Which synthesizer(s) do you regret getting or selling

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Re: Which synthesizer(s) do you regret getting or selling

Post by LBN » Sun May 31, 2009 7:48 am

I bought a Korg T3 because it was the hot thing at the time. Then I regretted getting it because all of the sounds in it had been heard in a thousand songs and advertisements. So I sold it. Now I wish I had it because it has all those sounds heard in a thousand songs and avertisements. :-) Plus, I liked the keyboard.

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Re: Which synthesizer(s) do you regret getting or selling

Post by hyphen nation » Sun May 31, 2009 11:49 pm

StepLogik wrote:Regret Selling:
Prophet-5 #-o (I still haven't bought the P08 I was planning to replace it with)
There is a minty looking P5 on Noisebug that I keep telling myself to ignore...

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Re: Which synthesizer(s) do you regret getting or selling

Post by iProg » Tue Jun 02, 2009 2:17 pm

Selling:

microKorg - it was so fun and intuitive to play with, should have kept it but really needed cash!

DX-7 - never used it, didn't have space for it, but you never know you love things until you get rid of them

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Re: Which synthesizer(s) do you regret getting or selling

Post by CuBulo » Tue Jun 02, 2009 4:09 pm

I now regret buying my Korg R3. It was a good first synth but now Id much rather sell it and get something better.
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Re: Which synthesizer(s) do you regret getting or selling

Post by R.L » Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:11 pm

iProg wrote:Selling:

microKorg - it was so fun and intuitive to play with, should have kept it but really needed cash!

DX-7 - never used it, didn't have space for it, but you never know you love things until you get rid of them
If you had kept the microkorg you could replicate some of the new Duran Duran Material. I had one too its a good little synth, just hated the tiny keys though, especially since I didn't have it hooked up to midi so I was stuck with tiny keys and big hands
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Re: Which synthesizer(s) do you regret getting or selling

Post by CS_TBL » Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:23 pm

regretted getting:
- DX7
- EMU 6400
- Amek mixing console

All of em just from before the moment I stepped into the soft stuff! :P
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Re: Which synthesizer(s) do you regret getting or selling

Post by cornutt » Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:59 pm

Seems like a lot of people who bought one of the latter E-mu samplers wound up regretting it. What was it about them?
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Re: Which synthesizer(s) do you regret getting or selling

Post by novielo » Tue Jun 02, 2009 8:15 pm

cornutt wrote:Seems like a lot of people who bought one of the latter E-mu samplers wound up regretting it. What was it about them?
i hated the interface. midi noise was going through the output. scsi was a pain to set, i've never been able to use it with the s5000, it was always crashing.

i did love the s5000 10 000 times better even without effects.
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Re: Which synthesizer(s) do you regret getting or selling

Post by iProg » Wed Jun 03, 2009 8:30 am

R.L wrote:
iProg wrote:Selling:

microKorg - it was so fun and intuitive to play with, should have kept it but really needed cash!

DX-7 - never used it, didn't have space for it, but you never know you love things until you get rid of them
If you had kept the microkorg you could replicate some of the new Duran Duran Material. I had one too its a good little synth, just hated the tiny keys though, especially since I didn't have it hooked up to midi so I was stuck with tiny keys and big hands
I know, Nick uses it a lot on Astronaut. Fortunately it is the most common synth around ;)

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Re: Which synthesizer(s) do you regret getting or selling

Post by Stab Frenzy » Wed Jun 03, 2009 8:59 am

cornutt wrote:Seems like a lot of people who bought one of the latter E-mu samplers wound up regretting it. What was it about them?
They came out just before software samplers became really usable, and as the softies were cheaper and easier to use and integrate with a software sequencing program the newer E-Mus looked clunky in comparison and had no resale value. That'd be enough to make me regret buying one if I had.

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Re: Which synthesizer(s) do you regret getting or selling

Post by pflosi » Wed Jun 03, 2009 12:35 pm

not a synth, but i regret getting my SM Pro Audio M-Patch2 (passive volume control / switch box). all the pots are scratchy, some of the switches are scratchy too, and some don't even work anymore. what a s**t for a item i bought new. and it all happened within the guaranty time, but of course the guaranty doesnt count for pots/switches/jacks. pfffffffff!

havent sold anything yet. i try to buy only stuff that i intend to keep forever and which is usable.

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Re: Which synthesizer(s) do you regret getting or selling

Post by 0000 » Wed Jun 03, 2009 12:50 pm

all the big analog polys

chroma
4 voice
xpander
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Re: Which synthesizer(s) do you regret getting or selling

Post by pflosi » Wed Jun 03, 2009 12:56 pm

i hope u regret selling them, not buying...

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Re: Which synthesizer(s) do you regret getting or selling

Post by stephen » Wed Jun 03, 2009 9:18 pm

+1 regret selling microkorg. Not too difficult to get it back at the moment though. Just need the cash!
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Re: Which synthesizer(s) do you regret getting or selling

Post by synthy » Sun Jun 07, 2009 5:39 am

My Roland SH-101. I got $700 for it and bought a 42" flat screen tv in it's place. I still regret it every time i watch tv....lol
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