Re: [AH] Price for Roland System 700?

From M.J.B.
Sent Wed, Jan 24th 2007, 15:29

Yes, 

Listen to Human League's "Dare"-and you will hear

system 700 all over it.  I too feel that the 700
sounds very much like what I hear of the 100m. 
Maybe the 700 is a little bit more penetrating
and warmer in retrospect but i don't if it is
worth it for 15k more.

Micah


--- neoneo <jake@eyecandy.uk.com> wrote:

> 
> Hi
> 
> I was intrigued about the sound of the 700 and
> had
> a looked at the schemos
> 
> It seems that most modules were copied into the
> later System 100m, minus
> a couple of features.
> 
> The 702 VCO's  are identical to the 100m VCO's
> [except the 700 has a bonus sine shaper ouput]
> 
> The 703E,F,G filter [LP] is very similar to the
> 100m 121 [LP] filter, except
> the
> 100m uses the famous BA622 OTAs [used in TB303]
> instead of the CA3080's in
> the 700.
> 
> The VCA 704 is very similar to the 100m VCA
> 130, just updated in the 100m
> with the BA22 instead 
> of the CA3080, plus an FET transistor buffer.
> Both have Lin and Exp modes.
> 
> Although the 700 does have a few of other fun
> things:- multimode filter
> 703B,C , Env follower and
> pitch to voltage, VU meters, monster sequencer
> maybe its the vintage black Tolex and huge
> boxes that make it sound nice ?
> 
> 
> 
> 
> virkola wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > I have never owned System-700, but I have
> played on it. And the
> > oscillaters 
> > and filters are awsome! I have never heard
> anything like it.
> > 
> > If you are looking for a modular setup,
> consider Macbeth Studio Systems or 
> > Analog Systems altso. The Roland System-700
> is not easy to find for sale.
> > 
> > Best regards
> > 
> > Virkola
> > 
> > 
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Heath" <hfinnie@gmail.com>
> > To: "analogue list" <analogue@hyperreal.org>
> > Sent: Monday, January 22, 2007 2:31 AM
> > Subject: [AH] Price for Roland System 700?
> > 
> > 
> >> Can one be had for around $10,000, or is
> that on the low side?
> >>
> >> Not that I have that kind of cash laying
> around....
> >>
> >> Heath
> >> 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> -- 
> View this message in context:
>
http://www.nabble.com/Price-for-Roland-System-700--tf3051401.html#a8559950
> Sent from the Analogue Heaven mailing list
> archive at Nabble.com.
> 
> 


y[]a[]z[]z[]o[]f[]e[]v[]e[]r[]


 
____________________________________________________________________________________
Never miss an email again!
Yahoo! Toolbar alerts you the instant new Mail arrives.
http://tools.search.yahoo.com/toolbar/features/mail/