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by pricklyrobot
Fri Jun 29, 2012 9:40 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Tell me about your V-Synth.
Replies: 17
Views: 1515

Re: Tell me about your V-Synth.

Sorry to derail slightly, but is there a way to assign the arpeggiator to a specific key range? Got a good deal on a V-Synth (original keyboard version) a little while ago, and I'm just starting to dig into it. Couldn't find anything in the manual about this. +1 though on what others have said about...
by pricklyrobot
Wed Jun 13, 2012 9:44 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: EHX 2880 vs. various loopers
Replies: 8
Views: 2261

Re: EHX 2880 vs. various loopers

The memory on the 2880 also isn't as versatile as the Repeater, as it will only hold one loop at a time, but you can just take the card out, pop it in a card reader, and dump it on your computer. It's also got a USB out, so you can do it that way too, if your 2880 isn't situated too far away from y...
by pricklyrobot
Wed Jun 13, 2012 4:17 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: cheap hardware sequencer
Replies: 10
Views: 2927

Re: cheap hardware sequencer

The PX-7 Command Station has the Protean Drums ROM in it (assuming someone hasn't taken it out and sold it separately), which has tons of good drum sounds, but it's also the most sought after ROM, so it sells for way more than the others. The MP-7 Command Station, with its Mo' Phatt ROM, also has pl...
by pricklyrobot
Wed Jun 13, 2012 4:12 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: EHX 2880 vs. various loopers
Replies: 8
Views: 2261

Re: EHX 2880 vs. various loopers

Prickly, any thoughts on the foot control? It was included with mine when I bought it. It's handy, and saves you having to use the MIDI In for some kind of third-party MIDI foot controller. Not sure how much I'd pay for it on its own. But if you're going to be using it live, I'd definitely consider...
by pricklyrobot
Mon Jun 11, 2012 10:27 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: EHX 2880 vs. various loopers
Replies: 8
Views: 2261

Re: EHX 2880 vs. various loopers

Here's a nice chart comparing various loopers: http://www.looproom.com/looperchart.php I've had a 2880 for a while now and I'm pretty happy with it. Occasionally I wish I'd gotten a Repeater instead, but they usually go for a couple hundred bucks more. The 2880 does what it says on the tin, and is r...
by pricklyrobot
Sat Jun 09, 2012 4:49 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth
Replies: 886
Views: 111667

Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

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Guess this falls under "acceptance of facts"? ;)
by pricklyrobot
Fri May 11, 2012 5:59 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth
Replies: 886
Views: 111667

Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

Automatic Gainsay wrote:My view on arpeggiators:
f**k play with your hands.
Or do both. Machine-gun-fast arpeggiator + playing by hand = awesome extra robot hands.
by pricklyrobot
Wed May 02, 2012 7:31 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: such a thing as a 2-osc poly with no patch memory?
Replies: 19
Views: 1803

Re: such a thing as a 2-osc poly with no patch memory?

synthparts wrote:
pricklyrobot wrote:On the Prophet 600 you can turn the Preset button off, and all the controls become "what you see is what you get".
That's what I meant by "manual" mode. Most polys have this.
Yep, I just need to learn to actually read the threads before responding. ;)
by pricklyrobot
Tue May 01, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: such a thing as a 2-osc poly with no patch memory?
Replies: 19
Views: 1803

Re: such a thing as a 2-osc poly with no patch memory?

On the Prophet 600 you can turn the Preset button off, and all the controls become "what you see is what you get".
by pricklyrobot
Thu Mar 08, 2012 11:37 pm
Forum: Synth Shootouts
Topic: Prophet 600 vs Prophet 5 (i know)
Replies: 21
Views: 3607

Re: Prophet 600 vs Prophet 5 (i know)

Yeah, I've had mine for at least five years now, and aside from having to replace one VCA chip in the Poly-Mod section, and cleaning the key contacts when I first got it, it's been pretty rock solid. There have been maybe 2 or 3 times that it's done some weird, random thing that necessitated powerin...
by pricklyrobot
Tue Feb 14, 2012 6:10 pm
Forum: HELP!
Topic: Yamaha An1x buttons bad
Replies: 9
Views: 709

Re: Yamaha An1x buttons bad

Also my touch strip automatically resets to zero after you release. When you release your finger from the ribbon, the value may remain at the same position as at the time of release, or reset to the center position, this depends on the Control Matrix settings. Yep, although it seems somewhat arbitr...
by pricklyrobot
Wed Feb 01, 2012 5:50 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: effects - mangler, bit crusher, etc.
Replies: 7
Views: 897

Re: effects - mangler, bit crusher, etc.

+1 on the Boss VF-1. Great bit-crushing and sample-rate-reduction effects, plus tons of other standard and not-so-standard (e.g. voice transformer) effects with MIDI control options, in a nice compact half rack.
by pricklyrobot
Sat Jan 21, 2012 5:01 pm
Forum: Sound Production
Topic: patch cable h**l
Replies: 20
Views: 4950

Re: patch cable h**l

I've got a patchbay and a half filled up. I mainly just use them as a way to make effects (filter inputs on synths that have them, sampler and looper inputs, and such like) freely and quickly reconfigurable. I leave pretty much all my synths and drum machines connected to the mixer, then just have a...
by pricklyrobot
Fri Jan 20, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth
Replies: 886
Views: 111667

Re: Arturia MiniBrute - analog monosynth

elmosexwhistle wrote:Yeah, there's a midi to CV converter on there, you can use it to drive another synth
So, you can definitely route incoming MIDI to the CV/Gate Outs?