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#2842748 - 03/18/17 07:39 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase [Re: brenner13]
cphollis Offline
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Registered: 10/05/13
Posts: 1803
Loc: Massachussets, Florida
Say YES to GAS ...

Cloning my rigs for the two bands I play in.

Rig one: Nord Piano 2, Nord Electro 4D, SSv3. All good.

Rig two: Nord Stage 2, Behringer Deepmind 2, RCF TT08-a.

Pulled the trigger on all the missing pieces: cables, pedals, throne, amps, mixer, etc.

I'm cloning myself. Two standalone rigs, no sharing smile

Well, actually three rigs, because I have my summer gig stuff.
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Keys: Nord Stage 2, Piano 2, Electro 4D
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Stuff: Spider Pro, MG06, etc.

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#2842750 - 03/18/17 07:45 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase [Re: Dave Keys]
Uncle Jam Offline
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Registered: 01/28/17
Posts: 55
Loc: Chapel Hill, NC USA
Originally Posted By: Dave Keys
Yesterday I bought a Nord Electro 5HP 73.

The RD700nx is way too heavy to keep schlepping to gigs (86lbs/39kg of gear), but I love it, so it's being kept for studio and gigs where 88 notes is a necessity.

The Nord is fantastic though - apart from being a great user friendly board with some great sounds, it weighs only 25lbs/11.4kg, plus, I'm thinking of ordering an SKB case like this: http://www.skbcases.com/music/products/proddetail.php?id=98&c=88
It weighs only about a pound more than the Red soft case that Nord make.


Dave - How do you like the action on the 5HP 73 for playing piano?
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#2842760 - 03/18/17 08:02 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase [Re: Uncle Jam]
midinut Offline
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Registered: 08/18/03
Posts: 1417
Loc: North Carolina
https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/SSPC1 for my MacBook Pro
and https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/AMP150 for my SSv3.

It's the little things that count. lol

Oh and Plugin Boutique had the Novation V-Station on sale so i grabbed that too.

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#2842771 - 03/18/17 08:28 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase [Re: cphollis]
davedoerfler Offline
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Registered: 12/27/12
Posts: 5960
Loc: thin ice
Originally Posted By: cphollis
Two standalone rigs, no sharing smile


sure makes it easier, doesn't it? smile
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#2842896 - 03/19/17 03:17 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase [Re: davedoerfler]
gino Offline
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Registered: 04/01/12
Posts: 129
Loc: Sydney NSW, Australia
A used Motif XF7. After 21 years of service it will replace my roland XP-80 in a 2 keyboard rig.

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#2843010 - 03/20/17 07:13 AM Re: Your Latest Purchase [Re: gino]
RABid Offline
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Registered: 11/01/01
Posts: 11904
My Roland Aerophone came in Friday. Never had a chance to do much with it this weekend. Sounds better than I expected. Will take me a while to remember sax fingering.
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#2843231 - 03/20/17 06:05 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase [Re: RABid]
dama Offline
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Registered: 12/24/12
Posts: 172
Loc: New Jersey, USA
a pair of Alto Truesonic TS210s. 10's, 22lbs, and two side handles. Not the best sound I've heard by far, but they seem ok for stage monitors.
I needed something light and inexpensive.
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#2843273 - 03/20/17 08:44 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase (music related) [Re: justin_havu]
Crazyfoo Offline
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Registered: 03/19/17
Posts: 6
I didn't need anymore gear but touring with a Midi OB-Xa in the 80's, and being a huge oberheim fan, I couldn't resist when the OB-6 came out.
Pairs wonderfully with my Voyager.

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#2843440 - 03/21/17 11:04 AM Re: Your Latest Purchase [Re: gino]
Mighty Motif Max Offline
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Registered: 12/14/16
Posts: 81
Loc: MN, U.S.
Originally Posted By: gino
A used Motif XF7. After 21 years of service it will replace my roland XP-80 in a 2 keyboard rig.


like
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#2846357 - 04/01/17 09:24 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase [Re: Mighty Motif Max]
Michael Wright Offline
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Registered: 01/05/12
Posts: 2607

I really wanted the 1T.
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#2846359 - 04/01/17 09:45 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase [Re: Michael Wright]
JazzPiano88 Offline
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Registered: 11/16/15
Posts: 176
Loc: USA
MOTU Micro Lite.

