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Modular Addict has MFOS PCB's!

Post by Huba-Swift » Thu Sep 08, 2016 9:32 pm

Maybe I'm a bit of a bozo for not realizing it until now, but modular addict now has seemingly all MFOS PCBs in stock and for sale! :sb: I'm excited, I'm gonna be building a 10-step sequencer and a Sound Lab Mini Synth. Did everyone else know this for the longest time?

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Re: Modular Addict has MFOS PCB's!

Post by synthetek » Thu Sep 08, 2016 10:14 pm

Huba-Swift wrote:Did everyone else know this for the longest time?
They just started selling them yesterday.

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Re: Modular Addict has MFOS PCB's!

Post by Huba-Swift » Thu Sep 08, 2016 10:26 pm

synthetek wrote:
Huba-Swift wrote:Did everyone else know this for the longest time?
They just started selling them yesterday.
Oh wow, I was wondering about that. I'm really happy that these are finally in stock somewhere (etching double sided boards is not as much fun for me).

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Post by Bamboombaps » Fri Sep 09, 2016 4:47 pm

Gmsn will be stocking them in Europe shortly I'm told

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Post by calaveras » Fri Sep 09, 2016 5:02 pm

I was confused. Had VOS and MFOS confused in my head. And they both make a 10 step seq, so easy to confuse!

I still want to finish a VOS 'system'. But the MFOS stuff has been on my mind for a while. They got some interesting modules. Though it's mostly frac sized no?

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Post by Huba-Swift » Fri Sep 09, 2016 6:33 pm

calaveras wrote:They got some interesting modules. Though it's mostly frac sized no?
The modules are not format specific, most can be powered by +/-12V or +/-15V and you can make whatever kind of panel you want for them.

Edit: I'm not familiar with VOS and what kind of modules they make, care to link me to some of their stuff?

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Post by nigel » Fri Sep 09, 2016 6:36 pm

calaveras wrote:But the MFOS stuff has been on my mind for a while. They got some interesting modules. Though it's mostly frac sized no?
The PCBs are quite varied in size, they're designed for easy construction (I guess) rather than to fit a particular format. Find a board you're interested in, then work out how you want to mount it.

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Post by neandrewthal » Fri Sep 09, 2016 6:44 pm

Jeez, where the hell have you been since yesterday? On Gearslutz? :hihi:
Initiate the sequence, create catastrophe.

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Post by Huba-Swift » Fri Sep 09, 2016 6:55 pm

neandrewthal wrote:Jeez, where the hell have you been since yesterday? On Gearslutz? :hihi:
Hey, 1 day late isn't too bad... I rarely visit gearslutz though, I was on electro-music.

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Post by Randy » Fri Sep 09, 2016 7:42 pm

Already ordered 3 VCA boards to go with the one I've already put in my Eurorack system, and while I was there I also included a nonlinearcircuits ADSR312 board.

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Post by Huba-Swift » Fri Sep 09, 2016 8:17 pm

Randy wrote:Already ordered 3 VCA boards to go with the one I've already put in my Eurorack system, and while I was there I also included a nonlinearcircuits ADSR312 board.

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Nice, those ADSR312 boards look quite interesting.

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Post by Huba-Swift » Fri Sep 09, 2016 9:31 pm

I just noticed that they don't have the 16-Step Vari-Clock sequencer PCB's, hopefully they will start stocking them soon, I really want to build that project.

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Post by Randy » Fri Sep 09, 2016 10:46 pm

Huba-Swift wrote:
Randy wrote:Already ordered 3 VCA boards to go with the one I've already put in my Eurorack system, and while I was there I also included a nonlinearcircuits ADSR312 board.

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Nice, those ADSR312 boards look quite interesting.
I already have one working, they are cool. I have a bunch of Nonlinearcircuits stuff, really like it.

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Post by calaveras » Sat Sep 10, 2016 12:14 pm

Huba-Swift wrote:
calaveras wrote:They got some interesting modules. Though it's mostly frac sized no?
The modules are not format specific, most can be powered by +/-12V or +/-15V and you can make whatever kind of panel you want for them.

