what makes an instrument "professional"?

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Re: what makes an instrument "professional"?

Post by clubbedtodeath » Thu Oct 30, 2008 2:53 pm

SteelWav wrote:So I'd rectify and I'd say that what makes an instrument professional is the lack of a Demo button. Now let's see who finds a counterexample.
The Nord Leads have a demo function - SHIFT + SYNC, if I remember rightly.

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Re: what makes an instrument "professional"?

Post by spookyman » Thu Oct 30, 2008 2:57 pm

There are no "professional instruments".

Only professional users.
It is much easier to be a good equipment purchaser than to be a great musician.

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Re: what makes an instrument "professional"?

Post by mome rath » Thu Oct 30, 2008 2:59 pm

clubbedtodeath wrote:
SteelWav wrote:So I'd rectify and I'd say that what makes an instrument professional is the lack of a Demo button. Now let's see who finds a counterexample.
The Nord Leads have a demo function - SHIFT + SYNC, if I remember rightly.
access virus A and jp8000 both have demo buttons
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Re: what makes an instrument "professional"?

Post by Johnny Lenin » Thu Oct 30, 2008 3:10 pm

clubbedtodeath wrote:
Johnny Lenin wrote:It's actually an interesting question.
Don't you mean: "I think it's an interesting question" ?
No... it is interesting, since all questions, by definition, express interest. ;)

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Re: what makes an instrument "professional"?

Post by clubbedtodeath » Thu Oct 30, 2008 3:30 pm

Johnny Lenin wrote:No... it is interesting, since all questions, by definition, express interest. ;)
I beg to differ. Do you want fries with that?

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Re: what makes an instrument "professional"?

Post by balma » Thu Oct 30, 2008 3:35 pm

When making music is your profession all your music instruments become professional
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Re: what makes an instrument "professional"?

Post by Johnny Lenin » Thu Oct 30, 2008 3:37 pm

clubbedtodeath wrote:Do you want fries with that?
There's definitely interest in that.

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Re: what makes an instrument "professional"?

Post by xpander » Thu Oct 30, 2008 3:39 pm

SteelWav wrote:Well the SK-1 has a Bossa Nova button, but I think the SK series doesn't count.
However, my Hammond with integratred Leslie has a Bossa Nova button. So I'd rectify and I'd say that what makes an instrument professional is the lack of a Demo button. Now let's see who finds a counterexample.
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Re: what makes an instrument "professional"?

Post by pricklyrobot » Thu Oct 30, 2008 4:12 pm

Professionals charge by the hour.

Amateurs give it away, but may demand more attention when not in use.
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Re: what makes an instrument "professional"?

Post by wiss » Thu Oct 30, 2008 4:30 pm

if there is a commission with the sale of the instrument.
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Re: what makes an instrument "professional"?

Post by Clavier » Thu Oct 30, 2008 4:32 pm

cornutt wrote:If it has a button labeled "bossa nova", it's probably not professional. :lol:
The Yamaha GX-1 has a Bossa Nova button. ; )
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Re: what makes an instrument "professional"?

Post by Clavier » Thu Oct 30, 2008 4:43 pm

clubbedtodeath wrote:
SteelWav wrote:So I'd rectify and I'd say that what makes an instrument professional is the lack of a Demo button. Now let's see who finds a counterexample.
The Nord Leads have a demo function - SHIFT + SYNC, if I remember rightly.
Motif/Triton/Fantom all have it too.
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Re: what makes an instrument "professional"?

Post by kraku » Thu Oct 30, 2008 6:53 pm

"Professional synth" --> "Professional car"

What makes a car professional? Same thing with instruments.
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Re: what makes an instrument "professional"?

Post by kuroichi » Thu Oct 30, 2008 7:41 pm

The thing that makes it professional is...


The fact that it should cost a lot less than it does, but doesn't because it's professional.
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Re: what makes an instrument "professional"?

Post by Untouchable_888 » Thu Oct 30, 2008 7:46 pm

balma wrote:When making music is your profession all your music instruments become professional
So when picking my nose is my profession my finger becomes a professional? Or when i fart.......
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