Just got my first true synth... Roland JX-3p

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Just got my first true synth... Roland JX-3p

Post by eBayfreak » Fri Dec 21, 2007 4:45 pm

Hi guys, I've been lurking on this forum for a long time researching which synth I wanted and I finally snagged a great deal on a JX-3p. Man, this thing sounds like the 80s in a box (which is exactly what I was going for). I've had a Triton Extreme laying around the house for a while (it's not mine but I can use it when I want), but this thing is 10x more fun to play. I just wanted to say thanks to all the knowledgeable people on this forum; I'll probably post some songs made with it once I get comfortable with it.

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Post by Sir Ruff » Fri Dec 21, 2007 5:36 pm

nice!

tho with a name like "ebayfreak" one would imagine you would be reeling the synths in! maybe I should change my name to that :wink:
Do you even post on vse bro?

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Post by eBayfreak » Sat Dec 22, 2007 12:26 am

Heh, yeah... however, I sell more items than I buy for the most part.

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Post by ADVENTURE101 » Sat Dec 22, 2007 1:08 am

Nice find.

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Post by mis psiquicios y yo » Sat Dec 22, 2007 8:50 am

Hey man congrats for that Roland, it's a very nice synth. Now: tweak, twaek, tweak 'til you bleed!!
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Post by Box » Mon Dec 24, 2007 4:02 am

Nice find. I have it's predecessor ,the 8P, and I love it. The JX synths are horribly underrated and are a great value. Post some demos soon. :)
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Post by Proffesor Xavier » Mon Dec 24, 2007 2:41 pm

I totally agree with the post above me :)

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Re: Just got my first true synth... Roland JX-3p

Post by radek tymecki » Mon Dec 24, 2007 4:16 pm

eBayfreak wrote:Hi guys, I've been lurking on this forum for a long time researching which synth I wanted and I finally snagged a great deal on a JX-3p. Man, this thing sounds like the 80s in a box (which is exactly what I was going for). I've had a Triton Extreme laying around the house for a while (it's not mine but I can use it when I want), but this thing is 10x more fun to play. I just wanted to say thanks to all the knowledgeable people on this forum; I'll probably post some songs made with it once I get comfortable with it.
Congratz man. It's very underrated synth... Just like Poly61 dunno why?

Anyway jx3p is really nice and cheap polysynth that gives You many possibilities to create own sounds. Be sure to get pg200 :)

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Post by CloudOnAFly » Mon Dec 24, 2007 8:05 pm

i remember posting a while back about the one i found in the girl's locker room.

I love the thing :). and the arp is fun..for lack of a better understanding of it.

It's got a cv in no? for release or something?

it's like an instant pad machine :)
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Post by JUGEL » Mon Dec 24, 2007 10:11 pm

It's got a trig in for the sequencer .. endless fun. Go grab a old Roland drum machine and go to town. I suggest the CR8000

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Post by Juno6 » Thu Dec 27, 2007 4:38 am

Congratulations! Very nice synth. Much similar to Juno than a JX8p chip-wise.

Cheers.

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Post by crystalmsc » Thu Dec 27, 2007 5:07 am

Welcome to the JX club :)
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Post by p@nts » Fri Dec 28, 2007 2:04 am

JUGEL wrote:It's got a trig in for the sequencer .. endless fun. Go grab a old Roland drum machine and go to town. I suggest the CR8000
I've also had varying degrees of success using samples to trigger the sequencer. I say varying because so far, I'm getting missed triggers every now and then. This can be cool sometimes, but not always...

I've had the best luck with samples of TR-series rimshots (played with a MPC); still not 100% perfect, though. Does anyone know what the best sample to use would be? Or better yet, does anyone know of a place with a sample of a legitimate trigger signal?

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