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Retired Gear
all the gear that I stopped using for one or more reasons

Digital Audio Interfaces
Digidesign Digi-001 - Damn you Digi for not supporting this with later versions of OSX
Digidesign MBox - wanted an interface with higher level AD/DA converters
MOTU 828 - incompatible with my 9600's firewire card
MOTU 2408 mk II - a pain to program
Presonus FirePod - complaints of mLAN drivers scared me off

Drum Machines
Boss DR-5 - the original analog drum machine
Boss DR-660 - sounded good, but I wanted more sounds
Sequential Circuits Drumtraks

Effects
Boss BD2 Blues Driver
Boss BF2 Flanger
Boss BF3 Flanger
Boss DS1 Distortion
Boss MT2 Metal
Boss PH2 Super Phaser
Boss PH3 Phase Shifter
Digitech distortion - lent 2 different pedals to this dude's kid, never saw them again
Digitech Grunge - migrated to Behringer pedals
Digitech Icebox Chorus
DOD wah/volume control - Carter busted this, never fixed it like he promised
Line 6 Bass Pod - Traded up to the Bass Pod Pro
Line 6 Pod - Traded up to the Pod XT
Line 6 Pod XT - Traded up to the Pod Pro XT
Small Stone Phaser - sounded great, but it died
Tube Works Tube Driver - traded it for a rack synth after upgrading to the Pod Pro XT
Alesis MEQ-230 15 band Stereo EQ (at Steve's house)
Alesis Midiverb 4 multi effects (at Steve's house)
Aphex 104 Aural Exciter C2 (at Steve's house)

Guitars
Fender Squier Stratocaster - pawned by my buddy Carter before he died.
Harmony Bass - sold to Surf Dave's wife, but she ran off before paying for it in full

Synthesizers and Samplers
Alesis Micron - fun to play but could use a bigger screen
Alesis Nanosynth
Casio VZ-10M - was not that impressive
Clavia Nord Rack 2
- not great interface but it was fun while it lasted
Clavia Nord Electro 2 • 73 - great sounds but I had to liquidate my studio
Emu Proteus 1XR
Emu Proteus 2
Emu ESI-4000 Turbo
- great sounding sampler, but I wanted Mac control
Emu E5000 Ultra - uses big hard disks, but very inefficiently.
Ensoniq ESQ-M - has an interesting dirty character but crashed Sounddiver.
Farfisa Compact Deluxe - brought up from New Orleans in 1995, retubed, then sold
Hammond XB2 - great sounding digital organ, terrible MIDI capabilities
Kawai K1R
Kawai K3M (2)
Kawai K4R
Kawai K5M
Kawai PHM
- traded to a buddy for his extra Alesis NanoBass
Korg 707 - really misses the digital delay unit on the DS-8
Korg CX3
- the original non-MIDI version
Korg DS-8 - sold my original, then purchased another to refurb, then sold both
Korg EX-800 - bought to replace model II, but could never get to work right
Korg EX-8000 - nice rack, have a lot of sounds for it.
Korg M1REX
Korg M1R
Korg M3R
Korg MS-2000BR - great sounds but I had to liquidate my studio
Korg N1R - stopped working as soon as I got it home
Korg N5EX - great sounds, completely unorganized and difficult to find
Korg N5XR - great sounds in a compact box; didn't need when I stopped playing live
Korg 03R/W
Korg Poly-800 - upgraded to Poly-800 II
Korg Poly-800 II - wouldn't read original Poly-800 sounds
Korg TR Rack - Never really got into this module
Korg Wavestation SR - Never had time to use
Kurzweil K2500X - bought and sold for parts
Kurzweil PC-88mx - good sounding piano controller, no synth functions
Novation A-Station
Novation KS4
Red Star Darkstar XP2 - 4 voices of virtual analog, incomprehensible
Roland D2
Roland D-550 - Migrated to V-Synth + VC1 D50 card
Roland Fantom-S - sold at a huge loss to my buddy so I could get the X8
Roland JP-8080 - sold at a huge loss because I'm broke
Roland JV-880
Roland JV-1010
Roland JV-1080
Roland JV-2080 - sold once, then repurchased
Roland MC-505 - I'm not really a dj type producer but it was fun
Roland P-330 - rack-mount piano not terribly realistic
Roland XP-30 - great sounds, but I wanted a piano-weighted controller
Roland XV-3080 - great sounds but I had to liquidate my studio
Roland XV-88 - great sounds, but I needed a lightweight controller
Roland VariOS - I bought it solely for running the VC1 virtual D-50
Waldorf WaveXT - great sounds but I had to liquidate my studio
Yamaha EX5R - great sounds but I had to liquidate my studio
Yamaha Motif - sold to pay for a MOX6
Yamaha SY77 - decided I preferred the TG series
Yamaha TG77 (2) - deep programmability
Yamaha TX802 + RAM card - 8 voice multitimbral but a huge pain to program
Yamaha TX81Z

