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808 clone kit ?

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Post by tIB » Sat Oct 26, 2013 1:56 pm

No sounds on the site unfortunately. Looks pretty though.

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Post by seventythree » Sat Oct 26, 2013 2:26 pm

Sounds nice too...
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Post by dapaul » Sat Oct 26, 2013 2:46 pm

here are the sound samples. :) looks nice

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Post by tIB » Sat Oct 26, 2013 2:52 pm

Sounds great, nice snare... Interested!

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Post by tIB » Sat Oct 26, 2013 2:58 pm

Anyone bought anything from these guys before?

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Post by krisp14u » Sat Oct 26, 2013 3:13 pm

:) After 3+ years on the 808-MIDIBOX balls up this is very welcome
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Post by spneca » Sat Oct 26, 2013 3:18 pm

This seems like a great alternative to the MB808 that will probably never happen.

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Post by amnesia » Sat Oct 26, 2013 3:21 pm

clap sounds muted?

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Post by gslug » Sat Oct 26, 2013 3:43 pm

Nice price. I'm supposed to be saving money and have had to put off the cr0b0x as I couldn't justify both that and the TTSH, but I can't say no to this! :sb: :sb: :sb:
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Post by amnesia » Sat Oct 26, 2013 3:54 pm

what is cr0b0x cr78?

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Post by Dude163 » Sat Oct 26, 2013 3:56 pm

wow, just wow

this sounds and even looks fantastic , Roland screws up and doesnt meet the demand for a product.

I was looking at the MIA MB808 but this is a refreshing take on it and seems to be everything you need except the case!
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Post by Luka » Sat Oct 26, 2013 3:58 pm

looks promising

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Post by gslug » Sat Oct 26, 2013 4:04 pm

amnesia wrote:what is cr0b0x cr78?
No it is this viewtopic.php?t=83363 Oldcrow's amazing but very expensive Oberheim OBX clone.

On the subject of the CR-78, I have been working on a clone of that on and off for about the last year. I have done a bit of breadboarding and have a schematic finished in Kicad, but I'll probably never get around to actually building one as the various rather large inductors used in several of the voices appear to be unobtainable these days.
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Post by spotta » Sat Oct 26, 2013 4:54 pm

krisp14u wrote::) After 3+ years on the 808-MIDIBOX balls up this is very welcome
THIS!

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Post by Peake » Sat Oct 26, 2013 5:03 pm

Anyone have a price on the kit and case?
I just can't help imagining that this would be better with vactrols

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Post by sneak-thief » Sat Oct 26, 2013 5:06 pm

Perhaps it's just me, but the BD sounds a bit wimpy and frankly, the clap is crap. Maybe it has to do with the BA662 substitution. The MB808 clap used a CA3080 and sounds fine.

Otherwise, not a bad attempt.

[Edited out false alarm about the similarities to the MB808 firmware after seeing that it's not a PIC-based project]
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Post by MindStasis » Sat Oct 26, 2013 5:09 pm

Yes, but where is the MB808?

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Post by sneak-thief » Sat Oct 26, 2013 5:13 pm

The MB808 is obviously going nowhere. Such a shame! The first two batches by Moogah were run very professionally.
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Post by Luap » Sat Oct 26, 2013 5:24 pm

Peake wrote:Anyone have a price on the kit and case?
See link in 1st post..

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Post by gslug » Sat Oct 26, 2013 5:28 pm

sneak-thief wrote:However, I'm really curious if this firmware was developed from scratch. Judging by the PCB, I'm 90% sure it's a pic18f (just like the MB808) and the LED behaviour is 100% identical the the MB808 in the playback and mute modes. All of the features of the Yocto could have easily been tweaked from the Midibox firmware.
I wondered the same thing, but looking at the build docs shows that it is ATMEGA1284-P based.
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Post by sneak-thief » Sat Oct 26, 2013 5:41 pm

gslug wrote:I wondered the same thing, but looking at the build docs shows that it is ATMEGA1284-P based.
A-ha, I see now. Good call. The oscillator position and shift-register use is eerily similar to the pic18f4620 from the MB808. False alarm!
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Post by ThecureForSin » Sat Oct 26, 2013 5:59 pm

Kind of pricey for not coming with a case, but still pretty neat.

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Post by sneak-thief » Sat Oct 26, 2013 6:04 pm

379€ + 50€ for a case is not pricey for 1500 components and a case!

4 years ago my MB808 cost about 400€ - including the pcb and rare parts kit from Moogah, a big-ass order from Mouser, a Hammond case and a custom cut acrylic front panel. I also got the buttons for ridiculously cheap from some US electronic retailer; those ITT Cannon switches and variants can get very expensive.
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