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Post by jaidee » Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:45 am

Question for Julian (aka "The Beast"): any chance you will do production runs of panels for these PCBs as a competitive alternative to Schaeffer??

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Post by lasesentaysiete » Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:52 am

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I don't want to tell tales out of school, but Julian and I have talked about panels in the past. I am pretty sure he is willing to cut panels for this project.

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Post by julian » Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:21 am

I have just got the "ok" from Daniel to cut some panels for this job.


Lead time with me is generally pretty minimal, so i reckon mid to late week, next week for these.

They will be silk screen printed using 2 part catalysed ink onto brushed then anodised metal.

(plenty of previous examples here - viewtopic.php?t=208050 )

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Post by lasesentaysiete » Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:53 am

Exciting news!

PCB/Panel sets will soon be available at Modular Addict in the US. So far, they plan to stock the following sets:

158
180
140
156
106

The plan is to eventually make all the models I offer available as pcb/panel sets. The panels are white with blue silkscreen, like 180 one shown below.

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Post by djs » Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:58 am

lasesentaysiete wrote:PCB/Panel sets will soon be available at Modular Addict in the US. So far, they plan to stock the following sets:
Great news! Especially with Christmas coming up :)
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Post by yan6 » Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:49 am

Will you continue to publish the remaining fpd panel files. I think I fancy the green myself

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Post by lasesentaysiete » Mon Nov 19, 2018 12:07 pm

yan6 wrote:Will you continue to publish the remaining fpd panel files. I think I fancy the green myself
yes, definitely :tu:

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Post by breadman » Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:38 pm

Wow, will be refreshing Modular Addict for new listings even more often now! :twisted:
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Post by djs » Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:46 pm

breadman wrote:Wow, will be refreshing Modular Addict for new listings even more often now! :twisted:
I just wish they'd sell Buchla blank panels too....
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Post by julian » Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:13 pm

djs wrote:
I just wish they'd sell Buchla blank panels too....

http://thebeast.co.uk/?product=buchla-b ... ngle-space
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Post by Leverkusen » Fri Nov 23, 2018 10:12 am

I just found the 180 kit being in stock at modular addict while it seems to have never got to your shop - will this be an american project now or will I still be able to purchase just PCB's from you in the future.

Purchasing from the US is a bit more of a hassle and I would be bound to buy their panels too, which probably would not fit the one I will have to do for the 158 PCB I already have here...

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Post by lasesentaysiete » Fri Nov 23, 2018 10:40 am

Leverkusen wrote:will this be an american project now or will I still be able to purchase just PCB's from you in the future.
yes, you will be able to purchase the 180 pcb directly from me. I am awaiting the arrival of the pcbs. It should not be long.

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Post by diophantine » Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:43 pm

These look awesome! Price is great, and BOMs look nicely done.

Are the blue/white panels done by FPE from the FPD files? I looked at the one FPD file available on your site & saw that it had a white flood set, but not sure where the actual print color is saved (I've only ever used infill with them in the past).

Since I have a few Fluxmonkey PCBs here, I'm curious if I could get my own panel made for those. And if ModularAddict is ever out & you still have PCBs, I'd like to know that I can still get panels...

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Post by lasesentaysiete » Sat Nov 24, 2018 2:56 am

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Are the blue/white panels done by FPE from the FPD files? I looked at the one FPD file available on your site & saw that it had a white flood set, but not sure where the actual print color is saved (I've only ever used infill with them in the past).
The panels at Modular Addict are not by FPD, although both come from the same initial Illustrator layout I made. The print colour on the FPD is saved in the image file, I think.
Since I have a few Fluxmonkey PCBs here, I'm curious if I could get my own panel made for those. And if ModularAddict is ever out & you still have PCBs, I'd like to know that I can still get panels...
I plan to make the panel files available. I figured .fpd files would be easiest.

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Post by fluxmonkey » Sat Nov 24, 2018 5:28 am

lasesentaysiete wrote:diophantine
Since I have a few Fluxmonkey PCBs here, I'm curious if I could get my own panel made for those. And if ModularAddict is ever out & you still have PCBs, I'd like to know that I can still get panels...
I plan to make the panel files available. I figured .fpd files would be easiest.
FPD files for my PCBs are already available on my (Fluxmonkey.com) site
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Post by Leverkusen » Sat Nov 24, 2018 5:32 am

lasesentaysiete wrote:
Leverkusen wrote:will this be an american project now or will I still be able to purchase just PCB's from you in the future.
yes, you will be able to purchase the 180 pcb directly from me. I am awaiting the arrival of the pcbs. It should not be long.
Great, thank you for pointing this out. It is not that I am really in a hurry. I seem to be a little afraid of changes within the project before I have built at least a usable system.

Will the panel files be adjustable, e.g. changing colors?

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Post by sawersky » Sat Nov 24, 2018 5:49 am

Looking forward!

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Post by lasesentaysiete » Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:51 am

140 to go along with the 180.

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Post by diophantine » Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:42 am

lasesentaysiete wrote:The panels at Modular Addict are not by FPD, although both come from the same initial Illustrator layout I made. The print colour on the FPD is saved in the image file, I think.
Thanks - yeah, it looks like the colors in FPD come from the '158a.ai' file, though I can't export/edit that Illustrator file. I may call FPE tomorrow and ask if I can specify a color in the ordering notes.
fluxmonkey wrote:FPD files for my PCBs are already available on my (Fluxmonkey.com) site
Yup! I have these files... was purely thinking in case there are any OCD-triggering minor differences. :hihi: (I can obviously set it to flood white/print engravings to get close.)

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Post by lasesentaysiete » Sun Nov 25, 2018 1:52 pm

diophantine
I am currently thinking of a more comprehensive way to make the panel files available and editable, if desired. Maybe pdf, I do not know. I would like it to be straightforward, either way.

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Post by julian » Sun Nov 25, 2018 7:54 pm

Panels now available to purchase -

http://thebeast.co.uk/?product=buchla-style-158-panel

Excuse the rubbish photo - its 1am here right now!

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These are screen printed with 2 part catalysed ink onto brushed and anodised aluminium. The ink is pantone matched (buchla blue, in case its not obvious in the photo!) and heat cured.
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Post by ST.P » Wed Nov 28, 2018 1:23 pm

@lasesentaysiete:

can you provide any infos about calibration for the 158?

thanks!

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Post by lasesentaysiete » Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:34 pm

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I will write a basic guide for the trimmers and add it to the BOM doc tomorrow. Keep in mind that it will not do any type of v/oct, though. It is just about adjusting wave shapes and setting min/max frequency.

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Post by Karl71 » Fri Nov 30, 2018 2:40 pm

lasesentaysiete wrote:140 to go along with the 180.

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Wowsers. Just saw this.whats the eta for this one? 158a pcbs were well recieved ,thank you. Tidy and clear.

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Post by lasesentaysiete » Sat Dec 01, 2018 4:21 am

140 & 180 pcbs are on their way to me now and will be in stock in my web shop next week sometime. I will send out a newsletter. The following week, I will have the 156 & 106, as well. Below is a photo of the first 5 completed models.

(the 156 panel graphic has been corrected)

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