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Pro 3 Standard or Special?

Pro 3 Standard or Special?
« on: November 25, 2021, 04:34:41 AM »
I’m about to take the plunge to getting a Pro 3 and debating whether or not to satisfy that “aesthetics” itch for the extra $500. Any Special edition owners thinking they should have just gone with the standard? Are you finding yourselves using the panel in the propped up position frequently?

Re: Pro 3 Standard or Special?
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2021, 08:14:51 AM »
I’m about to take the plunge to getting a Pro 3 and debating whether or not to satisfy that “aesthetics” itch for the extra $500. Any Special edition owners thinking they should have just gone with the standard? Are you finding yourselves using the panel in the propped up position frequently?

Keep your eyes peeled for deals over the weekend. I got my SE last Black Friday for the same price as the standard edition so was a no-brainer. Bax Music in The Netherlands.

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Re: Pro 3 Standard or Special?
« Reply #2 on: Yesterday at 01:34:31 PM »
I have my SE with the back propped up 100%, it helps as I have it on tier 2 of a 3 tier setup. I love the look of the SE, but it's still not perfect, in my opinion they should have made the knobs nicer too, they are a bit plasticy. Not sure a bit of wood and a kick stand is worth the price difference. But hey, I did it, and I love it!

Re: Pro 3 Standard or Special?
« Reply #3 on: Yesterday at 03:02:46 PM »
I have my SE with the back propped up 100%, it helps as I have it on tier 2 of a 3 tier setup. I love the look of the SE, but it's still not perfect, in my opinion they should have made the knobs nicer too, they are a bit plasticy. Not sure a bit of wood and a kick stand is worth the price difference. But hey, I did it, and I love it!
I just ordered an SE for that same reason. I rearranged the studio and the Pro-3 ended up on a top tier, making it just a bit inconvenient to get to the controls.

Re: Pro 3 Standard or Special?
« Reply #4 on: Yesterday at 05:21:22 PM »
I like both the Pro 3 with the inlaid Sequential on the plastic side panels and the Pro 3 SE with the wood panels and the tilt. I went with the Pro 3 SE when it was announced. It currently sits on tier 2 of a Z-stand and is always propped up. Quite happy with the Pro 3 SE. Also worked to mount a camera on it for streaming last year.
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