Solderman wrote:I chalk it up to the filter designs on each. 60 has a standard OTA 4 pole lowpass. Alphas have a 2 Pole Lowpass in series with a 2 Pole bandpass, just like the rev 5 MKS-80. The alphas seem to have a bit more sensitive VCF that clips easier in the mid-range, and some would say Roland perfected the tuning on the Alphas a little too much.
Sir Ruff wrote:This is really interesting, I had no idea... thanks for posting! the resonance of the 60, like someone else said, is very clean and pretty... the alpha on the other hand really bites... perhaps that's the effect of the bandpass filter in series? but it definitely doesn't sound like the mks-80 ver 5. (although admittedly, I never compared them side by side, and without the chorus, the alpha rez wouldn't soud quite as good.)
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