How many hardware synths do you own?

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How many hardware synths do you own?

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14
9%
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Re: How many hardware synths do you own?

Post by Zamise » Wed Oct 22, 2014 10:51 pm

[tr][td=border:1px solid #cccccc] 1. [/td][td]RS7000[/td][/tr] [tr][td=border:1px solid #cccccc] 2. [/td][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]RS7000[/td][/tr] [tr][td=border:1px solid #cccccc] 3. [/td][td]Sirius[/td][/tr] [tr][td=border:1px solid #cccccc] 4. [/td][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]MiniBrute[/td][/tr] [tr][td=border:1px solid #cccccc] 5. [/td][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]OB-SX[/td][/tr] [tr][td=border:1px solid #cccccc] 6. [/td][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]CS-15[/td][/tr] [tr][td=border:1px solid #cccccc] 7. [/td][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]Maestro[/td][/tr] [tr][td=border:1px solid #cccccc] 8. [/td][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]Oddy mkII[/td][/tr] [tr][td=border:1px solid #cccccc] 9. [/td][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]Rhodes 73 /w Fender Mustang II FX(selling)[/td][/tr] [tr][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]10. [/td][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]CS2X[/td][/tr] [tr][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]11.[/td][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]AN1X[/td][/tr] [tr][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]12.[/td][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]AN200[/td][/tr] [tr][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]13.[/td][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]DX200[/td][/tr] [tr][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]14.[/td][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]ESX1[/td][/tr] [tr][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]15.[/td][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]Micron[/td][/tr] [tr][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]16.[/td][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]QY70[/td][/tr] [tr][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]17.[/td][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]tb-303[/td][/tr] [tr][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]18.[/td][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]Spectralis (being sold)[/td][/tr] [tr][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]19.[/td][td=border:1px solid #cccccc]tb-3[/td][/tr]
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Re: How many hardware synths do you own?

Post by sequentialsoftshock » Thu Oct 23, 2014 12:34 am

Lucky guy
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Re: How many hardware synths do you own?

Post by jxalex » Sat Dec 17, 2016 1:24 pm

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Re: How many hardware synths do you own?

Post by commodorejohn » Sun Dec 18, 2016 8:08 am

Hmm, let's see what the current roster is:

Akai MPC-2000

(ARP) Rhodes Chroma Polaris *

Casio CZ-5000

DK Synergy*

E-mu Emax
E-mu Proteus/2
E-mu Proteus MPS *

Ensoniq SQ-80

Korg MS-20 Mini
Korg ARP Odyssey
Korg DW-8000 *
Korg M1
Korg 03/RW

Roland SH-09 ^
Roland JX-10
Roland HS-80
Roland D-50
Roland MT-32
Roland SC-55k

SCI Prophet-600 (w/Teensy mod) ^

Yamaha DX7
Yamaha DX7-IIFD
Yamaha V50
Yamaha SY22
Yamaha TG33
Yamaha RX15 ^

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^ some issues
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Re: How many hardware synths do you own?

Post by gcoudert » Sun Dec 18, 2016 10:25 am

My Rick Wakeman days are over. I only have two and they're pretty much identical except for the keyboard size/type and the expansion cards in one of them. Perfect for what I do and for my back.
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Re: How many hardware synths do you own?

Post by jxalex » Sun Dec 18, 2016 10:50 am

commodorejohn wrote:Hmm, let's see what the current roster is:


SCI Prophet-600 (w/Teensy mod) ^


^ some issues
out of curiosity, what are the issues that Prophet-600 has ? Is it related to teensy modification, or actually overall generic problems?

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Re: How many hardware synths do you own?

Post by commodorejohn » Sun Dec 18, 2016 4:32 pm

No, unrelated - the Teensy mod hasn't given me any problems. The issue is that voice 1 will, depending on the phase of the moon, get oscillator cross-mod stuck on even on patches that don't use it, so one key can sound anything from tonally different to drastically out of tune. It's been suggested to me that this is an issue with the 4016 chip for that voice, and I've got a replacement, I just need to make the time to get it installed...
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Re: How many hardware synths do you own?

Post by clubbedtodeath » Thu Dec 29, 2016 9:15 pm

Eight at the moment:
Korg MS20
KARP Odyssey
Arturia MiniBrute SE
DSI Evolver
Oberheim Matrix 6
Waldorf Blofeld
Nord Lead 2
Novation KS4

Thinking of replacing the last three with a Studiologic Sledge 2; the Matrix 6 is staying for the biscuit-buttery pads.

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Re: How many hardware synths do you own?

Post by sw_hunt » Thu Dec 29, 2016 10:25 pm

Moog Voyager
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Korg Oddysey x 2
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Re: How many hardware synths do you own?

Post by minime123 » Thu Dec 29, 2016 11:29 pm

why does it stop at only 36+?
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Re: How many hardware synths do you own?

Post by Z » Fri Dec 30, 2016 12:35 am

minime123 wrote:why does it stop at only 36+?
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No doubt. Where's 100+?
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Re: How many hardware synths do you own?

Post by stf-ran » Fri Dec 30, 2016 3:41 am

I'm down to 8 hardware synths. But they're very nice, versatile machines. I've been coming to the conclusion that what you own or are working with doesn't really matter. YOU are what is hopefully making the music, not your machines. My goal is to transcend my gear and make something beyond them. Now that's a lofty goal, but something I aspire to. Now how many presets does the new Roland System 8 hold?

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Re: How many hardware synths do you own?

Post by Z » Fri Dec 30, 2016 2:26 pm

stf-ran wrote: Now how many presets does the new Roland System 8 hold?
64 for System 8 mode and 64 for each plug out. That'd be 256 if you have all 3 plug out slots filled.
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Re: How many hardware synths do you own?

Post by Solderman » Fri Dec 30, 2016 4:35 pm

12 - There's 10 in my gear list, plus a Kurzweil K2vx workstation and a Korg X5DR half-rack rompler module. Only 5 get any use now.
There will never be a modular. There may never be another polyphonic either. This hobby is just too expensive and I don't have the space anymore.

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Re: How many hardware synths do you own?

Post by jxalex » Sat Dec 31, 2016 1:05 am

Solderman wrote:12 - There's 10 in my gear list, plus a Kurzweil K2vx workstation and a Korg X5DR half-rack rompler module. Only 5 get any use now.
There will never be a modular. There may never be another polyphonic either. This hobby is just too expensive and I don't have the space anymore.
WHAT? How can you say that you have not room? its only 10 synthesizers and no modulars.
(---. that was my first reaction.) Now when I read calm way -- did you just meant "having no space" in a means for _modular_ synth only?

I dont have modulars, becouse otherwise it would eat up all my time. however I plan to get some FM rack synths TX81z and TG77, TG33 if possible. Put mostly the overpricing in e-bay has set a point for my G.A.S.
There is something what I want to obtain, but there is really nothing, no synth.
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