Re: [AH]MFB-502 WAS: Anyone used the Ana. Sol. HH88?

From Bakis Sirros
Sent Thu, Oct 2nd 2008, 09:31

i have the newer version of HH88 (with the source out, bought around 2003) 
and i still really like the sound a lot!

btw, maybe two same Analogue Solutions drum modules do not sound exactly the 
same, some times...

i had two BD78, bought at the same time, and they sounded different!


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From: "Matt" <redacted@example.com>
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Sent: Thursday, October 02, 2008 3:44 AM
Subject: RE: [AH]MFB-502 WAS: Anyone used the Ana. Sol. HH88?



Thanks!  this is definitely useful know...  I imagine sourcing one of these 
older models might be kind of a challenge now though:/

It seems there is some interest in this and other cheap analog percussion 
units hence the MFB-502 thread.   The 502 (from the demos I have heard) is 
much more of a vintage noise cymbal sound (same as the MFB drum-03).  I 
believe there is no osc added to the noise tio give a more metallic sound... 
But I like the sound overall, and the fact that it is midi triggerable makes 
it a tidy little analogue drum source.  The toms in particular sound quite 
good.
I have heard people complain the parameters don't offer much range, but I 
figure that's ok if you're not looking for anything beyond bread and 
butter...

And now we know novamusik has them new!:)

> CC: redacted@example.com
> From: redacted@example.com
> Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2008 19:01:22 -0400
> To: redacted@example.com
> Subject: Re: [AH] Anyone used the Ana. Sol. HH88?
>
> hi,
>
> there are 2 versions of this module:
>
> the earlier version has a pitch-CV-in, while the later/current
> version has "source out"
>
> IMO:
>
> the early version sounds great (it will definitely satisfy your
> "thinner more metallic 808/dr110 sound")... while the current version
> sounds terrible
>
> the pitch-CV-in was useless, didn't really work, but the sound was
> just right on that first version... in the current version the
> metallic/osc source sounds crap
>
> bye,
> jason

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