The VCS3 Card : Every 208 / Easel needs a SYNTHI !

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Re: The VCS3 Card : Every 208 / Easel needs a SYNTHI !

Post by 01235813 » Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:45 pm

I've had the VCS3 card for a few months now and I really like this card. I have to say that I consider it to be the best add-on that I have for my easel. Countless times I have sat there a little frustrated on having to decide on whether to use the mod osc as a voice or a modulator/lfo. In general I like that the easel is a complete, one stop, compact system. As many have stated, limitations can induce creativity, I agree but I really welcome this here functionality to my workflow. I wouldn't want to miss it and I think I just may have to order a backup.

The white noise is awesome. It's not just any white noise source, it is a mix between the oscillator and white noise. In combination with gate 2 you can get a voice and a percussive beat going at the same time.

It tracks spot on over 6 octaves and the sync function is really something in of itself.

I'm really not good at videos, and for some reason I'm not very good at playing as soon as I hit record 8-) but heres a little snippet I made which highlights my usage of the card.


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Re: The VCS3 Card : Every 208 / Easel needs a SYNTHI !

Post by papz » Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:40 am

Thanks for the feedback and video ! :chug:
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Re: The VCS3 Card : Every 208 / Easel needs a SYNTHI !

Post by Electrostatic » Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:10 am

I've had my VCS3 card for a couple of months now and am absolutely loving it.
It's the perfect accompaniment to the 208.
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Post by papz » Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:54 am

Thank you too, it's a pleasure to see my stuff used in such a nice way. :tu:
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Post by lumin » Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:08 pm

Both examples are superb. Nice work. Excellent textures!

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Re: The VCS3 Card : Every 208 / Easel needs a SYNTHI !

Post by jfloftin » Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:06 pm

Great stuff!!!

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Re: The VCS3 Card : Every 208 / Easel needs a SYNTHI !

Post by slam » Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:23 pm

Are these available now?

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Post by papz » Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:05 am

Yes

DIY PCB sets are immediately available.
There's a waiting list for a pre-built card, the wait is about 6-8 weeks.

More info on http://www.portabellabz.be/vcs3.html
Finest EMS gear service and Music Easel/208 goodies

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Re: The VCS3 Card : Every 208 / Easel needs a SYNTHI !

Post by hylaster » Wed Feb 26, 2020 1:15 am

Pretty hard to imagine playing my Easel without the VCS3 card now!

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Re: The VCS3 Card : Every 208 / Easel needs a SYNTHI !

Post by papz » Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:12 am

Very nice, thanks :hail:
Finest EMS gear service and Music Easel/208 goodies

I'm not a synths dealer and I'm not aware of an inexpensive Synthi secret market, please don't ask me if I know one for sale.
I don't offer support of any kind to people attempting to build clones of EMS equipment.

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