Re: [AH] Modular Synths.

From tsheets
Sent Wed, Jan 24th 2007, 00:45


Converting a system to banana is so much work.  I would prefer them 
too, but I want to make music, not re-design modules.

-troy

On Wed, Jan 24, 2007 at 09:49:33AM +1100, ross healy wrote:
> 2.  Multiples.  See patch cords.
> 
> or buy a system that uses banana plugs no need for mults :-)
> 
> I have made a banana system out of doepfer, livewire and plan B, and 
> soon panther cgs series and I love it way more than any prepackage 
> synth, no one had my modular system, and the same could be said for 
> every other modular that doesnt follow a set design :-)
> 
> 
> 
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> 
> tsheets@saturn5.com wrote:
> >I have gotten my new Doepfer system up and running, and the one thing
> >that keeps crossing my mind over and over again is this:
> >
> >Why didn't I own one of these sooner?
> >
> >It is quite simply, amazingly fun to use.  There is really no limit to
> >the different directions I can approach designing a sound on.  I already
> >have about 15 different ideas for patches I want to design.  
> >
> >A few things to note on my first modular purchase:
> >
> >1.  Patch cords.  Calculate how many you think you will need, then double 
> >it.
> >2.  Multiples.  See patch cords.
> >3.  Module that made me say "wow!" the loudest:  voltage controlled phase 
> >shifter.
> >
> >Sure, it is expensive.  My basic system ended up costing about $1800.  But
> >once you have that basic system down, you can add radically exciting sound
> >processing for relatively cheap with new modules.
> >
> >Just wanted to share...
> >
> >-troy
> >
> >
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