O'Tool Plus is back in stock at dealers worldwide

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O'Tool Plus is back in stock at dealers worldwide

Post by daverj » Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:50 am

If you've been waiting to get your hands on an O'Tool Plus (oscilloscope, tuner, spectrum analyzer, voltmeter, etc...), your wait is over.

I had some medical issues last year (all fine now) that caused a delay in getting the latest run of O'Tool Plus modules out.

In the past couple of weeks we have sent modules out to dealers around the world. The following dealers should all currently have them in stock. If your favorite dealer isn't on the list, please have them contact us. We have more available.

Analogue Haven (Santa Monica)
Boutique Pedal / BPNYC (San Diego)
Control (Brooklyn)
Control Voltage (Portland)
Detroit Modular (Detroit)
Found Sound (Australia)
Mattech Modular (UK)
Music Store (Germany)
Perfect Circuit Audio (Burbank)
Schneiders Laden (Germany)
Signal Sounds (Scotland)

Thanks for your patience,

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Post by MARK27 » Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:41 am

I'm sure I speak for everyone when I say how happy I am that you are feeling better!

I love my O'Tool+ and have for years. Is there any chance you will ever offer black replacement panels for the O'Tool+? More and more people are opting for black panels when they are available. Food for thought...

Thank you for all your work!

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Post by gentle_attack » Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:30 pm

MARK27 wrote: Is there any chance you will ever offer black replacement panels for the O'Tool+? More and more people are opting for black panels when they are available. Food for thought...
There is also someone on here named @retoid who has a BKM panel site. He'd surely create one if there was interest, which I agree I think there would be, for this awesome awesome module (I'd love a black one). He seems pretty adept at getting dimensions from a module but if the 'official' specs were sent over he could probably do it quicker. This is all assuming they didn't want to do an 'official' black panel.


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Post by DSC » Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:07 pm

daverj wrote: (all fine now)
Fantastic news, all around!!!!!!!!!!!
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Post by sduck » Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:09 pm

Glad you're OK! Love my O'Tool +!
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Post by daverj » Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:26 pm

Thanks for the kind words.

I've thought about black panels, but at this point don't have any plans to do them. If there was enough interest I guess I could be talked into it.

Also, it's pretty tricky to replace the panel on these. I mean, I have no problem doing it, but it's not so easy as a user replacement thing.

Unlike most modules, you can't approach it from the front and just take out the screws and nuts and pop on a new one. There is a complex sandwich of of things behind the panel that would fall apart if you try to take it apart from the front. It's a much more complex process of disassembling it starting at the back. And then there's the added process of cleaning out the dust that gets in there while doing it...

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Post by MARK27 » Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:44 pm

daverj wrote:I've thought about black panels, but at this point don't have any plans to do them. If there was enough interest I guess I could be talked into it.
I have dreamt of a black paneled O'Tool+ for years.

Were you to be "talked into it," I would be prepared to sell my old one and buy a new one just to get a black panel version. I know a number of others that feel the same way.

The industry is certainly moving toward offering black panel versions, or replacement panels. There are really only a couple absolute hold outs anymore (not naming names), especially since WMD has done a 180 and seems to be doing only black panels now.
gentle_attack wrote:There is also someone on here named @retoid who has a BKM panel site. He'd surely create one if there was interest, which I agree I think there would be, for this awesome awesome module (I'd love a black one).
I have purchased a number of panels from retoid. He does great work. I suggested the O'Tool+ really early on, but I have a feeling that the three or four requests he has received for the O'Tool+ just don't compare to the 20 or 30 (50?) requests that he gets for MI Marbles or Mannequins Mangrove.

I also think it is a hard sell now that the Mordax DATA is available with a black panel for $100 more than the O'Tool+.

Nevertheless, a boy can dream...

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Post by monads » Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:15 pm

I love the O'tool+! As much I'd like a black panel version there'd be no chance I'd sell mine just for the black panel version as a result of the challenging assembly process hinted at.

All said, glad you're back up and running Dave!!!!

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Post by roglok » Mon Aug 12, 2019 2:03 pm

Happy to hear you are well, Dave - we missed you!

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Post by Navs » Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:18 pm

Great to have you back, Dave!

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Post by Paranormal Patroler » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:54 am

Welcome back. Glad to hear you're ok!
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Post by deke » Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:04 am

Hello. I'm a relative noob and my O'Toole has been so helpful, if not essential, in learning more about modular, patching, modulation and synthesis in general. It is 8hp I will never ever give up. Sliver, black, purple... doesn't matter to me. Glad your health is good and thanks.

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Post by cptnal » Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:53 pm

Just got mine from the last listed vendor (thanks, Aleks!). Fun, pretty and useful too - not many modules can do all three.

And health problems suck fat donkey balls, so good to hear you're doing well. :tu:
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Re: O'Tool Plus is back in stock at dealers worldwide

Post by DubDutzy » Thu May 14, 2020 12:02 am

have we come around to doing black panels? wanted to check before i purchase a silver one

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Post by blaythe.steuer » Thu May 14, 2020 12:08 am

hey black panels are supreme and would be very appreciated:)


note matte black pcb panels are cheaper than aluminum btw

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Post by Naenyn » Thu May 14, 2020 12:57 am

Just wanted to provide a shoutout to Dave. This module is fantastic and Dave is a great guy. He's very responsive to questions, I've found. Thanks for the great customer service! :tu:
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