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Old 12-14-2012, 08:18 AM
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Hi all!

I'm building a new room on another coast and have been getting ready to buy another icon. But is it reaching the end of its life cycle? What are the rumors before I plunk down all that cash?
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Old 12-14-2012, 09:42 AM
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Have been considering getting one to replace my ProControl and poundering the same issue...
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Old 12-14-2012, 09:44 AM
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I love mine but I certainly wouldn't buy it brand new again.

Find a well kept used one and pay probably at least 50% of new.
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Old 12-14-2012, 10:46 AM
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I think it's the safe way to go
a System 5 would be the deluxe way to go, way better monitor control but it a lot more money (I'm not taking the MC that uses the XMon)
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Old 12-14-2012, 10:53 AM
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I'm thinking about the used DC ES that are starting to pop out used.
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Old 12-15-2012, 07:23 AM
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Yep. There are some great deals right now. But I am concerned about support, parts, and of course the next big thing.
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Old 12-15-2012, 08:46 AM
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Yep. There are some great deals right now. But I am concerned about support, parts, and of course the next big thing.
If your concept is mixing in the box, then the D-Command is the way to go and since its just a controller, there shouldn't be anything wrong with it even with a time.
I just bought mine - a used ES24 model. It's a nice controller with great integration into the Pro Tools.
System 5 is different and the price is different.
The next big thing will come for sure but it will cary the next big price tag too.
Get what you need now at a half price and you never won't regret.
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I just bought mine - a used ES24 model.
And what was the tab? So I'm assuming HD3 - PCIe or HDX
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... you never won't regret.
Double negative... hopefully not what you really meant.

Just having fun!
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Double negative... hopefully not what you really meant.

Just having fun!
Oops. My English again...
But the Icon is great!
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