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Subject: FW: [AH] Re: good replacement for MKS-80?

From: "Verschut, Ricardo" <ricardo.verschut@...>
Date: 2001-11-13

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From: Giles Ward [mailto:Giles.Ward@...]
Sent: Monday, November 12, 2001 8:23 PM
To: analogue
Subject: Re: [AH] Re: good replacement for MKS-80?

> > JX8P with PG controller ($600ish):
> >
> Wow! That sounds sick! Maybe I'll look into that. I want to get rid of
> my MKS80 because I believe its a mediocre synth, considering its price.
> Maybe it it was in the 400-500 range I would think different. I'm sure if
> had the mpg-80 to go with it I'd keep it, but that costs something like
> $700!! Thats out of hand.
> Without the mpg, the mks sounds very "dco-ish" to me.

Well the JX8P above is a DCO synth! It's got the same filter as the MKS80
on rev 5s I believe. Have you looked into a software editor for the MKS80?
Or maybe get a Doepfer Drehbank? With 64 knobs it does a good job at making
my MKS70 more hands-on, and you can use it on other things.

Did you hear what CoolColJ produced when he had his MKS80 (armed with
SoundDiver)? He's got the mp3s up here: