Why hasn't the TR 606 gained the notoriety/value of 808/909

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Re: Why hasn't the TR 606 gained the notoriety/value of 808/

Post by kuroichi » Sun Apr 18, 2010 5:28 pm

I'm assuming both. As you get the high q sound by recording the trig out.

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Re: Why hasn't the TR 606 gained the notoriety/value of 808/

Post by Syn303 » Sun Apr 18, 2010 7:44 pm

The Egyptian Lover got his Hi-Q sound by taking the accent out trig and feeding it to a channel on a mixing desk. Make sure you turn the gain right down on the mixing desk or your speakers will be popping and clipping a lot, or even get damaged.

Other than that, the sound is good for classic old-school electro.
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Re: Why hasn't the TR 606 gained the notoriety/value of 808/

Post by futureworlder » Sat Apr 24, 2010 7:54 pm

I just picked up a 606 for $50 on CL; the guy had it in storage for awhile, took it out and couldn't get it to power on; I told him I would give it a shot and took it off of his hands. I got it home, plugged it in, and... nothing.

Opened it up, looked for blown caps, corrosion, etc but couldn't find anything. He was using a Rat Shack power adapter so I looked at that, and noticed the little adapter had the polarity reversed, so I switched it around, plugged it in and it powered up. :D

fully operational TR-606 for $50. I <3 CL.
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Re: Why hasn't the TR 606 gained the notoriety/value of 808/

Post by th0mas » Sat Apr 24, 2010 8:02 pm

futureworlder wrote: I <3 CL.
and stuff that doesn't blow on reverse polarity <3

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Re: Why hasn't the TR 606 gained the notoriety/value of 808/

Post by FX23 » Sun Apr 25, 2010 5:07 pm

As far as i am aware the accent output produces no sound so im not sure how i would produce a hi q with it at least it only sightly less powerful as a 707 kick

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