Pro Audio Support

Q:
Sampler Memory
 
A:
AKAI

S01 = uses custom memory Akai part #EXM01 (1 meg card ) - 1 meg stock - one memory slot - Can be expanded to 2 meg via one EXM01.

S1000 = uses custom memory Akai part #EXM005 (2 meg card) and Akai part #EXM008 (8 meg card)
2 meg stock (one EXM005 installed into one memory slot) - 4 memory slots ( require hardware mod to install any memory over stock 2 meg) - can be updated to 32 meg via four 8 meg expanders boards (EXM008) - You can mix any combination of EXM005 and EXM008. Memory is available from Greatsounds. Memory is displayed on Megawords which equals 1/2 the amount of megabytes.

S1100 = uses custom memory Akai part #EXM005 (2 meg card) and Akai part #EXM008 (8 meg card) 2 meg stock (one EXM005 installed into one memory slot) - 4 memory slot ( requires dip switch to be changed to install more memory ) - can be updated to 32 meg via four 8 meg expanders boards (EXM008) - You can mix any combination of EXM005 and EXM008. Memory is available from Greatsounds. Memory is displayed on Megawords which equals 1/2 the amount of megabytes.

S2800 = uses custom memory Akai part #EXM3002 (2 meg card) and Akai part #EXM3008 (8 meg card)
2 meg stock (one EXM3002 installed into one memory slot) - 2 memory slots - can be updated to 16 meg via two 8 meg expander boards (EXM3008) - You can mix any combination of EXM3002 and EXM3008. Memory is displayed on Megawords which equals 1/2 the amount of megabytes.

S2800S = uses custom memory Akai part #EXM3002 (2 meg card) and Akai part #EXM3008 (8 meg card) 8 meg stock (one EXM3008 installed into one memory slot ) - 2 memory slots - can be updated to 16 meg via two 8 meg expander boards (EXM3008) - You can mix any combination of EXM3002 and EXM3008. Memory is displayed on Megawords which equals 1/2 the amount of megabytes.

S3000 = uses custom memory Akai part #EXM3002 (2 meg card) and Akai part #EXM3008 (8 meg card) 8 meg stock (one EXM3008 installed into one memory slot ) - 4 memory slots - can be updated to 32 meg via four 8 meg expander boards (EXM3008) - You can mix any combination of EXM3002 and EXM3008. Memory is displayed on Megawords which equals 1/2 the amount of megabytes.

S3200 = uses custom memory Akai part #EXM3002 (2 meg card) and Akai part #EXM3008 (8 meg card) 8 meg stock (one EXM3008 installed into one memory slot ) - 4 memory slots - can be updated to 32 meg via four 8 meg expander boards (EXM3008) - You can mix any combination of EXM3002 and EXM3008. Memory is displayed on Megawords which equals 1/2 the amount of megabytes.

CD 3000 = uses custom memory Akai part #EXM3002 (2 meg card) and Akai part #EXM3008(8 meg card) 8 meg stock (one EXM3008 installed into one memory slot ) - 2 memory slots - can be updated to 16 meg via two 8 meg expander boards (EXM3008) - You can mix any combination of EXM3002 and EXM3008. Memory is displayed on Megawords which equals 1/2 the amount of megabytes.

MPC60 = uses custom memory Akai part #EMX006 (1 meg card) - 512K stock - 1 memory slot - can be expanded to 1.5 meg.

MPC60MKII = uses custom memory Akai part #EMX006 (1 meg card) - 512K stock - 1 memory slot - can be expanded to 1.5 meg.

MPC3000 = uses custom memory Akai part #EXM3002 (2 meg card) and part#EXM3008 (8 meg card) and ALSO has 2 SIMM sockets - Uses 30 pin SIMM1 or SIMM470 @ 80uS or faster - there is no specific order in which to install - in other words you don’t have to install the Akai board before you add SIMMs, or visa versa - 2 meg stock (one EXM3002 installed into the one and only expansion slot ) - 3 memory slot (1 slot for Akai boards and 2 for SIMMs) - Can be updated to 16 meg via one 8 meg expander board (EXM3008) and two SIMM 470.


