Elektron Machinedrum SPS-1UW MKII
Elektron Machinedrum SPS-1UW MKII

Machinedrum SPS-1UW MKII, Drum Machine from Elektron in the Machinedrum series.

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JimboSpins's review"worth the money"

Elektron Machinedrum SPS-1UW MKII
The Electron Machinedrum SPS-1 UW MKII is a drum synth and sampler that you can sequence on and program all of your kits with. It has a 2.5MB memory on it. Also, it does have some pretty simple and basic effects. The cost of the Machinedrum SPS-1 UW MKII is about 1200 USD, it seems expensive but once you get the chance to work with it you will realize that it is worth the money.


The sound quality of the Machinedrum SPS-1 UW MKII is top notch. You can really get some good sounding drums while using it if you know how to add some flare to them. If you are a sound designer or want to get into sound designing then you will love the Machinedrum SPS-1 UW MKII, it will allow you to dig deep into the sound creation process and come up with any sound you can imagine.


Most all of the drum machines and generators of today are all software based. It was sort of like a breath of fresh air to get to use a hardware unit that can do what software drum machines can do plus more! It gives you real-time control and 130 MD machines. If you want you can even expand the drive to 6000 ROM samples.


The Machinedrum SPS-1 UW MKII does have 64 kits and 128 patterns for each individual song. There are 2 ¼ inputs on it and 6 ¼ outputs, including a headphone output. This unit is very portable and can be taken anywhere with you because it only weighs around 5 pounds and is about a foot wide. It comes with everything you need right out of the box to start using it right away. If you are into sound creation, this is where you need to invest your money. I love the Machinedrum SPS-1 UW MKII; it has added some much needed creativity to my set up.
chapelier fou05/27/2010

chapelier fou's review (This content has been automatically translated from French)" Extreme fun."

Elektron Machinedrum SPS-1UW MKII
Everything you need ...
Note that the version of Drive + tends Whereas the memory.


The least we can say is it's super intuitive, as long as you know it vaguely synthse, we know what a filter, EQ, delay, a compressor and a reverb.
The manual is in English. But it is very clear. It does not tell: some features are "hidden". See here for a great add-ins: http://tarekith.com/assets/machinedrum_tipsandtricks.htm


The sound is really impressive. This is BIG.
The sound palette is broad, but still sounds cool Plutt guides and very electronic.
The reverb is not great.


I use it for three days. I have already taken over the machine, at least enough to really enjoy myself.
Until the software I am Plutt. In a sense, make rhythms on this machine is a real breath of fresh air. I had a time electribe red, but there's really no comparison to ....

+ What I like: Parameter locks, a fawn gniale adapted to the rhythm of automation.
What I like -: Safeguards. A pattern is chang chang. Basically, we must make copies before making fufu, which is somewhat paradoxical.

The price? It's expensive ...