thread: Bass Bot TT303
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Old 28th November 2012
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Originally Posted by xanax View Post
@acid hazard: i doubt those patents are expired or every company would be re-issuing 808/909/Juno/MS20s etc
That's not due to patents. (Miami Acidlab is an 808 in all but name, polysynths have their own problems, and modular is so popular that the original purpose of an MS20 is kind of gone.

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Originally Posted by Acid Hazard View Post
WTF do Roland care?
Trademarks and copyright.

It gives 'm the permission to never make a 303 again, but infringe on the iconic image of one, and you're in trouble.