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looking for a multitimbral rack synthesizer

Postby yek » Sun Jul 06, 2008 7:53 pm

i'm looking for a multitimbral rack synthesizer. something to control from my yamaha rs-7000
i don't want something too hard to program and it really doesn't matter when it was made but maybe a hidden gem going for a good price on ebay
maybe at least 4 parts?
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Postby bluedad » Sun Jul 06, 2008 8:00 pm

Well without any info, like what music you're doing or what you expect, I'll just mention this Korg M3r is pretty good, and maybe you can pick it up cheap. http://cgi.ebay.com/KORG-M3R-SOUND-MODULE-WITH-KORG-RPC-08-PERCUSSION-CARD_W0QQitemZ300237310310QQihZ020QQcategoryZ38071QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
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Postby yek » Sun Jul 06, 2008 8:23 pm

that looks a little cheap and not quite what i want
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Postby yek » Sun Jul 06, 2008 8:23 pm

music styles i guess like techno, ambient techno
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Postby Yoozer » Sun Jul 06, 2008 8:26 pm

Novation Nova (there's rack ears for it).

(you didn't specify your budget and you didn't mention if it should be VA or samplebased).
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Postby yek » Sun Jul 06, 2008 8:39 pm

Yoozer wrote:Novation Nova (there's rack ears for it).

(you didn't specify your budget and you didn't mention if it should be VA or samplebased).



oh i guess around 500 dollars,

va i guess but the older synths are all sample based right? it doesn't really matter
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Postby hfinn » Sun Jul 06, 2008 8:56 pm

yek wrote:va i guess but the older synths are all sample based right? it doesn't really matter


No offense, but if it really doesn't matter why are you asking us? search ebay for $500 racks and see what comes up. It sounds like you're asking opinions for what you should get when it sounds like you don't really know/care what it is.... or at least thats the impression I'm picking up...
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Postby tallowwaters » Sun Jul 06, 2008 10:02 pm

Dude, they totally dont make multitimbral rack synths, so you should just, like, give your 500 to a local mental disability charity.
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Postby gcoudert » Sun Jul 06, 2008 10:07 pm

Roland JV1080. 16-part multitimbral, sample-based, has drums too. Does decent impressions of analogue too. I'm not sure about prices across the pond but here in the UK, an un-expanded JV1080 would set you back £150. That's what I paid for mine, which was in mint condition.

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Postby yek » Sun Jul 06, 2008 10:35 pm

gcoudert wrote:Roland JV1080. 16-part multitimbral, sample-based, has drums too. Does decent impressions of analogue too. I'm not sure about prices across the pond but here in the UK, an un-expanded JV1080 would set you back £150. That's what I paid for mine, which was in mint condition.

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yeah i'm interested in this.

ok thanks for the help everyone, this thread can die now
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Postby Phollop Willing PA » Sun Jul 06, 2008 10:43 pm

I have an Emu Ultra Proteus plus I'm in Canada.

http://www.sonicstate.com/synth/ultraproteus.cfm
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Postby xpander » Mon Jul 07, 2008 10:17 am

Phollop Willing PA wrote:I have an Emu Ultra Proteus plus I'm in Canada.

how much are you selling it for?

the UltraProteus is the coolest synth in the history or history as long as you get a computer editor.
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Postby crystalmsc » Mon Jul 07, 2008 10:48 am

yek wrote:i don't want something too hard to program
at least 4 parts
around 500 dollars

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Postby Phollop Willing PA » Mon Jul 07, 2008 11:39 am

xpander wrote:
Phollop Willing PA wrote:I have an Emu Ultra Proteus plus I'm in Canada.

how much are you selling it for?


How much do you want to pay?

I was thinking it's worth around $400. Is that fair?
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Postby goodshot » Mon Jul 07, 2008 8:00 pm

IVE GOT A JV 1080 ,ITS OK BUT THE VINTAGE SYNTH EXPANSION CARD
IS EXCELLANT
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