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Post by ultravox » Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:51 am

I'm looking forward to hearing the audio clips. If it passes muster then I'll build it for sure! :banana:

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Post by AlanP » Thu Mar 02, 2017 11:55 am

You half expect the little display at the bottom to be a VFD type.

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Post by Huba-Swift » Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:10 pm

tobb wrote:via Roman:
"ringmod, delay, chorus and spring reverb are coming in a separate 1U rack also DIY" and pre-built. Also, according to Roman, the price for any of this is not currently set at this point.
Awesome to hear! I don't know any good (cheap) source of sliders though so I might just use normal pots and build it into a keyboard unit. I don't think I've ever been so excited about a DIY project in my life :trampoline:

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Post by jimfowler » Sat Mar 04, 2017 8:48 am

Oh hell yes.

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Post by Conjure » Sat Mar 04, 2017 9:22 pm

ashleym wrote:I think the ouch part will be the 70 odd sliders.
I think the ouch part will be a monopoly/proprietary DIY design with 72 DACs included on board. I expect the DIY "kit" to be pretty steep.

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Post by Dogma » Sun Mar 05, 2017 12:20 am

So do we have any idea about price? I can't find anything

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Post by tobb » Sun Mar 05, 2017 4:50 am

1k for all the pcb's

(add to that the price of all components and case)

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Post by SMonk » Sun Mar 05, 2017 4:59 am

tobb wrote:1k for all the pcb's

(add to that the price of all components and case)
Is that official, or just quoting the since-removed info from the matrixsysnth post?

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Post by sduck » Sun Mar 05, 2017 10:08 am

It's not official yet, just what Roman has suggested in his comments. Nothing's official until it's actually released.
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Post by DSC » Sun Mar 05, 2017 4:00 pm

$1K for the PCB's would be a bargain, imho! Serious amount of work here!

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Post by The_Crooked_Man » Sun Mar 05, 2017 7:59 pm

:goo: I've never been so excited about any piece of gear in my entire life! :goo:

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Post by Robscorch » Sat Mar 11, 2017 10:03 am

While this is awesome and interesting I have to wonder about the preset thing. If it's preset based it's safe to assume that it will be stepped sliders and such won't that be a bit less dialed in than a CS-80. OF course each one I have ever worked on or seen is a bit quirky and different and needing something else done to it lol. Also that ring mod is kinda special, but for the cost it's hard to beat for anyone looking at the real deal.

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Post by latigid on » Sat Mar 11, 2017 10:13 am

Robscorch wrote:While this is awesome and interesting I have to wonder about the preset thing. If it's preset based it's safe to assume that it will be stepped sliders and such won't that be a bit less dialed in than a CS-80.
Forgot to post sorry.

Judging by the number of ADCs onboard, I doubt you'll be able to feel the steps in the sliders, say 2^12/40mm = 102 digital steps per millimetre. Depends on the implementation though.


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Post by Chrutil » Wed May 03, 2017 8:58 am

So if I read that right, the DYI version does not include front panel and box?

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Post by spneca » Wed May 03, 2017 9:02 am

Anyone willing to organize a CEM3340 group buy? It could help get the cost down from $15/chip. According to the FAQ each build needs 17.

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Post by Synesthesia » Wed May 03, 2017 9:03 am

DYI version does not include front panel and box
Correct.

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Post by synthcube » Wed May 03, 2017 9:12 am

spneca wrote:Anyone willing to organize a CEM3340 group buy? It could help get the cost down from $15/chip. According to the FAQ each build needs 17.
we would be willing to do so-- we stock the chip normally anyway, so if theres sufficient interest to drive a price break we could manage it. if a few people start responding yes in this thread we would likely set up a separate thread for the group buy
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Post by sduck » Wed May 03, 2017 9:48 am

Synesthesia wrote:
DYI version does not include front panel and box
Correct.
Roman has stated that the front panel (and maybe box?) will be available from his regular panel guy - http://siddarthianinnovations.bigcartel.com
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Post by resynthesize » Wed May 03, 2017 10:39 am

synthcube wrote:
spneca wrote:Anyone willing to organize a CEM3340 group buy? It could help get the cost down from $15/chip. According to the FAQ each build needs 17.
we would be willing to do so-- we stock the chip normally anyway, so if theres sufficient interest to drive a price break we could manage it. if a few people start responding yes in this thread we would likely set up a separate thread for the group buy
I am interested in this.

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Post by captnapalm » Wed May 03, 2017 10:51 am

synthcube wrote:
spneca wrote:Anyone willing to organize a CEM3340 group buy? It could help get the cost down from $15/chip. According to the FAQ each build needs 17.
we would be willing to do so-- we stock the chip normally anyway, so if theres sufficient interest to drive a price break we could manage it. if a few people start responding yes in this thread we would likely set up a separate thread for the group buy
I'd probably be interested in 2-3 sets too.

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Post by salih03 » Wed May 03, 2017 11:13 am

the price is still a pain

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Post by ultravox » Wed May 03, 2017 11:23 am

synthcube wrote:
spneca wrote:Anyone willing to organize a CEM3340 group buy? It could help get the cost down from $15/chip. According to the FAQ each build needs 17.
we would be willing to do so-- we stock the chip normally anyway, so if theres sufficient interest to drive a price break we could manage it. if a few people start responding yes in this thread we would likely set up a separate thread for the group buy
Count me in.
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Post by Jarno » Wed May 03, 2017 11:24 am

salih03 wrote:the price is still a pain
+1, it shows the desire to push it to the limits of acceptance.
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Post by diophantine » Wed May 03, 2017 11:44 am

sduck wrote:
Synesthesia wrote:
DYI version does not include front panel and box
Correct.
Roman has stated that the front panel (and maybe box?) will be available from his regular panel guy - http://siddarthianinnovations.bigcartel.com
Yep:
The frontpanel and rack case will be supplied by DIY HUB shortly.
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