Akai is a Japanese company. Besides making things like tape recorders, they were perhaps best known by musicians in the 1980s and 1990s for their range of samplers.
- "Akai Professional Musical Instruments Catalogue 1988-1989" Akai, 1988
- "Akai Professional Sampler Catalogue 1989" Akai, 1989
Equipment manufacturers: Akai | Behringer | Casio | Korg | Roland | Texas Instruments | Yamaha