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Post by Yoozer » Sun Jan 27, 2008 10:30 am

hageir wrote:what's up with the jp-8000 hype nowadays?
it's price has always been like $100-$300, right?
No. Never. $100? Holy s**t, sign me up. Especially here in the Old World they haven't dropped under 500 euros. It's one of the oldest VAs that still may cost you slightly more than a Virus B which, spec-wise, pisses all over it :D.
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Post by crystalmsc » Sun Jan 27, 2008 11:09 am

agree, specially since it's back by demand, currently it supposed to be around $400 and up for a normal working condition.
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Post by Architecture » Sun Jan 27, 2008 4:31 pm

I've seen Virus A's and B's go for up to 600-800 dollars. The JP was actually cheaper in this instance ironically, and it was what I was looking for.

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Post by Stab Frenzy » Sun Jan 27, 2008 4:53 pm

I've never understood the appeal of the supersaw, it just sounds like fizzy rubbish to me. :?

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Post by BlackGnosis » Mon Jan 28, 2008 6:42 pm

Congratulations on owning one of the most recognizable synths, I am an owner of a JP-8080 and since my aquisition of it a few weeks ago, I've played on it virtually non stop. I've learned that the thing has a awesome secret to it, that the unison saws aren't only awesome, try all other sound wave forms! its absolutely awesome! and the filters are to die for!!!! I got mine for 450 American dollars off criags list =3
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Post by jp8080 » Tue Jan 29, 2008 2:55 pm

hageir wrote:what's up with the jp-8000 hype nowadays?
it's price has always been like $100-$300, right?
now suddenly it's $500+?
I've never saw them that low.

$450 to $550 is the average for the past several years.

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Post by Sorcerio » Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:52 am

The last blip of Roland greatness, some would say....

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Post by Architecture » Thu Jan 31, 2008 2:09 am

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IT finally arrived yesterday. The Packaging was supurb, bubbled wrapped and cardboard spacers, with the keyboard in a hardcase on top of it. The synth is in absolute mint condition, like its has been hardly used.

Man Im loving this synth already!! Can't wait to have more time to spend with it.

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Post by BlackGnosis » Thu Jan 31, 2008 3:42 am

More pics with better lighting please!

I luff the 8000's appearance ^^
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Post by crystalmsc » Thu Jan 31, 2008 5:06 am

sounds good so far. I believe that you will have a great time with it.
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Post by Analogue Crazy » Thu Jan 31, 2008 4:56 pm

The JP-8000 is becoming one of my favorite synths. It may not be 'vintage analogue' and may sound a bit thinner than real analogue but the sound and tweakabillity is totally awsome. I did a recording session (im a sessionist) today with my JP-8000 and a Famtom X8 and it went so well. The JP-8000 never fails to impress. The song i played on was '2 Hearts' by Kylie Minogue. The JP-8000 did lots of big 'zzapppp' sounds (full resonance) and it sounded crazy.
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Post by UTEPguy » Thu Jan 31, 2008 9:03 pm

Analogue Crazy wrote: I have owned two over the years
You mean you had one at age 11? :lol:





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Post by Analogue Crazy » Thu Jan 31, 2008 10:41 pm

At the moment im 17 years old. I first had a JP-8000 when i was 15. Im still discovering new things about it and getting new sounds out of it now. Its a machine which im really fond of.
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Post by BlackGnosis » Fri Feb 01, 2008 4:17 am

I haven't gottem my Jp-8080 to doi anything crazy yet, I guess i've been comfy with pads and bassleads son far =D got an awesome NES like "tetris" sound out of it earlier today!
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Post by crystalmsc » Fri Feb 01, 2008 12:22 pm

BlackGnosis wrote:got an awesome NES like "tetris" sound out of it earlier today!
that's a sign of a good and happy long relationship :lol:
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