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Subject: FW: [AH] Jupiter 6 vs. JP-8000 - and how I'm gonna get flamed....

From: "Verschut, Ricardo" <Ricardo_Verschut@...
Date: 1999-06-28

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From: Epicantic@... [mailto:Epicantic@...]
Sent: Saturday, June 26, 1999 12:27 AM
To: yoshi@...
Cc: analogue@...
Subject: Re: [AH] Jupiter 6 vs. JP-8000 - and how I'm gonna get
flamed....


In a message dated 6/25/99 5:05:03 PM Central Daylight Time,
yoshi@... writes:

> I think a Jup. 6 is a reasonable
> feature-to-feature competitor to the 8000, only analog.
> I am curious if
> anybody has experience with both synths and could let me know if this is
a
> good plan.

I have the Jp6, JP-8000, and the JP-8080. :)

Specific questions include: are the oscillators truly analog
> or are they digital?

JP6 is all analog, unless I've been lied to all along.

> Will it stay in tune better than my Moog?

My tone deaf half-sister with one leg can stay in better tune than a Moog.
The JP6 has an "auto tune" button, but I've rarely used it.

Do the
> features I listed above actually sound better than the 8000?

Honestly? No. It's not as "crisp" as you've described the 8000, needs to
be
processed as it has no effects, and sounds relatively boring in comparison.

Actually, if you turn off the chorusing, delay, pan the sound of the 8000
dead center in your stereo field, or just pull one "audio out" plug where
it's monaural, you've got a Jupiter 6.

I'm not kidding.

Does it come
> in blue?

No, black metal, silver, blue and purple buttons.

>Can it fly and cook waffles?

No, but you can cook waffles on a Prophet 5 !! Or even boil a pot of water
!

> Will my mother love it more than
> she does me?

No mother truly loves her child.


mike