PROGUE - Analog mono synth - AUDIO DEMO

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Re: PROGUE - Analog mono synth - AUDIO DEMO

Post by JanneI » Sun Apr 04, 2021 3:11 am

About the enclosure... We are prototyping a professionally manufactured custom metal enclosure for the Progue. The guestimate is that these will be available in 2-3 months. We might also provide various wooden sides for it since any synth always sounds warmer with them ;)

The original idea to use the Hammond 1441 enclosure was only to keep the DIY aspect alive and maybe give some ideas for someone thinking about building their own low-volume projects. But if you decide to go this route, the outcome is surprisingly good. It takes a bit of work though.

Another option is to use the panel dimension provided on jsisynth.com for designing an aluminum panel (CNC machined) and build it into a custom hardwood box. If the extra weight (compared to a custom metal enclosure) is not an issue, the outcome can be beautiful.

Just throwing ideas, it's DIY so you decide!

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Re: PROGUE - Analog mono synth - AUDIO DEMO

Post by Altitude909 » Sun Apr 04, 2021 6:11 am

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That's what I was hoping to hear! I get worked up about a project and its immediately wallet-be-damned get it done mode but that should cool my jets

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Re: PROGUE - Analog mono synth - AUDIO DEMO

Post by JanneI » Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:11 am

We got the first prototype of the metal enclosure from the manufacturer. Only small tweaks needed and this ready for production. Got color suggestions? ;)
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Re: PROGUE - Analog mono synth - AUDIO DEMO

Post by synthcube » Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:12 am

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Re: PROGUE - Analog mono synth - AUDIO DEMO

Post by Altitude909 » Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:39 am

very nice. Something other than black maybe? My synth bench looks like a freakin funeral with so many black devices
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Re: PROGUE - Analog mono synth - AUDIO DEMO

Post by devinw1 » Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:44 am

Looking good! Call me crazy but I think gloss white with black silkscreen would be fucking awesome, especially with some nice wood ends.

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Re: PROGUE - Analog mono synth - AUDIO DEMO

Post by delayed » Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:46 am

Blue with white text

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Re: PROGUE - Analog mono synth - AUDIO DEMO

Post by southphillysynths » Fri Apr 09, 2021 1:18 pm

delayed wrote:
Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:46 am
Blue with white text
YES THIS
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Re: PROGUE - Analog mono synth - AUDIO DEMO

Post by djs » Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:31 pm

delayed wrote:
Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:46 am
Blue with white text
If you're going this route, might as well do silver/natural with blue and orange. Like the Source!
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Re: PROGUE - Analog mono synth - AUDIO DEMO

Post by grenert » Sat Apr 10, 2021 9:19 am

The Moog Sirin has a Source-like color scheme and nice functional groupings by color:
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Re: PROGUE - Analog mono synth - AUDIO DEMO

Post by monstrinho » Sat Apr 10, 2021 9:22 am

I’d say keep the case silver with a white front panel overlay and black text. Simple, minimal.

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Re: PROGUE - Analog mono synth - AUDIO DEMO

Post by JanneI » Sat Apr 10, 2021 4:30 pm

Thanks for all the suggestions! We'll look into the costs and try to figure out a way to provide some customization options. I can promise you black with white text, others to be announced 😀

PS. The SMDs pre-soldered -versions arrive next week.

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