Cheap Juno 60/6/106 Alternative

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Cheap Juno 60/6/106 Alternative

Postby callumhoskin » Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:11 pm

I’m looking for a synth around the £1000 mark. I want to get a Juno 106 but I don’t like that fact that it Disney have an arpeggiator. I like the Juno 60 but can’t quite afford it and the Juno 6 is good but as far as I know you can’t store patches. Is there a synth around the £1000 mark that sounds like a 106 and has an arpeggiator and allows you to store presets??? Would I maybe e able to get an external arpeggiator for a 106???
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Re: Cheap Juno 60/6/106 Alternative

Postby Ashe37 » Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:03 pm

Behringer Deepmind?
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Re: Cheap Juno 60/6/106 Alternative

Postby Z » Thu Sep 27, 2018 2:55 am

The Kiwi106 upgrade adds a step sequencer and arpeggiator (along with a much of other features) to the Juno 106.

As Ashe37 already mentioned, the Behringer DeepMind 12 is loosely based on the Juno 106.

Also, the Roland System 8 comes with a Juno 106 "Plug Out" which is a spot-on emulation of the Juno 106. Its Jupiter 8 Plug Out is rather lacking.
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Re: Cheap Juno 60/6/106 Alternative

Postby meatballfulton » Thu Sep 27, 2018 6:47 pm

There's the old Roland Alpha Juno 1 and 2. No arpeggiator, though, but you do get velocity control and more complex DCO waveforms.

The Behringer Deepmind doesn't sound that much like a Juno, but it's worth a look and listen. There's both a 12 voice version with 49 keys and a cheaper 6 voice version with only 37 keys. Here in the USA, the list price recently dropped by 20% not sure if that has happened in the UK yet.
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