ms2000 (review? or ad ??)
proteus at ugwarehouse.org
Sun Mar 12 04:51:01 CET 2000
*nod* The Oberheim OB*12 will be marketed in the US by Armadillo
Enterprises. I'll dig up some data on it soon.
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On Sat, 11 Mar 2000, tomg wrote:
> One other thing....did anybody else see that ad or know anything
> about a OB-12?? This is really starting to be fun!! A new Moog
> a new Korg and a new OB??...Too cool..
> > I spent some time playing with the Korg ms2000 today. In a single
> > word "WOW". It's like they built a synth just for me. It's just plain
> > purdy(sic).
> > Think of a super slick pro-one, no plastic anywhere. The sides are
> > aluminum but have a simulated wood look. They look indestructible.
> > The panel is a (fatman) brushed blue w/b&w labels. It's a little hard
> > to read in direct light but it is readable. The knobs feel good and are
> > responsive. There is a typical green 3 line display for patch names
> > and parimeters.
> > It seems to be the hybrid synth I was dreaming out loud about last
> > year sometime. It sounds....great!! There is just no other way to say
> > it. The filter is a tracking self-res low pass. I was a little
> > not to see a dual hi/lo in the ms20 tradition but it still actually sounds
> > good! Leading me to believe it's analog not modeled. I could be fooled
> > I guess, modeling has come a long way in the past year.
> > This is one beautiful synth and the best part?? How about a $900 price
> > tag. Mars priced it at $880. The evil empire better watch out Korg has
> > just changed everything having to do with current modeler/synth pricing.
> > As a matter of fact it puts a new face on the used market too. I walked
> > into another (unnamed) store and almost choked on the Juno106 for
> > $650. I guess I can forget trying to get $1000s for the JP6 on eBay
> > hehehe...;-) But I do have to start trying to put $900 bucks together for
> > that new ms2000..
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