clavia nord electro Vs. e-mu vintage keys pro

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clavia nord electro Vs. e-mu vintage keys pro

Post by scimmiamk » Tue Feb 05, 2008 12:11 pm

Hi there,
I'm considering the opportunity of selling my beloved clavia nord electro 2 in order to save some money for december when it will hopefully be distributed the Linndrum II that I'm lusting for.
The fact is that I really depend a lot on the organ and electric piano sounds from the clavia, I've never played the e-mu vintage pro and I was wondering if any of you may know if it's in the same league with the nord electro.
Thanks in advance

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Post by King Julien » Tue Feb 05, 2008 12:22 pm

not even close

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Post by scimmiamk » Tue Feb 05, 2008 12:27 pm

thanks

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Post by crystalmsc » Tue Feb 05, 2008 1:39 pm

even not in the same league in many areas, but if can be found for cheap it would make a nice budget module for the task.
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Post by ReaPeR » Tue Feb 05, 2008 3:15 pm

if you really like it, don't sell or you will regret it!

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Post by sequence » Tue Feb 05, 2008 5:49 pm

crystalmsc wrote:even not in the same league in many areas, but if can be found for cheap it would make a nice budget module for the task.
+1 on that, esp if one already has a Proteus 2000 compatible unit and has space for the VK ROM. Dont be too tough on it, for it does organs and others like the Mellotron quite nicely.
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Post by Solderman » Tue Feb 05, 2008 6:31 pm

The Roland "60's and 70's" JV expansion board also had some good sample-based EP's and Organs.

I'm wondering now what IS in the same league for overdriven B3's, and Rhodes or Wurly EP's, when it comes to comparison with the Nord Electro. I know the Kurzweil line doesn't quite stack up. VSTi-wise, there's B4 and maybe EVP88 or mda ePiano. I guess if you're going the VSTi route, is it better to use samples or algorithmic?
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Post by spookyman » Wed Feb 06, 2008 9:21 am

The new Kurzweil PC3 will certainly be a very serious board. Fullfilled with vintage pianos, organs, synths, etc...

I never tryed it (it was only shown at the winter NAMM) but i hope to try it in Frankfurt in march ;-)
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Post by elsongs » Thu Feb 07, 2008 6:39 am

Solderman wrote:The Roland "60's and 70's" JV expansion board also had some good sample-based EP's and Organs.
I had that board for my Roland JV module. It had nice Rhodes sounds, albeit unfortunately the best ones had a low, noisy output. It was a nice card, save for the velocity-sensitivity in the Hammond Organ patches (WTF Roland?)

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Post by Carey M » Thu Feb 07, 2008 10:13 am

I had a Vintage Pro. I also have owned a couple of Wurlies and a Mk I Suitcase. IMO the Vintage Pro Rhodes sounds are c**p and the Wurlie is just ok. I much prefer Yamaha Motif or Nord Electro for those sounds.

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