The All-New Behringer Keyboards 'n' Stuff Thread

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Arpangel wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 10:37 am You’re braver than I am, although, I’ve been looking at a Moog Prodigy that popped up recently, can’t make up my mind whether to go for it or not, they have very nostalgic memory’s for me, it would be good to have that back again.

Having an electronics engineer on hand helps!

A Prodigy would be lovely. I'd also like a Micromoog.
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John Stafford wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 11:01 am
Arpangel wrote: Thu Jul 15, 2021 10:37 am You’re braver than I am, although, I’ve been looking at a Moog Prodigy that popped up recently, can’t make up my mind whether to go for it or not, they have very nostalgic memory’s for me, it would be good to have that back again.

Having an electronics engineer on hand helps!

A Prodigy would be lovely. I'd also like a Micromoog.

I think I’m going to get the Prodigy, I’m a bit scared, they say it’s been recently "serviced" :think: it’s in great cosmetic shape, but that doesn’t mean anything.
It’s the "right price" so not a bargain, it has a great sound, and it was one of my first synths, I bought mine new in 1978 from Rod Argents in Denmark Street, great memories.
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"Vladimir Kuzmin and Behringer announced today that they have entered into a collaboration to develop a new Polivoks synthesizer."

Not my bag, but someone may be interested.
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The Elf wrote: Fri Jul 16, 2021 2:14 pm "Vladimir Kuzmin and Behringer announced today that they have entered into a collaboration to develop a new Polivoks synthesizer."

Not my bag, but someone may be interested.

And seems to have been initiated from Vladimir contacting Behringer to see if they want to make one rather than Behringer having the idea and contacting him. So hopefully this is one clone people can't complain about!
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Post by N i g e l »

I am unfamiliar with the "Polivoks sound" so I checked out the Jexsus video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-IMpElp0a_Q.

and Retrosound

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_VdZ8il_Hs

:shocked:

Interesting quote from a short 2016 interview -

Would you ever consider bringing the Polivoks back yourself, though?

Russian proverb says: it’s not possible to step in the same water twice.


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Post by blinddrew »

As a non-synth person, I find that quite intriguing. But it also doesn't really sound any different to any number of other synths.
N i g e l wrote: Fri Jul 16, 2021 11:15 pm Interesting quote from a short 2016 interview -

Would you ever consider bringing the Polivoks back yourself, though?

Russian proverb says: it’s not possible to step in the same water twice.

Presumably the full quote finishes with "unless one is paid a sizeable amount of cash"?
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SH-5 (MS-5) anyone?, in a Poly D/Mono/Poly style case,

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Behringer FB wrote:What would you think if we made an MS-5 synth?

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Behringer's parts-bin engineering gave me a thought, did the Yamaha CS series all use the same basic VCO and VCF design, from the monosynths to the big polysynths?

Because my first monosynth was a CS-15 and I have very fond memories of it, and no other synth of the time sounded as smooth or as stable. I always assumed it was because Yamaha designed their own components internally rather than using off-the-shelf components like pretty much everyone else. I've never played a Yamaha poly though, and never heard a sound comparison between the monos and the polys.
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DGL. wrote: Sun Jul 18, 2021 8:19 am SH-5 (MS-5) anyone?, in a Poly D/Mono/Poly style case,

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Behringer FB wrote:What would you think if we made an MS-5 synth?


I’ll buy one if you keep the name "Synthesizer"
That has to be so cool.
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t-sun wrote: Sun Jul 18, 2021 10:23 pm Behringer's parts-bin engineering gave me a thought, did the Yamaha CS series all use the same basic VCO and VCF design, from the monosynths to the big polysynths?

Because my first monosynth was a CS-15 and I have very fond memories of it, and no other synth of the time sounded as smooth or as stable. I always assumed it was because Yamaha designed their own components internally rather than using off-the-shelf components like pretty much everyone else. I've never played a Yamaha poly though, and never heard a sound comparison between the monos and the polys.

Yamaha designed and manufactured their own chips – VCO, VCF, VCA, keyboard scanners, all the usual suspects – and used these in all their CS synths, mono and poly. There are differences in what's around them, so the circuits do vary from model to model, but the core operations are mostly carried out by the same pieces.

I've had a few CS synths – 01, 5, 10, 15, 40m – but never had the opportunity to play one alongside a big poly to find out how they compare either.
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A couple of potential new things from Behringer,

Potentially a Bode Frequency Shifter for the Moog system, quite complicated so would be ~$199, only a render so far.

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And secondly a Pearl Syncussion clone in a Wasp/Model D/Neutron/CAT style case, looks like a real prototype exists.

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DGL. wrote: Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:40 pm A couple of potential new things from Behringer,

Potentially a Bode Frequency Shifter for the Moog system, quite complicated so would be ~$199, only a render so far.

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And secondly a Pearl Syncussion clone in a Wasp/Model D/Neutron/CAT style case, looks like a real prototype exists.

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Im beginning to wonder about you DGL, have you put spyware on my tablet? :D
Just yesterday, I was looking at available Bode shifters, very few, and very expensive, then I thought "I wonder if Behringer has one in their Moog range?" And then I find this.
Yet again, sold.

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