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Postby JSRockit » Fri Jul 18, 2008 3:00 pm

If I ever have another DIN Sync device, I gotta get one of these:

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Postby wiss » Fri Jul 18, 2008 3:29 pm

JSRockit wrote:If I ever have another DIN Sync device, I gotta get one of these:

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Postby aeon » Fri Jul 18, 2008 3:55 pm

kuroichi wrote:Id say your best bet is a Roland R8 with the 808 sound card, theyre cheap and sound excellent.


Agreed - Roland R-8 + "Electronic' card.

Or get a Roland R-8mkII and have the "Electronic" and "Dance" card sounds built in!


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Postby wiss » Fri Jul 18, 2008 4:10 pm

aeon wrote:
kuroichi wrote:Id say your best bet is a Roland R8 with the 808 sound card, theyre cheap and sound excellent.


Agreed - Roland R-8 + "Electronic' card.

Or get a Roland R-8mkII and have the "Electronic" and "Dance" card sounds built in!


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Do not overlook the Roland R-70....I'm 99.99% sure you get all the sounds from the 12/13 cards.
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Postby pricklyrobot » Fri Jul 18, 2008 9:19 pm

Hossinfeffa wrote:
wiss wrote:you can buy thru dealers in the states
http://www.analoguehaven.com/mfb/


That's great. I was checking on the MFB site and saw it said retailers, but thought it was only European retailers. What's interesting is it's cheaper to buy in the US than in Europe. $265 here and about $308 just to buy it there, despite it being made in Germany?

Thanks, Wiss. :)


That's because in the U.S. the price is minus the VAT (Value Added Tax, currently 15% I think) that you'd have to pay if you were buying in the E.U.

Nova Musik also stock MFB gear.
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