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#222672 - 12/09/07 06:54 AM Low cost synth comparative
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I'm looking for a not-very-expensive synth, and the ones i've found are, basically,

Roland Juno-D
Yamaha MM6
Roland SH-201
Korg X50

I've never had one, and barely don't know how to use them (Yes, i'm a totally new in keyboard/synth world!), so if someone could help me to decide wich one would be better, that would help a lot.

I'm planning to play in a rock (progrock-metal) band, wich one would fit better?

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#222673 - 12/09/07 09:47 AM Re: Low cost synth comparative
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SZ member Fran Carango has a Roland Juno G for sale MINT great price too .....
email him.

francarango@nni.com

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#222674 - 12/09/07 10:29 AM Re: Low cost synth comparative
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Depending on what's available in Spain, I would recommend the Roland Juno D...more polyphony than the Yamaha MM6, which would be my second recommendation.

I haven't tried the Korg X50 or the Roland SH-201 so I can't comment on them.

Ian
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#222675 - 12/09/07 10:37 AM Re: Low cost synth comparative
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#222676 - 12/09/07 11:34 AM Re: Low cost synth comparative
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#222677 - 12/09/07 11:53 AM Re: Low cost synth comparative
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Fran, you're getting about as fickle as me. Truly, I don't see much out there that really excites me right now.

Arekusu, of the keyboards you mention, I feel the X50 is the most powerful and worth the money. Another possibility might be a Yamaha S-03.
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#222678 - 12/09/07 12:01 PM Re: Low cost synth comparative
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How come your selling the Juno G, Fran...I thought you were using it as an alternative to dragging around the big old G70?

Ya musta got a young roadie.

Ian
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#222679 - 12/09/07 01:58 PM Re: Low cost synth comparative
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Loc: Levittown, Pa, USA
Ian, when I finally get the G70 set up on stage..it is the board I want to play...It allows me more choices live...and besides I am in my comfort zone with the G70..

I am trying to force myself to use the G70 at all times...and not get lazy..

The Juno G is a super lightweight keyboard and I can easily use it with the band, but my heart is with the G70..

Cass, Not really being finicky like Donny..
I just buy and try like I have always done...you are just more aware of my recent purchases...
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#222680 - 12/09/07 02:09 PM Re: Low cost synth comparative
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I'm serious now with the PA800 I'm loving this KB mucho.....

Heck I even bought a KORG T Shirt

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#222681 - 12/09/07 06:59 PM Re: Low cost synth comparative
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my vote goes to
1.x50 soundwise (bad keys)tiny control ,fragile knobs)
2.mm6 feature wise,(also 11 ibs -super light),USB to device that play mid files,arranger functions,mega voices,real time knobs .but 32 poly

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