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Post by Joey » Mon Jan 14, 2008 8:20 am

GeneralBigbag wrote:Does anyone have any good demos of the graintable and formant oscillators? I'm very curious and there seems to be a lack of information online.
A few of the songs I've been working on make extensive use of the grain tables, I havent gotten into experimenting with the formant oscillators yet.

Remind me to send some clips your way so you can get an idea for the sounds.
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Post by synapsecollapse » Mon Jan 14, 2008 8:22 am

Joey wrote:
GeneralBigbag wrote:Does anyone have any good demos of the graintable and formant oscillators? I'm very curious and there seems to be a lack of information online.
A few of the songs I've been working on make extensive use of the grain tables, I havent gotten into experimenting with the formant oscillators yet.

Remind me to send some clips your way so you can get an idea for the sounds.
i would like to hear them too joey!

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Post by Hugo76 » Mon Jan 14, 2008 5:10 pm

I listened to the original TI demos and was amazed. This is fantastic news to me, as I'll finally be able to afford a Virus :D I'll pick it up early summer. The Blofeld hopefully in the very near future.

I noticed the TI Snow has a 32 step progammable arpeggiator, while the Blofeld has 16 steps (?). The screen seems bigger, however, on the Blofeld, and this is an important issue for me. 4 part multitimbrality is fine with me, btw.

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Post by qtuner » Mon Jan 14, 2008 5:41 pm

the price looks to be out now.

http://www.gearjunkies.com/news_info.php?news_id=2552

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Virus TI Snow will be available in Spring 2008 through authorized Access dealers worldwide.

Suggested retail price is: �1100.- (Incl. 19% MwSt) / $1.350,00

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Post by alan partridge » Mon Jan 14, 2008 5:54 pm

$1350 dollars ? What's the blofeld going for then ?

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Post by kaffekick » Mon Jan 14, 2008 5:58 pm

qtuner wrote: Suggested retail price is: �1100.- (Incl. 19% MwSt) / $1.350,00
Are they stupid!? 7500 Euro would be a nice and pretty fair price.

This is NOT worth that amount of money IMO. How's going to buy this? You can get a second hand Virus TI Desktop for that price. Why bother?
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Post by synapsecollapse » Mon Jan 14, 2008 6:01 pm

kaffekick wrote:
qtuner wrote: Suggested retail price is: �1100.- (Incl. 19% MwSt) / $1.350,00
Are they stupid!? $7000 would be a nice and pretty fair price.

This is NOT worth that amount of money IMO. How's going to buy this? You can get a second hand Virus TI Desktop for that price. Why bother?
RETAIL is a fake number. its got 1/4 of the multitimbral capabilities of the desktop, and will probably have a lower street price/MAP

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Post by kaffekick » Mon Jan 14, 2008 6:07 pm

I truly hope so. If not I will definitely not bother to get one.
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Post by qtuner » Mon Jan 14, 2008 6:08 pm

I bet MAP will be $1249. This is similiar to the pricing of the Ti desktop where Retail is $2150 and MAP is $1995. This will give the same 7% mark down the desktop has.

One other gripe about the marketing.

"Snow utilizes the same, non-compromise sound engine and integration like its bigger brothers, which ultimately shows that small doesn't mean less. "

actual it does mean less voices. i despise marketing

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Post by sequence » Mon Jan 14, 2008 6:14 pm

nah, think I'll stick with (eventually) a Blofeld, def more bang for the buck, plus Im not big on Access products :D

starting to see a new hardware synth trend here--compactness and capability. Good bet we'll start seeing more of these minimodules coming out. Who's next, Emu? 8)
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Post by kaffekick » Mon Jan 14, 2008 6:28 pm

sequence wrote:nah, think I'll stick with (eventually) a Blofeld, def more bang for the buck
I totally agree. I was hoping to get both Blofeld and the Snow. But if the price don't drop on Snow - I'll keep my money for something else.
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Post by Hugo76 » Mon Jan 14, 2008 7:01 pm

A bit expensive, but not outrageously so. And remember; you do get a very cool and handy carrying bag included in the price ;)
I'm getting one! :D

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Post by JSRockit » Mon Jan 14, 2008 8:27 pm

Hugo76 wrote:A bit expensive, but not outrageously so. And remember; you do get a very cool and handy carrying bag included in the price ;)
I'm getting one! :D
That bag is made by a well known designer and goes for $1,290 alone ...so you are basically getting a free synth with the purchase of the bag.
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Post by kaffekick » Mon Jan 14, 2008 8:45 pm

JSRockit wrote: That bag is made by a well known designer and goes for $1,290 alone ...so you are basically getting a free synth with the purchase of the bag.
Amazing. :shock: Now I'm getting one! But just for the bag. :lol:
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Post by Mush » Mon Jan 14, 2008 9:00 pm

JSRockit wrote: That bag is made by a well known designer and goes for $1,290 alone ...so you are basically getting a free synth with the purchase of the bag.
That will make it the second most expensive bag in electronica... Only beaten by the elektron-bags.


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