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Re: Korg Micro Sampler

Post by tallowwaters » Tue Apr 13, 2010 3:03 pm

computron wrote:Nothing has been said for a long while about the micro sampler I wonder why? overhyped ? Did the samples ever sound close to source? or did they have that korg sound going on?
I, for one, didn't like it because it is billed as a keyboard sampler when it is really just a hobbled ESX with keys. It really isn't made for multisamples and massive memory is again crippled by limited banks (just like on any modern sampler). I didn't think the lack of mod/pitch wheels would bother me, but it did, and the terrible lack of real EG is just odd.

Like Graham says, a worth replacement for an SK-1, but I much prefer my VSS30. I'm sure somebody could use one of these and do some cool s**t, but not me.
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Re: Korg Micro Sampler

Post by computron » Tue Apr 13, 2010 3:13 pm

Yea some demos sounded neat but I was not buy into the hype of it as a sampler.The link to that korg forum talks of the samples "popping" :roll:
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Re: Korg Micro Sampler

Post by tallowwaters » Tue Apr 13, 2010 9:24 pm

computron wrote:samples "popping" :roll:
Yeah, you have to love idiots that blame their own lack of gray matter on an instrument.
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Re: Korg Micro Sampler

Post by gmeredith » Wed Apr 14, 2010 12:15 am

I much prefer my VSS30
Damn i wish someone could develop some sort of sample dump/load data setup for this thing, it would really make it an amazing cool retro mini sampler!

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Re: Korg Micro Sampler

Post by tallowwaters » Wed Apr 14, 2010 2:50 am

It truly is.

I usually don't like to modify my gear, and I usually hands down hate circuit bent instruments, but the bent VSS30 is awesome.

I was going to set mine up with a 16point patchbay breakout box connected by 25 pin parallel port, but I still haven't got around to it.
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Re: Korg Micro Sampler

Post by computron » Wed Apr 14, 2010 6:36 am

seems to be alot of firmware issues waiting to be fixed on the micro sampler.Tallow did you get rid of yours for at least what you paid for it?
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Re: Korg Micro Sampler

Post by tallowwaters » Wed Apr 14, 2010 9:21 pm

I returned it like a week later and they tried to deduct some insane (100.00 ?) restocking fee. I somehow finagled/threatened my way into exchanging it for an Eventide TimeFactor and 80 bucks.
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Re: Korg Micro Sampler

Post by computron » Thu Apr 15, 2010 5:18 pm

tallowwaters wrote:I returned it like a week later and they tried to deduct some insane (100.00 ?) restocking fee. I somehow finagled/threatened my way into exchanging it for an Eventide TimeFactor and 80 bucks.

excellent! :D I have pulled that off once or twice the finagled threatened ploy .Alot of people will give in just to end the conflict.
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Re: Korg Micro Sampler

Post by tallowwaters » Thu Apr 15, 2010 6:24 pm

computron wrote:
tallowwaters wrote:I returned it like a week later and they tried to deduct some insane (100.00 ?) restocking fee. I somehow finagled/threatened my way into exchanging it for an Eventide TimeFactor and 80 bucks.

excellent! :D I have pulled that off once or twice the finagled threatened ploy .Alot of people will give in just to end the conflict.
Yeah, I almost always get away with it. All part of the joy of looking, acting, and sounding like a dirtbag.
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