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Rescued a Casio CZ3000

Postby Max Websta » Thu Nov 24, 2011 9:08 pm

Someone at my band rehearsal space tossed out a Casio CZ3000. It has a half broken key and is missing a hand full of screws. I plugged it in and powered up! It's 100% functional minus the broken key. There are some fun sounds in this thing! There's an on board chorus and ring mod. ! can make some cool samples for my Solaris from this!
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Re: Rescued a Casio CZ3000

Postby Cumulus » Fri Nov 25, 2011 1:13 am

Nothing better than a free synth. Congrats!
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Re: Rescued a Casio CZ3000

Postby Dano » Fri Nov 25, 2011 4:57 am

Nice! :)
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Re: Rescued a Casio CZ3000

Postby georgemarauder » Fri Nov 25, 2011 6:05 pm

Nice. The CZ like of synths are great. You can make all types of cool, unique sounds on them once you learn how to program it. The presets are generally 80s c**p though. Just ignore them and make your own. Have fun.
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Re: Rescued a Casio CZ3000

Postby Max Websta » Wed Nov 30, 2011 7:50 pm

Max Websta wrote: ! can make some cool samples for my Solaris from this!


Scratch that.The Solaris arrived on Monday. The CZ3000 is a mere toy in comparison.
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Re: Rescued a Casio CZ3000

Postby aredj » Wed Nov 30, 2011 11:32 pm

Toss it.
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Re: Rescued a Casio CZ3000

Postby Ashe37 » Thu Dec 01, 2011 10:01 am

I'll give ya $50 for it :P
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Re: Rescued a Casio CZ3000

Postby CZ Rider » Thu Dec 01, 2011 12:15 pm

Max Websta wrote:Scratch that.The Solaris arrived on Monday. The CZ3000 is a mere toy in comparison.

You can still make some unique sounds with a CZ, like no other synth can. So it will always have it's place. I get the best guitar lead sounds from mine and do not have another synth that can take it's place. Here is a sample with the 80's original preset for guitar. Nothing but a Casio lead with some Moog bass with a Simmons. Those Casio's scream! :shock:
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Re: Rescued a Casio CZ3000

Postby Dano » Fri Dec 02, 2011 1:25 am

CZ Rider wrote:
Max Websta wrote:Scratch that.The Solaris arrived on Monday. The CZ3000 is a mere toy in comparison.

You can still make some unique sounds with a CZ, like no other synth can. So it will always have it's place. I get the best guitar lead sounds from mine and do not have another synth that can take it's place. Here is a sample with the 80's original preset for guitar. Nothing but a Casio lead with some Moog bass with a Simmons. Those Casio's scream! :shock:


Wow - That is impressive! :guitar: :thumbsup:
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Re: Rescued a Casio CZ3000

Postby Max Websta » Tue Dec 06, 2011 1:35 am

Ashe37 wrote:I'll give ya $50 for it :P


Thanks for the offer, but I already passed it on to a band member.
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Re: Rescued a Casio CZ3000

Postby Ashe37 » Tue Dec 06, 2011 7:27 am

:P
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Re: Rescued a Casio CZ3000

Postby Horace » Wed Dec 07, 2011 7:33 am

CZ Rider wrote:
Max Websta wrote:Scratch that.The Solaris arrived on Monday. The CZ3000 is a mere toy in comparison.

You can still make some unique sounds with a CZ, like no other synth can. So it will always have it's place. I get the best guitar lead sounds from mine and do not have another synth that can take it's place. Here is a sample with the 80's original preset for guitar. Nothing but a Casio lead with some Moog bass with a Simmons. Those Casio's scream! :shock:


Yeah. You may have just sold me on that CZ3000. I have an Casio MT65 that was just shamed hardcore. I feel bad for it now.
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