buying a vocoder

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buying a vocoder

Post by Umbe78 » Fri Dec 26, 2008 3:19 pm

Hi
I'm interested in buying a vocoder but I don't know much about it... I don't want software.. I really like R3 but it costs much and I have all VA sounds that I need ...other solutions?

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Re: buying a vocoder

Post by OriginalJambo » Fri Dec 26, 2008 3:31 pm

Electrix Warp Factory?

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Re: buying a vocoder

Post by Z » Fri Dec 26, 2008 3:57 pm

I have a Roland SVC-350 for sale, which is the best vocoder I have ever used. It is a classic, 11 band, all analog vocoder.

In the same listing as the Roland, I also have a Korg DVP-1 Digital Voice Processor. It has a digital vocoder with many parameters for shaping the sound using its built in carrier waves. It also has a harmonizer and pitch shifter.

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Re: buying a vocoder

Post by Mush » Fri Dec 26, 2008 4:06 pm

Clavia Nord Micro modular has the best vocoder I've used.

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Re: buying a vocoder

Post by pricklyrobot » Fri Dec 26, 2008 8:13 pm

What is your budget?

I have a Nord Micro Modular (can be had for $350 or less) and an Electrix WarpFactory ($180-$200). I heartily recommend either, or both. They even have matching color schemes.
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Re: buying a vocoder

Post by Umbe78 » Sat Dec 27, 2008 1:22 pm

My budget is 200/300 Euro ..
I'm in Italy .. so shipping from USA will be expensive ... Micro modular ? Nice idea .. but I have Intel Mac ... does the programmer/editor work there?
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Re: buying a vocoder

Post by pricklyrobot » Sat Dec 27, 2008 5:18 pm

Well, the Micro Modular is plenty small (about the size of a VHS tape, if you're old enough to remember those :wink: ) and light, so it shouldn't cost too much if you have to get it shipped from overseas. The WarpFactory is a bit bigger and heavier.

As far as it working with a Mac, there was another thread about that recently: http://www.vintagesynth.com/forum/viewt ... =5&t=43117
I'm on a PC myself, so I'm not sure which versions of the Mac the Clavia editor does and doesn't work with, but here's where you can find Nomad if you need it: http://nmedit.sourceforge.net/subprojects/nomad.html
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