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That was actually Slate's alpha prototype. Funny enough, it was called The Vulture back then. The Raven name change really hurt The Vulture, and he just can't seem to let go of the past. And that, my friends, is why that ugly bird keeps hanging around here.
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Got it ! But would be could if it comes all preinstalled and with a good discount!
Installing pretty much means four rack screws. I'm sure any dealer would work out a deal if you were buying a fist-ful* of gear.

I think you are missing the point of the Raven, though. There is no connection or interdependency between the Dragons and Foxes and the Raven; the Raven is a monitoring section with a big desk/DAW controller built around it. You'd need a ADA converter to integrate any analogue gear into the mix.
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Wow, slate's got another court case to deal with now. Or will the guy threatening to sue Slate now get sued by the RAND Corporatuon?
The plot thickens!
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Installing pretty much means four rack screws. I'm sure any dealer would work out a deal if you were buying a fi****l of gear.

I think you are missing the point of the Raven, though. There is no connection or interdependency between the Dragons and Foxes and the Raven; the Raven is a monitoring section with a big desk/DAW controller built around it. You'd need a ADA converter to integrate any analogue gear into the mix.
That means freedom of choice ! Built your own rig style ... I like it!
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I would like to see some advanced patching features .
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I would like to see some advanced patching features .
To patch what?
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To patch what?
Analog gear !
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Analog gear !
You understand it's essentially a monitor and DAW controller in an Argosy-type desk, right? It's not an analogue gear hub.

What would be better patching solution than dumping your patch bays in the rack spaces?
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You understand it's essentially a monitor and DAW controller in an Argosy-type desk, right? It's not an analogue gear hub.

What would be better patching solution than dumping your patch bays in the rack spaces?
The better solution would be to buy a DAW controller , ipad dock , monitor controller and studio furniture separately , so there is no point talking about that . With some more analog features i would become more than a gigantic bigknob with faders and ipad dock
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The better solution would be to buy a DAW controller , ipad dock , monitor controller and studio furniture separately , so there is no point talking about that . With some more analog features i would become more than a gigantic bigknob with faders and ipad dock
A better solution if you didn't want an integrated solution, I guess. This is for the people who are less interested in a piecemeal workspace and want a made-to-order core for their DAW work.

So, really you are talking about a different product then. Something like the Matrix or AWS 900+ and a patch bay?
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A better solution if you didn't want an integrated solution, I guess. This is for the people who are less interested in a piecemeal workspace and want a made-to-order core for their DAW work.

So, really you are talking about a different product then. Something like the Matrix or AWS 900+ and a patch bay?
No , i`m talking about what i would like this product to be like .
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Great pics!
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Wow, slate's got another court case to deal with now. Or will the guy threatening to sue Slate now get sued by the RAND Corporatuon?
The plot thickens!
The RAND Corporation shouldn't worry though....Their design utilizes the work space much more efficiently....
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Yes, and check out that retro LCD. I like the idea they have it mounted out of line of sight and in the corner. Like they say, "Out of sight, out of mind".

And dual "steering wheel" style scrubber.....!
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whats the price anyway?
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Only thing missing are salt and pepper shakers
.....and two more dedicated cue mix busses.
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Yes, and check out that retro LCD. I like the idea they have it mounted out of line of sight and in the corner. Like they say, "Out of sight, out of mind".

And dual "steering wheel" style scrubber.....!
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Well, actually everything that you see behind the keyboard is 100% the monitoring section(besides the steering wheels ofcoarse).

You will be required to purchase your own desk to fit this into and be responsible for adding your own: preamps,convertors,faders, controls, outboard, etc...

But trust me, it really is a convienent and well thought out device which will completely strealine your workflow. Everything that you will need is there.
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I BET this will never be released.
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I BET this will never be released.
$0.02?
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I waited for the pictures and then when slate failed to show them I bought something else. If you feel that this will never come to life I suggest you do the same.
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I BET this will never be released.
Neither will you
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whats the price anyway?
Just a basic calculation of Argosy desk prices, say an Avocet (more features with i/o and cue mix so unfortunately probably more expensive), good VU and LED meters, plugins from Slate, and if MC mixes are included, it'll easily run over 10K.
Can't see it coming cheap.
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I BET this will never be released.
$500.
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I BET this will never be released.
Your comments throughout this entire thread have been wearing many of us thin. If you are trying to win the award for "troller of the year on GS", you are currently a frontrunner.
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Just a basic calculation of Argosy desk prices, say an Avocet (more features with i/o and cue mix so unfortunately probably more expensive), good VU and LED meters, plugins from Slate, and if MC mixes are included, it'll easily run over 10K.
Can't see it coming cheap.
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It'll have to be well over 10K, probably *significantly* higher depending on options chosen. I'd love to be wrong about that, but that's unlikely unless Slate moves production to China.
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Any news?
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Any news?
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Any news?
Your interest in a product you insist to have no interest in is interesting to say the least.
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Your interest in a product you insist to have no interest in is interesting to say the least.
Here here.
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This is somehow funny..

I think it is a bummer product.
But the lack of posts proves it to.

But by all means.
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