MATRIXSYNTH: Roland JX3P versus System 8 (JX3P Plug out)

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Roland JX3P versus System 8 (JX3P Plug out)


video by MIDERA

"I wasn’t going to share this comparison... but I guess I put the work in so I might as well. I don’t think my comparison is great at all. In fact, I think it’s terrible. But if you have a JX3P and you’re thinking “I want to get a System 8 to replace it,” maybe this video will help? But probably not. Honestly, the Jupiter 8 plug out is WAY closer in tone to the JX3P. The problem though is that the JP doesn’t do metal sync (maybe there’s a way to get it?).

I went through a bunch of settings, trying to match up the sounds. I was mostly frustrated by this process - so if you're really interested in watching, cool, but otherwise - I wouldn't blame you for wanting to skip the pedantry and poor implementation of a comparison. I got confused many times trying to get them to sound the same. Bottom line: They don't really sound the same at all, the JX3P is much brighter and punchier. I did slightly tweak the internal filters a few years ago, that could explain why? But I had to drop the cutoff by like 20% to get them to sound the same.

Maybe my JX3P is more like a Jupiter hahahaha. Or maybe I just suck at making comparison videos."

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