What synth have you bought more than once?

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Re: What synth have you bought more than once?

Post by philip » Thu Nov 03, 2011 12:41 pm

jx-8p x 5

and that is so weird

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Re: What synth have you bought more than once?

Post by vladimotor » Thu Nov 03, 2011 12:54 pm

Bought Korg MicroX twice, both broke within days :cry:

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Re: What synth have you bought more than once?

Post by danbroad » Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:26 pm

i have a love hate relationship with the Virus TI. I've bought 4 and sold 4.
Aside from that, I have bought a Motif XS twice, I should never have sold the first one. Unlike the Virus, the XS has something that no other hardware workstation has, which is the arranger functions for spontaneous playing. Effectively Yamaha made the Motif into a Tyros, whilst keeping the workstation cool and the sample functions.

I have played a M3 and a Jupiter80, and they're still behind on this. Maybe the Kronos has caught up, but KARMA isnt as useable as the programmable 4-part arpeggiator, despite being more flexible on paper... the reason I sold the M3 was that Korg never implemented user arps, despite even Steven Kay asking that they do so. KARMA is a world beater if you get - and learn - the software that programs it.

I might very well buy another Moog phatty, but this time it'll be a slim.
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Re: What synth have you bought more than once?

Post by Hybrid88 » Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:19 pm

vladimotor wrote:Bought Korg MicroX twice, both broke within days :cry:
Oh no, what happened? :?

I tried one out in a store a while ago and really liked some of the sounds that thing had, but I will admit the build quality isn't the best. Particularly the knobs seemed very flimsy.

But personally, the only things I've bought two of were to get another one in better condition to replace it with - the SH-101 and the System 100 model 101. ;)

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Re: What synth have you bought more than once?

Post by vladimotor » Fri Nov 04, 2011 4:06 am

Stay away from MicroX, the idea is cool but, it is a total s**t, joystick breaks, dial wheel breaks(the only way to dial patches), goes out of tune...99% of MicroXs breaks within days or months.

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Re: What synth have you bought more than once?

Post by Nannerfan » Fri Nov 04, 2011 6:25 am

TR-606 (3) sold one, gave away modded one with a click for a kick... and gave one to someone as a bday gift

Alpha Juno (2) had the Juno 1, sold it.. recently got a Juno-2

Roland D-50 (2) sold the D-50, .. got a D-550 years later after selling the JD's and JV's.

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Re: What synth have you bought more than once?

Post by tallowwaters » Fri Nov 04, 2011 2:33 pm

vladimotor wrote:Stay away from MicroX, the idea is cool but, it is a total s**t, joystick breaks, dial wheel breaks(the only way to dial patches), goes out of tune...99% of MicroXs breaks within days or months.
Is this statistic straight from Korg or based on your own professional research?

:roll:
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Re: What synth have you bought more than once?

Post by Phollop Willing PA » Fri Nov 04, 2011 3:21 pm

tallowwaters wrote:
vladimotor wrote:Stay away from MicroX, the idea is cool but, it is a total s**t, joystick breaks, dial wheel breaks(the only way to dial patches), goes out of tune...99% of MicroXs breaks within days or months.
Is this statistic straight from Korg or based on your own professional research?

:roll:
Actually there's a thread here:

http://acapella.harmony-central.com/sho ... -review%29

which discusses in part, the build issue of the Micro X.
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Re: What synth have you bought more than once?

Post by tallowwaters » Sat Nov 05, 2011 2:07 pm

Oh, Harmony Central, the world's barometer for reality.
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Re: What synth have you bought more than once?

Post by shaft9000 » Sat Nov 05, 2011 6:22 pm

JP-8 x3
k-station x2
waldorf pulse x3 (the same unit, even)
micron x2
2600.solus.modcan a.eurorack.cs60.JP8.Juno6.A6.sunsyn.volcakeys.jd990.tb303.x0xb0x.revolution.
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Re: What synth have you bought more than once?

Post by Phollop Willing PA » Sat Nov 05, 2011 6:27 pm

tallowwaters wrote:Oh, Harmony Central, the world's barometer for reality.
Unlike VSE ;)
shaft9000 wrote:...
waldorf pulse x3 (the same unit, even)...
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Re: What synth have you bought more than once?

Post by Push-Pull » Mon Nov 21, 2011 5:27 pm

MS20 x 2 (still have 1)
SH09 x 2 (still have 1)
EX5 x 2 (still have 1)
SY77 x 3 (still have 1)
Proteus1 x 2 (still have 2)
DW-8000 x 3 (sold)
D-550 x 2 (sold)
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Re: What synth have you bought more than once?

Post by silikon » Mon Nov 21, 2011 5:32 pm

Viscount / Oberheim OB-12.

Everything else I've not sold/re-purchased, and selling the OB-12 taught me a hard lesson. :)
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Re: What synth have you bought more than once?

Post by themilford » Mon Nov 21, 2011 5:50 pm

Roalnd RS-09...

Poly-800, if you consider the EX-800.

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Re: What synth have you bought more than once?

Post by bochelli » Mon Nov 21, 2011 7:18 pm

Multimoog x 5 2 kept
Micromoog x 3 3 kept
polymoog x 40 20 kept
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