Reasonable price for Novation Bass Station keyboard

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Reasonable price for Novation Bass Station keyboard

Postby serv » Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:53 pm

So I've been meaning to get hold of this little beast for some time, and it has finally surface in Craigslist.
This guy wants 400 for it, which I think is a bit pricey.
What do you guys think?
How much would you pay for it?
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Re: Reasonable price for Novation Bass Station keyboard

Postby space6oy » Fri Aug 05, 2011 11:04 pm

haven't checked in a while but am pretty sure they do tend to sell for $300-400. IIRC i sold one for $350 a while back.

keyboard has a very cheap build but they sound great.
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Re: Reasonable price for Novation Bass Station keyboard

Postby serv » Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:18 am

Ok, I have another follow up question.
Is there significant difference between the rack and the keyboard?
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Re: Reasonable price for Novation Bass Station keyboard

Postby GuyaGuy » Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:33 am

I believe the consensus of the Internet is that the build quality on the rack is a bit dodgy but better on the kb.
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Re: Reasonable price for Novation Bass Station keyboard

Postby space6oy » Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:41 am

sorry guyaguy but that's 100% wrong. i've had 'em both. keyboard's a cheap piece of plastic with good stuff inside, rack's a tank.

serv you can read about 'em both on the main site.
http://www.vintagesynth.com/novation/nov_bsk.php
http://www.vintagesynth.com/novation/nvbs.php

rack has more program storage, midi and CV/gate in & out.
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Re: Reasonable price for Novation Bass Station keyboard

Postby crystalmsc » Sat Aug 06, 2011 5:35 am

I own the BSR, considering the build quality of the keyboard, may be it's worth to consider the rack version. The X-station has a better keyboard and interface with a dedicated template for controlling the Bass Station.
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