If i sell my JP6 any modern day equivalent

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If i sell my JP6 any modern day equivalent

Post by Fogflip » Fri Jun 11, 2010 4:00 am

I am thinking of selling my jp6 with europa i have a few local parties interested in it as much as i love it, it doesnt get the use it should. Also i find my self worrying about future problems with it part of the fun of vintage analogs I have also recently narrowed down my synths to just my jp6 virus ti and voyager. Any recommendations if i do sell it something to replace that void i will be missing in my synths. I am really on the fence with this one. thanks guys.
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Re: If i sell my JP6 any modern day equivalent

Post by V301H » Fri Jun 11, 2010 4:43 am

The Jupiter 6 is one of the most reliable VCO synths ever made. I bought mine new in 1983 and it has never needed anything besides battery replacement. Unless there is something about the sound of it you don't like you would probably be better off keeping it. It's a unique instrument with no modern equivalent and the value will most likely continue to go up.
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Re: If i sell my JP6 any modern day equivalent

Post by Solderman » Fri Jun 11, 2010 5:16 am

Depends on what you're trying to replace. The JP6 is kind of unique in timbre. Closest character without the highpass filtering stuff would be the first 3 revs of the MKS-80. Oberheim Xpander should cover similar ground and more. If you mean something cheaper, perhaps Nord Lead 2?
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Re: If i sell my JP6 any modern day equivalent

Post by astraeus000 » Fri Jun 11, 2010 6:23 pm

Polyevolver ?

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Re: If i sell my JP6 any modern day equivalent

Post by Fogflip » Wed Jun 16, 2010 4:49 am

Thanks for the input its a hard decision i think im going to sell it though as i am suppose to pic up a ms 20 ms10 sq 10 tomorrow and my virus can fill my poly needs for the time being. Then again ill probably end up keeping haha love hate relationship.
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Re: If i sell my JP6 any modern day equivalent

Post by sam » Wed Jun 16, 2010 8:57 pm

It's quite difficult to get top price at this moment..You should hang on to it and they seem to be reliable.

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Re: If i sell my JP6 any modern day equivalent

Post by Fogflip » Sat Jun 19, 2010 10:09 pm

ok guy with all the ms stuff tried jacking up the price by a grand so thats out of the question but some one offered me an arp odyssey white face with patch point mod what are they worth these days?
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Re: If i sell my JP6 any modern day equivalent

Post by red-noise » Thu May 05, 2011 5:16 pm

Wait... you're worried about problems with a J6 and you're thinking about picking up an Ody...?????? Odyssey sliders are a terrible and expensive maintenance issue. :stop: Having said that, it's one of my absolute favorite synths ever, and if equipped with updated sliders (look at the Lumina's for example) it should be as reliable as a J6. The Lumina upgrade costs more than I paid for either of my mk1 Ody's though.

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Re: If i sell my JP6 any modern day equivalent

Post by Psy_Free » Thu May 05, 2011 6:22 pm

This thread is a year old. He's probably bought & sold the Oddy by now.
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