fh991586 wrote: [...] The investment part triggered something bad in me.
sol-bass-rec wrote:I really wanted one after watching Jonathan Cain, Kajagoogoo, Duran Duran etc jamming. Could Imagine a Synth Tech would say the J8 possibly twice that.
sol-bass-rec wrote:Why not just get a JUPITER 80?
Solderman wrote:Prices have peaked and mostly only collectors who will let them collect dust on a shelf and brag about it on the web are buying the most sought after synths, including this one.
Solderman wrote:It excels at natural, organic tones that no sampler or physical modeling software could faithfully recreate, is a synth performer's dream in its layout and has so many sweet spots compared to anything else in its class, that it's no wonder it has mostly retained its value over the years.
CfNorENa wrote:isn't it possible that some buyers are paying top dollar for the Jupiter 8 because of its "organic tones" and "so many sweet spots"?
Solderman wrote:CfNorENa wrote:isn't it possible that some buyers are paying top dollar for the Jupiter 8 because of its "organic tones" and "so many sweet spots"?
Yes of course. There aren't enough of them to go around to use for shallow, nostalgic reasons, is what I'm saying. And there is a plethora of that going around now, thanks to youtube and ebay and its ilk.
I take this to mean "it's not for sale under any circumstance but dire straits". I paid half this much 2 years ago for my girlfriend's very reliable 12 years old used car.synthartist69 wrote:I have one that is a solid 9/10 and I would not sell it for under $10,000.00.
synthartist69 wrote:If these prices are a little high, look really hard at a Jupiter 6. I can get a lot of the same sounds from my JP6 as I can my JP8.... Best of luck!
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