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Pocket Piano ... instant NES arps...

Post by Stalfosia » Wed Nov 03, 2010 7:16 pm

http://www.critterandguitari.com/content/pocket-piano

Looks really cool. Shame no Midi...
but nice lil toy for NES like melodies & sound effects.
Just ordered one!
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edit... Looks like they just sold out! :shock:


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Post by ryryoftokyo » Thu Nov 04, 2010 7:10 pm

Well, nobody else seems to care, but I think this is freakin sweet...
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Post by Kidney05 » Thu Nov 04, 2010 7:12 pm

ryryoftokyo wrote:Well, nobody else seems to care, but I think this is freakin sweet...
it's really cool, but it's too damn expensive. it's 100 bucks more than a monotron, and they're kinda similar.

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Post by Automatic Gainsay » Thu Nov 04, 2010 8:24 pm

I have to say that that thing is kind of charming.
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Post by tekkentool » Fri Nov 05, 2010 12:01 am

It's certainly charming, and the guy certainly knows how to use the thing well...

It's just not for me :)

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Post by Automatic Gainsay » Fri Nov 05, 2010 12:19 am

tekkentool wrote:It's just not for me :)
Well, not so much for me, either. I think of all of the functionality they could have added, but no... it had to be an arpeggiator. But still. I did like the tone of it. I also like the aesthetics... somehow, the irritating little buttons being made of wood negates the fact that they're irritating little buttons. ;)
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Post by StepLogik » Fri Nov 05, 2010 1:09 am

that guy in the demo video can play the h**l outta that thing!

i can see this being popular among the chiptune crowd. it has "that sound".

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Post by Sir Ruff » Fri Nov 05, 2010 2:22 am

StepLogik wrote:that guy in the demo video can play the h**l outta that thing!

i can see this being popular among the chiptune crowd. it has "that sound".
yeah, it does look cool, but ditto on the too $$ front. I could buy MANY small casios and yamahas for that much... and most of them have built in DRUM MACHINES!
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Post by Automatic Gainsay » Fri Nov 05, 2010 3:07 am

Sir Ruff wrote:DRUM MACHINES!
I think you mean "drum machines." :wink:
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Post by Sir Ruff » Fri Nov 05, 2010 3:16 am

Automatic Gainsay wrote:
Sir Ruff wrote:DRUM MACHINES!
I think you mean "drum machines." :wink:
well, some do have user programmable rhythms, so I would be generalizing (but not totally wrong) to call them that rather than RHYTHM UNITS!!!! :lol:
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Post by skweeegor » Fri Nov 05, 2010 3:18 am

BEAT THANGS!!

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