33PM wrote:Thanks for replies!
Well, first off I'm not a prefessional keyboardist, but nonetheless I'd like to have a VA synth so that I can pratice analog techniques, record some riffs, and play it on stage every now and then. I don't know much about these two keyboards, but I played the SH-201 yesterday and I quite liked it, but again, I can't compare it to the JP-8000 since I've never used it. Secondly, I'm looking for a synth around $500.
Robonaut wrote:If that's your criteria,then the Alesis Ion is definitely worth a look. They seem to sell for a bit less than the JP-8000 and they are a much deeper synthesizer.
I have not personally had the chance to play around with one, but a lot of folks on this board like them (as a search should reveal).
33PM wrote:I heard the Ion is more of a string synth, isn't it? I'm more into bass and mono lead sounds...
Robonaut wrote:a JP-8080 over either, unless you really need a keyboard.
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