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Custom Prodyssey

Post by Syn303 » Sat Oct 11, 2008 8:39 pm

Just seen this on another website, someone customised their prodyssey
by adding a keyboard and the original colour coded caps to the sliders.
Looks well done though.

you will have to click the links below as the images are not gonna show up :o

http://www.flickr.com/photos/matrixsynt ... 922056383/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/matrixsynt ... 922056383/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/matrixsynt ... 922056383/
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Re: Custom Prodyssey

Post by RobotHeroes » Sat Oct 11, 2008 11:05 pm

Would've been nicer if they were links to the owners pictures with more info. I searched matrixsynth, yuck, and they didn't site where they got the pictures. I did find the owners site and youtube video's of him playing it but not where the pictures were originally taken from.

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Re: Custom Prodyssey

Post by pricklyrobot » Sun Oct 12, 2008 1:00 am

I first saw this thing on the Planet-Z ASB forums (back when I used to go there to rant about the glitches of my, now departed, Minimax): http://www.planetz.com/forums/viewtopic ... 78&start=0 (warning: it's an old thread and the pictures are gone, but you can still get some info about how he did it)

And here's some more customized Prodyssey action, with pictures still in intact: http://www.planetz.com/forums/viewtopic ... 35&t=26165

And Magazine are back together?! Awesome!
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Re: Custom Prodyssey

Post by Stab Frenzy » Sun Oct 12, 2008 1:12 am

Wow, that looks awesome! Would have been better with a 3 octave keyboard though, I find 2 octaves too small to play anything on properly.

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Post by crystalmsc » Mon Oct 13, 2008 4:34 am

those are great works with wonderful result, I specially like the design in the original post with a touch of wood.
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Re: Custom Prodyssey

Post by xpander » Mon Oct 13, 2008 4:45 am

that just makes me think how much i'd like to have an Arp Odyssey.

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Re: Custom Prodyssey

Post by Ian S » Wed Oct 15, 2008 1:15 am

Makes you wonder why he didn't just buy an Odyssey to begin with, then he'd get the extra octave too ;) (I still don't see the point of 2-octave keyboards for anything other than basslines).
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Re: Custom Prodyssey

Post by pricklyrobot » Wed Oct 15, 2008 3:48 pm

Ian S wrote:Makes you wonder why he didn't just buy an Odyssey to begin with
Patch memory, polyphony, MIDI control, price?
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Re: Custom Prodyssey

Post by Stab Frenzy » Fri Oct 17, 2008 1:46 am

pricklyrobot wrote:
Ian S wrote:Makes you wonder why he didn't just buy an Odyssey to begin with
Patch memory, polyphony, MIDI control, price?
Don't forget reliability. :D

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Re: Custom Prodyssey

Post by enx » Fri Oct 17, 2008 2:01 am

Ian S wrote:Makes you wonder why he didn't just buy an Odyssey to begin with, then he'd get the extra octave too ;) (I still don't see the point of 2-octave keyboards for anything other than basslines).

What does the 'S' stand for in 'Ian S'

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Re: Custom Prodyssey

Post by Ian S » Fri Oct 17, 2008 2:21 am

Stewart, my surname
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Re: Custom Prodyssey

Post by idiotboy » Fri Oct 17, 2008 9:02 pm

....uhhh...as in Mick and Keith, or Honorary Wizard of the Unseen University?

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Re: Custom Prodyssey

Post by pricklyrobot » Fri Oct 17, 2008 9:22 pm

As long as it's not this asshole:
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Re: Custom Prodyssey

Post by Henfield » Sat Oct 18, 2008 6:06 pm

Here's a link to a youtube video that someone did the same thing with their Minimax (minimoog clone), and then compared the sound to an actual mini: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uI0-SrpzCis.

IMHO, it makes more sense for the mini, as the original trades for prices well over $4,000, whereas the Odyssey only trades for around $1,200, which isn't that much more than a new Prodyssey.

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