Mail Day Thread

Still in package, just got off work looking to give it a whirl in a bit. Will report back.

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Today’s loot from Anchor Electronics includes aforementioned Solid State Music board in what looks and feels like original packaging and very nice knobs like they used to make them with the print protected by removable plastic film:


Also included are some diodes, patch cable holders, switches, and parts for my case interconnect project.

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The keystep pro is pretty great. Believe the hype. I reserve at least 1 month to be sure its not just new flashy. One problem ive noticed is that sometimes the first step will not trigger right. I hear thats a common problem.

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Got the WAV trigger :slight_smile:.

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I’ve been thinking more about getting some sample playback in my rig lately. Curious to see how it works out :+1:

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Well it has taken a while, 65 days to be precise, but I finally got the core of my dual sample and hold module. The LF398 order was in the mail.

To make it easy to change the capacitors I put them in half an IC-socket.

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That’s a neat trick. I’ll bear it in mind next time I go to veroboard with values I’m not entirely sure of.

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The idea came to me when I was building a VCF that needed paired transistors and I had not yet found them. Since I wanted to use the filter until I would, I used an IC-socket to temporarily insert 2 transistors that were sort of all right.

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I was really hoping this would be the week.

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Got my electric druid chips I ordered 3 weeks ago, still waiting on the VCA’s. Strange that @CTorp got his a week ago since we live in the same area. Ctorp did you use the tracked shipping? Not complaining about the time, happy to still be able to get stuff from across the world.

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Didn’t get my VCAs yet either, but the switches for my Mini ADSRs finally showed up today:

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Yes I did tracked cause those VCAs were the last piece of the puzzle and I hoped they’d arrive a bit quicker. Sounds like it is a bit faster

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Still no AS3360’s for me :frowning:
2 more days and it will be a month since I ordered them.

I did say screw it and sourced 3 more in the US… so those will hopefully be here saturday.

It’s driving me bonkers having the dual and quad VCA’s completed except for these 3 IC’s lol.

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My VCA’s have been built for weeks, I have the 3360’s… It’s just the IDC connectors for the power that’s holding me up!!

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Why wait for several weeks for some power supply connectors? Why not improvise by temporarily soldering some wires to the power supply? It is meant to make music this machine, isn’t it :wink: ?

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My first Mutable Instruments Module!

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Got a bunch of passives from CPC for a valve based project. Got to get the transformers next, they’re the expensive part!

Besides… already spent the money for the transformers on a Nixie clock. Doh!

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RFT :wink: or at least that’s my aim :wink:

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Think I will finish the first 6 Tube clock off this weekend, get all the parts mounted. I have a nice home for the Display once it’s sorted.

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Post the results in the clock thread, I’d be interested in how you’ve mounted the gubbins.

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