The Behringer Keyboards 'n' Stuff Thread #3

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rACed2 wrote: Tue May 16, 2023 8:00 am Slightly OT but has anyone here every come across a circuit diagram for the BCF2000?

nope but there are informative internal pictures online.
If your having PSU issues these have been discussed previously here - mainly that the PSU is a switch mode working from rectified mains - only for the brave !
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Hugh Robjohns wrote: Tue May 16, 2023 10:53 am There's no way I'd pay up front for something not in stock. A modest deposit to have it ordered, sure, but not the full wack... and I simply wouldn't trade with any company that asked me to pay up front. That's not the way the business works.

Absolutely. But there seem to be a few high profile dealers out there doing just this, are they desperate for money?
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Even less reason to pay up front...
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Some time ago we introduced the ENIGMA concept synthesizer, inspired by the Buchla Easel. We have now built the first prototype and are about to fire it up and develop the firmware. Just to manage expectation, this will take time as it is a very complex synth with full c/c and patch memory. We hope that you’re as excited as we are.

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BJG145 wrote: Thu Jun 01, 2023 9:50 am
Some time ago we introduced the ENIGMA concept synthesizer, inspired by the Buchla Easel. We have now built the first prototype and are about to fire it up and develop the firmware. Just to manage expectation, this will take time as it is a very complex synth with full c/c and patch memory. We hope that you’re as excited as we are.

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My feelings exactly. Very, very bored of all the vapourware.
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Purlease don't start seeing eye-to-eye, that will throw everything out of whack. :-|

(I believe in you Uli. Make me a Beasel.)
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Also been announced is the Spice (subharminiconesque) desktop synth, that Solina's are now shipping from Thomann and that they had stock, emphasis on had!

Also they're now assembling the first prototype of the UB-X, an OB-X clone in the full size 61 key case, should take a few months to have a working prototype helped by having the same software as the UB-Xa.

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And going by posts on GS it seems PRO-800's are starting to be shipped, a few people have had their order status updated to "preparing for packing" and there is one so far that has had their's updated to "shipped".
They're coming!
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BJG145 wrote: Thu Jun 01, 2023 6:12 pm Purlease don't start seeing eye-to-eye, that will throw everything out of whack. :-|

(I believe in you Uli. Make me a Beasel.)

There’s no reason why Hugh shouldn’t see eye to eye about something that most of us think is true "even" if it did come from me.
I think that anyone would be non-plussed at the way Behringer are conducting themselves as a major player, it’s cringe making.
I love all this "it’s been packed" "it’s being shipped" do we also get to know when the guy sending it takes a crap, or a tea break?
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Arpangel wrote: Fri Jun 02, 2023 6:44 am I love all this "it’s been packed" "it’s being shipped" do we also get to know when the guy sending it takes a crap, or a tea break?

I am quite keen on stats, especially on the day of the delivery stats.
I forget who it is that does the on the day route stats - you are no 56, driver is at No 53 a mile away, eta 20 minutes [ignoring time for any ablutions/tea breaks]

so much better than parcelfarce " sometime between 8:00 & 18:00 unless its tomorrow"

other delivery farces are available....
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N i g e l wrote: Sat Jun 03, 2023 11:32 pm
Arpangel wrote: Fri Jun 02, 2023 6:44 am I love all this "it’s been packed" "it’s being shipped" do we also get to know when the guy sending it takes a crap, or a tea break?

I am quite keen on stats, especially on the day of the delivery stats.
I forget who it is that does the on the day route stats - you are no 56, driver is at No 53 a mile away, eta 20 minutes [ignoring time for any ablutions/tea breaks]

so much better than parcelfarce " sometime between 8:00 & 18:00 unless its tomorrow"

other delivery farces are available....

We’ve had notifications like "left under a neighbours car"
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Arpangel wrote: Sun Jun 04, 2023 9:51 amWe’ve had notifications like "left under a neighbours car"

My favourite one of those was "Left in the blue bin" I don't have a blue bin. AFAIK Nottingham City Council have never used blue bins for anything. Certainly no-one in my street has one. I have a green bin and a brown bin. It wasn't in either, although the brown bin had just been emptied that morning...
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AFAIK Nottingham City Council have never used blue bins for anything. Certainly no-one in my street has one. I have a green bin and a brown bin.

Or the grey bin? For someone who’s a bit colour blind grey might look blue.
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MOF wrote: Mon Jun 05, 2023 1:11 pm Or the grey bin? For someone who’s a bit colour blind grey might look blue.

The only grey bins we've had here were of the metal pre-wheely bin variety.

The only place I've seen blue bins is in Whitby.
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BigRedX wrote: Mon Jun 05, 2023 11:24 am although the brown bin had just been emptied that morning...

So that’s what happened to my Neve Melbourn.

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Someone on GS has received their PRO-800 and had decided to open it up to see what's inside. Seems to be well made with quality PCB's and even temperature isolation cutouts around the VCO's.

https://gearspace.com/board/showpost.ph ... count=3558
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DGL. wrote: Sat Jun 10, 2023 6:47 pm Someone on GS has received their PRO-800 and had decided to open it up to see what's inside. Seems to be well made with quality PCB's and even temperature isolation cutouts around the VCO's.

https://gearspace.com/board/showpost.ph ... count=3558

This looks well made. I didn't know temp isolation cutouts were a thing, seems like a good idea!
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resistorman wrote: Sat Jun 10, 2023 8:36 pm This looks well made. I didn't know temp isolation cutouts were a thing, seems like a good idea!

Nor did I, but I agree with you - somehow I doubt that Behringer would have included them if it weren't necessary for better tuning stability though.
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Martin Walker wrote: Sun Jun 11, 2023 3:06 pm
resistorman wrote: Sat Jun 10, 2023 8:36 pm This looks well made. I didn't know temp isolation cutouts were a thing, seems like a good idea!

Nor did I, but I agree with you - somehow I doubt that Behringer would have included them if it weren't necessary for better tuning stability though.

Quite, all that extra routing wouldn't have been done for nothing, they do have some very talented people on their books.
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