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Roland V-Synths

Post by yamaha22 » Sat May 10, 2014 7:34 am

just wondering opinions on the better model

original

gt

or xt

i like the idea of buying keys but i read somewhere that the xt has a vocoder?

help thanks

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Re: Roland V-Synths

Post by the synthman » Sat May 10, 2014 9:58 am

Check out the Roland clan forum, there's tons of info about all versions of the V's on there

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Re: Roland V-Synths

Post by Black Tomorrow » Sat May 10, 2014 10:14 am

As far as the vocoder function goes, all 3 versions can do it, IIRC. The XT and GT have it built in. The original requires a VC-2 card, which has become rather hard to find and expensive if you do find it.
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Re: Roland V-Synths

Post by pflosi » Sat May 10, 2014 11:16 am

Lots of love for the V-Synths around this forum, there's a couple of threads - use the search engine.

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Post by vladimotor » Sun May 11, 2014 3:40 pm

I think the original has better interface of all 3. Xt has vc-1(virtual d-50) built in. The vc-1 card can be added to original.

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Post by Black Tomorrow » Mon May 12, 2014 7:14 am

vladimotor wrote:I think the original has better interface of all 3. Xt has vc-1(virtual d-50) built in. The vc-1 card can be added to original.
Good point. The VC-1 (virtual D-50) and VC-2 (vocal designer) can be added to the original if you can find (and afford) them. The XT has them both built in. The GT has the VC-2 built in but NOT the VC-1, and there's no way to add it.
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Re: Roland V-Synths

Post by madtheory » Mon May 12, 2014 9:18 am

Wrong, XT and GT have the D50 and the Vocoder built in.

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Post by Black Tomorrow » Mon May 12, 2014 11:06 am

Do they? I thought I read somewhere that the GT didn't have the D50. Well, I can't remember where I read it, which probably translates to "somewhere on the internet." And I've only used the original. My apologies if I gave erroneous info.
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