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Ron Levreault (docron@discreet.com) writes:
Before buying, make sure you know what you are getting yourself into. This is a big time limited synth. It is definitely not worth its second hand price. If you have the money and want to get into techno, get yourself a couple of second-hand analogue keyboards/racks/sequencers. Hell, you could get an MC-202, a SH-101, and a TR-707 (cheap midi sync) for the same price.

With that said...and before I get flamed... I do love this machine. I originally bought it for its history, but fell in love with its pure fatness and killer acid sound. Add some effects... and look out.

To close, the TB-303 does one thing and does it excellently. If you want that one thing (classic acid sound), then go for it. Otherwise, run from it screaming.

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(Thanks to Ron Levreault for this info.)

Links for the Roland TB-303
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CoolColJ's Synth page The best raw TB-303 soundbite mp3 you will get on the web!! :)
MIDI to DINsync converter for TB-303
DINsync to MIDI converter for TB-303
The Creators of Dance Music, By P.Lahousse TB-303 & TR-909
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The Patch King The Worlds Largest 3rd Party Synth & Sampler Developers. Thousands of New Sounds for Hundreds of Synths & Samplers. On Floppy Disks, CD-ROMS or Zip Disks.
Midi kit for your tb-303 midi kits and dinsync converters..
Amazing 303 vst instrument Sample based 303 clone with real analog filters
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MIDI Interface (internal) for TB-303 The Number 1 Interface for the TB-303. Supports Accent, Slide and 5 Octaves Pitch!!
Free Samples Free samples to download
BINARY BASSLINE Acid record label. Only TB-303 acid basslines on this label
Teknet's TB-303 Web page History of the '303 etc
TB-303.org Many exclusive pictures, patterns, free aliases an
Online tb303 manual
TB-303.de Music & Machines
Roland TB-303 ZoRG Modification From the mkaers of SH-101 MentaMod comes a Mod for your TB-303...
Yahoo users group TB-303
Tracker 33. Argentinian Techno An explendid 303 unit screaming!
Roland TB-303 ZoRG Sound Samples Wav audio samples of ZoRG for your evaluation
Hear it HALFtracked Halftrack samples of the 303
Roland TB-303 (2 Units) No Clone can beat the sound of a Real Roland TB-303 ! We've heard all sorts of clones (from DeepBass9 to Rebirth) and NOTHING COMES CLOSE TO A 303 BUT A 303 ! This IS the LITTLE SILVER DANCE MACHINE !
303 vst instrument Sample based vsti with adjustable analog filter

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