Name your all-battery-operated synth setup

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Re: Name your all-battery-operated synth setup

Post by atom » Wed May 12, 2010 11:17 am

Chimera Synthesis BC16, the only battery powered modular synth.
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Re: Name your all-battery-operated synth setup

Post by xenomorph313 » Fri May 14, 2010 6:37 am

Problem solved!

Got a DS lite w/ Korg DS-10+ for my birthday

Its funny how much it reminds me of Neil Landstrumm's old stuff on Peacefrog.

He must have used the real MS-10 on his "Brown by August" EP back in the day.

My DS's skin is even silver to match my TR-606! 8-)
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Re: Name your all-battery-operated synth setup

Post by crystalmsc » Fri May 14, 2010 10:55 am

xenomorph313 wrote:Problem solved!

Got a DS lite w/ Korg DS-10+ for my birthday

Its funny how much it reminds me of Neil Landstrumm's old stuff on Peacefrog.

He must have used the real MS-10 on his "Brown by August" EP back in the day.

My DS's skin is even silver to match my TR-606! 8-)
Great to hear it! Mind to share some pictures of the two :)
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Re: Name your all-battery-operated synth setup

Post by xenomorph313 » Fri May 14, 2010 4:52 pm

DS-606

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Knob settings for that "neil landstrumm" "peacefrog" sound:
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Post by MIDI_Thru_Kid » Fri Sep 17, 2010 8:17 pm

Don't forget the TR-505! haha
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Re: Name your all-battery-operated synth setup

Post by sequentialsoftshock » Fri Sep 17, 2010 9:14 pm

No one has mentioned the DR 55 yet. And isn't the 808 capable of being powered by batteries??
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Re: Name your all-battery-operated synth setup

Post by Synthaholic » Sat Sep 18, 2010 12:12 am

No one's mentioned the Yamaha DX100 yet?

During the summer I would take it out back poolside and noodle on it with headphones.

I used to do the same with a Microkorg but I sold that.
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Re: Name your all-battery-operated synth setup

Post by ninja6485 » Sat Sep 18, 2010 12:31 am

i actually lost power last year for a few days, and was reduced to using just my 606 & 101. do-able, but it was limmited to just jamming and making little sequences because i couldn't record anything due to no computer. after that, i wished more of my gear was batterypowered.

and i kind of like the microkorg a bit better now that i know it runs on batteries...
This looks like a psychotropic reaction. No wonder it's so popular...

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Re: Name your all-battery-operated synth setup

Post by Cumulus » Sun Sep 19, 2010 1:15 am

xenomorph313 wrote:
Cumulus wrote:Here is part of my battery-operated set up.

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Oh......my.........:drool:

Wow cumulus thanks for those great pics. Which casio is the one with the little grey knobs? Is that the MT-700?

Geez, the build quality of the Nintendo DS must be horrid. There are about a zillion "AS-IS" units on Ebay right now....
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Re: Name your all-battery-operated synth setup

Post by tekkentool » Sun Sep 19, 2010 2:19 am

battery powered laptop :P

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Re: Name your all-battery-operated synth setup

Post by tom Cadillac » Sun Sep 19, 2010 1:15 pm

Xio 25 and pignose - I'v taken this camping a few times.
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Re: Name your all-battery-operated synth setup

Post by StepLogik » Sun Sep 19, 2010 3:46 pm

i don't think the QY-100 has been mentioned. for such a small module, it is quite powerful. decent FX which can also process the aux input. enough polyphony to build a relatively complex tune.

the sequencer is somewhat wonky, but once you understand it you can build up a tune very quickly.

the mini-keyboard is also quite usable for tapping in notes.

i use the QY-100 a lot when traveling. its fun to pass the time on a plane and it fits on the tray on the even the tiny regional jets. i also take my QY-100 to coffee shops, bars, etc. as a bonus, its quite a conversation piece.

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Re: Name your all-battery-operated synth setup

Post by Pro5 » Wed Sep 22, 2010 3:36 am

Synthaholic wrote:No one's mentioned the Yamaha DX100 yet?

During the summer I would take it out back poolside and noodle on it with headphones.

I used to do the same with a Microkorg but I sold that.

Yeah DX100 cool little 4OP! Looks nice and purposeful (good for learning BASIC FM theory on too)

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Re: Name your all-battery-operated synth setup

Post by ninja6485 » Wed Sep 22, 2010 3:50 am

tekkentool wrote:battery powered laptop :P
i actually have one as my "studio computer" it's a rain livebook. wasn't as helpful durring the power outage as i had hoped...i'm still waiting for a notebook that takes AA's...or at least c or d's... :lol:
This looks like a psychotropic reaction. No wonder it's so popular...

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Re: Name your all-battery-operated synth setup

Post by novielo » Wed Sep 22, 2010 4:41 am

ninja6485 wrote:
tekkentool wrote:battery powered laptop :P
i actually have one as my "studio computer" it's a rain livebook. wasn't as helpful durring the power outage as i had hoped...i'm still waiting for a notebook that takes AA's...or at least c or d's... :lol:

in fact i still have an old 486 laptop that is only use for g1 editor. the external psu died and i found my way out by pluging another psu right in the battery terminal. when i opened it up i found out that it was actual bateries half way between aa's and c's, ni-cd.
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