Microphones
Radio Shack SM48 knockoff

MIDI Controllers
Evolution UC33 - did not load parameters like the later UC33e model
M-Audio Oxygen 8 - got good reviews, I don't know why
M-Audio Revolution 49 - cheap piece of crap

MIDI Interfaces
Altech MIDI interface
Emagic AMT-8 serial
M-Audio Midisport 8x8/s
MOTU MIDI Timepiece AV serial
Opcode Studio 3
Emagic AMT-8 8-port USB MIDI interface
Emagic Unitor 8-port USB MIDI interface

Mixers
Behringer PMP 2000 - great sounding powered mixer but only Mono
Fostex X28 4 track cassette
Kawai 8SR stereo line mixer
Radio Shack 4 line mixer

Computer Monitors
Acoustic Authority A-3640RB 2.1
computer speaker system
- horrible sound
Roland JC77 Jazz Chorus Amplifier
Audix Studio 1A Near Field Reference Monitors
Hafler Trans-Nova P3000 150-watt reference amplifier
Motion-Sound Pro-3X Leslie

DBX PB48 Patchbay
Behringer ADA-8000 8 channel analog-to-ADAT digital interface (not connected)
M-Audio FireWire 1814 for OSX or Windows (not connected)
M-Audio Fast Track Pro for OSX or Windows (moves between Mac and PC)


M-Audio Axiom 25
M-Audio Axiom 25- I sold off my Korg MicroKontrol because I need full-sized keys to play my best. I feel that most of the composing I do with short USB MIDI controllers is more 'fiddly' or 'quirky' than when I use my Fantom X8, which is just a problem with my own prejudice towards 88 key controllers.
Roland JV-2080
Roland JV-2080 + Bass & Drum, Dance, Hip-Hop, House, Techno, and Vintage Synth ROMs
There is no ROMpler with a larger and more diverse collection of sounds that are ready to go at the press of just a couple of buttons. Great sounds, quite eclectic.
Access Virus Classic
Access Virus Classic - Possibly the only synthesizer I regret selling, for a pretty deep loss too. It makes great pads, goofy effects, and thick basses. I got mine for a crazy good deal by a guy who had only owned it a month. If I owned my own place i'd even consider keeping it on the desktop next to the DAW so it would be easier to work with.
Emu Proteus 2000
Emu Proteus 2000 + Phatt, Techno, XL7, and Composer ROMs. In the 1990's, these were the bomb for making house or hip hop records. Nowadays, that's not the case -- but you never know, some of the dubby basses and kicks will probably never go out of style.
Korg Karma
Korg Karma + Dance Extreme ROM + Vintage Archives ROM
Of all my gear, this keyboard is the one that turns the most heads when playing the Karma Generated Effects. It is perhaps one of the most inspiring keyboards ever made.
Korg Triton Rack
Korg Triton Rack + Future Loop Construction ROM + SCSI
I find the dual arpegiators inspiring. But the expensive/rare ROMs and patch loading requirements (from floppy disk? really?) are left in the dust by Roland's superior JV/XP/XV series and of course the Fantoms.
  Yamaha MOX6 - an inexpensive, deep, great sounding, lightweight keyboard
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
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