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Re: Oh its the jup 4

Post by Analogue Crazy » Tue Mar 04, 2008 8:13 pm

Analogue Crazy wrote:
mavertron wrote:Yeah i got to go with ac and the other guy, i have been thru so many synths and the one i will never sell is the JUP4 - its is FANTASTIC.
AC - have you used the arpeggiator trigger in yet ?

if not then do.

pretty amazing.

Its such an organic synth, and i throws up so much when you sit behind it,
i have an obx-a and the jup 4 gets more action - tho the obx-a is a sweet lady.

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Yes i have used the trigger in. I sometimes connect my Jupe4 to my CS-40M and trigger that arpeggiator from the CS-40M's CV ins and outs. That produces some very interesting results. A lot of great analog rhythms can be made this way. And because the CS has CV for each voice, you still have another voice to work with.

I gig my Jupe4 every week but have to be brave. The thing drifts out of tune constantly because of the stage lighting. But its well worth putting up with. It has such a warm sound that it makes me shimmer. Its a truly amazing synth that often gets forgotten about.
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Post by OriginalJambo » Tue Mar 04, 2008 9:15 pm

Murderhausen wrote:How do I tell? My serial number is 378151 if there's some way to tell from that.
I'm pretty sure all Mono/Polys use an SSM2044 IC for the filter. The only way to truly know is to open her up and check the ICs inside of course.

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Post by kaffekick » Tue Mar 04, 2008 10:44 pm

My votes...

* Yamaha CS20m
* Yamaha CS40m
* Yamaha CS70m
* Yamaha CS15D

All of them are great sounding and nice looking synths.
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Post by tyrannosaurus mark » Tue Mar 04, 2008 11:15 pm

Those CS synths go for a fair bit in NZ because they have reasonably complex sound structures and wood panneling etc

Oh, btw there's an SCI prophet t8 going on the local trading site. Are these rare even for ebay?
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Post by WDW » Tue Mar 04, 2008 11:33 pm

Yes.

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Post by CapnMarvel » Tue Mar 04, 2008 11:37 pm

tyrannosaurus mark wrote:Those CS synths go for a fair bit in NZ because they have reasonably complex sound structures and wood panneling etc

Oh, btw there's an SCI prophet t8 going on the local trading site. Are these rare even for ebay?
Wow, yeah.

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Post by Joey » Wed Mar 05, 2008 12:24 am

I feel the prices rising...
No one cares, no one sympathizes,
so you just stay home and play synthesizers.

http://wearereplicants.com

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Post by CapnMarvel » Wed Mar 05, 2008 12:29 am

Joey wrote:I feel the prices rising...
Any connection between my earlier post in this thread and my 'for sale' post is purely coincidental. Seriously.

I wasn't necessarily planning on buying that A6 yesterday.

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Post by JJQ » Wed Mar 05, 2008 12:23 pm

I second Tardis about the Tesico / Kawai line of analogues.
60f, 110f, sx-210, sx-240 and I guess the SX-400, the one I havent had.
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Post by tyrannosaurus mark » Wed Mar 05, 2008 12:26 pm

CapnMarvel wrote:
Joey wrote:I wasn't necessarily planning on buying that A6 yesterday.
The impulse buy of champions
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Post by differentbydesign » Thu Mar 06, 2008 3:15 pm

MonoPoly & PolySix
Elka Synthex
Prophet T8
Korg PS series
Most of the "small" Sequential Synths
MicroMoog / MultiMoog
Ensoniq VFX / SD1

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Post by RichShan » Thu Mar 06, 2008 3:31 pm

Personally, I like my JX3p. It often gets labelled a dog of a synth, perhaps because of a couple of banks of "iffy" presets.

BUT, with a PG200 programmer you can coax some great sounds out of this machine.

It might not sound as "sweet" as the Junos. But I have a Juno6 for that stuff. It certainly delivers harsher and jucier basses than the junos. Much wider range of sound effects... It has a nice slow LFO too, so droning pads can "develop" somewhat as you listen.

I think the JX3p and Juno6 compliment each other very well.

Maybe I like it even more as it was given to me free (in a hard case) and I found a PG200 for £75!

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Post by Synthaholic » Thu Mar 06, 2008 3:44 pm

I got my JX8P cheap on ebay with 2 broken keys, fixed them and the aftertouch, and it's great now. I hate to have to sell it. Nice synth.

The JX8P appears to be the love child of a threesome between a Jupiter, Juno and a DX7. Unfortunately it got its looks from the DX7. :shock:
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Post by Thefumigator » Sat Mar 08, 2008 3:49 am

judging by the samples I've heard in synthmania, I could say that the Akais have a lot to tell.
Oh well, the AX60 I think its quite pop around here.
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Post by steveman » Sat Mar 08, 2008 3:08 pm

differentbydesign wrote:MonoPoly & PolySix
Elka Synthex
Prophet T8
Korg PS series
Most of the "small" Sequential Synths
MicroMoog / MultiMoog
Ensoniq VFX / SD1

Ross
I thought this thread was about unpopular synths ;)

Only ones of that lot are the 'small' SCI synth and mabe the Ensoniqs. The price the rest go there's no way they could be described as unpopular.

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