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AKAI SAMPLER OS EPROMS

If you have an Akai sampler  with an early operating system installed, you are still running your OS from a floppy or you've just spilled a cup of coffee over your OS disk then this is the page for you. 

All of these operating system EPROM's can be installed in your sampler in a matter of minutes, so you'll never need a floppy disk ever again.  Its as simple as levering the old OS chips out and dropping the new ones in, making sure that the notch in the end of the chips are oriented in the same position as the currently installed ones, You should take the same basic anti-static precautions as you would installing RAM into a computer.

These EPROM's have only ever been stored in antistatic conditions, and will be supplied in a shielded tube..

If you want to buy one of these EPROM's click on the Buy Now button below. Payments are processed via Paypal, but you can pay using a credit or debit card without having a Paypal account. If you want to pay using some other method, please get in touch via the CONTACT page.

PLEASE NOTE: We can no longer ship EPROM's to Italy. You can blame the thieves in your postal system who seem to have an uncontrollable urge to steal OS EPROM's for old music kit.

 

AKAI S3000XL v2.0: £14
NUMBER OF CHIPS: 1

NOTES: Includes major upgrades in the handling of SCSI drives and SCSI sample transfers, plus the ability to use the MESA sampling editing software and programs like Wavelab or Recycle. There are also several bug fixes.

This will not work in a non XL S3000 and is not 100% compatible with the CD3000XL

 
Akai S3200XL v2.0 EPROM

AKAI S3200XL v2.0: £14
NUMBER OF CHIPS: 1

NOTES:
The same as the S3000XL but optimised for the S3200XL. The standard S3000XL EPROM's will not work in the S3200XL.

This will not work in a non XL S3200.

 
Akai S1000 v4.4 OS EPROM AKAI S1000 v4.4: £17
NUMBER OF CHIPS: 2

NOTES: Any operating system above v2.2 included time stretch, and anything over v4.3 includes the ability to load and save from other Akai sampler formats. We're not 100% sure as to exactly what the other upgrades were, but v4.4 was the last operating system released for the S1000. 

These will also work with the S1000HD

 
Aksi S1100 v4.3 OS EPROM AKAI S1100 V4.3: £17
NUMBER OF CHIPS: 2

NOTES: Along with the upgrades on the S1000 V4.4 OS above, apparently the S1100 OS v4.3 adds S3000 compatibility and allows 2 track hard disk recording along with other bug fixes. We're not 100% sure as to exactly what the other upgrades were, but v4.3 was the last operating system released for the S1100.