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Behringer to make analog polysynths !

Post by alan partridge » Sun Nov 16, 2014 11:43 pm

First on show in a year's time. Read from page 4, here :

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Re: Behringer to make analog polysynths !

Post by Stab Frenzy » Mon Nov 17, 2014 1:10 am

It was always coming, I just can't expect that it won't be terrible though. Everything they do is a step down from the state of the art in terms of sound, build quality and usability. At least it'll be cheap.

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Re: Behringer to make analog polysynths !

Post by Alex E » Mon Nov 17, 2014 6:36 am

I'm gonna flip my s**t if they actually end up using the name "PHAT-108".
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Re: Behringer to make analog polysynths !

Post by corndogssg » Mon Nov 17, 2014 7:39 am

lol, it will crack me up too

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Re: Behringer to make analog polysynths !

Post by Dr. Phibes » Mon Nov 17, 2014 7:54 am

Who expected Arturia would be the ones to the ones to bring affordable analogue back to the synthesizer market?

Who expected Korg to re-release the Odyssey (eventually)?

Whatever happens, it'll be interesting to see how this turns out.

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Re: Behringer to make analog polysynths !

Post by alan partridge » Mon Nov 17, 2014 11:44 am

I still remember all the years of people saying analog synths would never be made on a large scale again :D
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Post by ppg_wavecomputer » Mon Nov 17, 2014 12:16 pm

I most definitely do not want a Juno-type synthesiser.

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Re: Behringer to make analog polysynths !

Post by zoomtheline » Mon Nov 17, 2014 12:41 pm

Shall we try not to s**t on this before we know any details? ;)

Could be interesting.

Wonder if they'll sell these in Tandy Alan?

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Post by alan partridge » Mon Nov 17, 2014 1:00 pm

I'll be down at Tandy's in Norwich if so ;)

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Re: Behringer to make analog polysynths !

Post by meatballfulton » Mon Nov 17, 2014 1:02 pm

Dr. Phibes wrote:Who expected Arturia would be the ones to the ones to bring affordable analogue back to the synthesizer market?
Analog was never affordable. Unless you count stuff like pAiA kits (Gnome, anyone?), $500 was the cheapest I remember...SH-101...and that was in 1980s dollars.

Volcas, Brutes, etc. are the most affordable analogs ever.
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Re: Behringer to make analog polysynths !

Post by Bitexion » Mon Nov 17, 2014 1:14 pm

Yeah the analogue giants of the early 80s were NOT cheap. $7000 for an OB-8. People seem to think it was easily affordable just because it was "the 80s".

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Re: Behringer to make analog polysynths !

Post by alan partridge » Mon Nov 17, 2014 1:18 pm

However the Junos and JX's were more affordable, and the Alpha Junos were very affordable.. :keys2:
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Re: Behringer to make analog polysynths !

Post by ppg_wavecomputer » Mon Nov 17, 2014 2:25 pm

Bitexion wrote:Yeah the analogue giants of the early 80s were NOT cheap. $7000 for an OB-8. People seem to think it was easily affordable just because it was "the 80s".
By today's standards, cocaine was a lot cheaper in the 1980s, too.

I couldn't even afford any of the Junos, Polsixes, JXs, Bits, Siels etc. Couldn't afford cocaine either (though I didn't care much about that).

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Re: Behringer to make analog polysynths !

Post by Percivale » Mon Nov 17, 2014 2:37 pm

Why not? Let's wait for it :)

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Re: Behringer to make analog polysynths !

Post by sourwookie » Mon Nov 17, 2014 2:43 pm

I remember coming across an April Fools prank online about 10 years ago with Behringer announcing a $300 analog.

Whatever they do, I wouldn't be opposed to a hybrid or a VA. Behringer isn't exactly known for tight QC, and getting away from analog relieves them of some of that responsibility. Additionally, a VA would give them a chance to innovate at low-cost, as I would be more interested in seeing something distinct, novel, and new hit the market, than a poly rehash of something in the style of a Minibrute or Bassstation.

Ediit: Found the original April Fool's Joke: http://musicthing.blogspot.com/2005/04/ ... nalog.html

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