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Famous monophonic synthesizer in semi-modular format. Produced 1971-1980. Various models: 2600: Blue Marvin (it was blue) 1971 Filter 4012 Osc 4011 keyboard 3604 2600C: Grey Meany (keyboard 3604C) only 35 pieces made 2600P: (four versions) grey-black (keyboard 3604P) 4012 filter 1: 4017 oscillator 2: 4027 oscillator 3: 4027-1 oscillator (noisy but stable) 4: 4027-1 2601: (three versions) 1: 4012 and 4027-1 grey 2: 4072 filter with error and 4027-1 orange-black 3: 4072 filter with error and 4027-1 orange-black Oscillators: 3 VCOs: VCO 1 saw / sqr; VCO 2 saw / sqr / tri / pulse / sine VCO 3 saw / sqr / pulse (Model 4011 VCO on early 2600s, replaced by Model 4017 VCO, replaced by Model 4027 & 4027-1) White Noise Gen: Continually variable from LF to pink to white (Model 4016 Noise Gen replaced by Model 4022) LFO: patchable Model 4015 with S&H Filter: 24 dB Lowpass, resonance capable. Model 4012 VCF (1970-76) Model 4072 VCF (1976-81) Ring modulator: AC or DC coupled VCA: Envelope 1 ADSR, Envelope 2 AR (lin/exp) envelope follower. Model 4010, later Model 4019 Effect: Spring reverb Remote keyboard 49 keys (Models 3601, 3604, 3620) Arp/Seq Model 1601 sequencer

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Depeche Mode early 80's Setup?

...I'm willing to guess all of the sequenced stuff (arpeggios, bass lines, extra percussion etc) must have come from the ARP 2600. If Fletch had an MKI Prodigy, the lack of CV/Gate would mean it couldn't be sequenced. Even if he had an MKII, the S-trig input would have prevented sequencing via the ARP 1601....

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Behringer VP 330 Vocoder clone

Hi Tricera, that's a fair point but frankly it doesn't really matter to us. Allow me to explain the motivation behind our synth journey: After 30 years of running a business, I decided to fulfill my lifelong dream - to build all the synths and drum machines I could never afford when I was a kid....

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Sequential Prophet X

The patches should be there in the A bank if you have loaded the samples OK. Assuming you have already loaded the Prophet 5 and CP 80 samples (with their respective patches) the ARP 2600 patches should follow these at A1 P25. Check again.

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