Studio Electronics Omega Code 8: OMG!! (major case of GAS)

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Studio Electronics Omega Code 8: OMG!! (major case of GAS)

Unread post by tux » Mon Apr 14, 2014 1:07 am

Listen to this demo of the Studio Electronics Omega Code 8, I just did and now I'm in love... :mrgreen:

(you can even get it with optional Yamaha CS80 filters! 8O )

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Re: Studio Electronics Omega Code 8: OMG!! (major case of GA

Unread post by Miks » Mon Apr 14, 2014 12:21 pm

YEAH !!! That's great! But you want to sit down before looking at the price list ... 8O
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Re: Studio Electronics Omega Code 8: OMG!! (major case of GA

Unread post by tux » Mon Apr 14, 2014 12:48 pm

Miks wrote:YEAH !!! That's great! But you want to sit down before looking at the price list ... 8O
Yeah I know, but one can dream! :)

(it's still cheaper than a CS80 though...)
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Re: Studio Electronics Omega Code 8: OMG!! (major case of GA

Unread post by Derek » Mon Apr 14, 2014 8:33 pm

Can't say I was that impressed for the price 8O

I was listening to it and thinking "nice", but I then think of all of my sound making gear (hardware and VSTs) that sound just as good, if not better. :)
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Re: Studio Electronics Omega Code 8: OMG!! (major case of GA

Unread post by tux » Tue Apr 15, 2014 4:01 am

Derek wrote:I was listening to it and thinking "nice", but I then think of all of my sound making gear (hardware and VSTs) that sound just as good, if not better. :)
Seriously? Try listen to it again in HD and using studio-quality headphones.

I can't think of any other hardware synth (and even less so software synth) that sounds as 'creamy' and full-bodied and warm as the Code 8 except for other similarly expensive vintage analogs such as the Matrix-12 or the Jupiter 8, or the CS80 (which is even more expensive).

Of course, you could sample the Code 8 and the sample will sound the same (if done well), but then you can't modulate the sample as much as the real thing.
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Re: Studio Electronics Omega Code 8: OMG!! (major case of GAS)

Unread post by mikaeljohnston » Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:31 am

The Omega 8 is an amazing synth. Here's a quick demo of mine. Definitely at the top of the food chain in regards to hardware (I own a lot of hardware synths) and I have never heard software that is even close.

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