Spitfire Chamber Strings 50% off?

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  1. krops

    krops Active Member

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    On the fence here (probably till the very last seconds, like last year, when I removed Tundra from my cart just before the sale ended). My first inclination was to compulsively buy SCS, but I got cold feet at the very last step (finalising in PayPal).

    How much value would you all say SCS adds if you've already got SSS? I'm but a rank amateur no matter how you look at it, and I don't have any particular predilection for chamber music as such, but I like what I hear, and the idea of layering with SSS is intriguing.
     
  2. kyleogren

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    I can’t recommend SCS enough. The detail in the samples is astounding - intimate/non-grandiose string arrangements come so naturally with the delicate sampling. I firmly believe no matter what other string libraries you have, SCS should have a place in everybody’s collection. And of course, it will layer well with SSS. :) win win!
     
  3. jbuhler

    jbuhler Senior Member

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    i find SCS much more versatile than SSS, and in some ways it makes sense to think about SSS as an add on to SCS when you want more heft. SCS does give a chamber sound but it also gives bite and agility that is very useful even larger arrangements.
     
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  4. fiction

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    Was thinking of getting the core version because I don’t have much drive space left but since it’s two separate downloads I might aswell get everything now.
    I’m really enjoying css and think this would be the perfect strings to layer with them and get a slightly different vibe.
     
  5. Vik

    Vik Scandi Member

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    I haven't used SSS much after I got SCS, but SCS has become a main library along with a few others. The legatos are clearly better in SCS, there are more ensembles in SCS if you need them, and most people who know both libraries well (including the Spitfire team) seem to chose SCS over SSS.

    SCS sounds more believable/expressive than SSS in my opinion, and layers well with both SSS, with itself, and with and other libraries - like CSS and Berlin Strings. If it weren't for the fact that SCS needs 470 gb disk space when being installed, I would have bought the upgrade from core to pro today. (I need a new SSD for that, and already have 5 drives on my Mac Pro, no empty slots).

    SCS is probably the most popular library in it's price range, meaning that buying it for half the price certainly makes sense - if you need it.
     
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  6. Robert_G

    Robert_G It really is just an expensive hobby for me

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    I wish this sale would end. I don't know how many times I've had the mouse ready to point and click the purchase.
     
  7. whiskers

    whiskers Perpetual student

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    Go for a walk, enjoy the weather.

    leave your phone for 150 mins
     
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  8. krops

    krops Active Member

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    Heh! When I aborted the payment at PayPal and went back to Spitfire, I was greeted with a message: "having trouble paying?", or something to that effect. They really want my money. Shockingly, I've done just fine without Tundra in the year that has passed since the first Apex sale, but the feeling that this is a one time offer is a little agonising. Then again, I don't even have enough SSD space for the library.
     
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  9. sostenuto

    sostenuto Big NKS Fan !

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    1) Pour a stiff double shot
    2) position mouse over PAY NOW
    3) Left CLICK
    4) Deep breath and drink shot
    5) ENJOY !! :sleep:
     
  10. dzilizzi

    dzilizzi I know nothing

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    Why do I keep coming here? I don't really need this. But I do have some extra money in the budget this month. Sigh.

    And? Sometimes it is nice to have lots of choices when trying to find a sound that matches what you hear in your head.
     
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  11. damcry

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    For people still hesitating :

    Don’t make the mistake to miss such a deal !!!
     
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  12. whiskers

    whiskers Perpetual student

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    Alternate option...

    1. Buy 10 shares of CVS
    2. Wait 3 years
    3. ...
    4. Profit

    5. (optional) spend said profits on VIs
     
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  13. dzilizzi

    dzilizzi I know nothing

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    I should do that anyway. I have some cash in my brokerage account that I haven't had time to figure out what to do with.
     
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  14. dzilizzi

    dzilizzi I know nothing

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    Did you buy the pro version or just the regular?
     
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  15. whiskers

    whiskers Perpetual student

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    Pro (hence the roughly 10 share price equivalent :))

    Figured it was the cheapest I was likely to see pro for a while, and I need a better daily driver for strings anyway
     
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  16. miket

    miket Team Dany

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    People who want to buy it, but don't need it: you can always give it to me. I'd be glad to help out.
     
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  17. whiskers

    whiskers Perpetual student

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    Couldn't even if they wanted to hahaha
     
  18. miket

    miket Team Dany

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    They can exercise their compulsion to buy with my account! I'm trusting.
     
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  19. dzilizzi

    dzilizzi I know nothing

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  20. damcry

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    Dear Lord,
    Forgive the ones who will not get SCS at 50% off ...
     
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