get sh-32, lose microkorg?

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get sh-32, lose microkorg?

Post by groy » Thu Dec 06, 2012 11:54 pm

Have been keeping a look out for a potential swap out for my microkorg (have a ms2000r anyway) and saw one come up locally for about what I could sell my microkorg for. Is it worth the effort? In no rush, but was looking out for small pieces of gear, and if it's still around it's in my hood. I'm concerned the sh-32 might be slightly harder for me to unload down the road than the microkorg? also, have a mc505 that i'm guess covers whatever drum sounds the sh32 has.

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Re: get sh-32, lose microkorg?

Post by space6oy » Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:51 am

microkorgs will always be easy to sell long as the price isn't ridiculous.

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Re: get sh-32, lose microkorg?

Post by walkathon » Sat Dec 08, 2012 3:54 am

SH-32 prices have more than doubled in the past 2-3 yrs, FWIW.

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Re: get sh-32, lose microkorg?

Post by cartesia » Sat Dec 08, 2012 4:32 am

It's cool to have the supersaw oscillator, but bare in mind the stepping on the SH32 is the worst of any synth I've ever experienced - so if you like live filter tweaking it is simply not the box to get.

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Re: get sh-32, lose microkorg?

Post by th0mas » Sat Dec 08, 2012 4:52 am

I've found much more satisfaction when I stopped buying/selling $300 synths and started buying/selling $600 synths. blofeld or minibrute come to mind. fwiw.

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Re: get sh-32, lose microkorg?

Post by Hugo76 » Sat Dec 08, 2012 12:02 pm

cartesia wrote:It's cool to have the supersaw oscillator, but bare in mind the stepping on the SH32 is the worst of any synth I've ever experienced - so if you like live filter tweaking it is simply not the box to get.
Is this due to the controllers, or the filter itself?
I remember someone talking about this, that it could be avoided by using an external controller, but can't remember if it was the SH 32...

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Re: get sh-32, lose microkorg?

Post by Hugo76 » Sun Dec 09, 2012 12:41 pm

Regarding the flter stepping:
I read some of the comments on the sh 32 here on VSE, and it seems filter stepping doesn't occur when the filter is modulated with the lfo, envelope or from an external controller (the last point made by one guy, at least).
http://www.vintagesynth.com/roland/sh32 ... nts_anchor

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Re: get sh-32, lose microkorg?

Post by groy » Mon Dec 10, 2012 4:41 pm

thanks for the advice everyone. interesting about possibly remedying the filter stepping with an external controller, hadn't heard that before.

i let it go, spent the weekend happily playing with what i already have ;)
th0mas wrote:I've found much more satisfaction when I stopped buying/selling $300 synths and started buying/selling $600 synths. blofeld or minibrute come to mind. fwiw.
sound advice, thanks.

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