Akai S-1000 – Version 4.4 OS Upgrade Upgrade EPROM Firmware for S1000 Sampler


Firmware for Akai S-1000

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Akai S-1000 OS – Final OS Revision Version: v4.4

Firmware revision 4.4 is the latest released operating system issued by Akai. This operation system update/upgrade requires two eprom chips as revealed in the article`s photos and the chips will be labeled to help you locate the correct chip socket. For more info, please check below.


  • The OS v4.4 upgrade provides bug fixes related to midi communication and system code issues.
  • Timestretch
  • Read and write S3000 format disks.
  • Ability to use Recycle


The eprom chips are in sockets, so you swap the current chip located at IC9 and IC10


  • The Akai S-1000 sampler is not for sale, only this update/upgrade.
  • Fully verified before shipping and professionally packaged in anti-static material.