Can't read Akai CD's....

Discussion in 'Microphones (live or studio)' started by Tore Nylund, May 10, 2003.

  1. Tore Nylund

    Tore Nylund Guest

    Hi again!
    I have a problem that I don't know how to solve.
    I run the Emagic EXSP-sampleplayer in Cubase SX.
    When I put in AKAI-CD's to convert to EXP-files the EXSP won't "see" any CD at all... it keep saying "waiting for CD".
    So my question is, what can be wrong?
    Could it be any of the OPUS-tweaks cause this problem? Or the fact that I'm running EXPS in Cubase SX?
    Is there any other program that could just convert
    AKAI-files to other formats?( Wav's or EXP-files)
    I don't want to buy another sampler... so it need to be free or shareware ( or at least very cheap).
    I'd be very grateful for some input here.
    I really don't know where to start.
  2. audiohead

    audiohead Guest

    CDXtract is the tool you need. Sorry, don't remember the URL, use a search site to locate it.
  3. serious fun

    serious fun Guest

    EXSP is a sample player only. You need the EXS, built into Logic 5.x, to convert internally.

    CDXtract and Chicken Systems Translator both work well, here.
  4. Tore Nylund

    Tore Nylund Guest

    Thank you for the replíes...
    serious fun- But my EXSP is upgraded so it can convert AKAI-files....
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