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Post by Girilal » Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:14 am

Synthcube – I'm good for the grou buy, as well!
Will you post a link to the basket on your website here?

And I also like the idea of buying all necessary ICs, as suggested!
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Post by synthcube » Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:56 am

OK then- unless someone objects, we will offer a group buy for all of the ICs in the build. We will post a link to the product on our webstore once we finalize the listing against the BOM etc. Stay tuned!

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Post by derpinguin » Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:19 am

Great. Thank you.

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Post by glubsch » Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:45 am

OK, my ordering process has started and so far it looks like all material will be shipped to me in the next two weeks. While I was able to accommodate three more builders over the weekend, that option is definitely no more available for anyone who's asking now.
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Post by derpinguin » Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:54 am

So we can expect recieving the bundles somewhere in the first two weeks of april? That would be awesome.

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Post by glubsch » Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:00 pm

derpinguin wrote:So we can expect recieving the bundles somewhere in the first two weeks of april? That would be awesome.
Yes, that is very likely.

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Post by synthcube » Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:24 pm

the IC bundle group buy will be delivered around that same time

here is the link to the product page for ordering and checkout:

https://synthcube.com/cart/vois-vocoder ... ption=true
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Post by glubsch » Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:07 pm

Guys, don’t forget that you all ordered the LM3916 as part of the bundle that I’ll be sending you.

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Post by synthcube » Wed Mar 20, 2019 3:39 pm

Yes, for group buyers-- the group buy does include the LM3916. BUT since you ordered that as part of the bundle, we will NOT BE SHIPPING THE LM3916. Instead, you'll receive a refund for that portion of the group buy price when we ship.
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Post by glubsch » Sun Mar 24, 2019 3:45 pm

Two updates:
  • I've changed the vocoder output level tuning description for a higher volume. The Assembly and Tuning Guide has been updated accordingly.
  • For those of you who've decided to build the LDO-based power supply, I've updated the BOM as I had to make a small change to ensure proper standby. Both the BOM PDF and the spreadsheet are up to date. I didn't update the Mouser project as that didn't cover the required resistors in the first place. In essence there are now 5 resistors, 2x 1N4148 and 1x 2N3904 needed that are not part of the Mouser project.
As always, the updated documents (Assembly and Tuning Guide, BOM PDF, and BOM spreadsheet) are linked on the first post of this thread.

Shipment update: all material has been ordered and if everything goes as planned, I should be able to prepare all shipment to you this coming Friday.

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Post by derpinguin » Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:54 am

I am very excited and I hope everything arrives in time.

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Post by glubsch » Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:44 am

I'd say the chances I can send everything out to everyone this coming Monday is 95%.

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Vocoder PCB availability

Post by glubsch » Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:01 am

The PCBs arrived today. :nana:

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Post by Girilal » Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:15 am

Fantastic! :-))
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Post by needspeed » Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:18 am

Girilal wrote:Fantastic! :-))
Double Fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Post by derpinguin » Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:26 pm

And the packages are already on their way. :banana:

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Post by glubsch » Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:22 pm

derpinguin wrote:And the packages are already on their way. :banana:
That is correct. I've dropped them all off at the parcel shop today. They should start shipping tomorrow.

Frankly, preparing everything for shipment was a PITA. I didn't realize what I've signed up for when I offered to ship the bundles. It's not a big deal to ship within the European Union but filling out the CN23 forms for overseas shipments was really an eye opener. Anyone ever dealt with HS codes? Now I know what all these numbers mean on the packing list when I get components shipped from distributors.

For that reason alone I sort of wish the UK won't leave the EU. And I had to fill this out for a shipment to Switzerland :zen:

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Post by devinw1 » Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:29 pm

glubsch wrote:
derpinguin wrote:And the packages are already on their way. :banana:
That is correct. I've dropped them all off at the parcel shop today. They should start shipping tomorrow.

Frankly, preparing everything for shipment was a PITA. I didn't realize what I've signed up for when I offered to ship the bundles. It's not a big deal to ship within the European Union but filling out the CN23 forms for overseas shipments was really an eye opener. Anyone ever dealt with HS codes? Now I know what all these numbers mean on the packing list when I get components shipped from distributors.

For that reason alone I sort of wish the UK won't leave the EU. And I had to fill this out for a shipment to Switzerland :zen:
Oh, yes, logistics! Aren't they fun!? :cry:

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Post by glubsch » Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:34 pm

Folks, when does it make sense to start the build thread? Should we just do it as part of this thread?

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Post by derpinguin » Tue Apr 02, 2019 4:38 am

I am not sure if it makes sense that everyone posts their progress in this thread. Maybe keep this one for general discussion about the build and everyone starts their own thread, of they want to?

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Woo Hoo

Post by needspeed » Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:42 am

Outstanding news and such a great project can hardly wait to slap it together HEE HEE HEE
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Post by needspeed » Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:45 am

glubsch wrote:Folks, when does it make sense to start the build thread? Should we just do it as part of this thread?
I would vote for a build thread but as long as the first post is our reference and is updated that works also
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Post by Girilal » Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:32 am

I, too would think that a separate build thread could make more sense for builders coming after us.

Perhaps a sort of repeat of the first post of this thread, with links all updated, etc. I know I would appreciate it, if I came to the build later...
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Build thread

Post by glubsch » Wed Apr 03, 2019 3:47 am

For the build thread, go here.

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Re: Build thread

Post by needspeed » Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:12 am

glubsch wrote:For the build thread, go here.
Fantastic and thank you......Steve
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