My stupid Yamaha CP300 (my controller) disables its MIDI 5 pin out when its USB port is active and connected to a computer.

I use the CP300's USB to run to Mainstage's soft synths / plug ins. In this config, the CP300 no longer transmits MIDI 5 pin out to my external synths (which were set up hunky dory as performances).

Solved with the MOTU. I guess I'm now in the 20th century MIDI-wise.
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#2846419 - 04/02/17 08:09 AM Re: Your Latest Purchase [Re: JazzPiano88]
Sundown Offline
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Registered: 12/28/10
Posts: 924
Loc: UNITED STATES
I recently picked up a pair of KRK KNS 8400 headphones. They are awesome... They're light, they exposed a critical weakness in my prior mixes (250 Hz to 400 Hz), and my mixes have gotten much better as a result. They are only $150. They recommend you burn them in, so I hooked mine up to an iPod for two weeks straight.

I also picked up a PreSonus Faderport (the single fader version). That's a great piece as well, but I wish it had two pan pots (Cubase uses two for stereo channels).

Finally, I just bought UAD's AKG BX20 spring reverb plugin. It's a bit hungry on resources, but it sounds great. It gives drums and other sounds a great depth, without clouding up the mix. It's quite different from my EMT140 and Lexicon 224 plugins. Highly recommended...
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#2846511 - 04/02/17 06:36 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase [Re: Sundown]
David Loving Offline
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Registered: 12/11/00
Posts: 4874
Loc: Texas
Korg SV1 73
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#2846517 - 04/02/17 07:12 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase [Re: Doc Tonewheel]
Soot 29 Offline
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Registered: 10/15/16
Posts: 27
Loc: Chicago area
On its way to me from Cornwall England.

[img]https://www.flickr.com/photos/classickeys/32992750023/in/dateposted-public/[/img]
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Hammond XK3c, Mellotron, Fender Rhodes, Arp2600, Moog Voyager, Clavinet, Nord Electro

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#2846566 - 04/03/17 02:56 AM Re: Your Latest Purchase [Re: Soot 29]
jimkost2002 Offline
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Registered: 02/05/08
Posts: 707
Loc: Brooklyn, NY
Wow, Soot 29.....
Just
Wow!!!!
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#2846586 - 04/03/17 06:21 AM Re: Your Latest Purchase [Re: jimkost2002]
Stokely Offline
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Registered: 12/15/12
Posts: 1430
Loc: Florida
I've been unable to sell my VR-700 (was hoping then to pick up an electro 5) so I'm reconciled to my current rig being "done"...for a while at least.

So I bought a guitar smile G&L tribute asat classic (natural wood model with alnico pickups)...the Stupid Deal of the Day at Musician's Friend had it at $299 (normally $499). I couldn't pass it up, especially since I haven't "bonded" with my current electric and am going to attempt to sell it.

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#2846906 - 04/04/17 12:22 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase [Re: Stokely]
sagetunes Offline
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Registered: 08/26/14
Posts: 257
Loc: Rhode Island
A Tambourine, specifically for a recording...I beat the crap out of my leg. I gotta figure that out.
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#2847732 - 04/07/17 03:23 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase [Re: sagetunes]
Triton76 Offline
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Registered: 11/22/05
Posts: 53
Loc: OC, CA
retired the Triton Exteme + CP33 and got a Jupiter 50 for gigs/rehearsals. it's working out great.
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#2847737 - 04/07/17 03:54 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase [Re: Triton76]
Iconclast Offline
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Registered: 09/12/11
Posts: 303
Loc: Phoenix, Arizona
Just purchased an OB-6. Should be here on monday. Can't wait!
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Forte7, XK3c, OB-6, Arturia Collection, Mainstage, MotionSound KBR3D. A bunch of MusicMan Guitars, Line6 stuff
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#2847745 - 04/07/17 04:40 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase (music related) [Re: justin_havu]
mkeys Offline
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Registered: 08/02/02
Posts: 9
Just about to pick up a CP4 Stage ... Just need the right amplification to go with it now.

