The Akai Electric Company Ltd.
was founded in 1929
by Masukichi Akai
, and initially served as a manufacturer of general electrical parts.
An electronic musical instrument
department was created in 1983
, and the following year Akai's first instrument, the Micro Studio System
, was announced.
In addition to being the most famous manufacturer of digital sampler
units, Akai has also produced keyboard synthesizers
and many different recording
Information gathered from several sources.
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