JJ OS Comparison Chart

Note
OS128ORG, OS128XL and OS128SP are OS's only for large LCD.

  AKAI OS
Ver.2.13
OS
Ver.3.16
OS1 OS2 OS2XL OS3
Ver.1.52
OS3
Ver.2.xx
OS128ORG OS128XL
Ver.1.81
OS128XL
Ver.2.xx
OS128SP
Test mode of a button and LED Reference video
A splash screen can be displayed by a test mode.
PATCHED PHRASE
Splash Screen Refer to manual.(OS2XL) Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
Behavior selection of the Next sequence Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Sequence list
Program list
Track list
Sample list (sorting / deletion of a sample two or more) (/) (/) (/) (/) (/) (/) (/) (/)
MIDI/SYNC indicator (MAIN) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
FOOTSWITCH (ERASE, REC+START, OVER DUB+START, START/STOP)
FOOTSWITCH (TRACK+, TRACK-, "SEQUENCE+, SEQUENCE-)
Auto Chop (TRIM) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Alternate loop (TRIM) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Crossfade loop (TRIM) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Converting a Stereo Sample to Mono (TRIM)
Insert Silence (TRIM) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Bit Convert (TRIM) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Ring Modulation (TRIM) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Combine (TRIM) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Fade-in/out (TRIM) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Program PAD mode (TRIM) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Pad Locate (Audio Track) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
SetBars button (Audio Track)
TO NEXT NOTE (SEQ EDIT Edit:DURATION Mode:)
Mix Down (SONG) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Real Time Pitch Shift Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Real-time Time stretch / Pitch shift Refer to manual.
Auto Chromatic Assignment Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Program for Musical Instruments (Overlap) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Program for Musical Instruments (Non overlap) Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
Old Program Mode
Global Program Edit Refer to manual.(OS2XL) Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
MTC/MMC Refer to manual.(OS1)
CLOCK and MTC can be selected with SYNC OUT at the same time Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
For example, OUT A:CLOCK OUT B:MTC
Grid Edit (DRUM) ALL PAD Mode
Grid Edit (DRUM) 16PAD Mode
Grid Edit (DRUM) 6PAD Mode
Grid Edit Q-Link Real Time Refer to manual.(OS1)
Grid Edit (MIDI) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Grid Edit Control Change Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Grid Edit (AUDIO) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Grid Edit (In Main Screen)
Step sound in Grid
Grid Edit (DRUM) Loop Edit Mode Refer to manual.(OS2XL) Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
Simul Pad 1 (Pad of a target is also recorded as an event at the time of recording.) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Simul Pad 2 (Pad of a target is not recorded as an event at the time of recording.) Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
Simul Sequence (2nd Sequence) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Simul Pattern Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
Master Tempo Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
TAP TEMPO by Pad Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
TAP TEMPO by Midi in Note Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Maximum Number of Audio Tracks Refer to manual.(OS2XL) 4 8 32 32 32 32 4 32 32 32
Voice Monitor Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Customizable Click/Metronome Sounds Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
(Adjustment of level and selection of OUT are also possible)
Recordable Track Mutes
Audition in save mode (Sample in the memory)
Audition in save mode (Sample in CF card or HDD)
Q-Link MIDI CC
Start point of a sample in Q-Link NOTE ON
End point of a sample in Q-Link NOTE ON
VELOCITY in Q-Link NOTE ON
PAN in Q-Link NOTE ON
CHOP in Q-Link NOTE ON
LFO PITCH in Q-Link REAL TIME
LFO FILTR in Q-Link REAL TIME
LFO LEVEL in Q-Link REAL TIME
LFO SPEED in Q-Link REAL TIME
TEMPO in Q-Link REAL TIME
TRANSPOSE in Q-Link REAL TIME
Set of Q-Link to active track (ALL PAD)
MIDI IN Pitch Bend
Pitch Bend Sensitivity Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
MIDI IN (MIDI CC #01 Modulation wheel)
MIDI IN (MIDI CC #02 or 74 => Filter Cutoff)
MIDI IN (MIDI CC #71  => Filter resonance)
ADSR Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Pad Aftertouch (Program mode)
Sample Layer Crossfade Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Non-Destructive Chop Refer to manual (OS2XL)
Portamento Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Track Mixer Refer to manual.(OS2) Refer to manual.(OS2XL) Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
Line Pattern (GRID) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Pattern Refer to manual.(OS2XL) Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
Hold of a note repeat pad Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Loop hold playback of a sample Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Adjustment of pad sensitivity Refer to manual.(OS2XL) Refer to manual.(OS128XL) -
Improved mode (Name Edit) Refer to manual.(OS2XL) -
Improved mode (SAVE/LOAD) Refer to manual.(OS2XL) Refer to manual.(OS128XL) -
Improved mode (TRIM) Refer to manual.(OS2XL) Refer to manual.(OS128XL) -
Improved mode (SLIDER) Refer to manual.(OS2XL) Refer to manual.(OS128XL) -
Improved mode (MAIN) -
Improved mode (Input Thru) Refer to manual.(OS2XL) Refer to manual.(OS128XL) -
Improved mode (RECORD) Refer to manual.(OS2XL) Refer to manual.(OS128XL) -
Improved mode (EFFECT) -
Pad to MIDI out CC/PC Refer to manual.(OS2XL) Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
The value and mixer of a parameter of FX2 are controllable by a MIDI controller. Refer to manual. Refer to manual.
