Individual Modules

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Re: Individual Modules

Post by analogmonster » Wed Apr 21, 2021 1:38 am

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Re: Individual Modules

Post by ummagumma » Thu Apr 22, 2021 11:22 pm

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Re: Individual Modules

Post by Analogue » Sat Nov 13, 2021 3:02 pm

The Synth-Werk modules from my own survey of what's on the web seem to have captured the best clone versions of the Moog modules.

Waiting for Moog to make the module-leap is anyones personal preference, but I wouldn't hold my breath. If it happens ... yay. I could have easily imagined a few years back, a run of surface-mount /modernized, perhaps even Euro modules from Moog in tribute to the originals, but I doubt it in the current day. The photo-etched panels and hand labour of the original builds in present day could be a deal-breaker for general production. There are ways around these but it's been quite a long while since heard any noises about this. Not to mention current competing euro modules that furnish the same functions. No insider knowledge but just standing back and watching the dust settle.

Meanwhile real and tangible "cloned" modules are available. The Synth-Werk modules have sensibly done away with the S-Trigger interfacing from the 911, 911A and recently released a Bode Frequency Shifter to complete the lineup. I have a 911A and the build quality is top notch. As long as buying from overseas is not an obstacle hands down this is where to go. The only thing missing for the deeply addicted are the rare 901C 901D.

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Re: Individual Modules

Post by EricK » Tue Nov 16, 2021 2:07 pm

Moog could produce anything they want at any price point they desire. Gene Stopp remarked that there is no limit to what they could produce [with regard to 5u module offerings] given their supplies. I've been waiting since 2009, others have waited far longer than that.
We'll see what happens when the Model 10 is no longer available.

As for who makes the best clones, I lean toward Moslab and I have a couple of Synth-Werk modules as well. Gerhard did carry forth Moog's s-trig requirement though, which is something that I wish Moog would have abandoned in their lines.

Nevertheless the 10 is a fantastic sounding instrument.
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