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Simple quick question about Nord Lead 1

Post by Spaceheater184 » Thu Sep 06, 2007 7:14 pm

Is it worth buying one in perfect shape for $400 bucks out the door? I've read the Lead 1 sounds more analog due to something in the outputs.
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Re: Simple quick question about Nord Lead 1

Post by jp8080 » Thu Sep 06, 2007 10:08 pm

Spaceheater184 wrote:Is it worth buying one in perfect shape for $400 bucks out the door? I've read the Lead 1 sounds more analog due to something in the outputs.
I think that is a good deal. Even better if it has the version 2 upgrade install (12 voices instead of 4).

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Post by Spaceheater184 » Fri Sep 07, 2007 12:07 am

Anyone else? I have until tomorrow to decide.
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Post by West_Berliner » Fri Sep 07, 2007 2:17 am

i say grab it. i have a lead 2, and its awesome. i hear the original lead sounds a little dirtier due to its lower bit converters, which is cool by me. id get it :) ive got two nords (lead 2+modular) and ive never looked back. ive gone through so many synths, and the nords are the ones ive kept over the years. :) have fun!
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Post by OriginalJambo » Fri Sep 07, 2007 2:20 am

I think it's a good deal if you like the Nord sound.

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Post by divineaudio » Fri Sep 07, 2007 3:04 am

i bought mine for $350 and had to repair an output jack, so $400 for one in perfect condition sounds about right. i love my nord, and i bet you will too.

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Post by bill H. » Fri Sep 07, 2007 3:04 am

I'd call it a safe buy because you can always sell it for that later on if you want to. And it's about as good as you can get in a VA for $400, so it makes sense sound-wise too.

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Post by effector » Fri Sep 07, 2007 3:12 am

i just got a nord lead 1, and it sounds amaaaaaaazing.....do it!

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Post by Spaceheater184 » Fri Sep 07, 2007 4:23 am

It appeals a lot to me because I like the classic analog layouts of old boards and this board seems to mimick that pretty well.
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Re: Simple quick question about Nord Lead 1

Post by crystalmsc » Fri Sep 07, 2007 6:09 am

Spaceheater184 wrote:Is it worth buying one in perfect shape for $400 bucks out the door?
get it, it's worth more than every penny of it.
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Post by mattio » Wed Sep 12, 2007 8:20 pm

go for it, i bought one for ca. 340 $ a couple of weeks ago and it sounds fantastic. i´m really loving it :).

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