We have a RARE Sonic

A Rare Sonic

There are only a few Sonic’s that we know of here in the states. And we are proud to be one of those “few” stateside Sonic owners. Having said that, this one is a little different. This one is a very rare Sonic. Far as we know, it might be the first OAS to OAX conversion to be up and running in the U.S.? Pretty sure there are at least two more folks (maybe more) going through the same process here. How about folks on the other side of the pond. Did anyone over there go through the OAS->OAX process?

Congrats to Chuck for joining the OAS –> OAX upgrade club!

Rare Sonic Base Rare Sonic Completed

 

 

5 thoughts on “We have a RARE Sonic

  • 10/30/2017 at 07:47
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    Very interesting! I thought that the Sonic started off with the new OAX software? Again, the only thing missing from today’s new Wersi, especially the OAX series, no fun features like on the early analog Wersi of the early 1980s. Wersi used to have such fun features as the Wersi Harp in conjuction to the Wersi Sound Computer, on “W” series analog/Magic Fingers Group on the Wersi Commet, that were automatic arpeggiators and plus, the arpeggiator strip found on the “W” series as Helios W2 and Galaxy W4SKT, very similar to the Hammond Arpeggiator and Thomas Arpeggio Magic. This feature is where you play a chord on the lower manual and slide your finger across the sensative strip in between the manuals to arpeggiate the upper organ voices. Now the only fun features available on the new Wersi, is the orchestrated background styles which most Wersi organist do not use when I watch You Tube. Plus the Wersi Wersi Chord, similar to the Lowrey’s AOC, Hammond Pro Chord and Thomas Harmonizer, creating chord blocks on the upper keyboard, with just one finger by playing the chords on the lower keyboard. The orchestrated background styles and Wersi Chord, were first introduced on the Wersi Pegasus keyboard back in the early 1990s and then added to the Wersi CD series, known as the Golden Gate. These orchestrated background styles on both the Wersi Pegasus and Golden Gate on the CD Wersi instruments were much better than Lowrey’s Plus Orchestration back then. If any of you Wersi organ players have a new Wersi OAS or OAX, I suggest trying out the orchestrates background styles as they are fun to play along with. I play them with both of my Wersi Pegasus keyboard (Plus version) and my Wersi Pegasus Wing keyboard. I have been able to write songs because of the orchestrated background styles and they are fun to play along with.

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    • 10/30/2017 at 08:30
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      Pat – Any chance you are familiar with a a couple of style disks for your Pegasus called “Pro Players I” and “Pro Players II”? We (IMMusic) created those. They were available through Ralph back when Pegasus and Golden Gate were the latest-n-greatest.

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  • 10/30/2017 at 07:05
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    The Gloss White is the less incumbering my living room when it is also shining.
    Samuel

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  • 10/29/2017 at 11:39
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    How much better do they look in a proper cabinet?

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    • 10/29/2017 at 12:24
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      Seamaster – So, does that mean you are / are not a fan of the Gloss White or Black and prefer walnut, etc.? Gotta say I love the Gloss black on mine but then again most of the other furniture in the house is on the contemporary side so it blends in well.

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