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non-modular audio attenuators?

Post by 22tape » Thu Apr 02, 2009 12:55 am

hey guys. are there any attenuators available in a table-top/pedal format?

Analogue Solution's ATT4 would be perfect but i no longer have a modular setup.

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Post by 22tape » Thu Apr 02, 2009 12:56 am

yes, i could use a couple of mixers but i'd like to see if there are more compact options available.

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Post by 22tape » Thu Apr 02, 2009 1:07 am

that littlelabs looks nice...thanks!

any other (cheaper) options?

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Post by A Dingleberry Monstrosity » Thu Apr 02, 2009 1:10 am

you could make your own you know, passive to.

get a bunch of pots, some 1/8 (or 1/4) jacks and an enclosure and you're 80% there.

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Post by 22tape » Thu Apr 02, 2009 1:17 am

A Dingleberry Monstrosity wrote:you could make your own you know, passive to.

get a bunch of pots, some 1/8 (or 1/4) jacks and an enclosure and you're 80% there.
cool, thanks. yeh i could do that, but what's the other 20%? :help: :hihi:

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Post by Cybananna » Thu Apr 02, 2009 4:54 am

some wire, soldering equipment, time, and work. Oh yea, a drill. :hyper:

If I can do it, you can too!

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ooh, don't want to forget some cool knobs! :hihi:

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Post by Roycie Roller » Thu Apr 02, 2009 6:00 am

This passive attenuator is from Doepfer's DIY page-

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Use Logarithmic pots (50-100k) for audio (Linear 50-100k for CV).

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Post by NV » Thu Apr 02, 2009 7:55 am

Just here to encourage the DIY route. Many manufacturers build attenuators with prices that rest upon the conception of all audio equipment being driven by magic. A passive attenuator is really one of the simplest DIY projects you could do, and even if you've never done any DIY in the past there is no better project to start with.

You could build a box with 20 passive attenuators and you'd likely still be under $100. Cwejman makes some great stuff but $300 for a 4-fold attenuator is a rip-off, regardless of the level/bias shift switches.

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Post by 22tape » Thu Apr 02, 2009 8:02 am

Cybananna wrote:some wire, soldering equipment, time, and work. Oh yea, a drill. :hyper:

If I can do it, you can too!

:guinness:

ooh, don't want to forget some cool knobs! :hihi:
well, i have the equipment...

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Post by 22tape » Thu Apr 02, 2009 8:03 am

Roycie Roller wrote:This passive attenuator is from Doepfer's DIY page-

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Use Logarithmic pots (50-100k) for audio (Linear 50-100k for CV).
that's what i needed...thanks!

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Post by 22tape » Thu Apr 02, 2009 8:04 am

NV wrote:Just here to encourage the DIY route. Many manufacturers build attenuators with prices that rest upon the conception of all audio equipment being driven by magic. A passive attenuator is really one of the simplest DIY projects you could do, and even if you've never done any DIY in the past there is no better project to start with.

You could build a box with 20 passive attenuators and you'd likely still be under $100. Cwejman makes some great stuff but $300 for a 4-fold attenuator is a rip-off, regardless of the level/bias shift switches.
and that's all i needed to hear.

thanks a lot guys!

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