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Re: DSI MoPho

Post by wiss » Fri Sep 12, 2008 7:07 pm

I wonder if this monosynth of Dave's is the same synth engine that will be on the Analog Linn Drum ???
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Re: DSI MoPho

Post by xpander » Fri Sep 12, 2008 7:08 pm

JSRockit wrote:Ok, then 3x the price.
talk them down to 2x the price.

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Re: DSI MoPho

Post by Sexor » Fri Sep 12, 2008 7:14 pm

xpander wrote: even my Voyager Old School is used.

Wow, you bought a not new new old synth.
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Re: DSI MoPho

Post by Stab Frenzy » Fri Sep 12, 2008 7:23 pm

I hope DSI make a lot of money from this synth, but I'm not gonna buy a synth that's made for preset bashers and is just an evolver with all the good stuff taken out. Seriously, something with no edit matrix on the front? It's like a freakin Micron*.

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Re: DSI MoPho

Post by ronP » Fri Sep 12, 2008 7:24 pm

oo


Please add a three-octave mini-keys keyboard (ala microKORG) and I'll buy TWO, Mr. Smith!


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Re: DSI MoPho

Post by Computer Controlled » Fri Sep 12, 2008 7:39 pm

*makes space for new incoming MoPho when it's released*
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Re: DSI MoPho

Post by redchapterjubilee » Fri Sep 12, 2008 7:45 pm

If DSI's suggested price is $439 then Novamusik and AudioMIDI will come in at or right below $400. A 100% analog monosynth with some real-time control. With 8 knobs there will be plenty of control. I've had Microns and found them to have plenty of control for live work, though you have to set it up ahead of time. I imagine the Mopho will be the same way. This is made for someone like me. When I play out I need to be able to access a lot of sounds quickly. I don't really miss reprogramming the MG-1 to my hand-drawn charts in dimly lit clubs mid-song! Man, I'm excited! I haven't been this excited about a new synth product since way back when we thought the Blofeld was going to come in at about $500. This will velcro right nicely on the upper right of my Alpha Juno.

As for the Evolver... I had an MEK and did not like it very much. Partly because it was more than what I really wanted. I need something that will reliably substitute for finicky old-school analogs. The P'08 is right up my alley too but costs way more than I can afford, even for the module. The Alpha Juno, Matrix-1000 and VST's will do me just fine. An analog mono is at the heart of my music and I need something to use while my Source is worked on, and something different enough that I'd want to keep it after the Source is back. This fits the bill to a tee. Wow! Seriously! :D
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Re: DSI MoPho

Post by Bitexion » Fri Sep 12, 2008 7:48 pm

What happens when you PUSH IT!

Push it reaaall good! Doo doodoo doo doo doooo owwwwwwwwwww

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Re: DSI MoPho

Post by xpander » Fri Sep 12, 2008 7:54 pm

Sexor wrote:
xpander wrote: even my Voyager Old School is used.
Wow, you bought a not new new old synth.
i bought an old voyager old school. it's like new!

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Re: DSI MoPho

Post by Gianni » Fri Sep 12, 2008 7:59 pm

Add 25 keys to that and you get a nice looking toy I'd play with.


What could Push It be? I'd like to think self-destruction for a really explosive show. 8) :mrgreen:

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Re: DSI MoPho

Post by Yoozer » Fri Sep 12, 2008 7:59 pm

Bitexion wrote:What happens when you PUSH IT!
I think they should've made that the "Randomize Patch" button ;)
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Re: DSI MoPho

Post by Bitexion » Fri Sep 12, 2008 8:05 pm

Maybe it has a sample of this



Push it real good!

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Re: DSI MoPho

Post by masstronaut » Fri Sep 12, 2008 8:22 pm

I can imagine a keyboard versh down the line sometime. This is obviously a different beast to the P'08 quite simply inasmuch as it is a mono. The psychology of use is different, with a poly I'd feel inclined to have it playing chords or pads, with a mono it's doing what it's supposed to if it's doing bass or blips or leads or whatever.

Is the 'Push It' button an envelope trigger?

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Re: DSI MoPho

Post by aeon » Fri Sep 12, 2008 8:25 pm

kayvon wrote:
otto wrote:...From what I know of the P’08 I’m not sure it has enough strength in character to stand on its own as a good monophonic. Most people (myself included) aren’t crazy about the filters on the DSI products. They do the job but are a bit sterile and muted compared to, say a Pro-One. I think you can make up for that lack of filter “edge” with subtle, judicious programming of the digital oscillators on the evolver but you don’t get those on the mopho...
Regrettably +1 but i'll withold an opinion on the thing until I hear it in person.
+1 to that. I wasn't so keen on the sound of the '08. I'm interested to hear if the lil' yellow beastie has been retuned in terms of gain staging and the like so it can deliver for bass and lead as a mono should, e.g., Prophet-5 vs. Pro-One.


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Re: DSI MoPho

Post by esqoner » Fri Sep 12, 2008 8:28 pm

masstronaut wrote:I can imagine a keyboard versh down the line sometime. This is obviously a different beast to the P'08 quite simply inasmuch as it is a mono. The psychology of use is different, with a poly I'd feel inclined to have it playing chords or pads, with a mono it's doing what it's supposed to if it's doing bass or blips or leads or whatever.

Is the 'Push It' button an envelope trigger?
i think it is the "play" button...after looking at the prototype
the little green buttons make the little

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