My son bought me an Arturia Mini Lab, which, at the time, included Analog Lab. It is not a full blown version of the V Collection, but it has a lot of presets that will cover most anything I need. So, if you don’t want to dish out $500, and don’t plan to do some excessive programming, and need to keep resources low, it sells for $149, and you can demo it as well. Included:
* Updated with sounds from the V Collection 6
* Over 6500 sounds from some of the best sound designers in the industry
* Presets are carefully selected from our V Collection 6 (ARP 2600 V, B-3 V, CS-80 V, Farfisa V, Jup-8 V, Matrix-12 V, Mini V, Modular V, Prophet V, Prophet VS, SEM V, Solina V, Stage-73 V, Synclavier V, Piano V2, Vox Continental V, Wurli V, Buchla Easel V, Clavinet V, DX7 V and CMI V)
It’s really all I need, but M1 and Xpand! still fill out many other sounds.
IMHO the Piano, and B3 sucks, and the Wurli and Stage-73 are…ok. Everything else is pretty good.