*NEW* Access Virus Ti Snow

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Post by crystalmsc » Sun Jan 13, 2008 8:53 am

this is very interesting. I used to think that Virus and Waldorf are on the same side..under TSI may be. But now and then, seems like the lit'l brother always infect the big brother with some deadly virus :wink:
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Post by BlackGnosis » Sun Jan 13, 2008 9:00 am

I figured they were due for something new by now, at least it will give us a break on the TI's pricing right?
Villi wrote:So this is Access' answer to the Blofeld? Looks cool! Price?

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Post by memedesigner » Sun Jan 13, 2008 9:54 am

megawatt wrote:great price?
They say in the flash 'for the price of a scooter' :D

Looks beautiful. If it is anything of the quality of its bigger brothers -- and why wouldnt it be -- it should be pretty awesome box.

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Post by killedaway » Sun Jan 13, 2008 10:02 am

so it's just the TI engine again?
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Post by Yoozer » Sun Jan 13, 2008 12:16 pm

With only 2 outputs, polyphony at max 50 voices, and 1024 memory locations.
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Post by piRoN » Sun Jan 13, 2008 12:22 pm

They say in the flash 'for the price of a scooter' :D
Given Access's pricing, i'm assuming they mean a fully restored vintage Lambretta.
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Post by JSRockit » Sun Jan 13, 2008 12:38 pm

Looks ok... but I think the Blofeld seems to be, based on photos, implemented better. The snow looks like it may be a real pain in the a*s to operate since even the Virus Ti with a keyboard was a bit overwhelming when I first tried it. More for preset buffs maybe?
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Post by philbar » Sun Jan 13, 2008 12:40 pm

2 physical outs but 3 more via usb!

it seems like a micro-virus. i reckon these would go at £600. if its 16 part multitimbral then great.... just enough voices if you don't use fx and unison....

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Post by Zarith » Sun Jan 13, 2008 12:49 pm

Mr. Black wrote:I think it will be priced higher than the Blofeld,maybe a little under a grand.
Well if it's "The most affordable Virus ever" it should be less than $800. That was the price of the Virus Rack...

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Post by DIGITAL SCREAMS » Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:10 pm

An interesting product - will surely fill the market for those looking to get the virus sound into their music via a preset tweaking machine.

More choice is a good thing. Will I buy one? No......purely because ive been waiting for the TI MKII since 2005 :wink:

Having said that.....this 'new' product based on the TI's engine may actually mean that Access are in no rush to upgrade the TI line to a MKII just yet. There is undoubtedly alot of mileage left in her yet.

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Post by philbar » Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:15 pm

there sure is. just a real shame for me that the usb wasn't v2.... or even firewire...

other than that it is definitely the best synth i've ever owned!

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Post by 23 » Sun Jan 13, 2008 1:26 pm

I'm interested in what the price of this is going to fall at.
I have to confess....Waldorf had me thinking Blofeld rather than a VTI....but depending on the price of the snow...I very well may elect for a TI still.

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Post by Stab Frenzy » Sun Jan 13, 2008 3:15 pm

BlackGnosis wrote:
Villi wrote:(What's up with the name?)
Prolly to follow the "polar" theme
Small, white, expensive, mind-blowing. It's synth coke.

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Post by crufty » Sun Jan 13, 2008 3:21 pm

I love my virus ti. There are some nice acid presets there that were worth the price of admission. The TI, in my way of thinking, is pretty much near perfect.

One day, I'd really like to see a nice access/waldorf va drum synth w/integrated x0x sequencer.

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Post by BlackGnosis » Sun Jan 13, 2008 3:28 pm

Stab Frenzy wrote:
BlackGnosis wrote:
Villi wrote:(What's up with the name?)
Prolly to follow the "polar" theme
Small, white, expensive, mind-blowing. It's synth coke.
I'll take the normal TI desktop till Im impressed with the snow.

the lack of interface kinda kills me, I like my BUTTONS and KNOBS... thats one of the big things I like ab out the TI in guitar center is unlike my Microkorg I dont have to fiddle with much to tinker with things! all I hope for is price drops.

Thena again maybe by the lack of interface they are able to offer it at a lower price...
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