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Help me to ID the synth

Post by philip » Sun Jun 01, 2014 12:44 am

Hi, What's that?



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Re: Help me to ID the synth

Post by yorgatron » Sun Jun 01, 2014 2:15 am

I don't know, and I don't want to know. :shock:

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Re: Help me to ID the synth

Post by tim gueguen » Sun Jun 01, 2014 2:21 am

Telling us who the musician is might help.
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Re: Help me to ID the synth

Post by Bitexion » Sun Jun 01, 2014 7:02 am

kinda looks like bon jovi in the late 80s. And there seems to be a huge crowd.

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Re: Help me to ID the synth

Post by philip » Sun Jun 01, 2014 11:54 am

It's Def Leppard, live in Sheffield.

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Re: Help me to ID the synth

Post by Synthetech » Sun Jun 01, 2014 2:25 pm

Looks like a MIDI controller.. back of it looks like it only has a MIDI out and perhaps 1 sustain pedal hooked up to it.

What year was the pic taken?

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Re: Help me to ID the synth

Post by Bitexion » Sun Jun 01, 2014 6:00 pm

live in Sheffield was released in 1993. It's a concert film. Could be any midi keyboard i guess..were there so many around back then?

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Re: Help me to ID the synth

Post by philip » Sun Jun 01, 2014 6:17 pm

I'm pretty sure this is a synth, there'a a card slot with a card you can see in the bottom this pic.

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Re: Help me to ID the synth

Post by vicd » Sun Jun 01, 2014 6:20 pm

Roland's JV30 (or JV35, or JV50 - whichever fits the dates).

I don't like the drums, but the drums like me!

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Re: Help me to ID the synth

Post by philip » Sun Jun 01, 2014 7:34 pm

vicd wrote:Roland's JV30 (or JV35, or JV50 - whichever fits the dates).
Точно он, спасибо.

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Re: Help me to ID the synth

Post by Z » Sun Jun 01, 2014 8:02 pm

Roland JV-35
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Re: Help me to ID the synth

Post by Bitexion » Sun Jun 01, 2014 8:15 pm

Seems we have a match.

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"A simple, GM/GS synthesizer keyboard, the JV-35 shares the exact same synth engine as the JV-50 - the only difference between the two is the Standard MIDI File playback capability on the JV-50 through its built-in 3-1/2" disk drive.
The interface is clear and very intuitive. The controls are clearly labeled, most features are accessible at just the touch of a button, and the parameters can be set through sliders.

However, there's not much that can be set when it comes to changing the sounds - you're pretty much stuck with what they programmed into the keyboard.

Comments About the Sounds:
The JV-35 shares a lot of the same sounds as the SC-55 Sound Canvas. The sounds are thin and weak compared to the higher numbered JV synths (JV-80/880, 90, etc.)"

From sonicstate. It's not listed on VSE.

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Re: Help me to ID the synth

Post by Synthetech » Mon Jun 02, 2014 12:11 am

LOL.

Wow. Def Leppard was using that POS??

I had one of those back around '98. Hated it.

Maybe he's using it as a controller mainly.. like I ended up doing with my JV30, instead of using the voices from it.. since it still looks like he only has a MIDI cable and the power cable hooked up to it.

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Re: Help me to ID the synth

Post by Bitexion » Mon Jun 02, 2014 3:52 am

DL isn't a very synth-based rock band, they were more about dual guitar soundscapes (and lots and lots of vocal harmonies, which they surprisingly pull off well live aswell).

The synth is more sitting in the background as an extra layer. They didn't do the crazy neoclassical keyboard solos like Malmsteen and co back in the day. So I guess they wouldn't need a whole bunch of big keyboards on stage to show off.

You can see the entire show here, it was released in 93 as a 1hr VHS highlights tape, but has been rereleased as a DVD later with more songs.


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