This guy cut his Nord Lead 1 in half

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This guy cut his Nord Lead 1 in half

Post by Alex E » Tue Sep 24, 2013 11:54 pm

http://electro-music.com/forum/post-372833.html

I know it goes to another forum, but come on; look at this ridiculousness. :banghead:
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Re: This guy cut his Nord Lead 1 in half

Post by antilles » Wed Sep 25, 2013 12:13 am

WTF

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Re: This guy cut his Nord Lead 1 in half

Post by silikon » Wed Sep 25, 2013 1:18 am

Not even artfully done. It's like someone hit it with a chainsaw.

"I removed a PCB that apparently operates a large amount of keys"

"Why doesn't pitch bend or mod wheel work?"

Ace engineering, there.

I could say something daft like "glad it's only a NL1"

...but I won't.
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Re: This guy cut his Nord Lead 1 in half

Post by chinchilla » Wed Sep 25, 2013 1:59 am

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Re: This guy cut his Nord Lead 1 in half

Post by mpa1104 » Wed Sep 25, 2013 2:03 am

:shocked:

"...because it took up too much space."

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Re: This guy cut his Nord Lead 1 in half

Post by phesago » Wed Sep 25, 2013 2:24 am

dur hur why doesn't it work properly



I wonder if he thought to sell it and get a rack version. what ever he is smoking must be some crazy s**t

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Re: This guy cut his Nord Lead 1 in half

Post by CZ Rider » Wed Sep 25, 2013 4:38 am

Glad to see I'm not the only one to saw a keyboard in half because it was too big.
I modified an old Cheetah 5 octave down to 2 1/2 octaves for controlling a MAQ 16/3 sequencer. Did it over 10 years ago, back when a short keyboard MIDI controller was almost impossible to find.
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That worked almost too good with the MAQ 16/3. Had a start/stop on the board, and two assignable wheels to map the sequence length for row 1 and 2. The keys transposed the sequence, along with foot switches to advance/reverse the sequence memories. So much fun you could crash the MAQ 16/3 if you changed the program while setting the sequence length wheels. Used that setup for years.

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Re: This guy cut his Nord Lead 1 in half

Post by Em Pe Ge » Wed Sep 25, 2013 6:37 am

that one looks pretty good..

that nord is a mess.

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Re: This guy cut his Nord Lead 1 in half

Post by Bitexion » Wed Sep 25, 2013 6:38 am

"I removed a huge PCB. Why isn't everything working?"

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Re: This guy cut his Nord Lead 1 in half

Post by Voodoo Ray » Wed Sep 25, 2013 6:59 am

I thought the person had intended to separate the keys from the main unit not cut it vertically in half like that. :facepalm:

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Re: This guy cut his Nord Lead 1 in half

Post by pflosi » Wed Sep 25, 2013 9:45 am

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Re: This guy cut his Nord Lead 1 in half

Post by kvnvk » Wed Sep 25, 2013 10:12 am

I'd seen this a while back, but still... wtf... electrical tape (among other things)...??? damn, what a genius... :lol:

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Re: This guy cut his Nord Lead 1 in half

Post by madtheory » Wed Sep 25, 2013 11:53 am

Ya, bright fellow cbright. LOL!

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Re: This guy cut his Nord Lead 1 in half

Post by Hybrid88 » Wed Sep 25, 2013 2:35 pm

Wow... Not only has he ruined a perfectly fine synth and done a thoroughly s**t job of it, he's also made it pretty much worthless in the process. Genius that. :lol:

I'm not usually against modding in most cases, but too many people ruin gear by not doing it right. :|

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Re: This guy cut his Nord Lead 1 in half

Post by Bitexion » Wed Sep 25, 2013 3:05 pm

This is more hackjob than mod job I'd say..

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