Pad Mute Refer to manual.(OS2XL) Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
Program is switched by hitting the pads (NEXT SEQ) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Arpeggiator Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
ZERO CROSS (LOOP of TRIM) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Movement of pad events Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Level of NORMALIZE (TRIM)
Change of tracks at a [MODE] + DATA wheel.
Change of a sequence at [NEXT SEQ]+ DATA wheel.
Bars loop Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Customize of MAIN and NUMERIC button Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Rearranging the Sequences Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Equalizer High and Equalizer Low (Filters)
Chord Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Chord (Chords can be directly assigned to pads by a MIDI keyboard) Reference video(OS128XL)
Can save the chord setting as a file
Wait for key Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Strength (Timing Correct) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Level mute (Track Mute)
There is a swing field in the grid
"New Program name" and "New Folder name" are memorized.
Mix (TRIM) Two samples are mixed Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Play marker (TRIM) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Reverse play of a sample (Program mode and TRIM) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Stereo sample is switched to mono (Program mode) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
HOLD (STEP EDIT) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
MIDI IN Monitor Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Multi timbre Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Value of FULL LEVEL can be adjusted. Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
PACK (A program and samples are packed and it is made one file.) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Two or more sample assignment (Audio Track) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Start offset of a sample (Audio Track) Refer to manual.(OS2) Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
The length of a loop can be held. (TRIM) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
A function is assigned to MIDI NOTE/CC (MPC is operated by a MIDI controller) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
Looping recorder mode Refer to manual.(OS2XL) Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
Pad status display mode Refer to manual.(OS2XL) Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
5 or 10 Tracks display mode Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
CYCLE (A sample is switched each time it hits the same pad.) Reference video (OS2XL) Reference video(128XL)
Track Mute Groups (The tracks of the same group will be muted together.) Refer to manual.(OS2XL)
EXCLUSIVE SOLO&EXCLUSIVE MUTE (Track Mute Group) Reference video
Pattern creation mode
Repeat hold playback of a sample Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
Repeat hold solo playback of a sample Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
The value of a note repeat which is different in each pad can be set up. Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
Non-Destructive Slice and Start/End point adjustment of a sample (Program mode) Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
AHDSR Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
Tracks Edit Mode Reference video(OS128XL)
Detune (INST PROGRAM [PITCH]) Reference video(OS128XL)
INVERT (TRIM) Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
Voice Priority (PROGRAM) Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
MIDI FILTER Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
Copy Bank Refer to manual.(OS128XL)
LFO Pan (PROGRAM) Reference video
Seq.Loop SPP (Sync out) Reference video
LR of a stereo sample is changed. (TRIM)
TEMPO button (TRIM) The tempo of a phrase sample is detectable. Reference video
Random of arpeggiator
Pressure (MAIN) The value of a TUNE, FILTER and LFO is controllable by the pressure of a pad.
The value of CC is controllable by the pressure of a pad. (Pad Mode)
TRANSPOSE (Pad Mode) The value of a transpose can be set to pads.
Reversal of LCD can be performed.
HOLD button (PROGRAM) Reference video
Retrigger field to LFO (PROGRAM) Refer to manual. Reference video
FOOTSWITCH (NEXT BANK, BACK BANK) Reference video
View (LOAD)
F5 (DELETE) button exists in LOAD mode.
Filter 1/Filter 2 / / / / / / / / / / /
Save/load to INTERNAL MEMORY
Track Velocity%
Number of Sample Layers 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 4 3 3 3
Number of Autoload holder 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2
Maximum of duration 9999 9999 9999 9999 65.000 65.000 65.000 9999 65.000 65.000 65.000
Maximum Number of Programs 128 24 99 99 129 129 129 24 129 129 129
Maximum Number of Sequences 99 99 99 99 99 99 99 99 99 99 99
Tracks per sequence 64 64 64 64 64 64 64 64 64 64 64
Maximum Events (Notes) 100.000 100.000 300.000 300.000 300.000 300.000 300.000 100.000 300.000 300.000 300.000
  AKAI OS
Ver.2.13
OS
Ver.3.16
OS1 OS2 OS2XL OS3
Ver.1.52
OS3
Ver.2.xx
OS128ORG OS128XL
Ver.1.81
OS128XL
Ver.2.xx
OS128SP