Roland TR 606 + Mother 32

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moogtr
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Roland TR 606 + Mother 32

Post by moogtr » Tue Feb 14, 2017 11:33 am

is it possible to sync?
I think i will buy mfb tanzbar but it is very expensive (800 $) for me, and i found a TR 606 as much as 400 $ (a cheap alternative of mfb)...
so i think i will buy TR 606..
problem is that, i know tanzbar well sync with Moher 32, but i dont have any idea about TR 606...
As i saw from
http://machines.hyperreal.org/manufactu ... basic.html
it has two trigger out, and one sync...
i couldnt find any video on youtube...
how can i connect it to mother 32?...
is it possible? and what do you think about buying TR 606?
may be i will wait for the make money to buy mfb tanzbar or i can buy a TR 606, what is your opinion?

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Re: Roland TR 606 + Mother 32

Post by bichuelo » Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:00 pm

TR 606 is an old drum machine, if there is a failure in any of the microprocessors it is quite difficult to diagnose. The analog parts can get quite some grit after the years, but they sometimes are out of control. It's difficult to service.

With a Koma Elektronik's RH301 you can translate the DIN Sync to pulses or MIDI, and even use an LFO synced as well as an envelope generator. That is the easiest way, although is not cheap.
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Re: Roland TR 606 + Mother 32

Post by moogtr » Tue Feb 14, 2017 6:10 pm

Thanks for answer bichuelo,
you are right about old analog machines always problem...
and also thanks for recommendation; koma rh-301, i will watch it's demos...
but i can see now, for analog drum machine, modern with lots of connection capabilities and also good analog sound only produced by mfb..
have you got any recommendation for drum/hythm machine for using with mother 32?
which is the best with mom32?

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Re: Roland TR 606 + Mother 32

Post by Etamin » Wed Feb 15, 2017 9:37 am

There is also the Arturia Drumbrute, another modern analogue drum machine. I have not used one, and do not know how easy it is to sync, but it would be worth checking.

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Re: Roland TR 606 + Mother 32

Post by moogtr » Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:08 pm

Thanks for arturia advice. But i think that arturia is a new player at this area. I used minibrute and microbrute before. But they couldnt give me a taste which i took from vintage ones ... It hasnt got a soul of real analog as much as mfb for me.
i hope moog will produce an anlog drum machine : )

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Re: Roland TR 606 + Mother 32

Post by rosscapricorn » Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:49 pm

TR-606 and Mother-32 work great together

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