Classic broadcast quality professional sampler from AKAI. Very versatile machine with excellent dynamic range, filter and timestretch capabilities (timestretch to 2000%). Excellent sample / program editing functions (see diagram below).
16-bit linear encoding. 32 voice polyphonic. Digital moving low-pass filter (-12dB/octave with resonance). Balanced inputs on 1/4" phono. Backlit LCD display (320 characters/240x640). Max sample time: 44.56s (using unexpanded memory). 2MB onboard memory expandable to 16MB using standard SIMMS.
More info: Akai Homepage
Liam uses it at the live shows and in the studio.