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>I've owned 3 MKS-80 (2 with programmers) and 3 Jupiter-8. I now own 1I also agree on very nearly everything that's been said, having once
>excellent/mint JP-8 and 1 handyman's nightmare JP-8. MKS-80s are all gone.
>Both are excellent synths, each with their own values. Tom's explanation
>matches my own experience and opinions exactly.
>>> speed, midi-lag, "warmth", "fizziness," "fuzziness," "buzziness,"The MKS sounds a tad deeper than the JP8 due to it's bass boost circuitry.
>>> "bloopabiity," distortion, bass repsonse, midrange, etc. Maybe a
>>> comparison of "standard" sounds: ie, square wave bass, pulsewidth lead,
>>> sawtooth bass, string sounds, etc.
>> JP-8 is warmer than the MKS-80
>> JP-8 can be fuzzier than the MKS-80
>> MKS-80 can be fizzier than the JP-8
>> MKS-80 can be buzzier than the JP-8
>while i have your ear, i've always been intrigued by your monikerIt's only about the sudden appearance of 'psychic hotlines' where you
>(your psychic friend). how did you come up with that? does it have
>any hidden meaning? :)