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what is the most underrated, plastic cheap board you've used

Post by zmd » Mon Aug 27, 2007 10:34 pm

for me, it is the yamaha djx. it is my bread and butter board. for quick synth sounds, to basically ok pianos and organs, and a decent filter, a ribbon controller, basic sequencer and basic sampler...it is with me for all gigs frankly, and if it ever died, i'd have a new one in no time. your turn
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Post by elmosexwhistle » Mon Aug 27, 2007 11:49 pm

i do love the djx, its a quirky way of working :)

for me its gotta be the yammie pss780, the FM synth section in that thing is just sick and wrong...you can get all sorts of lush scrapy pads and nutty basses out of it...x

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Post by sacredcow » Mon Aug 27, 2007 11:51 pm

Casio ht700. A full-blown subtractive synth. Albeit 1-osc...
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Post by JSRockit » Tue Aug 28, 2007 1:50 am

On a different level...but the Yamaha CS01 is mine.
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Post by wiss » Tue Aug 28, 2007 2:29 am

mc-202 and novation basstation keyboard
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Post by killedaway » Tue Aug 28, 2007 3:38 am

sacredcow wrote:Casio ht700. A full-blown subtractive synth. Albeit 1-osc...
wish mine worked. i've never even heard the thing.
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Post by Maschinengeist » Tue Aug 28, 2007 5:32 am

GameBoy Classic With NanoLoop :twisted:
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Post by Alex E » Tue Aug 28, 2007 5:37 am

Maschinengeist wrote:GameBoy Classic With NanoLoop :twisted:
+1 -I use LSDJ though.
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Post by KLAXON » Tue Aug 28, 2007 5:42 am

Gameboy camera synthesizer? Probably the cheapest, at least.

(got my gameboy free, got the camera at a garage sale for $3 with printer+paper, can't beat that :wink: )
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Post by moogplayer » Tue Aug 28, 2007 5:44 am

+2 w/LSDJ. My main beatbox in a new project

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Maschinengeist wrote:GameBoy Classic With NanoLoop :twisted:
+1 -I use LSDJ though.
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Post by fuckrapsputin » Tue Aug 28, 2007 6:25 am

I'm with wiss on the MC202. If I feel guilty for not making any music in a while but I can't be bothered making a full track I'll often just make a sequence on the MC202 and just listen to it on loop through my headphones, twiddle things as it goes along, a really great synth.
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Post by m03 » Tue Aug 28, 2007 6:31 am

Alesis Micron. I've seen them listed used on craigslist for under $200...it's really amazing what you can get out of it for so little money.

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Post by factual35 » Tue Aug 28, 2007 8:23 am

elmosexwhistle wrote: for me its gotta be the yammie pss780, the FM synth section in that thing is just sick and wrong...you can get all sorts of lush scrapy pads and nutty basses out of it...x
I'm gonna go with something similar, the PSS-570. It's fun as h**l and I get some great sounds out of it. It excells at so many different types of tones.
For me, it was the best pawn shop find so far.

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Post by salwa » Tue Aug 28, 2007 9:17 am

... and yamaha pss 390. Great bells, really. Also yamaha vss 200 and casio sk 1.
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