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by desdinova
Mon May 27, 2013 5:55 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Cheap Rhodes/Wurli/Organs (Juno D vs ?)
Replies: 5
Views: 3106

Re: Cheap Rhodes/Wurli/Organs (Juno D vs ?)

I'd second the Alesis QS, really nice boards for the money.
You might also want to consider a Kurzweil. K2ks are short dough these days, overkill for your purposes likely, but at least it'd be able to grow with you if you wanted to get deeper into it.
by desdinova
Fri Jan 11, 2013 8:27 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Looking for a good 'Voice' FM synth
Replies: 23
Views: 2663

Re: Looking for a good 'Voice' FM synth

I'm pretty sure the "oohs" and "aahs" on Electric Cafe are sampled. They used the Orchestron heavily in the past and I wouldn't be surprised if it was used / [re]sampled into NED. OP, I like the blofeld for this kind of stuff. It's also pretty damn cheap these days. If you get the sample option you...
by desdinova
Fri Oct 15, 2010 4:08 am
Forum: Software Synthesizers
Topic: so who's shelled out for an iPad?
Replies: 50
Views: 4342

Re: so who's shelled out for an iPad?

I got one from work, I use it all the time. It's great for remote administration, I just wish apple would fix the BT stack so it could understand metakeys. As far as music stuff, I use iSequence. I would probably grab the korg electribe app but they jacked the price up and that's not cool. :(
by desdinova
Fri Nov 13, 2009 3:58 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Is it possible to make your own PCM cards or ROMs?
Replies: 16
Views: 4518

Re: Is it possible to make your own PCM cards or ROMs?

What did you use to make your own QS cards? I was kind of interested in a rack QS a while ago for my own samples but got put off by the price of the cards I used their software, soundbridge. If your QS is original though, you can't burn the cards, just read them. Only the S4+ and the qs6/7/8 keyboa...
by desdinova
Fri Nov 13, 2009 2:27 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Is it possible to make your own PCM cards or ROMs?
Replies: 16
Views: 4518

Re: Is it possible to make your own PCM cards or ROMs?

I've made custom PCMCIA flash cards to use in my QS, it's kind of a pain to find 100% legit working cards, especially for any kind of sane price.
by desdinova
Sun Nov 16, 2008 7:48 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Vintage Casiotones w/ MIDI
Replies: 10
Views: 4802

Re: Vintage Casiotones w/ MIDI

I had a CT-6000, wish I never sold it. The action was good, transposition slider did affect MIDI out, adjustable pitch bend and some of the sounds were alright.
by desdinova
Thu Aug 28, 2008 5:40 pm
Forum: HELP!
Topic: Drum Samples In Cubase?
Replies: 4
Views: 299

Re: Drum Samples In Cubase?

A great free sampler is Highlife.
I've got FL and C4 and you might just want to use FL as a VST in cubase. Then you get the best of both worlds.
by desdinova
Wed Aug 13, 2008 11:36 pm
Forum: HELP!
Topic: Atari to Stereo cable?
Replies: 9
Views: 569

Re: Atari to Stereo cable?

You can get audio from tapping it in the RF modulator section of the atari. There's schems on the web here and there.
by desdinova
Wed Aug 13, 2008 11:32 pm
Forum: Samplers
Topic: Samplers - the forgotten synthesizers?
Replies: 30
Views: 3568

Re: Samplers - the forgotten synthesizers?

If you can afford the extra media cost, MO is a much better idea than zip disks. More robust, more storage. Many samplers do support them.
by desdinova
Tue Jul 15, 2008 1:56 pm
Forum: Software Synthesizers
Topic: KORG DS-10 for Nintendo DS
Replies: 134
Views: 12309

Also: is it possible to record sound on the Nintendo? And how many/how big samples can the unit store? I am not sure but it does have a built in mic for certain games....so it could be possible.... There's already a casio SK clone for the DS. Nothing complex yet. Nitrotracker will sample from the m...
by desdinova
Fri Jul 04, 2008 1:17 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Full sounding Piano / Organ module recommendation?
Replies: 6
Views: 3303

Unless you need it to be very small, I'd really suggest the 2080 over the 1010. The expandability and ease of programming more than make up for the 1.5+ spaces and extra cost.
by desdinova
Sat Jun 28, 2008 2:36 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: TX802 = cheap TX816??
Replies: 11
Views: 1117

I don't quite understand with the 816 why they didn't create some single midi IN type module... having 8 cables running from one TF1 to the next seems pretty silly. There's In/Out/Thru on the front for the whole rack ;P The only reason to use the rear MIDI ports are for easing programming, or anal ...
by desdinova
Fri Jun 27, 2008 10:00 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: TX802 = cheap TX816??
Replies: 11
Views: 1117

WTB: TF1s lol

As for your other question, the TF modules in the TX816 cannot modulate one another. Not in the DX sense, of course, however using seperate modules to create a singular, more complex timbre is really where the beast shines. I've got an 802 and a 516, wouldn't give up either. The only real reason I ...
by desdinova
Thu Jun 19, 2008 10:41 pm
Forum: Software Synthesizers
Topic: Time to update from VST/32 to SX?
Replies: 6
Views: 543

The audio editor in C4 (they dropped "SX") is really, really nice. I never really had any problems with the automation. There really isn't much you can do besides check youtube and cubase' site for videos of usage and decide for yourself. I'm way past the "honeymoon" period, and I still think it was...
by desdinova
Sun Jun 15, 2008 7:46 pm
Forum: Sound Production
Topic: Tascam 388 Studio 8 Analog Tape deck
Replies: 5
Views: 1128

1/4"
The noise reduction isn't great and the ones I played with bled quite a bit, but they're cheap enough and fun to play with.