Re: [AH] Modular Synths.

From ross healy
Sent Tue, Jan 23rd 2007, 23:56

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 :-)





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:
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> Why didn't I own one of these sooner?
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> 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.  
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> A few things to note on my first modular purchase:
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> 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.
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> 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.
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> Just wanted to share...
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> -troy
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