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#444537 - 01/11/18 02:49 PM PA1000 in!
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Mine too! Should be at my home before the weekend! Should be interesting - there went the NFL
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#444539 - 01/11/18 03:55 PM Re: PA1000 in! [Re: zuki]
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Excited ?
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#444541 - 01/11/18 05:28 PM Re: PA1000 in! [Re: zuki]
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Good luck zuki hope you like the keybed
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#444546 - 01/11/18 06:04 PM Re: PA1000 in! [Re: zuki]
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Originally Posted By zuki
Mine too! - there went the NFL


Well, you didn't have a dog in that fight anyway did you? ...
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#444547 - 01/11/18 06:06 PM Re: PA1000 in! [Re: Dnj]
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Originally Posted By Dnj
Good luck zuki hope you like the keybed


Zuki ... if you don't like the keybed I'll trade you my Kn6000 for it ... bounce
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#444553 - 01/11/18 07:19 PM Re: PA1000 in! [Re: tony mads usa]
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Originally Posted By tony mads usa
Originally Posted By Dnj
Good luck zuki hope you like the keybed


Zuki ... if you don't like the keybed I'll trade you my Kn6000 for it ... bounce


No nothing about Technics, never laid a hand on one!
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#444554 - 01/11/18 07:20 PM Re: PA1000 in! [Re: tony mads usa]
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Originally Posted By tony mads usa
Originally Posted By Dnj
Good luck zuki hope you like the keybed


Zuki ... if you don't like the keybed I'll trade you my Kn6000 for it ... bounce


No, but we get a new coach next yr (Lions)
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#444555 - 01/11/18 07:21 PM Re: PA1000 in! [Re: tony mads usa]
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Originally Posted By tony mads usa
Originally Posted By zuki
Mine too! - there went the NFL


Well, you didn't have a dog in that fight anyway did you? ...


Lions new coach coming.....brain dead, been playing all day
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#444557 - 01/11/18 09:02 PM Re: PA1000 in! [Re: zuki]
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Originally Posted By zuki

No nothing about Technics, never laid a hand on one!


If technics had stayed in business, Yamaha and KORG would still be trying to catch up ... keys
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#444563 - 01/12/18 02:05 AM Re: PA1000 in! [Re: tony mads usa]
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Originally Posted By tony mads usa

If technics had stayed in business, Yamaha and KORG would still be trying to catch up ... keys


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#444575 - 01/12/18 06:42 AM Re: PA1000 in! [Re: Gunnar Jonny]
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In case your forgot & Just to keep you busy until it arrives... cool2


Edited by Dnj (01/12/18 06:45 AM)
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#444587 - 01/12/18 11:54 AM Re: PA1000 in! [Re: tony mads usa]
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I agree with you totally!
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Originally Posted By zuki



If technics had stayed in business, Yamaha and KORG would still be trying to catch up ... keys
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#444588 - 01/12/18 12:14 PM Re: PA1000 in! [Re: Rfinnshw]
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Originally Posted By Rfinnshw
I agree with you totally!
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Originally Posted By zuki



If technics had stayed in business, Yamaha and KORG would still be trying to catch up ... keys



I forgot what was the official reason Technics went out of business with keyboards?
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#444590 - 01/12/18 12:28 PM Re: PA1000 in! [Re: zuki]
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This statement I don't understand.

Why didn't they then stay in the business?

Surely no company will kill a good, efficient and profitable bussiness!

I liked Technics keyboard too, but I think it's about time to let it go. wink
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#444591 - 01/12/18 12:30 PM Re: PA1000 in! [Re: Dnj]
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it was the pet project of the owner (I think). Once he died they decided it was not cost effective to continue to modernize as they had exhausted what they could do with the existing technology and couldn't keep up with the competition.

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#444593 - 01/12/18 12:42 PM Re: PA1000 in! [Re: Scott Langholff]
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Originally Posted By Scott Langholff
it was the pet project of the owner (I think). Once he died they decided it was not cost effective to continue to modernize as they had exhausted what they could do with the existing technology and couldn't keep up with the competition.


couldn't keep up with the competition.

Scott ... are you certain about that? ... as I recall their sales were pretty good, and they were still cutting edge ...
I believe I read at the time that it was just a business decision by Matsushita to concentrate on other areas such as Panasonic ... whatever, I am sorry they are gone and pretty sure that had they stayed in business I might have their TOTL board ... that said, I am very happy with my KORG ...
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#444594 - 01/12/18 12:46 PM Re: PA1000 in! [Re: zuki]
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Well, when a shift in focus happens, a profitable or at least a potentially good business is sold rather than killed. This is what Roland did with Cakewalk a while ago. But it is equally true that sometimes it simply doesn't work out, as with Cakewalk.

It might remain a mistery, Technics' end that is.
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#444603 - 01/12/18 01:18 PM Re: PA1000 in! [Re: zuki]
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It was Panasonic, that owned Technics that desided to go out of the music instrument business.
And of course it is money related, as everything else. more profit, more profit and even more profit.
As soon as there are no more money to gain by produce and sell arranger keyboards, we'll se the fall of the keyboards we love to play ....
It's the nature of business, money to the shareholders is goal no 1.

Btw, do you see how similiar Genos design is compared to Korg?
Yamaha have business interests / ownership in Korg.
Just wait and see, something will happen in not too long ........ rolleyes

coffee

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#444606 - 01/12/18 02:05 PM Re: PA1000 in! [Re: zuki]
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No body knows for sure .....as long as they get your money....
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#444611 - 01/12/18 02:46 PM Re: PA1000 in! [Re: Dnj]
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Originally Posted By Dnj
.....as long as they get your money....


Yeah,
and now Yamaha managed to rip off some $/£/NKR off my account as well. Is it worth the slimming process of my wallet?
That question is probably going to be answered during the next week or so...... crazy
Oh well, the coins here are round, most likely because they shall roll. wink laugh
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