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Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby thunderbird32 » Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:28 pm

Super jealous! I'd love to have an A3000.

Raion-Fox wrote:They were very expensive. Total I spent about $900 on the collection.


I mean, A3000's go for like ~$600 by themselves. It's a lot of money, but not too bad all things considered.
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Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby Raion-Fox » Fri Jan 12, 2018 9:51 pm

I've had four A3000s. The first was an A3000UX I acquired in 1999 for free, as I was 7 at the time. Sold that one in 2003 for a Pentium 4... Big mistake.

Second was A3000 I damaged by inserting a parallel device into the SCSI port accidentally. I sent it to a member of the community for repair. He stole it essentially, refusing to take any secured form of payment for the repairs. The guy was someone going by "labdude1" or something... I forget.

I bought another in 2014, and sold it to Nekonoko as it was... Not the most desirable model and he wanted one badly.
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Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby smj » Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:40 pm

Picked up a couple TruePosition boards that combine a GPS receiver with an "oven"-stabilized or ovenized crystal oscillator (link). We'll see how far I get with the tinkering...
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Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby Raion-Fox » Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:40 am

I finally got the stuff to make my Roland CS-10 working. After a few minutes to get the tone adjusted, the volume set and the inputs cleaned for best clarity, I'm happy with my purchase. These micro-monitors have great sound for 20+ years old.

I listened to everything from Tool to Toto, to Queen on it this morning and they sounded great.
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Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby itsvince725 » Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:50 am

Oh man, I bet Africa by Toto sounds amazing through that.
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Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby Raion-Fox » Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:23 pm

Most does. It's a little underwhelming for spoken word but definitely better than the built in monitor speakers.
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Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby itsvince725 » Wed Jan 17, 2018 5:02 pm

I've got two old pairs of Gateway 2000-branded Altec Lansing speakers and they certainly pleasantly surprised me with their output, so having a Roland device like this must be even beyond that.
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