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Re: Isomorphism FTW

Postby BJG145 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:42 pm

...discovered a new isomorphic instrument listed on eBay today.

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Apparently this little beauty is called a Hohner Harmonetta, and employs the same Harmonic Table layout as the Axis 49 above.
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Re: Isomorphism FTW

Postby Sam Spoons » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:55 pm

Same layout as a chromatic button accordion?

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Re: Isomorphism FTW

Postby BJG145 » Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:19 pm

I like to keep this thread updated with the latest topical Isomorphic instruments I never came across before, so here's a Hyve I just noticed on eBay.

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It's a mini capacitive-touch synth originally launched on Kickstarter with a petite but cool hexagonal layout above the keyboard. If you have very small fingers.

https://youtu.be/pLG0hqTtlgA?t=284

(In other isomorphic news...Dualo folded without ever producing the larger Du-touch L funded on Kickstarter...to the wrath of the punters who lost their money. But some of the original team have recently re-emerged as Intuitive Instruments to keep the dream alive, so at least people can get their smaller Du-touch S serviced if needs be. I need to get mine fixed as it happens, but the last instrument I sent to France for repair disappeared without trace and I haven't quite forgiven the French yet, so...we'll see.)
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Re: Isomorphism FTW

Postby BJG145 » Thu May 23, 2019 2:24 pm

...continuing the button-layout theme, I love the Elka Concorde range I just discovered via this listing for a baby Concorde 90 on eBay.

Here's a Concorde 96...

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...but I think I'll save myself for the bonkers steampunk war room fantasy of the Concorde 902.

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Re: Isomorphism FTW

Postby Martin Walker » Thu May 23, 2019 2:32 pm

Wow, just wow - that's some weird (yet fascinating) looking device! :o


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Re: Isomorphism FTW

Postby Zukan » Thu May 23, 2019 3:31 pm

Some of these are truly stunning! Even if they didn't make a sound I'd still love to own one.
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Re: Isomorphism FTW

Postby Sam Spoons » Thu May 23, 2019 3:32 pm

It's basically a flattened out accordion :D

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What about this then, (turned up in a search for button accordion images)

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Re: Isomorphism FTW

Postby blinddrew » Fri May 24, 2019 5:45 pm

BJG145 wrote:...but I think I'll save myself for the bonkers steampunk war room fantasy of the Concorde 902.

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Which button launches the missiles? I really think that should be clearly marked. You know, for health and safety...
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Re: Isomorphism FTW

Postby BJG145 » Fri May 24, 2019 7:23 pm

blinddrew wrote:Which button launches the missiles?

Not sure, but apparently that red one on the right gives you a hell of a buzz...
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Re: Isomorphism FTW

Postby Martin Walker » Fri May 24, 2019 9:27 pm

:bouncy:
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Re: Isomorphism FTW

Postby MarkRosenberg » Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:41 am

Noticed BJG145's comment about the Sensel Morph so I thought I'd share this:

Isomorphic design on the Sensel Morph using the Innovator's Overlay


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You can files in the Sensel forum here

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