-you can find them here, but other rack units are better at these things. 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.

Sort by most recent most useful. Its pure and beautiful. There’s even a nasty sounding digital fuzz and a vocal remover.

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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. The ModFX were flimsy DSP desktop units with goofy names and lousy switches, but a few of them turned out to be awesome. Rack Model Multi effect delay, reverb, comp, rotary 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 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.


By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Our members also liked: I use it for my synth technics and voice via a mix table. So instead, we end up making compromises, oftentimes buying gear If I had to pick one desert island reverb, this would be it. But if you already have your meat and potatoes, it’s an obscure gem.

The reason you want the Akira is the weird stuff, which is clearly cut from the same cloth as the ModFX. Akira effects processor Reviewed by Inverse Room.

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The reverb and delays are great. 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.

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