Search found 79 matches

by 101 Force
Wed Aug 18, 2010 7:50 pm
Forum: Synth Shootouts
Topic: Roland JX-3P vs. Alpha Juno 1
Replies: 7
Views: 5012

Re: Roland JX-3P vs. Alpha Juno 1

Although the JX-3P and Alpha Juno may have somewhat similar designs, they excel at different tasks in my opinion. The JX-3P has a bright, "liquid" sound to it. In my opinion its sound has more similarities to the Roland Juno 60 and Juno 106 than the Alpha Juno series has to them, although as a two-o...
by 101 Force
Wed Aug 18, 2010 5:09 pm
Forum: HELP!
Topic: Smell coming from synth
Replies: 11
Views: 3119

Re: Smell coming from synth

Actually, you could have a problem. As electrolyte capacitors get old they dry and leak. The fumes that are created as a result are toxic, and if there are several electrolyte capacitors drying and leaking or you sleep in a room full of such synthesizers it could be a health hazard. Another thing wo...
by 101 Force
Mon Aug 16, 2010 6:43 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: CEM3340 No Longer Available At Doepfer
Replies: 12
Views: 2034

Re: CEM3340 No Longer Available At Doepfer

Hmmm... I wonder if filter chips with different qualities will be used as replacement due to compatibility in the future.
by 101 Force
Fri Jul 16, 2010 8:55 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: DX7 and korg wavestation: worth it, or outdated?
Replies: 3
Views: 1011

Re: DX7 and korg wavestation: worth it, or outdated?

In my opinion a lot of hardware FM synths don't sound the same as software FM synths. I don't know why, but if you compare a patch on a DX-7 to the same patch loaded in to FM-7 there's a noticeable difference. I don't think it's because software can't emulate all of the nuances of the DX-7, being a ...