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[ORDER] Wogglebug by Erica Synths

Post by Girts23 » Sat Sep 05, 2015 10:39 am

Dear colleagues, here's another development from Erica Synths - Grant Richter Wogglebug! A Wogglebug has nostalgic value for us, because in the beginning of 2014 a Wogglebug panel with a bug design was the first Erica Synths project we offered for DIY community and it actually started a company. Some month ago Scott Deyo from Brideschamber droped us a mail asking, if we plan to make another run of Wogglebug panels, and we took it serious.
We adapted Wogglebug for eurorack standart – recalculated component values to make it work properly from 12V PSU, added clock rate and stepped CV indicator LEDs, developed skiff friendly PCB, squeezed all parts on a signle PCB and made a new panel. The project is comparably easy to build, it doesn’t need wiring and calibration.

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If interested, check Erica Synths SHOP! You'll find downloadable schematics and Build manual there.
Price:
PCB - 18EUR
PCB + panel 40EUR
Shipping 3EUR EU, 4EUR elsewhere in the world.
Fill kits will be available end September.
AND - a demo by out teamrider $KODEK!
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Post by Grumskiz » Sat Sep 05, 2015 10:48 am

I've been wishing for this to happen for a while now...Guess what, it's my birthday today.
Thanks for the (unintentional?) gift :hyper:

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Post by billsship » Sat Sep 05, 2015 11:12 am

Wogglebug + single board + no wiring... yes please!

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Post by mrtweed » Sat Sep 05, 2015 12:58 pm

will the older wogglebug panels of yours sold by bridechamber fit this new pcb?

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Post by horstronic » Sat Sep 05, 2015 1:10 pm

Awesome :yay: :yay: :yay:

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Post by Girts23 » Sat Sep 05, 2015 1:32 pm

mrtweed wrote:will the older wogglebug panels of yours sold by bridechamber fit this new pcb?
Sorry, they do not fit. I had to rearrange parts slightly.

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Post by crc » Sun Sep 06, 2015 10:52 pm

can you get this with the aluminum panel instead of black?

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Post by Girts23 » Sun Sep 06, 2015 11:42 pm

crc wrote:can you get this with the aluminum panel instead of black?
Not as standard, but when we'll make another run of panels, I can make the limited edition :)
Let me know in 4-5 weeks!

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Post by insula » Mon Sep 07, 2015 4:39 am

already ordered!!! :yay: :yay: :yay:

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Post by spacedog » Wed Oct 07, 2015 9:29 am

Is this panel OK for the new pcb?

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Post by search64 » Wed Oct 07, 2015 10:08 am

Girts23 wrote:
crc wrote:can you get this with the aluminum panel instead of black?
Not as standard, but when we'll make another run of panels, I can make the limited edition :)
Let me know in 4-5 weeks!
I'd prefer an aluminium panel as well.

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Post by geecen » Wed Oct 07, 2015 12:09 pm

This looks great!

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Post by ablearcher » Wed Oct 07, 2015 2:11 pm

Any insight on how this compares to the make noise versions? I prefer going the DIY route by I also want the fullest possible wogglebug experience.

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Post by paulstone » Fri Oct 16, 2015 12:50 pm

here my dual wogglebug in 5U format with erica pcb's
added mod led !

:woah:

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Post by spotta » Fri Oct 16, 2015 3:51 pm

Just waiting for the NP electro & LF398 for mine,
Some amendments to the build manual I would recommend -
SMD Caps - 10 not 13
Transistors - Board has Q3 as 3906 and Q1,2&3 as 3904 where as build manual uses designations T1 as 3906 and T2,3&4 as 3904 - may confuse some people.
Pots are labelled V1-6 in the build manual but nowhere on the PCB are these designations used, it might be best to use the Pot labels for descriptions of which ones go where - I'm still not sure!
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Post by antf4rm » Fri Oct 23, 2015 3:57 pm

went through the schematic here:
http://www.ericasynths.lv/upload//WoggleBug/wogglebug_schematics_v2.pdf

Found the answer to where the pots go.
100Ks on the left - rate, cluster, rate cv
1Ms on the right - smooth, wogg t, wogg r

for people in the states, the vactrols and the pots can be found at smallbear and then mouser for everything else.

100Ks are marked "K"
1Ms are marked "M"

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Post by spotta » Fri Oct 23, 2015 4:50 pm

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Post by antf4rm » Fri Oct 23, 2015 5:01 pm

spacedog wrote:Is this panel OK for the new pcb?

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no that is the bridechamber panel i believe.

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Post by rgcmusic » Fri Oct 23, 2015 10:56 pm

Very cool. I'm hoping to order one soon. What is a good first build?

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Post by antf4rm » Fri Oct 23, 2015 11:32 pm

There are tons of threads with beginner diy suggestions.
The woggle bug may not be a good choice for beginners due to the SMD soldering of the 10 capacitors. It's not a difficult build if you watch some surface mount soldering tutorials and get some practice with SMD beforehand.

My favorite soldering tutorials are here http://tangentsoft.net/elec/movies/

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Post by antf4rm » Sat Oct 31, 2015 4:35 am

progress:

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waiting for 3 more thonkikonns :doh:

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Post by spacedog » Sat Oct 31, 2015 11:52 am

thanks K-rAd :guinness:

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Post by antf4rm » Sat Oct 31, 2015 4:12 pm

It works it works! The perfect module to finish on Halloween!

Super awesome source of randomness! :bananaguitar:

Thanks Girts for the super ez project with a huge payoff! :guinness:

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Post by ilya.n » Mon Nov 30, 2015 5:13 pm

Thanks a lot for bringing this up! Ordered.

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Post by charliedomingo » Wed Jan 06, 2016 5:53 pm

just got mine in the mail! stoked to get it built.

where did you get those cool knobs Girts?

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