Edit: I'm not familiar with VOS and what kind of modules they make, care to link me to some of their stuff?
VOS is Voice of Saturn. It was kind of how I got from modding pedals and audio DIY to SDIY.
None of the links to the curious inventor webpage, blog or store seem to be working right now. But Synthrotek seems to be stocking PCBs of the 555 osc and 10 step sequencer still.
http://store.synthrotek.com/Voice_of_Sa ... uencer_PCB
I'm pretty sure there were a couple of other things, like a filter at least?
The build guides were not oriented towards modular systems, but individual console cases patched with 1/4" cables.Though I think there are some dotcom versions.
oh here is a brief blurb:
http://www.matrixsynth.com/2013/04/voic ... lator.html

It's funny in hindsight. I had this elaborate plan to build 19" rack mount versions of the VOS kits and avoid ever getting in to euro, frac or dotcom. I'm a total OCD mess sometimes and I know I have a habit of getting in too deep on stuff. Like how I had 4 Musicman basses and a ton of Mesa Boogie bass amps at one point.

So for a few years I studiously avoided getting into modular.
Fast forward to 2016 and I've got a couple racks of euro and a few VOS 19" units that I still haven't finished.

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Post by Huba-Swift » Sat Sep 10, 2016 3:50 pm

Thanks calaveras, those look neat.

And just so everyone knows, the few MFOS pcbs such as the (vari-clock sequencer) that Modular addict doesn't have right now, should be for sale early next week!

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Post by modularaddict » Mon Sep 12, 2016 9:51 am

Huba-Swift wrote:I just noticed that they don't have the 16-Step Vari-Clock sequencer PCB's, hopefully they will start stocking them soon, I really want to build that project.
I have them here! Just was a mad rush to Knobcon last week, and didn't have time to get everything up on the site. They'll be up later today or early tomorrow once we're done unpacking.

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Post by shabax » Mon Sep 12, 2016 1:39 pm

Question : is it a one-time thing (like, family putting the PCBs in stock and then nothing afterwards) or is it a more permanent thing?
Really want a Soundlab Ultimate for years but I'm so broke at the moment :'(

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Post by jhulk » Mon Sep 12, 2016 2:53 pm

saturday it was notified on the diy facebook group

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Post by Huba-Swift » Mon Sep 12, 2016 6:11 pm

shabax wrote:Question : is it a one-time thing (like, family putting the PCBs in stock and then nothing afterwards) or is it a more permanent thing?
Really want a Soundlab Ultimate for years but I'm so broke at the moment :'(
I'm quite sure that they are going to permanently be for sale.

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Post by modularaddict » Tue Sep 13, 2016 6:57 am

Huba-Swift wrote:
shabax wrote:Question : is it a one-time thing (like, family putting the PCBs in stock and then nothing afterwards) or is it a more permanent thing?
Really want a Soundlab Ultimate for years but I'm so broke at the moment :'(
I'm quite sure that they are going to permanently be for sale.
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Post by Bodo1967 » Tue Sep 13, 2016 7:08 am

Will you also offer the bundles (such as the MFOS super modular bundle) including rare parts?

I'm really glad to hear the amazing MFOS stuff will still be available in the future. My avatar pic shows my SL Mini Synth Plus build, btw ;).
... why buy it for $100 when you can build it yourself for $150?

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Post by glennfin » Tue Sep 13, 2016 10:15 am

The proto area on the mini synth PCB is/was an excellent addition. Impressive! 8-)

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Post by Huba-Swift » Sun Sep 25, 2016 10:23 am

My 10-step sequencer pcb and sound lab mini synth pcb just came in :banana: What should I build on the proto area? Oh, and btw, Modular addict still doesn't seem to have the 16-step sequencer pcbs in stock. They said they would have them in stock a few weeks ago :hmm:

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Post by The Big Ear » Tue Sep 27, 2016 5:29 am

Bamboombaps wrote:Gmsn will be stocking them in Europe shortly I'm told
That would be cool! Any idea when this would happen?

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Post by Paradigm X » Tue Sep 27, 2016 6:51 am

You can buy mfos pcbs from the uk from here;

http://www.soundtronics.co.uk/mfos-bare-pcbs-en/

Not actually bought any myself tho.

edit: apologies, they seem to be out of stock on everything. oops. :oops:

Tempted by the vocoder, seems to be the cheapest and possibly easiest vocoder to build. But my backlogs huge and im trying to reduce it.

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