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by brianmccalla
Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Synth Defects - Ticking Time Bombs
Replies: 74
Views: 141856

Re: Synth Defects - Ticking Time Bombs

Here are some that I can't believe nobody mentioned: Novation Supernova 2: d/a chips on different outputs eventually go bad requiring surface mount chip replacement. Roland JP-8000: pots easily cold separate from board resulting in poor, erratic, and eventually no contacts. Open and re-solder. Rolan...
by brianmccalla
Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: HELP!
Topic: Roland SH32 and Roland Gaia
Replies: 1
Views: 3806

Re: Roland SH32 and Roland Gaia

They are neither compatible nor comparable . The SH-32 is a 4 part multitimbral analog modeling synth that is truly an improved descendant of the JP-80X0 synths which also includes 808 and 909 quality drum sounds and patterns. It sounds as good as, if not better than those synths in a tiny package o...
by brianmccalla
Fri May 18, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Yamaha CS6X and plg150 AN board
Replies: 16
Views: 26783

Re: Yamaha CS6X and plg150 AN board

I still have the original plg150-an disks as well. It's good to see people hanging on to this valuable software as the synths still remain viable but the manufacturers have long since abandoned support for them.
by brianmccalla
Thu May 17, 2018 1:29 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Yamaha CS6X and plg150 AN board
Replies: 16
Views: 26783

Re: Yamaha CS6X and plg150 AN board

So, the AN software, originally released under Windows 98 and ending with Windows XP still works great under Windows 10 as of 2018. I know, about 4 years later to the discussion, but it seems timely now as ever. I have (and use) the software for the PLG150-AN, CS6x, AN1x, CS2x, CS1x, and XGWorks for...