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Future Sound Systems Decade Counter DC1 demo up on Youtube

Post by futuresoundsystems » Sat May 17, 2008 9:55 am

Enjoy!

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Here's a small droney freakout with it I recorded this afternoon too.
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Post by futuresoundsystems » Thu May 22, 2008 3:04 pm

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Post by felix » Thu May 22, 2008 7:45 pm

Very cool!

I must admit, with the first demo that you had up, I didn't quite get it, but this one with the machinedrum is rad. I get what it's doing now.

Interesting idea to hook it up with the machinedrum too. It's a very cool module for use with a modular, but it gives added functionality to a standalone piece of hardware too!

Any ideas on price/release date yet? I may very well be in for one of these!
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Post by futuresoundsystems » Fri May 23, 2008 8:28 am

Well you can already order the DC-1 through my website but I can't start work on any more modules 'til mid-June. You'll also find a price there (which will soon be revised also, but take it for now, if you want an acrylic panel, take away £20 from the price stated.

HOWEVER

Shawn from Analogue Haven contacted me on Monday expressing his interest to stock the DC1 (reaction = :eek: + :hyper: ) so living in the States, you may want to hang fire 'til I get a response from him (Anyone here know how long it usually takes for him/them to email back? What's the situation with the store also, I can't find any info on their site about their opening hours, etc. :confused: Is noisebug their new store?).
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Post by D/A A/D » Fri May 23, 2008 11:01 am

Good work man... I may hit you up sometime...

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Post by Kwote » Fri May 23, 2008 11:03 am

noisebug is Chuck Oken's. Shawn is analoguehaven. there was a split.

they're at two seperate physical locations.

Chuck is a great guy, got my Hex this past saturday off him. i hope noisebug does well as it seems he retained some of the original analoguehaven staff.

Shawn is very cool too and has always been a good communicator with me. he's been a little slower on the email lately but for the most part you can count on quick communication. congrats. i'd love to see your stuff available from there. i'd also love to see frac versions *completely blatant hint*
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Post by futuresoundsystems » Fri May 23, 2008 11:32 am

Thanks for the info Kwote. I'll bear that in mind.
Kwote wrote:i'd also love to see frac versions *completely blatant hint*
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Post by consumed » Fri May 23, 2008 12:47 pm

nice demo!

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Post by felix » Fri May 23, 2008 7:03 pm

futuresoundsystems wrote:What's the situation with the store also, I can't find any info on their site about their opening hours, etc
Yeah Shawn is a bit backed up getting the new location up and running, but he has been fairly quick with responses considering.
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Post by futuresoundsystems » Sun May 25, 2008 10:51 am

Either way, I'll still have lots to keep me busy. This (hopefully) is coming soon...
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Re: Future Sound Systems Decade Counter DC1 demo up on Youtu

Post by Kwote » Sun May 25, 2008 12:55 pm

futuresoundsystems wrote:Here's a small droney freakout with it I recorded this afternoon too.
awesome awesome jam!
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Post by Kwote » Sun May 25, 2008 12:56 pm

futuresoundsystems wrote:Either way, I'll still have lots to keep me busy. This (hopefully) is coming soon...
very very cool. you're shaping up to be a great manufacturer.

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Post by thermionicjunky » Sun May 25, 2008 2:14 pm

Yeah, if those designs shape up and they are offered in multiple formats, you're going to have some good friends around here.

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Post by thermionicjunky » Wed May 28, 2008 12:40 pm

Is your vactrol filter going to be similar to the Doepfer version of the Steiner filter? If so , is there someone who could provide a demo of that filter, or is there a working prototype of the FSS version?

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Post by futuresoundsystems » Wed May 28, 2008 3:07 pm

Most probably - a filter's a filter apart from it's not :mrgreen: - but yeah, it's the classic Steiner state-in-one-out arrangement. I'll have prototypes of those above modules hopefully by early July.
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Post by futuresoundsystems » Wed Jul 02, 2008 12:35 pm

Just a small update - The prototype FSSI is coming along slowly but surely. Currently working on the 555 Clock + Shaper boards to find the best parts for the best pitch ranges. Easy job, just a while experimenting with stuff. :)
Next in line is the Digital Sub/Pro Oscillator (that's gonna be real fun - I'm very wary of PIC chips), then the MiniSequencer and ADDA Oscillator (decade counters galore :P). The vactrols will have to wait for a bit as I need to find a decent stocker to buy from, anyone got any links they'd like to share?
BTW, I'm kinda showcasing this work-in-progress at Synth DIY UK the weekend after next, pictures of that event will be going online soon after too. :)
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Post by krisp14u » Thu Jul 03, 2008 4:05 am

futuresoundsystems wrote:The vactrols will have to wait for a bit as I need to find a decent stocker to buy from, anyone got any links they'd like to share?
http://www.alliedelec.com/Search/Produc ... 802A19617F
futuresoundsystems wrote: BTW, I'm kinda showcasing this work-in-progress at Synth DIY UK the weekend after next, pictures of that event will be going online soon after too. :)
look forwards to having a Tweek of that there progress

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Post by futuresoundsystems » Thu Jul 03, 2008 5:41 am

Cheers Krisp... but I forgot The Bridechamber sell Vactrols. I can see myself ordering through them seeing as they seem to be cheaper and I'll probably be ordering some other bits and pieces from them anyway.

Are you going to the meeting in Cambridge then? See you there if so! :)
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Post by futuresoundsystems » Thu Jul 10, 2008 5:12 am

Just a quick notice:
If anyone's interested in ordering any of my modules, it would be good to do so in the next week as after that (July 17 onwards), I will not have access to the PCB tools needed until early September.
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Post by Uncopyrightable » Fri May 08, 2009 10:46 am

What the the standalone formats? Just the pcb, no panel?

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Post by futuresoundsystems » Sat May 09, 2009 7:37 am

:D Old posts hurrah!

Well, with all the problems with the workshop etc. the modules will now be produced in batches. There'll be some DC1s produced soon, firstly in Eurorack, then in other formats. The next module to come out again will be the SEQ-1 Mini-Seq. After that I'll probably run a poll here to find out what should come out next :)

Uncopyrightable: The standalone format is simply the module housed in a box with a 9V DC input... kinda similar to a guitar pedal in a way.
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Post by futuresoundsystems » Mon Jul 06, 2009 2:29 pm

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Post by werock » Mon Jul 06, 2009 3:09 pm

But like a true professional you kept the recording going... 8_)

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