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Jomox XBASE 999

Jomox XBASE 999
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item number 193170
sales unit 1 piece
available since July 2006
sales rank 21631
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sales rank 21631 at thomann.de 14 in this category (Details)

Jomox XBASE 999 - 9 Instruments - all instruments are polyphonically playable and have individual outs - per instrument 32 samples - on BD, SD, LT and HT with digital control, means storeability and midi-controlability of all parameters - - all D/A converters are specially adapted to the circuits and being integrated - 16 knobs - the most famous sound of the XBase09 is actually the kick drum - internal step sequencer - 16 step analog sequencer

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brilliant but with some quirks

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i love this box - it's a little over engineered (but what isn't these days) and there is a tiny bit of audio bleed on individual channel outputs, but otherwise it's a fantastic drum machine with a punchy sound, excellent sequencer and some really indepth audio editing features.

i'd recommend it

Wanted to love it but...

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Well the 999 sounds amazing - like a steroided 909 with more sonic flexibility. However the thing handles like a pig. It's very difficult to control reliably in real time so you can forget live improv stuff really. The menu system is poorly laid out and often incomprehensible - it would have taken so little effort to get this right, I can't believe they didn't finish it off properly.

The internal filter is basically rubbish - there are plenty of decent filter circuits out there - don't understand why jomox chose one so naff and inappropriate for the 999 sound?

The live track muting (pressing the encoders) does an instant audio mute rather than enabling/disabling the sequence data for that track - this is ridiculous as it causes long bass notes to be truncated, and attack/transients to be missed! And it clicks in the process - argh. Build quality is good but has that jomox diy thing about it. I like that though.

Such a shame the UI is so poor, would have loved to have kept the sounds but switched to a rytm which is way better - i.e. it's actually a lot of fun to use, not really annoying like this one!

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