Novation Ultranova discontinued in USA

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Novation Ultranova discontinued in USA

Post by meatballfulton » Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:03 pm

Although still listed at Novation's website, US mail order retailers all show the Ultranova as a discontinued product. That was a good 8 year run.

The Mininova is still available.

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Re: Novation Ultranova discontinued in USA

Post by Jabberwalky » Mon Apr 01, 2019 5:34 pm

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Re: Novation Ultranova discontinued in USA

Post by Broadwave » Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:35 am

I always thought it was a shame that it was never Multi-Timbral.

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Re: Novation Ultranova discontinued in USA

Post by baz99 » Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:45 pm

My guess is that sales have dwindled since the JD-Xi came out as the JD-Xi raised the bar with 4 parts multi-timbrality and 129 voices.

Maybe Novation will bring out a successor that can compete with the JD-Xi?

That would be something to look forward to, they could integrate a cut down version of the bass station2 (since the JD-Xi has a mono analog part), a drums part, and double up the VA part.

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Re: Novation Ultranova discontinued in USA

Post by Jabberwalky » Thu Apr 04, 2019 5:54 pm

On another Novation note, looks like the Circuit Mono Station (which is pretty much a bitimbral BS2) is already discontinued too, or no longer on Sweetwater. It was released on 2017. Very short run on that one! It was always on my scope too.

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Re: Novation Ultranova discontinued in USA

Post by jaypodesta » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:52 pm

Looks like it is not available in the UK either. MiniNova is still available though.

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