What did you buy in 2018?

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D-Fusion
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3418 posts since 13 Jul, 2004 from Earth

Post Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:13 am

Roland JD-Xi, System 8, SE02, SH01a, D05, JP08, Integra 7
Korg Prologue 16 voice that i downgraded to a 8 voice because i got a faulty one
Korg MS-20 Mini white which looks beautifull :love:
DSI Ob 6 Desktop and a prophet Rev 2 8 voice + 8 voice expansion.
2 NI Maschine MK 3 one for me and one for my Daughter.
Novation Peak.
IK Multimedia UNO Synth.
Behringer Model D, Deepmind 12.
Nord Lead A1
Behringer ADA 8200
Focusrite Scarlette 18i8
Esi u168xt which i never got to work since it was to unstable on my old and new pc.
New Computer + 16gb of extra Ram.
SoundForce Prophet 5 Controller which should arrive any day now.

I know i am missing something but can't remember the rest at the moment.
I trimmed the hw setup down to the synths i liked the most and that i had time to learn inside out since it got to much to quickly :hihi:

The hw i kept is:

Korg MS-20 Because of it's unique filter and sound.
Behringer DeepMind 12 since i now all the tricks to get the most out of it + i love the sound.
Roland JD-Xi, SE-02 and the JP08.
The JD-Xi stayed because i liked the sound and it is unique in my setup since it has drums, vocoder and autotune on top of it.
Really like the sound of the SE-02 and the JP08 too so they stayed + they barely takes up any space and same with the IK Multimedia UNO.

The Soundforce Prophet Controller and Arturia Prophet V + Repro will Replace my DSI Prophet Rev 2.
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Bombadil
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2671 posts since 31 Aug, 2013 from Far From the Twisted Reach of Crazy Sorrow

Re: What did you buy in 2018?

Post Sat Dec 15, 2018 5:21 am

This has been a somewhat 'spendy' year for me, but still not toooo bad.

In May I bought a VOX AC15 head and 212 cab. It has an attenuator switch that allows me to play fairly loud in our flat without driving neighbours to murder. Worth every penny. I sold a Taylor guitar to pay for it.
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BOSS GT-8 (good deal, 2nd hand);
IK Multimedia Syntronik; meh.
IK T-RackS 4 group buy; 10 processors. I prefer IKM's effects to their instruments.

And this ought to arrive on Tuesday: Gretsch G5422G-12 Electromatic, Walnut stain. I'll be selling my HB 12 and an Artcore to offset some of the cost for this. Which will mean, when everything's done, I'll have 1 less guitar around here, which isn't a bad thing.
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e@rs
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3891 posts since 15 Dec, 2011 from Bucharest, Romania

Re: What did you buy in 2018?

Post Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:32 am

For everyone posting software: this thread is in the Hardware section... :wink:

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sin night
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1209 posts since 1 Aug, 2006 from Italy

Re: What did you buy in 2018?

Post Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:43 am

e@rs wrote:
Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:32 am
For everyone posting software: this thread is in the Hardware section... :wink:
Sorry, it was my mistake to start posting (also) software in this thread :oops:

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3891 posts since 15 Dec, 2011 from Bucharest, Romania

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Post Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:46 am

^No worries. I was just saying...

tapper mike
KVRAF
4899 posts since 20 Jan, 2008

Re: What did you buy in 2018?

Post Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:27 am

Are we beyond therapy?

Obviously I'm envious of you guys who can afford these things. And for a long time I was one of the have's spending untold dollars on equipment. These days the money isn't coming around and I'm mired in debt. Something I've tried for decades to recover from.

I have a friend of mine who is a multi-instrumentalist singer songwriter. He's had the same rig/studio since Y2K; has plenty of disposable income and financial security, yet somehow continues to write new music year in and year out.

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Bombadil
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2671 posts since 31 Aug, 2013 from Far From the Twisted Reach of Crazy Sorrow

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Post Sat Dec 15, 2018 10:53 am

Oh, I am definitely beyond therapy.

I do get feeling envy. It used to happen to me all the time in my 20's into my 30's, when I was in university, and people would ask me to join their bands--with the catch that I go out and buy the necessary equipment. I didn't have the money to do that, and I certainly wasn't going to quit school to work to pay for it. At that time, I had a cheap Ibanez electric (still have it), an old Norman acoustic, and a little practice amp bought from some mail-order catalog in the 60's. I spent a good chunk of my life with just the bare bones. Now, I don't have to. :)
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pekbro
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2264 posts since 29 Sep, 2010 from Maui

Re: What did you buy in 2018?

Post Sat Dec 15, 2018 11:15 am

Make Noise Cartesian.

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vurt
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40524 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

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Post Sat Dec 15, 2018 12:59 pm

pekbro wrote:
Sat Dec 15, 2018 11:15 am
Make Noise Cartesian.

Image :D
i have that as part of my rack
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some great modules 8)
have fun :D

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pekbro
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2264 posts since 29 Sep, 2010 from Maui

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Post Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:26 pm

Thanks vurt! My foray into eurorack. I’m pretty excited about it. :)

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toonertik
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769 posts since 15 Feb, 2017

Re: What did you buy in 2018?

Post Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:33 pm

D-Fusion wrote:
Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:13 am
HW:

Behringer ADA 8200
How's this working out?
I have been thinking of adding one to my ancient Emu 1212m sound card to link the ADAT outs to some of my old hardware gear.. old drawmer comp, Alesis quadraverb and other gear and maybe my old ferrograph tape machine and then back into the 1212m.
How do you use it? Like this or just for the pre_amps?

machinesworking
KVRian
1421 posts since 15 Aug, 2003 from seattle

Re: What did you buy in 2018?

Post Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:51 pm

Hardware only makes it easier.
Gretsch Powerjet
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MPC Live
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AKAI MPK88
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Roli Seaboard Block
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Expensive year, but one advantage of living in a tech area is a great craigslist for used equipment! All of this I bought used, the Live and Block were both still under warranty even!

D-Fusion
KVRAF
3418 posts since 13 Jul, 2004 from Earth

Re: What did you buy in 2018?

Post Sun Dec 16, 2018 12:20 am

toonertik wrote:
Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:33 pm
D-Fusion wrote:
Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:13 am
HW:

Behringer ADA 8200
How's this working out?
I have been thinking of adding one to my ancient Emu 1212m sound card to link the ADAT outs to some of my old hardware gear.. old drawmer comp, Alesis quadraverb and other gear and maybe my old ferrograph tape machine and then back into the 1212m.
How do you use it? Like this or just for the pre_amps?
I use the extra adat channels by connecting it to my scarlett with a Digital Toslink cable so i get 16 channels of audio in my DAW instead of 8.

I bought the ESI U168XT in hope of getting everything in one box but it doesn't work at all on any of my pc's and i contacted the support around 6.months ago and still haven't got a reply from them.

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T-CM11
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2278 posts since 31 Jan, 2003 from Ghent, Belgium

Re: What did you buy in 2018?

Post Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:53 am

DSI Pro 2

My wish list for 2019:
- Behringer ADA 8200
- Microphone
- Akai Fire

No more hardware synths for me - the studio room is full. (The Akai Fire is for outside the studio)

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waltercruz
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1645 posts since 4 Dec, 2011 from Brasília, Brazil

Re: What did you buy in 2018?

Post Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:36 am

e@rs wrote:
Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:32 am
For everyone posting software: this thread is in the Hardware section... :wink:
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