Hi all !
I’m planning on adding an Elektron sampler to my setup (AR, A4, MD), the MPC Live is not for me.
I feel more attracted to the DT’s workflow and immediacy just by looking at videos, but the OT feels very powerful and flexible which might be better in the long run if it becomes the centerpiece of my setup. I also can get an OT mk1 for 750 euros, and the DT cannot be found under 500-550, not a huge difference as far as I’m concerned.
So, I’m almost set on an OT, but reading up on it, I found quite a few users who complain about the inputs. The ability to add OT’s effects to my “buses” sounds like a good idea, but if the power of my drum machines is lost to the OT’s inputs, it’s not worth it. For my setup (MD into AR into OT, making mainly techno), would that be an issue and if so, is it a show-stopper worth spending +/- 650 euros (OT mk1 is 750 second hand, mk2 is 1400) to fix ? The other differences (extra buttons, updated buttons and encoders, trig conditions, new screen) are not significant enough for me.
Thanks for your opinions !