DIGIDESIGN

SampleCell = Uses 30 pin SIMM1 @ 80uS or faster - 0 meg stock - 8 SIMM sockets - Can be expanded to 8 meg via eight SIMM1 - SIMM must be installed in pairs

SampleCell II = Uses 30 pin SIMM470 @ 80uS or faster - 0 meg stock - 8 SIMM sockets - Can be expanded to 32 meg via eight SIMM1 - SIMM must be installed in pairs


EMU SYSTEMS

Emax = No upgrade possible

Emax II = Uses custom memory - EMU part #2216 memory expander board with 2 meg installed ( this MUST be installed first ) and up to two of Emu part #2208 two meg expander - uses 256K X 4 @120uS DIP (16 DIP per 2 meg) - 2 Meg stock - Can be updated to 8 meg via one 2216 and two 2208 - Upgraded in 2 meg increments - EMU part #2232 is a 2216 loaded with two 2208 for 8 meg total - Stereo sampling update is also available for older mono units. Memory is displayed on Megawords which equals 1/2 the amount of megabytes.

Emulator II = No upgrade possible

Emulator III - Uses 30 pin SIMM1 @120uS or faster - Original units shipped with 4 meg and can be expanded to 8 meg via four SIMM1s - later production models came stock with 8 meg and are not expandable - Only way to tell is to check memory remaining - Memory is installed in groups of 4 SIMMs - Memory is displayed on Megawords which equals 1/2 the amount of megabytes.

EIIIXP = Uses 1 X4 ZIP RAM @100uS or faster - shipped with 8 meg stock - expandable to 32 meg Ram in eight meg increments - requires sixteen 1 X4 ZIP RAM @100uS chips per 8 meg.

EIIIXS = Uses 1 X 4 ZIP RAM @100uS or faster - shipped with 8 meg stock - expandable to 32 meg Ram in eight meg increments - requires sixteen 1 X4 ZIP RAM @100uS chips per 8 meg.

Emulator IV = Uses 30 pin SIMM1, SIMM470 or SIMM16 - ships with 8 meg stock ( two SIMM470) - 8 SIMM sockets (two sockets filled from factory) - expandable to 128 meg via eight SIMM16 - SIMMs are installed in matched pairs - You can mix SIMM types but the SIMMs must be installed in pairs.

E64 = Uses 30 pin SIMM1, SIMM470 or SIMM16 - ships with 8 meg stock ( two SIMM470) - 4 SIMM sockets (two sockets filled from factory) - expandable to 64 meg via four SIMM16 - SIMMs are installed in matched pairs - You can mix SIMM types but the SIMMs must be installed in pairs.

ESI32 = Uses 30 pin SIMM1, SIMM470, Simm8 or SIMM16 - Ships with 2 meg stock (two Simm1) - 2 memory slots ( both are filled with SIMM from factory ) - Expandable to 32 meg via two SIMM16 - SIMMs are installed in matched pairs - You can not mix SIMM types.

Proteus 1 / 9010 = Can be expanded with either 4 meg Orchestral sound block EMU part #9015 or a 4 meg contemporary sound block from Invision Interactive (both require extensive soldering - not user installable) Proteus manufactured after Jan 94 are not updatable! There is a $60 service charge to install either of these updates.

Proteus 1XR / 9011 = Can be expanded with either 4 meg Orchestral sound block EMU part #9015 or a 4 meg contemporary sound block from Invision Interactive (both require extensive soldering )
Proteus manufactured after Jan 94 are not updatable! There is a $60 service charge to install either of these updates.

Proteus MPS /9030 = Can be updated with EMU part #9035 four meg orchestral sound rom expansion - Install requires soldering four 48 pin flatpack ROMs - Install is NOT customer installable - There is a $80 service charge to install this update.

