Waldorf M Wavetable Synthesizer

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Pick Me Pick me!
9028 posts since 12 Mar, 2002 from a state of confusion

Post Thu Sep 16, 2021 7:48 am

Seems nice but overpriced.

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KVRAF
20489 posts since 3 Feb, 2005 from in the wilds

Post Thu Sep 16, 2021 8:34 am

EvilDragon wrote:
Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:18 am
I mean it follows in Waldorf's tradition. Q, microQ, MWII/XT, Wave, Microwave, they all had voice expansions.
Plus there are some synths (Prologue, etc.) where you can buy an 8 voice version or 16 voice version. The Waldorf M is cool cause you can start with 8 voices and later expand to 16 if you want.

I am interested in the M... it sounds good and all the demo sounds are dry... no FX

and I like that it is 4 part multi-timbral. Also, not too complicated and the UI looks fun to use.

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KVRAF
20489 posts since 3 Feb, 2005 from in the wilds

Post Thu Sep 16, 2021 8:36 am

D-Fusion wrote:
Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:23 am
I guess things are starting to get more expensive these days because of various shortages (Even graphic card prices are starting to get expensive and harder to get atleast where i live).
Yeah... prices are going up significantly

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KVRAF
20489 posts since 3 Feb, 2005 from in the wilds

Post Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:30 am

EvilDragon wrote:
Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:50 am
So would you rather it was 16 voices from the get go and €2300 with no cheaper option, or...? :)
The price for the 8 voice in the US is $2499

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KVRAF

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2675 posts since 31 Dec, 2004 from People's Republic of Minnesota

Post Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:44 am

pdxindy wrote:
Thu Sep 16, 2021 9:30 am
EvilDragon wrote:
Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:50 am
So would you rather it was 16 voices from the get go and €2300 with no cheaper option, or...? :)
The price for the 8 voice in the US is $2499
Maybe UncleE could shave a few bucks off?

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KVRAF
20489 posts since 3 Feb, 2005 from in the wilds

Post Thu Sep 16, 2021 10:24 am

The M sounds very good. There are moments in the demos where the sound has a character and vitality I've never heard from the Quantum.

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KVRAF
2397 posts since 13 Jun, 2014

Post Thu Sep 16, 2021 11:05 am

There's a competing product that seems very similar called the MD900 (by Mayer Electronic Music Instruments), which has just been announced. No analog filters but the digital filters seem to be stereo. No idea on the price but sounds pretty nice. Seems they'll be in direct competition.

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http://www.mayer-emi.at/Media/media
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KVRAF
21943 posts since 7 Jan, 2009 from Croatia

Post Thu Sep 16, 2021 11:22 am

Not really directly competing since no analog filters. :)

KVRAF
4686 posts since 22 Nov, 2012

Post Thu Sep 16, 2021 12:32 pm

this is the best synth released since modal 008, and it's 2500 $ us rn.

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KVRist
207 posts since 25 May, 2012 from Sunny Philly

Post Thu Sep 16, 2021 2:31 pm

egbert101 wrote:
Thu Sep 16, 2021 11:05 am
There's a competing product that seems very similar called the MD900 (by Mayer Electronic Music Instruments), which has just been announced. No analog filters but the digital filters seem to be stereo. No idea on the price but sounds pretty nice. Seems they'll be in direct competition.

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http://www.mayer-emi.at/Media/media
Around €3,000 according to this :o

https://www.gearnews.com/superbooth-202 ... nthesizer/

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KVRAF
21943 posts since 7 Jan, 2009 from Croatia

Post Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:02 pm

Yeeeeeeah that's def too much for a VA.

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KVRAF
20489 posts since 3 Feb, 2005 from in the wilds

Post Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:05 pm

EvilDragon wrote:
Thu Sep 16, 2021 11:22 am
Not really directly competing since no analog filters. :)
It is also like a mini DAW... it can do clip launching on its 4 tracks...

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KVRist
207 posts since 25 May, 2012 from Sunny Philly

Post Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:08 pm

pdxindy wrote:
Thu Sep 16, 2021 3:05 pm
EvilDragon wrote:
Thu Sep 16, 2021 11:22 am
Not really directly competing since no analog filters. :)
It is also like a mini DAW... it can do clip launching on its 4 tracks...
Yeah Im thinking its more like a linux based groovebox, except for the price.

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KVRAF
2397 posts since 13 Jun, 2014

Post Fri Sep 17, 2021 12:36 am

Both way too expensive for me. Might treat myself to a Blofeld or Behringer PPG when that comes out. :lol:
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KVRAF
1586 posts since 9 Jan, 2014 from Worldwide

Post Fri Sep 17, 2021 3:23 am

TBH, I think the prices of hardware synths are getting a bit expensive.

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