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Average rating: 4.4 out of 5
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Yuri a part-time user from Georgia, former USSR writes:
I bought my SD1 from my friend -professional musician in 1998.Since that moment my life has been changed. I've started writing music for theatre actions. Unfortunately, I have no manual. Anybody, please help me to resolve the following 1. How and where can I get sounds by internet and install them; 2) Is the manual available online, particularely I am interested in programming block 3)Is there any entity, interested in purchasing music to be supplied by internet. Many thanks in advance for your advise.

Rating: 5 out of 5 posted Thursday-Apr-10-2003 at 14:09
Justin Alan a hobbyist user from CA writes:
I have owned 3 SD-1's & they have all had there share of weird things happen with them but that doesnt change my devotional love for these great workstation synths. I have bought the latest & greatest synths & have always found myself going back to the ENSONIQ SD-1. Here is why... First, it has the best & most user friendly sequencer of any synth ever made. Second, I cant get over how clean sounding & rich the effects are(Especially for the time). Third, its the only synth that makes me smile, because it sounds great & at the end of day, Im actually able to finish a production easily & without too much technology getting in the way. I will say that if you try & put this keyboard in a midi setup, it wont serve you well, but its a top stand alone workstation even for today's standards. I am always looking to trade sounds with other users. Email me if your looking to trade or buy sounds for the SD-1 & maybe I can help!!!

Rating: 5 out of 5 posted Wednesday-Mar-05-2003 at 17:53
Lou Fashioni a part-time user from England writes:
If your in the market for an older workstation forget the likes of the Korg M /T or O1 series as they can't compare to this baby. 24 track sequencer, 24 bit multi effects etc. This synth eats PPG's for breakfast. I've had one since 1991 and nothing has ever gone wrong. I've produced some killer tracks on this.

posted Sunday-Jan-05-2003 at 16:56
Dennis J. Newman a professional user from US writes:
I've used a borrowed SD-1 (32-voice) for 10 years. Altho by today's standardsthe sounds are, to my ears, a little "grainy," I still consider it a great keyboard. Easy to use sequencer--I've put hundreds of songs on disk. I've got 1 quick question for anyone reading this--plus a quick answer for anyone who's ever experienced a sudden "acting-up" of the sounds/sequencer etc. First, my question: I'm just about to buy a used SD-1 (so I can return my borrowed one to my friend). But the used model only has 21-voices, not 32. Will my 32-voice sequences play back OK on it? And will I find the 21-voice model severely limiting for writing new sequences? (Note--most of my sequences are only 6 tracks or less-but I tend to use a lot of harp and/or piano with damper pedal, which I'm assuming uses up a lot of voices at any given instant in my sequences.)Would love a quick email on this!

Now, a quick answer: my SD-1 used to "act-up"--especially during winter. After many trips to old reliable Midwest Music Menders in Chicago, I finally learned the cause--after writing a letter to the company president. It seems they made the SD-1 with a metallized top. The result: it conducts static-electricity! The solution: get one of those wrist-straps used by electronic-repair guys: the straps have a metal-plate that touches your wrist-skin; then a cord trails off to a 3-pin power-plug: plug it in to a grounded outlet, and presto! you remove your static-charge. Since getting one, I've never had another SD-1 "surprise"! Hope this helps!

Rating: 4 out of 5 posted Friday-Jan-03-2003 at 23:43
rol a part-time user from kit writes:

Rating: 2 out of 5 posted Thursday-Nov-21-2002 at 09:22
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