Vintage Keys = Can be updated with EMU part #9055 four meg sound rom expansion - Install requires Simm style chip install and the extraction and reinsertion if two DIP Eproms. Some customer can do this upgrade - Please have customer talk with service to determine level of competentancy .

Proformance + = Can be updated with “plus” chip which adds more presets - Install requires the extraction and reinsertion if one DIP Eprom. Some customer can do this upgrade - Please have customer talk with service to determine level of competentancy .


Kurzweil

K2000/ K2000R = Uses 30 pin SIMM1, SIMM470, SIMM8, SIMM8J or SIMM16 @ 80uS or faster -
0 meg stock - 4 SIMM sockets - Can be upgraded to 64 meg via four SIMM16 - SIMM must be installed in pairs - You can mix SIMMs as long as they are installed in matched pairs (ie two SIMM4 and two SIMM16) - SIMMs should be installed into the outer sockets first and then the inner sockets - larger SIMMs should be in the outer sockets

K2000S/ K2000RS = Uses 30 pin SIMM1, SIMM470, SIMM8, SIMM8J or SIMM16 @ 80uS or faster -
2 meg stock - 4 SIMM sockets - Can be upgraded to 64 meg via four SIMM16 - SIMM must be installed in pairs - You can mix SIMMs as long as they are installed in matched pairs (ie two SIMM4 and two SIMM16)- SIMMs should be installed into the outer sockets first and then the inner sockets - larger SIMMs should be in the outer sockets

K2500R - Uses 30 pin SIMM1, SIMM470, or SIMM16K @ 80 uS or faster - 0 meg stock - 8 SIMM sockets - Can be upgraded to 128 meg via eight SIMM16 - SIMM must be installed in pairs - You can mix SIMMs as long as they are installed in matched pairs (ie two SIMM4 and two SIMM16) - SIMMs should be installed into Bank 0 first ( the bank closest to the back panel of the Kurzweil ) and work your way to the front of the unit.


Lexicon


Jam Man = uses 1 X 4 ZIP RAM @100uS or faster - 1 meg stock (four 256K X 4 ZIP ) - 4 Memory sockets - Can be expanded to 4 meg via four 1 X 4 ZIP chips - ZIP are installed in groups of four


Roland


S550 - not expandable

S750 - Uses custom expander board Roland part # RAS750 and 30 pin SIMM4100 @ 100uS -
2 meg stock - you must install a RAS750 before you install SIMMs - 4 memory slot on the RAS750 - can be updated to 18 meg via four SIMM4100 and two meg on logic board - SIMM must be installed in groups of four.

S760 - Uses 72 pin SIMM8 and SIMM16 @80uS or faster - 2 meg stock ( soldered on logic board) - 2 SIMM sockets - Can up updated to 32 meg via two SIMM16 - SIMMs can be install one at a time - You can mix SIMM type (one SIMM8 and one SIMM16 ) - When two SIMM16 are installed the two meg on the logic board are disabled

S770 - Uses custom expander board Roland part # RAS770 and 30 pin SIMM1 @ 100uS or faster OR Roland part #RAS750 and 30 pin SIMM4100 @ 100uS or faster - 2 meg stock - you must install a RAS750 or RAS770 before you install SIMMs - 14 memory slots on the RAS770 - 4 memory slot on the RAS750 - Can be upgraded to 16 meg via fourteen SIMM1 and two meg on logic board on RAS770 - can be updated to 18 meg via four SIMM4100 and two meg on logic board with RAS750 - SIMM must be installed in groups of four.

SP700 - Uses 30 pin SIMM470@80uS or faster - 8 meg stock - 6 SIMM sockets - expandable to 32 meg via six SIMM470 - SIMM must be installed in pairs.

DJ70 - Uses 30 pin SIMM1@100uS or faster - 2 meg stock - 2 SIMM sockets - expandable to 4 meg via two SIMM1 - SIMMs must be installed in pairs.

MS1 - Uses PCMCIA type 2 data cards - Only Sundisk brand will work.