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    Akai Rhythm Wolf Analog Drum Machine and Synthesizer

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    Akai Rhythm Wolf Analog Drum Machine and Synthesizer Product Description

    The Akai Rhythm Wolf is an authentic analog instrument that combines the coveted sounds of early electronic and hip-hop music with genuine Akai Professional workflow. Inspired by the classic analog beat machines and synthesizers of the past, Rhythm Wolf enables today's musicians to harness iconic analog sounds for music production and performance. The drum machine consists of five highly-tweakable drum sounds and includes a kick, snare, open and closed hi-hat, and metallic percussion. Onboard controls allow users to customize the tuning, amplitude envelopes, and volume of each drum voice separately for precise real-time adjustment. The bass synthesizer features a selectable oscillator (sawtooth or square wave), classic filter design, a filter envelope with variable decay, and is capable of creating powerful bass sounds and squelchy leads.

    Outfitted with six genuine MPC pads and a built-in 32-step sequencer, the Rhythm Wolf provides an ultra-responsive interface with a classic drum machine layout. Drum patterns can be fine-tuned using the Swing function, Pattern Select, and Tempo Control knob. A custom distortion signal path, activated by the "Howl" knob, adds grit and character for additional tone shaping. Rhythm Wolf features USB-MIDI, MIDI In/Out, a gate trigger, and integrates seamlessly with modern and vintage equipment. Two audio outputs enable producers and performers to mix percussion sounds and bass independently.

    Features:

    - 5-voice analog drum machine and synth -- authentic analog design that references classic rhythm machines and synthesizers
    - Legendary analog drum sounds--kick, snare, open & closed hi-hat, and metallic percussion
    - Synth-bass module -- selectable square or sawtooth wave with classic filter design for warm, deep basses and squelchy leads.
    - Onboard 32-step sequencer -- classic drum machine workflow for quickly laying down grooves and melodies

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    Akai Rhythm Wolf Analog Drum Machine and Synthesizer Technical Description

    Sounds: Kick drum, snare drum, variable percussion, hi-hat (open or closed), bass synthesizer
    Synthesizer Wave Types: Square, sawtooth
    Time Divisions: 1/4; 1/4 triplet-based; 1/8; 1/8 triplet-based; 1/16; 1/16 triplet- based; 1/32
    Patterns / Sequences: 16 patterns, each with 2 sequences + 2 fills/sequences
    Display: 3-digit, 7-segment LED
    Pads: 6 velocity-sensitive pads
    Step Switches: 16 on-off buttons with RGB step indicator LEDs
    Knobs: 1x 360-degree encoder; 23x 270-degree knobs

    Inputs / Outputs:
    - 1/4" (6.35mm) TRS main output
    - 1/4" (6.35mm) TS synthesizer output
    - 1/8" (3.5mm) TS gate trigger input (0 - 5 V max) 1 1/8" (3.5mm) TS gate trigger output (5 V pulse) 1 5-pin MIDI input
    - 5-pin MIDI output/through
    - USB port

    Power: 12 V, 2 A, center-positive power adapter (included)

    Dimensions (width x depth x height): 12.4" x 8.7" x 2.0" (31.5 cm x 22.1 cm x 5.1 cm)
    Weight: 4.6 lbs. (2.1 kg)

    Same Day Music is an authorized dealer of Akai products.

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