RE: [AH] re: cwejman expansion?

From Alex Theakston
Sent Wed, Mar 30th 2005, 17:18

hmm gotta admit that matte black vostok looks alright, and I was glad they 
put another proper oscillator in. how does it sound?
sounds so nitpicky but I'm geniunely bothered by the fact that they put the 
vertical column matrix info on the right...I mean thats just daft - you 
don't read right to left...

>From: frequency surfing <frequencysurfing@yahoo.com>
>To: analogue@hyperreal.org
>Subject: RE: [AH] re: cwejman expansion?
>Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 17:21:59 -0800 (PST)
>
>
>hi,
>
><< I don't think it's that great a comparison though it is something most 
>people know something about. I'd be comparing it to basic systems by 
>Doepfer, Analogue Systems, PAIA and semi-modular stuff that's likely or 
>definitely discontinued like the Vostok, Red Square, Evenfall and Fenix >>
>
>Neither Vostok nor Red Square are discontinued, we received both last week 
>in our Analogue Solutions shipment (plus one in black)...v2s.
>
>http://www.analoguehavenpomona.com/analoguesolutions/vostok/vostokahbig.jpg
>
>http://www.analoguehavenpomona.com/analoguesolutions/redsquare/redsquareblackbig.jpg
>
><< I looked at vostoks, but I dunno - apparently theres some slightly dodgy
>build issues on them, and I'm not too into the way they look. it just 
>didn't
>scream "I'm brilliant", and if I'm spending that much on something I don't
>want to have any doubts. >>
>
>IIRC the first model of them were built into plastic cases but the mk2s are 
>metal and very sleek. See pic above. I understand if its not your thing but 
>to me they're gorgeous.
>
>Now as far as the build quality not pertaining to cosmetics...it seems most 
>people always knitpick on the Eurorack stuff but I wouldn't say that 
>problems exist here more than others *in the same price range*. Of course 
>high end kit like Modcan and MOTM are in a totally different class 
>buildwise. That stuff will last for years.
>
>Thanks,
>
>Shawn Cleary
>
>www.ahpomona.com
>
>
>
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