behringer model d vs poly d

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mkoenig1990
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behringer model d vs poly d

Post by mkoenig1990 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:45 pm

Hi folks

I want to make mainly krautrock music but also a bit of psytrance every here and then.

I like the sounds of the model d.
But the poly d seems interesting too.
They probably sound the same or lets say the poly d is a model d plus more?

I like having more options. But i noticed that the poly d has different in and outs. So is there less patch abilities?
Or will i be able to produce all the sounds the model d can do?

Krautrock was usually with mono synths so the model d should be enough?
For psytrance im not sure. The model d does good psytrance sounds.

Could a poly d be usefull for psytrance?
Maybe someone knows of polyphonic psytrance or even krautrock?

Another big question for me is if the model d can play bass lines and melodies in the same time so i can have a jam with myself? Or is that only possible with the poly d?

I wonder if i lose some cool sound patching with the poly d ?


Do you think this track is made by a monosynth:
Braincell - dust n dirt
It has some crazy melodies.

Thanks guys

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Re: behringer model d vs poly d

Post by dml » Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:00 pm

Go to a music store and play what's available that's in your budget. Buy the one that gives you the biggest smile. Take it home and have fun! It's all good!
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Re: behringer model d vs poly d

Post by blw » Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:04 am

mkoenig1990 wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:45 pm
Another big question for me is if the model d can play bass lines and melodies in the same time so i can have a jam with myself? Or is that only possible with the poly d?
No, you’d need the poly for that.

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Re: behringer model d vs poly d

Post by blopho » Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:08 am

I would buy the Poly D if only for the reason that the model D's knobs are too close together for a 6 foot person with large hands (like me) it's one of my pet peeves when it comes to any gear.

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Re: behringer model d vs poly d

Post by mkoenig1990 » Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:56 am

Thanks for your answers

Do you think the poly d has less patching options than the model d

The ins and outs are different

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Re: behringer model d vs poly d

Post by flashheart » Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:07 am

The poly D has less patching options, just really inputs for pitch, filter VCA and overall pitch mod.
mkoenig1990 wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:45 pm
Another big question for me is if the model d can play bass lines and melodies in the same time so i can have a jam with myself? Or is that only possible with the poly d?
You can't play independent bass and melody at the same time on the Poly D, they both go the same filter and envelope. The Poly D isn't truly polyphonic.
mkoenig1990 wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:45 pm
Do you think this track is made by a monosynth:
Braincell - dust n dirt
It has some crazy melodies.
While there are some monosynth sounds in there, but there's a fair bit of poly stuff (chords) too.
I'm not buying a maths though, not my idea of fun...

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Re: behringer model d vs poly d

Post by naos » Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:46 pm

my advice would be buy the model D and the Microbrute (both second-hand) if you want to experiment a bit with modular cables.
a keyboard with a super basic sequencer, 2 voices, 2 filters, nice possibilities, and the micro has maybe more edge for modern agressive sounds.


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