Prophet-6 V OB-6 ?

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Prophet-6 V OB-6 ?

Postby knolan » Tue Jan 23, 2018 1:43 pm

Anyone own or tried out both the Prophet 6 and the OB-6? How do they compare / contrast?

The price difference is quite large - I wonder why?

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Re: Prophet-6 V OB-6 ?

Postby Ashe37 » Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:44 pm

The price difference here is $100 or so.
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Re: Prophet-6 V OB-6 ?

Postby Tidda » Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:07 pm

More than €500 difference. Very strange.
Funny thing is, a while back it was the other way around:
Now: Prophet~6 €3099, OB-6 €2555
A while back: OB-6 €2644, Prophet~6 €2333

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Re: Prophet-6 V OB-6 ?

Postby Z » Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:52 pm

I haven't tried the Prophet 6, but I've got an OB-6.

The P6 has traditional 4 pole low-pass filter whereas the OB-6 has 2 pole variable state filter. What sold me on the OB-6 is the ability to modulate the filter state via LFO or after touch. You hear a little bit of LFO modulating the filter state in this improv video I made:
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