the RE 303 project ...not a clone but a TB 303 replica..

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Post by GGW » Thu Dec 22, 2016 12:07 pm

Picard wrote:the "original TB-303" is the prototype at KORG headquarters. Every piece of the mass production is a replica of this. :razz:
Korg?

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Post by Picard » Thu Dec 22, 2016 4:14 pm

I'm so sorry... I don't know what happened to me :oops:

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Post by GGW » Thu Dec 22, 2016 5:35 pm

Sorry, I couldn't resist.
I don't care whether it's a clone or a replica, but let's agree on what's being copied!

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Post by calaveras » Fri Dec 23, 2016 2:03 am

I like to go to places synth nerds congregate.
Then insist my TT X0Xbox is just as good as a vintage 303. You can't really hear the details of a bass instrument in a mix anyway.
Because with the resonance down, can you even tell the difference?
No you can't.

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Post by indigo » Sat Jan 14, 2017 7:31 am

Just so you know. You can now order your RE-303 kit at shop.re-303.com.

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Post by Haterade » Sun Jan 15, 2017 1:39 pm

What are people doing for these as far as cases?
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Post by LED-man » Sun Jan 15, 2017 2:07 pm

It's a very good replica and sounds absolutely like the original 303.
Please calculate the total costs before order only a Pcb kit.
In some cases is a Avalon bassline in nearly the same price range.
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Post by nologin » Sun Jan 15, 2017 2:36 pm

calaveras wrote:I like to go to places synth nerds congregate.
Then insist my TT X0Xbox is just as good as a vintage 303. You can't really hear the details of a bass instrument in a mix anyway.
Because with the resonance down, can you even tell the difference?
No you can't.

Your opinion is very erroneous, i think you bought an x0xb0x any assembly and compared it against few clones. I own a TB303, a RE-303, I built more than 10 x0xb0x. I also repaired TB303 and full x0xb0x.
And the x0xb0x TT are far from the best, they are not all bad, but the worst often come from there ...
Besides, i repaired one, the envelope, the decay were very bad, the resonance did not behave like a clone of 303, i think rebirth or a good vst was better. Inside all 733 were 2SA733K, transistors that have HFE far too high. A pure x0xb0x of crap ...

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Post by phono1337 » Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:25 am

LED-man wrote:It's a very good replica and sounds absolutely like the original 303.
Please calculate the total costs before order only a Pcb kit.
In some cases is a Avalon bassline in nearly the same price range.
no longer true next month when the sonic potions re-303 cpu lands for less than 100 euros ;)

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Post by LED-man » Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:28 am

99€ ?
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Post by phono1337 » Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:38 am

LED-man wrote:99€ ?
Julian said probably closer to 50 than 100 but we wont know exactly until the fabrication quote is finalised

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Post by phono1337 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 1:38 am

handful of space cadet bundles just hit the store ahead of run #3 next month :tu:

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Post by decoder303 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 7:53 am

Risc_Terilia wrote:Can't wait to hear one in a shootout
I made this one a couple of months ago after finishing my first re303

https://soundcloud.com/basslinesurfer/r ... tb303-comp
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Post by jfberma » Mon Oct 09, 2017 12:45 pm

Does anyone know what happened to the re-303 forum? Can't seem to find it anymore...all google results just 404

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Post by secrethero303 » Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:18 pm

Go to www.re-303.com and you there is a link to the forum and the shop from there.

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Post by jfberma » Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:37 pm

oh yeah, weird. thanks

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Post by timpecter » Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:12 pm

I’m interested in buying a kit but are there any enclosures available? I’m not too fussed about authentic looks but I’ love something more sturdy than laser cut acrylic.

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Post by Luap » Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:46 pm

timpecter wrote:I’m interested in buying a kit but are there any enclosures available? I’m not too fussed about authentic looks but I’ love something more sturdy than laser cut acrylic.
Substyler on the RE-303 forum was making/selling the nice metal ones you have probably seen (I don't recall if he is on this forum, but you can find him on the RE-303 forum). He did suggest he wouldn't be making more, but I suspect he could do another run when demand for them inevitably builds.
You'll have to keep your ear to the ground on the RE-303 forum..

Some folks have also 3D printed them. So that might be another option?
Other folks have used TT-303 cases, albeit with some modification.
There has even been laser cut wood cases.
Info for all those is on the RE-303 forum someplace 8-)

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Post by timpecter » Sun Dec 17, 2017 3:06 pm

Thanks for the tips. However - I can't find the re-303 forum! Is there a link I'm missing on the webpage? Cheers!

Edit: Here's that link:

http://23.235.199.139/~re303c5/forum/

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Post by nologin » Mon Dec 18, 2017 3:34 am

There is another aluminum case made by a guy from the forum, that's what i have.
Do not buy boxes of TT303 is illogical, sellers take the opportunity to sell them expensive and in addition you must mods the case with a dremel, it is designed to have a TT303 in, not a TB303 or RE-303.
when i see the prices that have been sold cases of TT303 off services, by syntaur for example, it's really ridiculous, personally i preferred to wait 1 year my case aluminum and not be ripped off in this way! Especially since my case in the end it cost me less, it is more solid and it is not written TT303 above ...

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Post by mome rath » Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:20 am

Image

oh lordy child you're givin' me the vapors
(this one built by the illustrious altitude909; case by altitude909 and SubStyler)
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Post by timpecter » Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:36 pm

mome rath wrote:Image
That looks great!

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Post by mome rath » Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:56 pm

timpecter wrote:
That looks great!
thx
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Post by Oldstench » Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:49 am

This is deffo my next DIY project. Sounds awesome.
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