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Re: the latest Behringer-gate

PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:40 pm
by BigRedX
I'm certainly looking forward to a clone of the Wasp sound generating circuitry. I won't miss the "keyboard" or the casing though!

Re: the latest Behringer-gate

PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 3:49 pm
by Sam Spoons
You just need to find a big enough jam jar to nail that typical 80's synth sound. :D

Re: the latest Behringer-gate

PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:09 pm
by Wonks
For some reason I'd strayed to the upstairs keyboards/drum section of Andertons (back when they were in Haydon Place), and the bright yellow Wasp had just arrived in shop. So the assistant kindly demoed it with his version of Deep Purple's 'Burn'. Sounded good, looked pretty awful.

Re: the latest Behringer-gate

PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:30 pm
by The Elf
Behringer Model D, or Wasp? Hmmm... Difficult choice... NOT! :lol:

Re: the latest Behringer-gate

PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:45 pm
by N i g e l
Back in the day it probably wasnt a difficult choice, as it was probably based on cost..
EDP Wasp £250 ???
Moog Model D £ ???

Now thanks to Behringer you could probably have both.

I hope they include some kind of sequencer in the design, an integrated Spider perhaps.

Re: the latest Behringer-gate

PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:07 pm
by Sam Spoons
That'd bee nice :D

Re: the latest Behringer-gate

PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:20 pm
by desmond
N i g e l wrote:I hope they include some kind of sequencer in the design, an integrated Spider perhaps.

Or maybe go for a Stinger:

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Re: the latest Behringer-gate

PostPosted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:40 am
by Arpangel
DGL. wrote:And one more thing,
Uli BEEhringer

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Guessing WASP clone?

If Behringer make a Wasp clone I've already bought one, it's that simple.
One of my favourite synths of all time, it just puts a smile on my face with it's up front in your face sound. Great for really off the wall aggressive improv.
Can't wait for this.

Re: the latest Behringer-gate

PostPosted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:29 pm
by desmond
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Re: the latest Behringer-gate

PostPosted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:54 pm
by The Elf
You see, if I hadn't noticed that little word 'notch' I could have cheerfully ignored this one...

Thanks a lot, mate. :roll: ;)

Re: the latest Behringer-gate

PostPosted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:56 pm
by Arpangel
desmond wrote:Image

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Now I've seen that I won't have to have sex this morning....

:D

Re: the latest Behringer-gate

PostPosted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:17 pm
by N i g e l
Not just a pure WASP, they have paid homage to the Jasper too..

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mixer + enhanced waveform

Re: the latest Behringer-gate

PostPosted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:33 pm
by johnny h
Great, but why the mini jack?!

Re: the latest Behringer-gate

PostPosted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:02 pm
by N i g e l
There look to be full size 1/4" jacks on the back. The mini jacks on the top are for when you take it out of the [Euro] case and fit it into your Eurorack system.

Re: the latest Behringer-gate

PostPosted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:48 pm
by BigRedX
N i g e l wrote:Back in the day it probably wasnt a difficult choice, as it was probably based on cost..
EDP Wasp £250 ???
Moog Model D £ ???

Now thanks to Behringer you could probably have both.

I hope they include some kind of sequencer in the design, an integrated Spider perhaps.

My Wasp which I bought new in January 1982 cost £199.

The next closest in price was probably either the Roland SH09 or the Moog Rogue and they were considerably pricier, and while the build quality was better, neither had 2 oscillators AND 2 envelope generators.