[IC] Fatar 37 TP/9S keybed group buy

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[IC] Fatar 37 TP/9S keybed group buy

Post by synthcube » Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:23 pm

Folks, we have arranged with FATAR to order and stock keybeds for our upcoming diy pro2021 kitting effort--- and a couple of other forthcoming kits that will use them. (had to learn some italian along the way!! :hihi: )

Since we're doing a sizable order, we would like to check interest on joining a group buy.

At the moment, we plan to stock the 37 TP/9S, Semi-weighted+AFTERTOUCH version.

Final price will depend on the unit cost for the quantity we order, and the total inbound shipping/duties to get the stock here. We are estimating they could run from $70 to $110 retail each.

If you're planning to build a pro2021 diy project, this is the keybed for the project.

If there is enough interest, we will list the keybed on our webstore as a pre-order group buy item.

Comments welcome!
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Post by Rex Coil 7 » Fri Jun 21, 2019 12:43 pm

Do the kybds include built-in MIDI I/O? What of MIDI channel selection, is there a way to get that done? In comparison to the Dot Com QKB37?

What of availability of wooden end bells and top?

EDIT: "Keypad" .. ?? I'm guessing you mean keybed?
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Post by devinw1 » Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:01 pm

Awesome!@

And Rex, this is just an OEM Keybed for DIY projects. It is not a housed unit with any circuitry.

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Post by jbdiver » Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:06 pm

I thought Devin had closed the Pro2021 project. Are you guys going to handle the kit for him now? It might be the nicest DIY synth project I've worked on in the past 20 years. The engineering, casework, and instructions are very high quality.

The fatar keybed is really nice (don't forget about the connector cable). It took me about 2 months to get this keybed from an Italian distributor, so having a distributor in the states would be really beneficial.

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Post by synthcube » Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:08 pm

jbdiver wrote:I thought Devin had closed the Pro2021 project. Are you guys going to handle the kit for him now? It might be the nicest DIY synth project I've worked on in the past 20 years. The engineering, casework, and instructions are very high quality.

The fatar keybed is really nice (don't forget about the connector cable). It took me about 2 months to get this keybed from an Italian distributor, so having a distributor in the states would be really beneficial.
yes, with gratitude to devin, that's the plan-- we are very excited to do so...
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Post by devinw1 » Fri Jun 21, 2019 2:45 pm

jbdiver wrote:I thought Devin had closed the Pro2021 project. Are you guys going to handle the kit for him now? It might be the nicest DIY synth project I've worked on in the past 20 years. The engineering, casework, and instructions are very high quality.

The fatar keybed is really nice (don't forget about the connector cable). It took me about 2 months to get this keybed from an Italian distributor, so having a distributor in the states would be really beneficial.
Thanks so much for the kind words sir! I am stoked to be working towards getting the kits available through the SynthCube people!

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Post by JanneI » Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:27 pm

Congratz Devin, so pleased to hear that you are doing another run of the great pro-one diy kit project! I have build over dozen large scale diy projects and this is easily in the top3 of everything I've build! If you want to build one of the best diy keyboard mono analog synth, this is it!!! Everything is top notch. Big thumbs up!!

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Post by Purveyor2 » Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:54 pm

I couldn’t get in on the original run. Very interested in this.

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Post by devinw1 » Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:35 pm

JanneI wrote:Congratz Devin, so pleased to hear that you are doing another run of the great pro-one diy kit project! I have build over dozen large scale diy projects and this is easily in the top3 of everything I've build! If you want to build one of the best diy keyboard mono analog synth, this is it!!! Everything is top notch. Big thumbs up!!
Thanks Janne! Very much appreciated! :) :guinness:

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Post by elemental59437 » Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:56 am

Count me in for 2 pro2021 kits (and keybeds)!

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Post by tobb » Sun Jun 23, 2019 3:51 am

devinw1 wrote: I am stoked to be working towards getting the kits available through the SynthCube people!
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Post by Low Life » Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:54 am

I'm interested in the pro2021 kit, and if it makes sense shipping/tax etc. wise (I'm in Europe) I would bundle in the keyboard too.

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Post by Chrutil » Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:32 am

I'd love to get in on two Fatar keybeds

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Post by Kevin Mitchell » Mon Jun 24, 2019 7:29 am

It would cost under $110 to order one from Itally (newgroove). But I'm certainly interested in any stock of TP/9S keybeds :party: I'd need one for my Pro-one itch

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Post by devinw1 » Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:42 am

Kevin Mitchell wrote:It would cost under $110 to order one from Itally (newgroove). But I'm certainly interested in any stock of TP/9S keybeds :party: I'd need one for my Pro-one itch

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That is true, but NG has proven to be a bit...unreliable haha. The shipment for those first kit builders who went with them took what like 2 months at least? :mrgreen:

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Re: [IC] Fatar 37 TP/9S keybed group buy

Post by megaohm » Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:35 pm

synthcube wrote:
At the moment, we plan to stock the 37 TP/9S, Semi-weighted+AFTERTOUCH version.
Aftertouch...bless you for that!!!
For the interest check, I would buy one sometime in the next couple months.
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Post by gslug » Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:13 pm

My wallet is not going to thank me, but I'm in for a keybed and Pro2021 kit. Thanks for organising!
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Post by diophantine » Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:27 pm

Definitely would get at least one keybed & Pro2021 kit. Just hoping there will be ongoing availability, or that my wallet can recover from some plumbing emergencies first. :goo:

(And happy to pre-order keybed(s) if the Pro2021 is definitely going to follow!)

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Post by mosheen » Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:27 am

I'm interested in a keybed.

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Post by TheMentat » Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:13 am

I’m in for a Keybed!

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Post by Rex Coil 7 » Fri Jun 28, 2019 9:42 am

Can we get a look at this keybed? Perhaps an image of some sort?

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EDIT: I can personally vouch for the perfection that is the FATAR TP/9S. At one point I had two Dot Com 61 note QKB61 keybeds, which are FATAR TP/9S units. the Dot Com units not only offer velocity and aftertouch, but release velocity as well. I reckon that's a function of the TP/9S and maybe not some trickery that Dot Com cooked up.

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Post by weasel79 » Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:03 am

as for a picture, here you go. the waldorf kb37 features uses the same fatar 37 key w aftertouch. not sure if/how much the waldorf one is weighted, as fatar does different amounts of semi-weigthed on demand. also read some (unconfirmed) rumours the moog subsequent also uses a tp9/s.

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i am definately in for 2 sets, thanks for the group buy opportunity.

this is basically the best 37key keybed you can buy. the better TP8/s keybed does not come in 37keys. and even doepfer, one of the only fatar "retailers" doesn't even carry 37s with AT.

edit: would also be interested in different size if you consider ordering more. i have 61 TP8 AT at hand, but looking for 49 tp8's or tp9 w/ AT.
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Post by devinw1 » Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:08 am

I'm surprised I don't have better pictures of it... lol. This is from Fatar and it does look like this:

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And Rex_Coil_7 I agree... the feeling of these boards is very very nice. Just the perfect amount of weight to feel like professional grade keyboard, but light enough to play lightning fast synth lines!

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Post by Kevin Mitchell » Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:46 pm

If I could find a supplier for the 44 key ones I'd...

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Post by JanneI » Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:54 pm

Kevin Mitchell wrote:If I could find a supplier for the 44 key ones I'd...
...for a minimoog clone? Just chop a new 49 fatar..

https://www.newgroove.it/vendita/fatar- ... -4-ottave/

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