kagey3001,kagey3001 wrote: ↑Mon May 18, 2020 2:06 pmAfter going through the PCB with a magnifying glass, i noticed my BC560 was badly soldered, so replaced that and tidied up other soldering areas and lo and behold the lights are now pulsing and I do have phasing, albeit with different LDR's, the ones i am using are not the correct ones, but they do at least work now, One day, perhaps i will find the correct LDR's and hear how it is supposed to be heard, but i am happy that it is finally working and I do have some phasing at least.
Only odd thing is that some instruments sound lovely and some sound terrible.
My JP08 though it sounds awesome, Model D and Juno 106 just make horrible feedback type noises depending on the rate of phasing.
I am not using anything into my rate connector, i am just leaving that open
I actually still have the original Krautrock Phaser board set I purchased for Jurgen Haible back in the 2000s. I have the correct LDR's however, they are not for sale (and neither is the circuit board).
I had a problem once when I built the 258j Buchla Clone I bought from Thonk. He doesn't stock that kit anymore but if you can get the faceplate and all of the components from a trusted vendor, it sounds great! I mention this because I had an issue with the 2nd oscillator not working. I found a bad solder joint with magnification and just resoldered it with a slight amount of additional solder. I then powered it up and both of them were working fine. I only had to do a slight adjustment for 1v/oct calibration. It is now one of my go-to oscillators...