Your Synth Setup is now Extinct!

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Re: Your Synth Setup is now Extinct!

Post by hfinn » Mon Jun 22, 2009 2:54 am

All -> Fresh air

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Re: Your Synth Setup is now Extinct!

Post by RobotHeroes » Mon Jun 22, 2009 3:06 am

Joey wrote:Korg MS20 - Arp 2600
Me too.

For the rest of my stuff...can't think of anything. If I could a couple of items would be gone. :lol:
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Re: Your Synth Setup is now Extinct!

Post by Solderman » Mon Jun 22, 2009 3:29 am

Extinct? Doesn't that imply only synths still in production? If so, then there's only one:
Moog Voyager -> eh, another Moog Voyager that doesn't hum with the blue backlight on

Or if you just mean replace one for something else trying to replicate its character as close as possible:
JP8 -> OBX(fully serviced)
Polivox -> A portal to h**l within running distance
SH-101 -> SH7(Mic'ed through a plastic tube)
Minikorg 700S -> Korg 770
Alpha Juno -> MKS-50 with PG300

I don't bother with wish lists. If it gets boring, it gets sold. Not likely to become extinct first.
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Re: Your Synth Setup is now Extinct!

Post by otto » Mon Jun 22, 2009 3:37 am

RobotHeroes wrote:
Joey wrote:Korg MS20 - Arp 2600
Me too.

For the rest of my stuff...can't think of anything. If I could a couple of items would be gone. :lol:
Except the price difference is huge. If I could pick up a 2600 for the price of an ms-20 I'd be all over it.
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Re: Your Synth Setup is now Extinct!

Post by otto » Mon Jun 22, 2009 3:46 am

I'll do this quick without overanal-ization. I assume I didn't win the lottery as well so I'm replacing this stuff with similar priced gear.
OB-8 - Andromeda (or Xpander or OB-X)
Voyager - SE-1X and telemark (presumably one or both are used)
Virus TI - I guess saying a TI2 would be lame... Maybe I'd try out a waldorf Q or XTK and spend the rest on something else
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Re: Your Synth Setup is now Extinct!

Post by griffin avid » Mon Jun 22, 2009 4:31 am

Wow. Great thread...I'd go with all my alternate choices from the This one or That one decision moments.

Broken: Moog Voyager -- > SE-1
Broken: Alesis Andromeda --> Radikal Tech Spectralis II
Broken: Motif ES --> Roland Fantom-G
Broken: Korg MicroKorg/DSI MOPHO --> Waldorf Bloefeld
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Re: Your Synth Setup is now Extinct!

Post by megamanx » Mon Jun 22, 2009 4:58 am

lets see...

dsi mopho->dsi evolver
roland sh 101->roland sh 09
yamaha cs5->yamaha cs10
korg r3->korg microkorg
nord lead 2->nord lead 3
acidlab bl2-> xoxbox

pretty easy =D>

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Re: Your Synth Setup is now Extinct!

Post by Black Tomorrow » Mon Jun 22, 2009 6:25 am

Great thread. I think a lot of this depends on whether budget needs to be realistic. Because if a realistic budget is a prerequisite, then:

Everything - a kazoo. (If everything dies on me, I'm screwed)

But taking out this variable...

Yamaha PSR-740 :oops: -- a few effects pedals
Yamaha DGX-500 -- Kawai MP8
Yamaha DX7/TX7 -- Casio CZ1
Korg Triton -- Korg M3 (is that cheating?)
Korg Poly-800 -- Roland Juno 60
Roland V-synth -- um... oh, geez. Is there anything that can touch this? Can I say V-synth GT?
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Re: Your Synth Setup is now Extinct!

Post by blitzdj86 » Mon Jun 22, 2009 6:46 am

es-1 mk2 -> esx
blofeld + upgrade -> Radias Rack
KP3 -> :( huh. .hmm.. a nice analogue delay pedal and a good reverb pedal
Boss DR-110 -> ER-1 mk2
QY70 -> Hmm...??

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Re: Your Synth Setup is now Extinct!

Post by adamstan » Mon Jun 22, 2009 7:02 am

DX7II - SY77 or 99
Opera 6 - DK600 ;-)
PSR-S500 - something similar, maybe S550 or S700 if I had enough $$$
QY70 - QY100 ;-)
My DIY analogue poly - guess I'd have to build another.
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Re: Your Synth Setup is now Extinct!

Post by xpander » Mon Jun 22, 2009 7:23 am

oh, this is a good one. i'm really content with where i'm at right now but here's some realistic choices:

minimoog model d's -> arp 2600s
Xpander -> Matrix 12 (well, that's cheating... how about the Andromeda)
Buchla 200e -> Modcan Series B. or Wiard. or Serge.
Prophet VS -> PPG Wave 2.3
Radias -> Ion
UltraProteus -> K2000r
OB-8 -> Prophet 5
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Re: Your Synth Setup is now Extinct!

Post by V301H » Mon Jun 22, 2009 8:26 am

Assuming all vintage synths to be extinct and replacing with only currently available gear:

Jupiter 6,OB-8,Matrix 12->Andromeda(x3)
CS70M->Prophet '08
Pro-One->Little Phatty
MS20->Voyager OS
Poly 800->MicroKorg
C3,Continental,Farfisa->C1
Pianet,RMI,CP35,M102->PC3
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It's heading that way...

Post by vin14 » Mon Jun 22, 2009 10:04 am

.. even though my 3 can be found now and then on ebay, I cant just walk into a store and buy them again. It's like I could replace one with a ARP2600 or the likes very easily, so I'll stick with what's in production today.

Like for like I'd say...
Yamaha sy85 - latest Motif
Roland Alpha Juno 1 - Prophet 08
Roland Juno 106 - Prophet 08

However, I don't use the sy85's sequencer these days, so I've no need for a workstation.
So I'd replace it with a Virus ti keyboard to use with Logic
Two Prophets wouldn't make sense, I'd leave it at one!

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Re: Your Synth Setup is now Extinct!

Post by TrondC » Mon Jun 22, 2009 5:08 pm

hm..
if I aim to keep the price at about the same, and choosing gear that would do the same jobs:

Monomachine ----> Spectralis 2
ESX ----> EMX
Acidlab Bassline ---> x0xb0x
Kp3 ----> KP2

if I could go up in price the ESX would be a MDUW mk2 and the acidlab would be a 777

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Re: Your Synth Setup is now Extinct!

Post by Yoozer » Mon Jun 22, 2009 6:40 pm

Long live the loopholes in the original statement :D.

Virus C > Virus TI
AN1x > CS6x + AN-PLG
XP-30 > Fantom X
Juno-60 > Juno-6 (ha!)
DX7 I > DX5
DX7 IIFD > TX802
D20 > (probably dump it)
JX8P > JX10
JX3P > MKS-30
Alpha Juno 1 > Alpha Juno 2
TR Rack > Triton Rack
TX81z > Yamaha V50
Novation A-Station > Novation Nova
MC-307 > MC-909
Micromodular > Modular Classic
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