Arturia Black Friday 2020

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felis
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845 posts since 25 Jul, 2009

Post Thu Nov 12, 2020 12:45 pm

50% off V7, FX Collection, and Pigments2 until Dec.3, 2020.
If you have an account, you can sign in to see your deals.
https://www.arturia.com/black-friday-20

I guess this means it won't be long until V8 comes out?
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Kevin63101
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401 posts since 30 Apr, 2008 from St Louis, MO

Post Thu Nov 12, 2020 12:55 pm

It means you can get a killer deal as a first time buyer of v7. Well worth it at this price or more, even if you only use some of it.

v8 soon? Who knows until its here ...

biscuitdough
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142 posts since 8 Jun, 2019

Post Thu Nov 12, 2020 3:33 pm

I suppose Pigments brief foray into full price wasn't doing much for them.

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an-electric-heart
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2396 posts since 13 Jun, 2008 from Napier,New Zealand

Post Thu Nov 12, 2020 3:37 pm

Pigments is $50 as a crossgrade, it's not a synth that particularly excited me, but I hear it's good, so I'll pick it up at that price.
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Spring Goose
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2620 posts since 31 Jan, 2020

Post Thu Nov 12, 2020 3:44 pm

OK tell me about FX collection (please). My crossgrade offer is 99euro.

Examigan
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6315 posts since 15 Sep, 2005 from East Coast of the USA

Post Thu Nov 12, 2020 4:11 pm

Spring Goose wrote:
Thu Nov 12, 2020 3:44 pm
OK tell me about FX collection (please). My crossgrade offer is 99euro.
Wow that's a good deal. :)
There have been some reviews in SoundBytes Magazine you may want to check out.
Here is one of them: https://soundbytesmag.net/review-three- ... m-arturia/

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Spring Goose
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2620 posts since 31 Jan, 2020

Post Thu Nov 12, 2020 4:12 pm

Examigan wrote:
Thu Nov 12, 2020 4:11 pm
Spring Goose wrote:
Thu Nov 12, 2020 3:44 pm
OK tell me about FX collection (please). My crossgrade offer is 99euro.
Wow that's a good deal. :)
There have been some reviews in SoundBytes Magazine you may want to check out.
Here is one of them: https://soundbytesmag.net/review-three- ... m-arturia/
Thanks pal. Yeah i thought it a good deal, i think i remember some of the reviews of the 3 packs scored 10 of 10 in Computer Music.

cowby
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1113 posts since 2 Feb, 2005

Post Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:19 pm

an-electric-heart wrote:
Thu Nov 12, 2020 3:37 pm
Pigments is $50 as a crossgrade, it's not a synth that particularly excited me, but I hear it's good, so I'll pick it up at that price.
As an user of VC6 the cross grade price is no brainer. But VC7 is now $99, decision to pick either one or WHY NOT BOTH > :dog:

Note: IT's just the beginning of the BF sales in the software world. arrrrrr

trusampler
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1403 posts since 2 Jul, 2007

Post Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:51 pm

Pigments is imo Arturia's best work in synthesis, and the quality of sound is quite refreshing in terms of Vsts.
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telecode
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2290 posts since 24 Mar, 2015 from Toronto, Canada

Post Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:24 pm

Spring Goose wrote:
Thu Nov 12, 2020 4:12 pm
Examigan wrote:
Thu Nov 12, 2020 4:11 pm
Spring Goose wrote:
Thu Nov 12, 2020 3:44 pm
OK tell me about FX collection (please). My crossgrade offer is 99euro.
Wow that's a good deal. :)
There have been some reviews in SoundBytes Magazine you may want to check out.
Here is one of them: https://soundbytesmag.net/review-three- ... m-arturia/
Thanks pal. Yeah i thought it a good deal, i think i remember some of the reviews of the 3 packs scored 10 of 10 in Computer Music.
it adds up to around $6 a plugin. (Actually the Plate was a freebie last year so its really 14 / $100. )

There are also some okay vids on YT you can check out. Lily Jordi is one of their sound designers. She does good work.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTGS0uzHZ4Q
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VoIZqci0dSE&t=280s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5l9UkfUjGI&t=55s
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Post Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:27 pm

What I want to know from people out here who have been around longer and are more experienced than me is, how do these compare to IKM's stuff in Tracks? I recognize some of them. I also think Black Rooster did emulations of some of these as well. Are they all pretty much more or less the same thing or is there that much of a difference?
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goldenanalog
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2110 posts since 7 Dec, 2005

Post Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:28 pm

Spring Goose wrote:
Thu Nov 12, 2020 3:44 pm
OK tell me about FX collection (please). My crossgrade offer is 99euro.
Arturia is exceptional at "going really low price-wise" at times - in the case of their FX collection, even if you only use a few of their EFX once in a while: it's a steal.

15 emu's for 99 euro. But there's a slight caveat (this is a little confusing):

They now separately offer (3) more what they call "modulation FX" emu's: Phasor BI-TRON; Chorus DIMENSION-D; and: Flanger BL-20 - if history is an accurate indicator, I would expect at some future date (maybe sooner then later) that they'll sell the three as a bundle (as they did at product intro w/a healthy savings) w/a crossgrade deal that depends on what you have in your account OR as the FX collection version "upgrade" that includes all 18 EFX's

Edit: Here's the EXPIRED deal that they ran for the (3) additional a couple of months ago:

"Until September 13, 2020, the 3 Modulations bundle with all three effects is available for an introductory price of USD 149. The individual price for each plug-in is USD 99, which means that you can save 50% if you buy all three of them now."

Source: https://www.gearnews.com/manufacturer/arturia/

That comes out to $49.67/each at launch - expect a lower price for the 3 in bundle form if you already have the first 15 emu's. But when is anybody's guess - it could be a while.

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DJ Warmonger
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Post Fri Nov 13, 2020 12:21 am

I am very tempted to grab Pigments 2, though I really don't need it for any purpose. It's just pretty and sounds cool ;)
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Niowiad
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968 posts since 25 Jan, 2017

Post Fri Nov 13, 2020 2:04 am

biscuitdough wrote:
Thu Nov 12, 2020 3:33 pm
I suppose Pigments brief foray into full price wasn't doing much for them.
If a company has periodic and predictable 50% off sales, that becomes the "real" price, except for the very few who are not aware of their sales, or the few who absolutely can't wait.

But the synth itself is great :harp:

ecasasmusic2
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90 posts since 9 Oct, 2019

Post Fri Nov 13, 2020 2:30 am

I have more than 30 synths. Pigments is the most powerful, intuitive and versatile for me. If you don't own it it's a great opportunity. I also have V Collection 7 and I love it, but if I had V6 I would wait to V8 instead of updating now.

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