New project from Psyco X [XDS3]

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New project from Psyco X [XDS3]

Post by satindas » Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:01 pm

Hello

I’m hoping to have kits for this available soon after the new year.
Progress has been quite slow as there have been quite a few hurdles but hopefully all is on track now.
Unlike the original this has individual LFOs for each channel, wave-folders, a delay control for the Run Generator, Decay CV and of course, MIDI IN and THRU.

If you’re familiar with the original, you’ll know how much fun these are ;)

If you subscribe to the website (bottom of the homepage) you’ll receive a notification as soon as they become available.

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Post by mbroers » Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:06 pm

syncussion and sds3 are the holy grail drum synths! wooo! killin it psyco x!
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Post by LektroiD » Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:10 pm

Looks awesome!

Will you have a panel/PCB only option, or will we have to buy the full kit?

Just that having a huge collection of components in stock, I always avoid full kits.

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Post by aabbcc » Mon Sep 23, 2019 1:48 pm

Wow :deadbanana:

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Post by tjs » Mon Sep 23, 2019 2:35 pm

I'm tempted. Very.

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Post by tobb » Mon Sep 23, 2019 3:11 pm

Ouugh!,i am all in for one of these,awesome!

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Post by satindas » Mon Sep 23, 2019 3:20 pm

LektroiD wrote:Looks awesome!

Will you have a panel/PCB only option, or will we have to buy the full kit?

Just that having a huge collection of components in stock, I always avoid full kits.
Kits will include everything BUT passives, Semis, ICs (all SMD) and minor hardware (spacers /screws)
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Post by goodrevdoc » Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:31 pm

so in for this!

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Post by drox » Mon Sep 23, 2019 5:52 pm

nice! do you have a ballpark for price on the kits?

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Post by jersupereq » Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:35 pm

Looks amazing!! :hail:
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Post by OIP » Mon Sep 23, 2019 6:43 pm

oh snap

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Post by Altitude909 » Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:50 pm

Nice. Im in

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Post by Bodo1967 » Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:49 am

Interested as well.
... why buy it for $100 when you can build it yourself for $150?

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Post by JanneI » Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:52 am

Me too, 1 kit please!

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Post by NS4W » Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:58 am

Yes! :party: :party: :sb:

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Post by realitycontrol » Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:09 am

Awesome, really looking forward to building one of these!

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Post by satindas » Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:49 am

I should mention that except for the panel hardware and couple of bits n’ bobs, all components are SMD.

Also. there’s no reserving of kits via this thread. If you’re interested, please just subscribe to the website and you’ll get a notification as soon as they become available. Of course, I’ll keep you informed here as to how things are progressing. That said;This week, I’ll be ordering another prototype PCB with a couple of changes and hopefully that’ll be the the last one before I place an for order 200.

Kits will include :
1x Voice/Control board
1x Power/MIDI board
1x Powder coated/Screen printed steel enclosure
4x Rubber feet
42x 9mm Alpha pots
42x Cliff K88 knobs & caps
16x sub mini toggle switches
1x mini slide switch (power)
5x 30mm slide potentiometers
5x slider caps
16x PJ301BM 3mm jacks
1x pre-programmed ATMEGA 328

£340 inc VAT plus shipping
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Post by secrethero303 » Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:36 pm

This looks great, subscribing to the mailing list!

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Post by Bodo1967 » Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:46 pm

How tiny will the SMD semiconductors be?

The double transistors in the SY-1M were my size limit, a bit more space between the IC legs would be great :D.
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Post by tobb » Tue Sep 24, 2019 5:53 pm

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Post by mckenic » Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:06 pm

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Post by aabbcc » Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:40 am

tobb wrote:Image
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Post by sanders » Wed Sep 25, 2019 4:26 pm

Beautiful. I hope you'll continue to stock the Syncussion project too though; All this time I still haven't gotten a chance to build one.

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Post by satindas » Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:28 pm

Bodo1967 wrote:How tiny will the SMD semiconductors be?
There are quite a few matched transistor pairs which are SOT-457
All resistors are 0805
All caps are PTH except for a couple on the power board
Diodes are all SOD-123
etc.

...basically, if you managed the BCM transistors on the Syncussion you should be fine. I’ll upload a decent pic of the layout soon and let you be the judge ;)
Bodo1967 wrote:....a bit more space between the IC legs would be great :D.
Errm... best contact ON SEMI about that.
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Post by Bodo1967 » Fri Sep 27, 2019 1:49 am

satindas wrote:
Bodo1967 wrote:....a bit more space between the IC legs would be great :D.
Errm... best contact ON SEMI about that.
Also errm...:

I think you may have misunderstood me. All I intended to say was something like "SOIC with 1.27 mm pin pitch is OK for me; SOT-457 with 0.95 mm pin pitch is the limit for me; but TSOP with 0.5 mm pin pitch would definitely be a problem."

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... why buy it for $100 when you can build it yourself for $150?

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