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Vermona 14

Vermona 14
« on: January 23, 2016, 12:58:13 PM »
Here's a brief update on the Vermona 14:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8UDr7FT5ZI
« Last Edit: January 26, 2016, 07:29:38 AM by Sacred Synthesis »

Re: Vermona 14
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2016, 07:30:10 AM »

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Re: Vermona 14
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2016, 09:56:36 AM »
"Just under two grand."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vl5KjKeNYq0

Looks like a quality instrument but at that price it will probably be a hard sell vs the MatrixBrute.

Re: Vermona 14
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2016, 10:04:13 AM »
It will last 5 times longer though,

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Re: Vermona 14
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2016, 10:23:47 AM »
Two grand (assuming that's two thousand U.S. dollars and not two thousand British pounds) is reasonable enough. Almost the only thing that stopped me from buying a Mono Lancet instead of a Minitaur was availability. It would be awesome if Vermona could crank up their distribution network a bit.
DSI: DSM03; previously: Mopho Keyboard, Desktop Mopho, Evolver, DSM01
Hardware: Eurorack, Arturia MicroBrute
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Re: Vermona 14
« Reply #5 on: January 26, 2016, 10:25:01 AM »
The difference between the two instruments may be build quality.  Personally, I far prefer the Vermona.  It seems more immediate.
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Re: Vermona 14
« Reply #6 on: January 26, 2016, 11:02:59 AM »
I'd like the Vermona but the Arturial trumps it in by spades in specs, also already having a whatever brute the oscillators and filter are quite interesting, a bit different from the norm.

Unfortunately Arturia make thinks that last a year if you are lucky and if something goes wrong you are buggered, I know someone that waited 8 months for a fix for their origin, 8 months!

Re: Vermona 14
« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2016, 11:12:36 AM »
Two grand (assuming that's two thousand U.S. dollars and not two thousand British pounds) is reasonable enough.

"US price, just under two grand...I think."

Re: Vermona 14
« Reply #8 on: January 26, 2016, 11:15:16 AM »
1700 quid then, quite a bit.

Re: Vermona 14
« Reply #9 on: January 26, 2016, 11:27:50 AM »
Best panel view for study.

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Re: Vermona 14
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Re: Vermona 14
« Reply #11 on: January 01, 2017, 09:08:42 AM »
Yes, I saw that yesterday.  Another short production (222) mono synth.  But I do like it.

https://ask.audio/articles/vermona-14-analogsynthesizer-is-an-uncompromising-limited-edition-synth
« Last Edit: January 01, 2017, 09:28:07 AM by Sacred Synthesis »

Re: Vermona 14
« Reply #12 on: January 01, 2017, 09:28:21 AM »
Yes, I saw that yesterday.  Another short production mono synth.  But I do like it.  I didn't check its availability.  Did you?

Nah, I'm not in the market for anything right now, but I've read a few comments by those who just got one. The impressions are throughout positive. As Vermona is only producing 222 of them, it's basically now or never.

Re: Vermona 14
« Reply #13 on: January 01, 2017, 09:34:13 AM »

Re: Vermona 14
« Reply #14 on: January 01, 2017, 09:36:56 AM »

Re: Vermona 14
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Re: Vermona 14
« Reply #16 on: January 01, 2017, 09:46:12 AM »
Yeah, that's not a bad price.  I like the size and keyboard length.  But I wonder what quality service Vermona would offer for an instrument with such a short production run.  Parts in five or ten years?  Unless it's all standard electronics.  But things are always changing and moving on.  That's why I prefer to stay with mainstream companies and instruments, in order to avoid future head aches.  Of course, I now own exclusively vintage instruments; so much for caution!
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Re: Vermona 14
« Reply #17 on: January 01, 2017, 09:51:10 AM »
Yeah, that's not a bad price.  I like the size and keyboard length.  But I wonder what quality service Vermona would offer for an instrument with such a short production run.  Parts is five or ten years?  Unless it's all standard electronics.  But things are always changing and moving on.  That's why I prefer to stay with mainstream companies and instruments, in order to avoid future head aches.  Of course, I now own exclusively vintage instruments; so much for caution!

Haha! The simplest way to find out about their support policy is to write them an e-mail I guess: http://www.vermona.com/en/contact/

Each Vermona 14 comes with a sustain pedal, a printed manual, a certificate, a dust cover, and a microfiber cloth btw.



« Last Edit: January 01, 2017, 10:00:02 AM by Paul Dither »

Re: Vermona 14
« Reply #18 on: January 01, 2017, 10:14:37 AM »
Yeah, that's not a bad price.  I like the size and keyboard length.  But I wonder what quality service Vermona would offer for an instrument with such a short production run.  Parts is five or ten years?  Unless it's all standard electronics.  But things are always changing and moving on.  That's why I prefer to stay with mainstream companies and instruments, in order to avoid future head aches.  Of course, I now own exclusively vintage instruments; so much for caution!

Bigger question is: what will they do with the firmware and schematics (useful for repair) if the company ceases trading (which is a realistic possibility, in Vermona's case)?
Sequential / DSI / Pioneer stuff: Prophet 12 Keyboard, Mono Evolver Keyboard, TORAIZ AS-1, Prophet-600 Gligli, Prophet 2000

Re: Vermona 14
« Reply #19 on: January 01, 2017, 10:18:06 AM »
Bigger question is: what will they do with the firmware and schematics (useful for repair) if the company ceases trading (which is a realistic possibility, in Vermona's case)?

They usually have schematics on their document site. So I'm sure they'd be happy to share this one too. Either way, the best way to find out is to write them an e-mail.