Ensoniq VFX vs XXX rackmount unit?

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Ensoniq VFX vs XXX rackmount unit?

Postby Ashe37 » Tue Mar 17, 2009 1:51 am

As an Ensoniq VFX owner, I'm currently looking for something to 'replace' it. Not an improvement or anything, doesn't need to be, i just want something with the same type of sounds in a rack module. I have too many keyboards and not enough places to put them. I'm hearing names thrown around, but I'm not sure what to look at. And yes, something of similar vintage is ok.
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Re: Ensoniq VFX vs XXX rackmount unit?

Postby tallowwaters » Wed Mar 18, 2009 2:50 am

SQ-R?
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Re: Ensoniq VFX vs XXX rackmount unit?

Postby Ashe37 » Wed Mar 18, 2009 3:11 am

If i could find one...

they are like hen's teeth- or maybe its just that people that have them don't want to give them up...

So, looking around, i guess i should look at the Waldorf Microwave, Korg 01/r, Korg 03/r... anything else?
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Re: Ensoniq VFX vs XXX rackmount unit?

Postby Ashe37 » Thu Mar 26, 2009 7:40 am

To answer my question, Korg Wavestation. I may just make do with the softsynth Wavestation for awhile.
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Re: Ensoniq VFX vs XXX rackmount unit?

Postby meatballfulton » Thu Mar 26, 2009 12:23 pm

The SQ-R has a subset of the VFX features, it has fewer Transwaves.

They are not at all rare, I come across them all the time. I sold mine for $85 a few years ago, $150 is top dollar.
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Re: Ensoniq VFX vs XXX rackmount unit?

Postby Ashe37 » Thu Mar 26, 2009 12:31 pm

Ah ok, I'm trying to narrow down my number of keyboards...
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