What was the most expensive Synth you ever bought?

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Re: What was the most expensive Synth you ever bought?

Post by Phollop Willing PA » Thu Feb 17, 2011 8:55 pm

aXL wrote:If we're strict about what we call a 'synth', it's the Moog LP.
If not, it's the Nord Electro 3.
This raises an interesting point. If it were up to me, I'd call the digital ones 'emulators' and the analogue ones 'synthesizers' and hybrids could be called 'hybrids' or 'synthmulators'.
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Re: What was the most expensive Synth you ever bought?

Post by heroesforghosts » Thu Feb 17, 2011 11:26 pm

My Andromeda cost me 2800.00, new at the time.

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Re: What was the most expensive Synth you ever bought?

Post by megamanx » Fri Feb 18, 2011 11:05 pm

My Moog LP, I had to sell a bunch of stuff to buy this one...

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Re: What was the most expensive Synth you ever bought?

Post by plikestechno » Mon Oct 31, 2011 10:45 pm

The modular obviously. But the most I've ever thrown down at once was 3k for the Blue Voice panel for my Serge.
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Re: What was the most expensive Synth you ever bought?

Post by synthparts » Tue Nov 01, 2011 2:02 am

It was Serge for me too but $10K for 8 panels back in 1999. Wasn't sure it was that great a deal back then but now it seems very cheap. :D
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Re: What was the most expensive Synth you ever bought?

Post by skizzle » Tue Nov 01, 2011 4:36 am

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Re: What was the most expensive Synth you ever bought?

Post by V301H » Tue Nov 01, 2011 4:46 pm

My most expensive Synth was the Oberheim Matrix 12 which I bought brand new for $3099 in 1985 dollars. Seemed like a really good deal at the time.
My most expensive piece of gear was the Roland S-770 Sampler which I bought new for over $5000. Now it's worth maybe $200.
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Re: What was the most expensive Synth you ever bought?

Post by DLovas » Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:42 am

for me my Fizmo Keyboard\

got it for 1000 flat pretty much... not that much - but still its the most i've spent on a synth - although my an1x and jp8000 add up to a little more than that...

those are 2 units tho.

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Re: What was the most expensive Synth you ever bought?

Post by Sexor » Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:49 am

€1000 for my Jupiter-6 in 2008 (including a flightcase).

Tied in first place with my MS20 for €1000 the same year (same month even! Haven't had money since, actually!).
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Re: What was the most expensive Synth you ever bought?

Post by lazerface » Wed Nov 02, 2011 3:52 am

paid $1800 for a new Moog Little Phatty just over a year ago
that was just before the Aus dollar got awesome and the RRP dropped to around $1400 here (facepalm)

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Re: What was the most expensive Synth you ever bought?

Post by stillearning » Wed Nov 02, 2011 4:45 am

Arp Quadra. New.
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Re: What was the most expensive Synth you ever bought?

Post by krzeppa » Wed Nov 02, 2011 4:02 pm

New Virus TI2

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Re: What was the most expensive Synth you ever bought?

Post by georgemarauder » Wed Nov 02, 2011 5:50 pm

Most expensive I've bought was a tie between a Jupiter 6 and an Arp Odyssey, each bought for $1250 a year back. I flipped them both and made a nice profit off them, especially the Jup6 which sold for $1950, making it my biggest single sale profit ever.

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Re: What was the most expensive Synth you ever bought?

Post by bad andy » Thu Nov 03, 2011 7:13 pm

I think for me, it was my Trinity+ back in '96 for $2200 or so.

Glad I was able to get all my other stuff for relative bargains though ;)

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Re: What was the most expensive Synth you ever bought?

Post by Betterthanprozac » Thu Nov 03, 2011 8:13 pm

A new MEK for $900. I am reticent to gig it.

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