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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by gringostar » Wed Oct 14, 2020 12:21 am

target_destroyed wrote:
Tue Oct 13, 2020 10:02 pm
The entire MK1 Harvestman line.
I’ve had quite a few of them at one point or another and the two I wouldn’t mind still having if I had the space are the piston honda and bionic lester but apart from some quirks that were fun the mkIII’s are entirely worth upgrading to. The two I don’t mind not having anymore is the hertz donut along with the malgorithm, really didn’t get along with either of them when I had them.

You’ll have to pry the double andore and tyme sefari away from my cold dead hands though.

To add to the discussion sputnik modular stuff. He’s moved on to different/better things but I kinda wish he was still around since I really liked his take on buchla over the verbose ones.

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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by rew_ » Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:34 am

gringostar wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 12:21 am
To add to the discussion sputnik modular stuff. He’s moved on to different/better things but I kinda wish he was still around since I really liked his take on buchla over the verbose ones.
This is my answer too. Simple, elegant designs. Getting harder to find without commanding a premium yet.

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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by Jaypee » Wed Oct 14, 2020 2:52 am

Schipmann modules.......
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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by Gringo Starr » Wed Oct 14, 2020 3:19 am

Jaypee wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 2:52 am
Schipmann modules.......
I think he fired back up production.

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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by Lux A Turner » Wed Oct 14, 2020 5:06 am

thetwlo wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 12:21 am
DukeOfPrunes wrote:
Tue Oct 13, 2020 11:00 pm
batch wrote:
Tue Oct 13, 2020 10:03 pm
Surprised we got this far and no one mentioned QMMG
. Given the scarcity and environmental unfriendliness of vactrols, one can only assume that LxD and Optomix will be discontinued at some point.
what makes them unfriendly to the environment more than other chips?
It's the cadmium in the LDR. Interesting article here.


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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by x2mirko » Wed Oct 14, 2020 5:10 am

Sport Modulator and the Malekko/Ward JAG. Those are the only two that I miss after selling them.

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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by Lux A Turner » Wed Oct 14, 2020 5:28 am

Small, beautiful and discontinued, but still available: grab yourselves an NE Sinc Iter while stocks last.


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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by moremagic » Wed Oct 14, 2020 5:31 am

sport modulator is amazing, the triple wave folder sick too. so many lzx modules i want , glad i got a cortex at least

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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by andybizarre » Wed Oct 14, 2020 5:41 am

Sport Modulator, Triple Wave Folder, ... basically everything Toppo
Intellijel µMod
Pittsburgh Timerunner
Detroit Underground DuSeq

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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by maudibe » Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:10 am

Most of my rig is now discontinued :hihi:

But highlights are the Moskwa and the ModCan stuff, Brainseed and my pair of Analog Memory modules that hook up to the pressure points.

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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by Whatisvalis » Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:19 am

OG Verbos Amplitude and Tone.

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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by DukeOfPrunes » Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:10 am

Lux A Turner wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 5:06 am
thetwlo wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 12:21 am
DukeOfPrunes wrote:
Tue Oct 13, 2020 11:00 pm
batch wrote:
Tue Oct 13, 2020 10:03 pm
Surprised we got this far and no one mentioned QMMG
. Given the scarcity and environmental unfriendliness of vactrols, one can only assume that LxD and Optomix will be discontinued at some point.
what makes them unfriendly to the environment more than other chips?
It's the cadmium in the LDR. Interesting article here.
Thanks for the link!

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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by IntervoxOptima » Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:26 am

Loved my RXMX/FXDF combo. I would buy both in a heartbeat if I had enough free space to give them a home.
I also enjoyed the hell out of the OG Chronoblob.
RYO Optodist (pretty sure it's discontinued too)
Phonogene was great (although I have the Morphagene in its stead).
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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by wiresandstraps » Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:42 am

Wow. That escalated quickly!

Lots of modules to look into here. Thanks everyone for expanding my (and other’s too!) horizons.

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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by Jumbuktu » Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:15 pm

All the Sputnik modules; Xaoc Moskwa (but there is supposed to be a Mk II coming); Modcan dual delay and FMVDO; Clouds. I don't have a Sport Modulator but I wish I had grabbed one when I could. HexInverter Orbitals was a great sequencer that I never bought when it was available.

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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by jkanizzle » Wed Oct 14, 2020 7:16 pm

I have a bit of an obsession with disco'd modules and currently have in my setup -

RxMx/FxDf/Control File (attached to dpo)
Mysteron
Clouds
Erica Synths Swamp
OG MN Wogglebug
Phonogene
MMG
Frequensteiner (sorta available again I guess)
Piston Honda Mk1
Erica Pico T-G (This thing is so dope if you can find one)
NE Sinclastic Empulatrix
Dreadbox Splash

I can vouch for each and every one of these being amazing in their own special way.

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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by ignatius » Wed Oct 14, 2020 7:27 pm

the macromachines Storage Strip. i'm surprised no one has made a replacement for it. it's such an obvious hole in the market.

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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by 3hands » Wed Oct 14, 2020 7:38 pm

Is the Orgone Accumulator still available? If it is, it’s one of the best modules ever. If it’s not, find one and pay whatever you can for it!!
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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by drewfx1 » Wed Oct 14, 2020 7:46 pm

PGH DNA Symbiotic Waves

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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by natureclubcassettes » Wed Oct 14, 2020 7:50 pm

phonogene, dixie II, linix, azimuth II, clouds, MMG

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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by deftinwulf » Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:12 pm

gringostar wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 12:21 am
sputnik modular stuff. He’s moved on to different/better things but I kinda wish he was still around since I really liked his take on buchla over the verbose ones.
Huh? Has that been officially confirmed? I was told a while back by one of the US distributors that he was rebooting with a Mk2 line of modules. The Sputnik website is still up and there appears to be images of new (or new to me, at least) modules up there... Did he say he was shutting down, somewhere?

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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by CDavis » Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:48 pm

Modcan stuff, I unfortunately sold all their osc's and dual delay and I can't say I miss them that much but I did sell a Dual Freq Shifter and ended up buying it back after waiting a while for one to pop up. Won't make that mistake again since I'll probably never find one again. Would never sell my Quad LFO. Runner up is Toppobrillo stuff, all top notch. I miss my sport mod and multifilter (are they still making those?) but still have the TWF. Also, the old Borg 2. Sold it and got the dual borg and it wasn't quite the same so I had to buy the old one back again. In regards to the QMMG, I recommended my friend get one as he was starting his modular many years ago. It was ok, but not a holy grail. He did end up probably doubling his money though when he sold it and I doubt he misses it much.

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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by ignatius » Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:01 pm

deftinwulf wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:12 pm
gringostar wrote:
Wed Oct 14, 2020 12:21 am
sputnik modular stuff. He’s moved on to different/better things but I kinda wish he was still around since I really liked his take on buchla over the verbose ones.
Huh? Has that been officially confirmed? I was told a while back by one of the US distributors that he was rebooting with a Mk2 line of modules. The Sputnik website is still up and there appears to be images of new (or new to me, at least) modules up there... Did he say he was shutting down, somewhere?
i heard he sold the company ad all the designs. that's why his new venture has a new name. he's left eurorack for good i think.

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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by waveglider » Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:01 pm

ERD Gamma, my favorite random module.

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Re: Best discontinued modules

Post by noisewreck » Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:44 pm

Confundo Funkitus. It’s a great performance oriented module. So glad I snatched it right as it was being discontinued.

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