Introducing Analog Heat MKII


#248

That new screen adds more warmth to the sound!

But seriously I like that they want to unify the design. Surely new AH+DT+DN will look sexy together.
I wish there was a way to configure screen colour on those units. Analog Heat would look great with red (I’m thinking here something like this red “screen” in NI Replika XT).


#249

I want to say I don’t care about this, but the Heat screen is one reason I didn’t get one so… that would be hypocritical of me.


#250

A post was merged into an existing topic: Business practices [compilation topic]


#251

‘All’ except the Analog Keys… Hmm…


#252

This thread really needs to be kept more on topic, there’s also rather a lot of flags being raised on provocative/off-topic posts - There are a few topics on OB elsewhere and topics where you can theorise on marketing, business culture etc

Here’s a reminder that we have guidelines

https://www.elektronauts.com/guidelines


#253

So now they just purchase a new one yolo


#254

I agree, although we’re losing a bit of context when the posts are merged in this way - it’s hard to see what has lead to a specific reaction/idea etc, IMO.


#255

Looks like a nice upgrade to me - i don’t have a Heat Mk I but have often pondered over it. The new screen looks to be a significant advance in terms of information and use-ability.

Makes complete sense that elektron are rationalising their button, knob and display components. Can only be a good thing in terms of allocation of engineering resources and refining their production line.

Smart users (interested primarily in sound and functionality) might wisely be tempted to pick up the now overly discounted Mk 1 machines that do near exactly what the Mk 2s do. Just like OT I vs OT II.

Given the Heat is a machine designed to add grit, old skool and vintage vibe perhaps the Mk 1 is the hipper device to have on the desk, with its more authentic dot matrix screen and quintessential round buttons! :grin:


#257

Got to say, now I have watched some vids and seen this side by side with the newer boxes… it looks great! Making me side eye the Mk1 on my desk a little.


#259

at first it was an estimation based on the elektron-website prices which are always higher than normal retailers, now its official and the differenc is “only 175€” in europe and not 200 … yeah sorry for estimating 25€ more than the price increase of this 40$ display is really causing.

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#260

The price will drop a little soon enough - who actually pays Elektron’s RRP anyway?!

I just hope Elektron get their skates on with OB - can appreciate why this Mk2 has left some with their nose out of joint.

Random question - am I the only one that feels that flagging a post is akin to “grassing”? Always found it quite bizarre.


#262

A post was merged into an existing topic: Status update on Overbridge


#263

Overbridge Ready ;p


#264

The mkII’s suddenly render the current models a mark I and their price drops almost overnight. And yet the updates are not particularly significant. Ebay in the UK has a few Analog keys units going for £650 which is crazy but great if you want to get into the ‘Elektron world.’ This has led me to think that maybe Elektron just want to get as many boxes out there as they can and to as many users both rich and poor. The mk II’s are maybe just a clever way of doing that. (Probably not true but worth a ponder!)


#266

Or maybe, as has been stated many times by elektron, the mkii upgrades have a lot to do with parts. Components run out etc. it has become quite difficult to repair a mki silver box, especially trying to source parts. after 7 years of using the same components across multiple products the original dark trinity components are likely dwindling


#267

Woke theory: AH Mk I had unresolvable issues with new Overbridge and had to go.


#268

One day has passed, and I’m still really glad the AH has been improved with a crisp, bright OLED display, and updated with awesome new real-time graphics.


#269

fake news


#270

Technically everything has unresolvable issues with OB :wink:


#271

Pro tip: the Heat you have is still just amazing and awesome even if it’s screen isn’t quite as easy to read as the updated one. If that makes you hate elektron, take some deep breaths.

I love my Heat and use it almost every day, and am not even worried about it… my Heat is still freaking amazing today.