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Re: a legend is back...System-700 in eurorack

Post by gslug » Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:19 pm

wendallsan wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:40 am
I could NOT pass up the chance to own a System 700, though. :love:
Exactly this. I've ordered PCBs and panels for a near enough block 1 clone. Now looking at rails and designing a case.
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Re: a legend is back...System-700 in eurorack

Post by Bukake2Fuzz » Thu Jan 02, 2020 1:18 pm

Hello!

Anyone tried the Panning module files?

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Re: a legend is back...System-700 in eurorack

Post by wendallsan » Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:16 pm

gslug wrote:
Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:19 pm

Exactly this. I've ordered PCBs and panels for a near enough block 1 clone. Now looking at rails and designing a case.
Nice! I would love to see pics of your finished project. I added a few 'non-Pharmasonic' modules to my system to round it out a little, but it is otherwise pretty 'pure.' I have a 4MS Row Power 40 powering the case, a Hexinverter Electronique Mutant Brain for MIDI to CV and gate conversion, a 4MS SISM to handle adjusting incoming CV signals to voltages the system likes (I have a lot of modules that only output a max of ±5V), a 2hp Buffered Multi, and a Music Thing Modular Spring Reverb. I built the whole mess into a custom 2 row, 126hp case.

It is a pretty amazing stand-alone system, and I really should be spending more time with it. Instead, I'm building other racks ... :roll:

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Re: a legend is back...System-700 in eurorack

Post by gslug » Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:02 pm

wendallsan wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:16 pm
Nice! I would love to see pics of your finished project. I added a few 'non-Pharmasonic' modules to my system to round it out a little, but it is otherwise pretty 'pure.' I have a 4MS Row Power 40 powering the case, a Hexinverter Electronique Mutant Brain for MIDI to CV and gate conversion, a 4MS SISM to handle adjusting incoming CV signals to voltages the system likes (I have a lot of modules that only output a max of ±5V), a 2hp Buffered Multi, and a Music Thing Modular Spring Reverb. I built the whole mess into a custom 2 row, 126hp case.

It is a pretty amazing stand-alone system, and I really should be spending more time with it. Instead, I'm building other racks ... :roll:
Your system looks great!

Of course I'll post some pictures. It'll be a while though... I've got the rack rails and am waiting on the PCBs and panels. I ordered some PCBs for an LM317/337 based PSU and bus board yesterday and will probably get the wood in the next few days, but my woodwork skills leave a lot to be desired, so actually putting a case together mighty take some time.

I still need to order the components, including any rare parts, and also decide which other modules to add - a spring reverb is definitely on the list though. Don't need a MIDI to CV module as I have a 1U rack mount MIDIbox CV that can do +15V gates. As well as the block one modules, I've ordered the sequencer, gate delay, analogue switch and pulse shaper. Might have a go at cloning the fixed filter bank and audio delay myself at some point.
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Re: a legend is back...System-700 in eurorack

Post by Bukake2Fuzz » Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:18 pm

Hello,

Does anybody have news about the sequencer?

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Re: a legend is back...System-700 in eurorack

Post by gslug » Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:56 pm

Bukake2Fuzz wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:18 pm
Hello,

Does anybody have news about the sequencer?

:mrgreen:
It's available for pre order. No idea how long until it's ready though!
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Re: a legend is back...System-700 in eurorack

Post by Bukake2Fuzz » Mon Jan 06, 2020 1:35 am

gslug wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:56 pm
Bukake2Fuzz wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 3:18 pm
Hello,

Does anybody have news about the sequencer?

:mrgreen:
It's available for pre order. No idea how long until it's ready though!
Yes , thank you, i was asking for those who pre order back in october like me...

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Re: a legend is back...System-700 in eurorack

Post by wendallsan » Thu Jan 09, 2020 5:14 pm

I have 2 empty cases waiting to be filled by 2 of those pre-ordered sequencers!

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Didn't think I'd have time to build the cases before the modules arrived, but that is how it is shaking out.

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Re: a legend is back...System-700 in eurorack

Post by gslug » Fri Jan 10, 2020 5:20 am

Bukake2Fuzz wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 1:35 am
Yes , thank you, i was asking for those who pre order back in october like me...
End of this month hopefully. I asked Pharmasonic.
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Re: a legend is back...System-700 in eurorack

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Re: a legend is back...System-700 in eurorack

Post by LektroiD » Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:59 pm

gslug wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 5:20 am
Bukake2Fuzz wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 1:35 am
Yes , thank you, i was asking for those who pre order back in october like me...
End of this month hopefully. I asked Pharmasonic.
Soon then... Great news!

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Re: a legend is back...System-700 in eurorack

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Re: a legend is back...System-700 in eurorack

Post by wendallsan » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:51 am

A very nice video! Also, it makes me appreciate the Eurorack standard, as the original looks like it would crush you if it fell on you! :hihi:

Maybe 'end of February' now for the Sequencer releases??? :roll:

I wound up filling my 2 cases that I built for the sequencers with other modules, because who wants to sit around and stare at 2 empty eurorack cases for months on end? I guess I'll build some more cases when the sequencers actually get shipped. Half the modules are DIY even (the quad lowpass gate is still a work in progress)!

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Re: a legend is back...System-700 in eurorack

Post by gslug » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:16 pm

All I know is the sequencer has been delayed :waah: - my other modules are on the way though. Need to get around to building the cases, and find out just how bad I am at putting on Tolex. In the meantime, I've been building an SSL compressor clone.
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