I finally got a JP-8000!

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Post by Psy_Free » Sat Dec 01, 2007 7:50 pm

Does the the jp8000 have a vocoder, or is that only on the jp8080?
Only the 8080.
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Post by Hugo76 » Sun Dec 02, 2007 4:08 am

I have a V-Synth that apparently has more or less the same VA-section as the one found in the Jp8000. To me it sounds fantastic, you can really crank out some stellar sounds of the thing. Other VAs may be more advanced, but who cares? The sound is great, and that's that ;)

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Post by voltageHead » Sun Dec 02, 2007 8:02 am

Congrats on the jp8000.
i got to get one someday.

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Post by i_watch_stars » Sun Dec 02, 2007 11:36 pm

Alex E wrote:Yeah it's not quite as powerful as some other VA's but it still melts faces. :wink:
h**l yeah it does. You are going to love it man, trust me.

Nothing, and I mean nothing, has succeeded in toppling the SUPERSAW as the greatest sound for trance, and for pads in general. The fact that you can select the supersaw, then continue to manipulate it, layer it with other waves, etc, makes the JP capable of some insane face melting lush pads, leads, etc. Also the feedback wave and voice modulator is an oft overlooked but unique feature.

Also the JP's filter is hands down on of the best of the VAs.

EDIT: oops I forgot only the 8080 has the voice modulator.
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Post by abrokenframe » Mon Dec 03, 2007 4:44 am

yea, i have a love/hate relationship with it. i have a problem with its sound every once in a while.
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Post by Paradox » Tue Dec 04, 2007 1:20 am

i_watch_stars wrote:
Alex E wrote:Yeah it's not quite as powerful as some other VA's but it still melts faces. :wink:
h**l yeah it does. You are going to love it man, trust me.
I agree

People say the JP and other early VA's are not as powerful as modern VA's yet really they mean it hasnt got as many features

For example the Access Virus has loads of features but lacks in sound compared to the JP

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Post by crufty » Tue Dec 04, 2007 6:47 pm

Lacks in sound? I'd say it sounds differently, but lacks jp8k features? If anything it can do more...

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Post by gallant steve » Tue Dec 04, 2007 10:51 pm

its sound might not be as current now as was, but in a funny sort'o way, I've always found this synth to have more of its own 'character' than plenty of other VAs . The viruses , nords & ions of this world sound much more like jack-of-all trade 'imitators' next to it, to me anyway.

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Post by Alex E » Wed Dec 05, 2007 1:00 am

Looks like I'll be getting it by Friday, Most likely on Thursday. Sweet!
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God I just hope it arrives un-damaged. The last 2 synths I bought had dents on the bottom from rough handling in shipping. I'm pretty sure I've worked out with the seller that I'm going to pay for insurance though, and since it's supposed to come with a case, that would protect it.

I'm DEFINITELY going to do a demo on Youtube. Not just some quick demo of some sounds, but more like what unique features the JP has to offer like the feedback, supersaw, and triangle mod waveforms, the sequencer, the ribbon controller, etc.
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Post by Mpresev » Wed Dec 05, 2007 1:20 am

make sure you get the DVD manual for the JP8000

this one

http://www.createspace.com/Store/ShowES ... ?id=205303

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Post by energetik » Wed Dec 05, 2007 5:50 am

i_watch_stars wrote:
Alex E wrote:Yeah it's not quite as powerful as some other VA's but it still melts faces. :wink:
h**l yeah it does. You are going to love it man, trust me.

Nothing, and I mean nothing, has succeeded in toppling the SUPERSAW as the greatest sound for trance, and for pads in general. The fact that you can select the supersaw, then continue to manipulate it, layer it with other waves, etc, makes the JP capable of some insane face melting lush pads, leads, etc. Also the feedback wave and voice modulator is an oft overlooked but unique feature.

Also the JP's filter is hands down on of the best of the VAs.

EDIT: oops I forgot only the 8080 has the voice modulator.
You mean Euro Dance or Euphoric House right? :wink: No really this synth is definately on my get list. I've heard some seriously amazing psy and goa trance sounds of this thing.
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Post by crystalmsc » Wed Dec 05, 2007 9:29 am

congrats for the nice pick, the JP8x0x is a great synth with it's own unique sounds that blend well with current VAs.
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Post by gd » Wed Dec 05, 2007 4:49 pm

congrats, I picked one up last August and love it.
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Post by i_watch_stars » Thu Dec 06, 2007 3:15 am

energetik wrote:
i_watch_stars wrote:
Alex E wrote:Yeah it's not quite as powerful as some other VA's but it still melts faces. :wink:
h**l yeah it does. You are going to love it man, trust me.

Nothing, and I mean nothing, has succeeded in toppling the SUPERSAW as the greatest sound for trance, and for pads in general. The fact that you can select the supersaw, then continue to manipulate it, layer it with other waves, etc, makes the JP capable of some insane face melting lush pads, leads, etc. Also the feedback wave and voice modulator is an oft overlooked but unique feature.

Also the JP's filter is hands down on of the best of the VAs.

EDIT: oops I forgot only the 8080 has the voice modulator.
You mean Euro Dance or Euphoric House right? :wink: No really this synth is definately on my get list. I've heard some seriously amazing psy and goa trance sounds of this thing.
All trance. I've used the supersaw in psytrance, I just use it in basses and pads.

If you produce psy, get the JP-8080. You're going to want the distortion and voice modulator, amoung other things.
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Post by energetik » Thu Dec 06, 2007 12:06 pm

I agree 100%. I was just being an asshole. I've wanted one of these as far back as my Corsten days. Now if I could only get some extra $$$...
Modulate er... MODERATE THIS!

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