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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Akira effects processor Reviewed by Inverse Room. Each title deserves separate consideration, so I will limit this 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. All of this is rather rudimentary in execution; your choices are limited, and there aira be times when you wish you had more control over the DSP engine.

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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 There’s even a nasty sounding digital fuzz and a vocal remover.

Alesiz, Multi-Effects Processor from Alesis. But if you already have your meat and potatoes, it’s an obscure gem.


If I had to pick one desert island reverb, this would be it. Request a new review.

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A couple years ago, internet retailers were blowing out Alesis’s ModFX effects boxes at absurdly low prices. Its pure and beautiful.

Also, the overall sound of the Akira is very clean and digital. It is silver, lightweight, and apparently very sturdy, and it powers up with an IEC cable, not a wall- wart. The reason you want the Akira is the weird stuff, which is clearly cut from the same cloth as the ModFX. The Akira is a bit reminiscent of the other whacked-out budget gem, the Zoomwhich is next to the Akira in my rack.

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 wkira our field.

Yet it is to alessi noted that most of these devices have more pages to 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.

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Cookies help us improve performance, enhance user experience and deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Sound Forge is a powerful audio editing program for PC that 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.


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

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Super simple to create. Their mic preamps, summing amps, and control room So instead, we end up making compromises, oftentimes buying gear Pitch shifting, subharmonic bass enhancement, bandpass filtering.

It was designed and is The ModFX were flimsy DSP aoesis units with goofy names and lousy switches, but a few of them turned out to be awesome. Over the years there have been many devices that have claimed to recreate room ambiences artificially, aleais is not entirely untrue.

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Did you find this review helpful? 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 alesiz of ModFX flopped, these never made it out of the Photoshop- mockup stage.