ARP multisynths: Quartet vs Omni II

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ARP multisynths: Quartet vs Omni II

Post by LucB » Sat Jul 25, 2009 1:57 pm


Many offers came in for the SH-2000 and CS-5 i had FS/FT. Right now, someone with a Delta flaked (nooooooo) and now two people are offering me somewhat similar multisynths with divide-down architecture, both ARP.

So, what do you think of the Quartet (or siel orchestra) and what do you think of the omni II? I kind of have a preference for the Omni II, but i'm willing to hear anything.


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Re: ARP multisynths: Quartet vs Omni II

Post by rhino » Sat Jul 25, 2009 8:31 pm

I've got a Quartet in the shop right now. Pretty good strings , poor brass, lousy piano. Organ is a fair pipeorgan tone but no B3 sounds. I've kicked it up some with a brass resonance knob, and an octive-down switch. Also i've put on seperate outs for brass, organ, and piano so you can do some effects to bring out the best on each sound.
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Re: ARP multisynths: Quartet vs Omni II

Post by plikestechno » Tue Jul 28, 2009 12:48 am

Omni II all day. Quartet ist poop.
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