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What gear have you owned and used over the years?

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What gear have you owned and used over the years? #5786
This might be interesting.... Let's list a bunch of the synths and keyboards we have used over the years!

OK, I'll give it a go....

70's: Vox Continental, Farfisa (forgot the model!), Boosey and Hawkes Hammond X-5 type portable organ, Hammond L-series, B3, Rhodes, Yamaha CP-30, Vox piano, ARP Odyssey, Crumar Multiman (Orchestrator in the US), Yamaha CS-60 (baby brother to the CS-80).

80's: Yamaha DX7, Oberheim XPander, 2x Ensoniq Mirage's, Ensoniq ESQ-1, various drum machines and sequencers.

90's: Korg CX-3, Ensoniq SQ2, Roland RA-90 (first arranger), G-800, sold quickly for a G-1000. MGS64 module and a Yamaha KX-5 keytar, Kurzweil K2500S and Korg Triton.

2000's: 2X G70 (one new, one used, still have my original)

2010's: BK-9 (seeing a trend? LOL)

Life has been pretty simple for the last 20 years or so, LOL

Who's next? Come on, let us know your distant, dirty past!
3 days 13 hours ago Last edit: 2 days 23 hours ago by Diki.
BK-9 BK-7m G70. Kurzweil K2500S, Korg Triton. Samick upright piano. iMac 27", HR824 monitors.

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What gear have you owned and used over the years? #5787
Never too sure of the years.Hammond organs,M100,T500 with 760 Leslie speaker.
Only ever had Roland arrangers.E20,E70,E86,E500,Em2000,E80.Still have the last two.
I also have a patch commander which was the only way to call up hidden banks of styles
in the E70.
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What gear have you owned and used over the years? #5788
I'm going to split this off from another thread, as it kind of derailed the OP.

But I would be interested to hear your gear arc over the years, what you started out on, and how you progressed through the decades. And, I hope, so would others!
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BK-9 BK-7m G70. Kurzweil K2500S, Korg Triton. Samick upright piano. iMac 27", HR824 monitors.

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What gear have you owned and used over the years? #5790
Being not a PRO player :) but like to play.

1988: Yamaha SHS-10 ; A kind of keytar with mini keys ; this got me started.
1989: Yamaha PSS480 ; keyboard with mini keys
1992: Yamaha PSS790 ; having more options and better sound
1996: Roland E-66 ; My first keyboard with normal sized keys.
1997: Roland E-96 ; I was going for more options.
1999: Roland EM-2000 ; A very versatile keyboard. Used it for 12.5 years!
2011: Roland E-80 V2 Music WorkStation Arranger keyboard
(with Roland SRX-06 expansion board and Roland SR-G01 expansion board)
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Roland E-80 V2.03 + SRX-06 + SR-G01, FC-7, PK-5, SC-8820 and EMU Xboard61.

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