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Re: Ensoniq DP/4

I have the DP/4+ and it is an amazingly powerful sometime quite noisy box.
It seems to depend on the effects that I'm using, but I usually wire it's
outputs directly into an EQ to reduce the noise.


Unit Circle Media
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Clark" <mcl451@airmail.net>
To: <Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com>
Sent: Friday, March 09, 2001 9:00 AM
Subject: Re: Ensoniq DP/4

> Hi,
> I've read that the DP/4 is a great box, but it's noisy (which makes it 
> such a great box for me).
> Can anyone speak to this?
> Thanks,
> M..
> At 09:36 AM 3/9/01 -0800, you wrote:
> >I would avoid Ensoniq products. They were "swallowed up" by EMU. The
> >transition has not been pretty. We are having great difficulty getting
> >repair parts for any Ensoniq products. Some repairs are taking over a
> >year to complete because of this.
> >
> >DP/4? Good processor. Two versions. Original version had one PCB. The
> >later model split the analog and digital sections into individual PCB's.
> >For those who don't know, PCB = printed circuit board. I would opt for
> >the latter version with two boards. I've seen fewer problems with those.
> >
> >I think the later model was called the DP/4 +, but I seem to remember
> >seeing split boards in a DP/4. I see so many pieces of gear, it's
> >difficult to remember the repair without looking it up. Hope this helps!
> >
> >Be Well
> >
> >Will Brake
> >http://www.soul-fruit.com
> >
> >phalen orion wrote:
> >>
> >> I'm thinking of picking up an Ensoniq DP/4, and I was just wondering
> >> others experiences have been looping with this as the primary effects
> >>
> >> Also, what would a "going" price for the unit be, with Ensoniq
swallowed up
> >> by creative labs?
> >>
> >> Best,
> >> phalen
> >Attachment Converted: "e:\eudora\attach\wbrake6.vcf"
> >