SynthsAkai ⇝ Akai AX80

The AX80 is an analog subtractive synthesizer and was the first synth released by Akai. It has two oscillators per voice plus a sub-oscillator. It also has 3 LFOs and standard analog VCAs and VCFs and supports basic MIDI. A similar 6-voice synthesizer was later released as the Akai AX60.


Year Released: 1984

MSRP: $1395

Keyboard: 61 keys with velocity

Polyphony: 8 notes

Preset Patches: 64

User Patches: 32

Dimensions: 1018 mm x 392 mm x 102 mm

Weight: 15.2 kg

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Akai AX80 Manual

Akai AX80 Service Manual