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Future Retro Mondovox

Postby Psy_Free » Wed Oct 02, 2013 9:27 am

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Re: Future Retro Mondovox

Postby pflosi » Wed Oct 02, 2013 10:30 am

Strange product. Any DAW + decent midi interface (with patchbay functions such as merging etc) can do most of that, no? #-o
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Re: Future Retro Mondovox

Postby Psy_Free » Wed Oct 02, 2013 10:44 am

I use digital portastudios like the Yamaha AW2816 & Tascam 2488 Neo not computer based DAWs , so that's probaby why I find it interesting :)
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Re: Future Retro Mondovox

Postby pflosi » Wed Oct 02, 2013 11:28 am

Yeah, for setups without any DAW integration it's a nice idea :thumbright:
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Re: Future Retro Mondovox

Postby Solderman » Thu Oct 03, 2013 10:00 pm

Get yourself one of these and four SEM Pro's at second-hand prices and forget about Son of 4 Voice.

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Re: Future Retro Mondovox

Postby Percivale » Fri Oct 04, 2013 4:32 am

Interesting.. any videos on it yet?
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Re: Future Retro Mondovox

Postby Psy_Free » Fri Oct 04, 2013 8:21 am

Solderman wrote:Get yourself one of these and four SEM Pro's at second-hand prices and forget about Son of 4 Voice.


You read my mind :lol:
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Re: Future Retro Mondovox

Postby madtheory » Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:25 am

pflosi wrote:Strange product. Any DAW + decent midi interface (with patchbay functions such as merging etc) can do most of that, no? #-o

No.
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Re: Future Retro Mondovox

Postby pflosi » Fri Oct 04, 2013 12:13 pm

Well, if you say so :lol:
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Re: Future Retro Mondovox

Postby madtheory » Fri Oct 04, 2013 3:03 pm

OK, do you know of any software that will automatically re route polyphonic playing to monophonic outputs? Because "patchbay functions such as merging etc (sic)" will not do it.
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Re: Future Retro Mondovox

Postby edfunction » Sat Oct 05, 2013 8:41 pm

midipal can do some of this.
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Re: Future Retro Mondovox

Postby edfunction » Sat Oct 05, 2013 8:42 pm

it does look cool though :D
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Re: Future Retro Mondovox

Postby phesago » Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:21 pm

This thing looks cool as fuck. I do not know necessarily what the implication is for my set up, but this has soem serious potential. Take a Virus or a NL with dick tons of voices and split mode(s) and you can easily play chords from multiple patches per unit easily. I guess immediacy is the key here? IDK just some initial thoughts. Being able to sequence polyphonic chords outside of a DAW is a major pain in the ass, and this is a low cost solution to it I guess.


I for one feel as if Jered is really thinking outside of the box here. We all complain about synth manufacturers being run of the mill same old shit type of products they release, while his last two releases seem to be filling gaps we didnt know we wanted filled. I think if he keeps coming up with truly innovative products, there will be some much more amazing than this. BTW this is an awesome product. The target market share from his perspective is the stay at home enthusiast, because thats where most of the sales will come from. This thing is 1) cheap and 2) powerful in what it does and what it offers to most guys, especially those who only have software or a bunch of VA racks. The genius thing about this is that it is easily conceiveable that it can easily be in any studio, big or small.


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Re: Future Retro Mondovox

Postby synthparts » Sat Oct 05, 2013 10:08 pm

At first glance $300 doesn't seem all that cheap for a MIDI processor to me... Yamaha MEP4s are $50 or so...
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Re: Future Retro Mondovox

Postby shaft9000 » Mon Oct 14, 2013 8:10 pm

300 is cheap vs. buying a polyphonic synth - assuming one already has several monosynths, which is who this is aimed at. did yamaha sell those for under 300 when they were new or something?...and hexidecimal editing only eh? :?

this FR plus a couple volca keys and you got yourself a dandy 6 voice(sorta) for well under a grand
2600.solus.modcan a.eurorack.cs60.JP8.Juno6.A6.sunsyn.volcakeys.jd990.tb303.x0xb0x.revolution.
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