TR-606 - is there any clone in DIY format?

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Post by ACID.WIZZARD » Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:41 am

Thanks JanneI for all these schematics and info.

I'm wondering if someone has any info about adding a accent trigger in to a 606 circuit like this.
I'm going to build these but i need to figure out how to add the accent.

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Post by toneburst » Mon Oct 21, 2019 3:07 pm

I'm wondering if someone has any info about adding a accent trigger in to a 606 circuit like this.
I'm going to build these but i need to figure out how to add the accent.
On some of the old Roland drum machines, the accent was added in the form of a volume bump on the output, post-mixer, so the individual drum voices didn't have their own accent, as such.

I don't know if this was the case with the 606.

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Post by ACID.WIZZARD » Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:13 am

toneburst wrote:
I don't know if this was the case with the 606.
Yes the accent is global for all voices on a selected step, but i believe that the voices do individually get accented in their own section of the circuit so not post mixer.

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Post by Substyler » Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:10 pm

Din Sync RE-606... it's real ;)


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Post by Purveyor2 » Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:42 pm

Just ordered my re-606 kit. :love:

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Post by Bamboombaps » Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:14 pm

JanneI wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:39 pm
TR-606 eurorack SD-TOMS 8hp module pcb's ordered. I'll share gerbers once I've tested it.

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BTW, I still have some 5u versions left, pm if interested.
how did the testing go?

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Bamboombaps wrote:
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how did the testing go?
Sorry, I've been busy with work and other DIY projects. I did test this few weeks back and even though it worked, there were a couple things that I wasn't completely happy with. So, I'll try to make it happen in a month or two.

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Post by sduck » Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:04 am

Getting close to being done with this 5U version. I notice the BOM say that Jacks J9, J10, J11, J12, J13, J14 need to be switched jacks, but there's no indication which ones these are. Any help?
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Post by JanneI » Sun Apr 19, 2020 12:20 pm

sduck wrote:
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Getting close to being done with this 5U version. I notice the BOM say that Jacks J9, J10, J11, J12, J13, J14 need to be switched jacks, but there's no indication which ones these are. Any help?
All the individual drum outputs should be switched jacks (except mix out), because that way you can still use the mix output for the rest of the drums. So, it's the lower row. But you can use switched jacks for all the jacks if that's cheaper to buy.

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Post by SynthularModulus » Sun Apr 19, 2020 2:12 pm

I would love to get an RE-606 kit. Seems to be sold out online. Anyone know if they can be purchased on any other sites?

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Post by sduck » Sun Apr 19, 2020 5:00 pm

JanneI wrote:
Sun Apr 19, 2020 12:20 pm
sduck wrote:
Sun Apr 19, 2020 10:04 am
Getting close to being done with this 5U version. I notice the BOM say that Jacks J9, J10, J11, J12, J13, J14 need to be switched jacks, but there's no indication which ones these are. Any help?
All the individual drum outputs should be switched jacks (except mix out), because that way you can still use the mix output for the rest of the drums. So, it's the lower row. But you can use switched jacks for all the jacks if that's cheaper to buy.
Oh of course - I hadn't scrolled down far enough in the build doc. Thanks!
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Post by kropo » Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:01 pm

Hi

I finished the long time ago purchased BD and HH eurorack modules, any news from the snare/tom module yet?

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Post by sduck » Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:12 am

Finished!
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Post by Jop » Wed Apr 22, 2020 11:46 am

Nice sduck!!!
How does it sounds, any demo’s available😉?

I’m about to finish mine, just need to order a panel and finish with the pots.

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Post by Jop » Wed Apr 22, 2020 2:35 pm

Hi Sduck,

I was just comparing your populated pcb with mine and see an issue with Q307, is this one correctly placed, or is the picture misleading?
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Post by sduck » Thu Apr 30, 2020 12:09 pm

Whoa - no, it's in backwards. I'll fix it, see if it makes a difference. Everything seems to be working, but....


Edit: errr, maybe not. I basically have to take the whole thing apart to replace that. And looking at the schematic, it's in the low tom tuning knob circuit, which seems to be working fine. So maybe I can live with it.
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Post by JanneI » Thu May 21, 2020 4:22 pm

The next batch of my TR606 5U boards arrived.

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PCB set consists on two PCB's: mainboard (170mm x 130mm) and connector board (170mm x 95mm). RefDes follows the original schematic.
Power headers for MOTM (4pole 156mils) and dotcom (6pole 100mils).
Only +15V is used as in the original design. (Works also with +12V without changes)
No wiring needed.
Line-level output.
No hard to find parts.

Price 25 EUR including shipping. Paypal (use Friends&Family!) janne.isotalo@saunalahti.fi.
BOM, schematics and front panel -file (.fpd) available.

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Post by J3RK » Fri May 22, 2020 1:42 pm

Ordered a set. I'll be building it into a 4U boat / panel though. Once I lay out the panel, I'd be happy to post the FPD here.
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Post by J3RK » Fri May 22, 2020 2:18 pm

Well, this will obviously require hand-wiring, but it will fit in a 12x7x3 Hammond boat. Board mounting will need to be a bit creative as well, but shouldn't be too bad. To keep the spacing, I tossed in a spare VCA, and a dual, manual gate section. Anyone wanting a 4U banana 606 feel free to use/modify this panel if you like.
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Post by appliancide » Fri May 22, 2020 2:59 pm

That looks great.

I'm also mounting a set in a 4U boat, though mine will be a 17x7x3 full panel with some other percussion circuits. Like you said, board mounting will be a small challenge, but it looks like there's plenty of dead space to drill through on the boards to make mounting holes. Might have to go look at some of the Electronic Peasant's wiring jobs to psyche myself up!

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Post by JanneI » Sun May 31, 2020 3:54 am

I have 5 PCB sets (5U-version) left.

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Post by J3RK » Tue Jun 02, 2020 1:44 pm

There was a flaw on the panel that I originally posted. The hihat jacks were incorrect. Here is a fixed version.
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Post by J3RK » Tue Jun 02, 2020 1:45 pm

appliancide wrote:
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That looks great.

I'm also mounting a set in a 4U boat, though mine will be a 17x7x3 full panel with some other percussion circuits. Like you said, board mounting will be a small challenge, but it looks like there's plenty of dead space to drill through on the boards to make mounting holes. Might have to go look at some of the Electronic Peasant's wiring jobs to psyche myself up!
Nice! I was thinking about doing that, but I already have a bunch of 909 stuff in LW panels, so I figured I'd just make a 606 box.
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Post by oberkorn » Tue Jun 02, 2020 4:14 pm

any news/progress regarding the SD-TOMS 8hp module?
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Post by JanneI » Wed Jun 03, 2020 5:28 am

oberkorn wrote:
Tue Jun 02, 2020 4:14 pm
any news/progress regarding the SD-TOMS 8hp module?
Sorry, no progress, I've been working on other stuff. I made that proto version that I posted here, but I wasn't 100% happy with the results, so it needs more testing. I should definitely finish it this summer.

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