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#2847747 - 04/07/17 04:51 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase (music related) [Re: mkeys]
davedoerfler Offline
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Posts: 5960
Loc: thin ice
@ mkeys CP4 is an excellent piece of kit. Plenty of threads about amplification recently on this forum.

@ Ironclast drool cheers
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#2847763 - 04/07/17 05:54 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase (music related) [Re: justin_havu]
keyskat Offline
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Registered: 02/06/13
Posts: 85
Already have a Rhodes 73 and Prophet VS and a Juno 106,so I had to have a Mini Moog Model D...Here's to nostalgia!!!

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#2847765 - 04/07/17 06:03 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase (music related) [Re: keyskat]
t9cstudio Offline
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Registered: 12/17/07
Posts: 239
Loc: TX

Used Roland V-Studio 700c DAW (Sonar Producer Platinum) controller to replace my old Mackie MCU that doesn't calibrate faders any longer.

https://www.roland.com/global/products/v-studio_700/
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#2847768 - 04/07/17 06:16 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase (music related) [Re: t9cstudio]
Doc Tonewheel Offline
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Registered: 02/04/06
Posts: 556
Loc: Downingtown, PA
Could not longer resist....Prophet 6
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#2847773 - 04/07/17 07:07 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase (music related) [Re: Doc Tonewheel]
Michael Wright Offline
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Registered: 01/05/12
Posts: 2607
Originally Posted By: Doc Tonewheel
Could not longer resist....Prophet 6

Wow!! love
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#2847785 - 04/07/17 08:32 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase (music related) [Re: Michael Wright]
B3Nut Offline
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Registered: 04/09/01
Posts: 1180
Loc: Mount Horeb, WI USA
Used Korg SV-1 73...a friend offered me a deal I couldn't pass up...
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#2847810 - 04/07/17 10:39 PM Re: Your Latest Purchase (music related) [Re: B3Nut]
cphollis Offline
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Registered: 10/05/13
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Loc: Massachussets, Florida
Love to hear how people are indulging in their own musical world. All good.

That being said, I'd encourage y'all to spend on killer amplification. Completely floats my boat. Even mediocre gear can sound AWESOME with serious amplification.
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Keys: Nord Stage 2, Piano 2, Electro 4D
Practice: Yam N3, Bosie 200 Klimt Model
Amps: FA 12acs, RCF TT08as, QSC Ks, SSv3
Stuff: Spider Pro, MG06, etc.

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#2847815 - 04/08/17 12:10 AM Re: Your Latest Purchase (music related) [Re: cphollis]
lvercaut Offline
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Registered: 03/04/04
Posts: 189
Loc: Antwerp Belgium
Mojo 61 w00t

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#2847820 - 04/08/17 02:02 AM Re: Your Latest Purchase (music related) [Re: cphollis]
vanderSchoot Offline
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Registered: 12/24/10
Posts: 539
Loc: The Netherlands
Originally Posted By: cphollis
Love to hear how people are indulging in their own musical world. All good.

That being said, I'd encourage y'all to spend on killer amplification. Completely floats my boat. Even mediocre gear can sound AWESOME with serious amplification.

You mean like ''Fulcrum Acoustic 12 or 15 Ac'' ??
wave


Edited by vanderSchoot (04/08/17 02:09 AM)

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#2847946 - 04/08/17 11:51 AM Re: Your Latest Purchase (music related) [Re: vanderSchoot]
playstation Offline
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Registered: 12/30/06
Posts: 33
Kurzweil Artis SE. Lovin' it!!!

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