Do Wiard modules have more headroom than the Malekko ?

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KoryB
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Do Wiard modules have more headroom than the Malekko ?

Post by KoryB » Sun Jul 17, 2016 11:37 pm

I know they have a bigger power supply, but does it effect tone or clarity?

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Post by slow_riot » Mon Jul 18, 2016 6:19 am

The biggest difference as far as I am concerned is system harmony.

It is of course possible to build a euro system dedicated to a single manufacturer, but in my experience the tendency is to keep changing one's mind. The Wiard 300 is designed as a synergistic set of functions to form a fluid instrument and this leads to a gratifying user experience.

Larger power rails do make a difference to circuit behaviour, that is for certain. It's probably not night and day but it's worth having. Nuances in design and thoughtful PCB layout are also responsible for the sound. 300 series modules also use an electrically shielded enclosure.

There was a recent thread in which some long term users of both systems gave their views.

viewtopic.php?t=158035&start=0

300 series is the system for me. There are some great modules being developed in eurorack but the popularity of the format also brings inertia in design.

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Post by KoryB » Mon Jul 18, 2016 3:20 pm

Thanks for taking the time to answer my question and sharing that link.

Much appreciated!!

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