Wow..Just got a VCS 3

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Wow..Just got a VCS 3

Post by sam » Mon Jan 23, 2012 10:44 pm

Sorry I had to shout it out...Cost me a bloody fortune..

Got to work out how it works..Try to get a normal sound out of it at least.
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Re: Wow..Just got a VCS 3

Post by madtheory » Mon Jan 23, 2012 10:55 pm

Wow. Post sounds or it didn't happen. ;)

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Re: Wow..Just got a VCS 3

Post by space6oy » Mon Jan 23, 2012 10:58 pm

also tell us how much a bloody fortune was. 8-)

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Re: Wow..Just got a VCS 3

Post by JJQ » Tue Jan 24, 2012 12:59 am

Wow. Congratulations!!!
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Re: Wow..Just got a VCS 3

Post by tekkentool » Tue Jan 24, 2012 1:33 am

madtheory wrote:Wow. Post sounds or it didn't happen. ;)
this

space6oy wrote:also tell us how much a bloody fortune was. 8-)
Also this.


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And some of these would do nicely ;)

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Re: Wow..Just got a VCS 3

Post by theotherleadingbrand » Tue Jan 24, 2012 2:16 am

you just reminded me of that auction. I hope you're not in that range. I don't know what the two synths go for comparatively, but at least the seller seems to offer free shipping.

Sorry. I tried to copy the e-Bay link to here but couldn't get it sorted out.
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Re: Wow..Just got a VCS 3

Post by space6oy » Tue Jan 24, 2012 2:26 am

you use the item number, not the url.

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Re: Wow..Just got a VCS 3

Post by Sweep » Tue Jan 24, 2012 10:14 pm

Congratulations. Great synth, of course, though incredibly highly priced now.

A Mark II VCS3 was the synth I learned on, many years ago, so I always have a soft spot for them.

It may be worth looking at this forum (if you haven't already): http://forum.thesynthi.de/index.php? The people on there are very knowledgeable and helpful.

You mentioned finding out how it works. Do you have the original documentation? There was an EMS booklet with various `experiments' and discussion of what's happening. It's available online somewhere. If you need further details I or the people at the Synthi forum can help.
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Re: Wow..Just got a VCS 3

Post by theotherleadingbrand » Tue Jan 24, 2012 11:12 pm

space6oy wrote:you use the item number, not the url.
So noted. I'll have to try that next time.
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Re: Wow..Just got a VCS 3

Post by mrfang » Mon Jan 30, 2012 5:26 pm

Sweep wrote: It may be worth looking at this forum (if you haven't already): http://forum.thesynthi.de/index.php? The people on there are very knowledgeable and helpful.
Does anyone have an email address for a Synthi forum admin? I've tried to register several times but it never gets approved. There's a lengthy Board FAQ that says to contact a board administrator with any questions, but an email address is never given and "the team" link at the bottom of each page is only viewable if you're already registered.

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Re: Wow..Just got a VCS 3

Post by cgren72 » Tue Jan 31, 2012 6:10 pm

its a "high class" society lol.

you paid for a vcs3, that sucks that its so difficult to join a forum

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Re: Wow..Just got a VCS 3

Post by Sweep » Wed Feb 01, 2012 9:15 pm

mrfang - I've sent you a PM for an email address for you. I'll pass that on to the Synthi site administrator for him to sort the problem out.
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Re: Wow..Just got a VCS 3

Post by Explorer » Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:59 pm

mrfang wrote:
Sweep wrote: It may be worth looking at this forum (if you haven't already): http://forum.thesynthi.de/index.php? The people on there are very knowledgeable and helpful.
Does anyone have an email address for a Synthi forum admin? I've tried to register several times but it never gets approved. There's a lengthy Board FAQ that says to contact a board administrator with any questions, but an email address is never given and "the team" link at the bottom of each page is only viewable if you're already registered.
You can also buy additional items for the EMS Synthis and VCS-3's.
Go to: www.synthi.co.uk

He is also a moderator on the German Synthi user group: www.thesynthi.de

Good luck,

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Re: Wow..Just got a VCS 3

Post by mpa1104 » Tue Feb 14, 2012 9:59 pm

Congrats on this and welcome to many hours of matrix patching, knob twiddling and extraordinary noise making!
+1 to getting onto the synthi forum when the admin problems clear up (odd to hear about that). There are plenty of downloadable documents on the site including the synthi users manual. You'll also find that members range from very brainy techxperts to not-so-brainy musicians who just like making noises (ie, me)
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Re: Wow..Just got a VCS 3

Post by sam » Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:17 pm

Thanks everyone....I have a my second child coming so i have not got too much into it as yet, Although i have a show at the end of March I am thinking of using it live...Maybe..

It cost me 6k with the DK 1....
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