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T. Jervell
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Post by T. Jervell » Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:01 pm

shred wrote:
T. Jervell wrote: Nice! Yeah the Chirper, Joy/touch combo is great!!
Also, pairing the Joystick with the DRM2 and a couple of modules from the SynthVoice yields some really interesting sounds. :nana:
DRM2 is the only thing I'm really wanting to add, but I feel like I'd want another Joy/Touch to compliment it :lol:
Haha! Yes most definitely a second joystick, that’s why I have a second one on the way :hihi:

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Post by T. Jervell » Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:00 am

Very happy with my current setup :love:
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Post by chrisdermo » Sat Mar 30, 2019 4:55 am

Tower of power!! I'll do an up to date shot of mine later.
WTB / WTTF: Bugbrand PRC2B, DD3, PRC4, ENV1

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https://www.modulargrid.net/f/racks/view/580413

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Post by chrisdermo » Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:16 am

Here's my current 3x16 setup. Still considering things I don't use so much to move on and downsize further.
Loving Robert's 'Le Seq' modules, and been having bags of fun with the blue pt delay this morning :tu: Image
WTB / WTTF: Bugbrand PRC2B, DD3, PRC4, ENV1

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https://www.modulargrid.net/f/racks/view/580413

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Post by T. Jervell » Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:43 am

Looks very, very nice Chris :party:

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Post by lud » Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:02 am

Some great systems being built up here guys! Intrigued what your system will look like if you downsize Chris...it's a monster now!

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Post by lud » Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:49 am

Patched up colourful mess!
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Post by vegas7188 » Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:02 pm

Picked up my DDSR from the Post Office today so can now post one of these! (not pictured Spring and PEQ)

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Post by T. Jervell » Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:37 am

Looking goood :party:

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Post by lud » Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:56 am

That's a great set up Vegas, good to see more Bugs in London!

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Post by BugBrand » Fri Apr 19, 2019 12:46 pm

Great!
The only thing with that, as I've also been playing with such a 3Frame, is that I find the angle wrong - once patched up it is hard to tweak. So I might do another with different angles sometime...
(by which I mean the sharp angle between the lower two rows)

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Post by sungja » Sat Apr 20, 2019 11:30 am

If you move the two upper frames higher or the bottom row closer or a combination of both that would work i think. The old boot cheeks had a gap with a piece of aluminum there but it works fine without it.

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Post by Steelshank » Sun May 19, 2019 9:19 pm

Man, makes me realize I need some Bug in my life. Awesome set-ups! Count me in, 2019 year of the Bug system!

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Post by BananaPlug » Tue May 28, 2019 1:41 pm

It's been a while since I posted on this thread. The portable is still evolving.

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Not recommended for the dance floor but provides safe passage through swamps, woods, deserts, mountains, even brief excursions beyond the planet. LISTEN (sorry about the noise on this recording)

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LISTEN 10min
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Post by shred » Wed May 29, 2019 9:21 am

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setup for the foreseeable future. don't know why I waited so long to hook up the A4, it opens things up considerably. this patch i'm working on is mostly an "east coast" (labels are dumb, but you know what I mean) thing with pitch/gate from the A4 sent to two CVCOs detuned from each other then on to filters and vcas. Joy/Touch is just doing simple modulation to attack and decay on one envelope. everything sent through PTDelay and then sent back into A4 for reverb duties (the infinite reverb decay is quite nice). Dead simple patch but just tons of area to explore. I'm really thrilled with the filter modes and the different switches on the vcas.

One space left in the rack, don't know how to fill it. very tempted by the Radio Music but I'm also thinking of waiting it out till, possibly, Tom releases an input module (would LOVE if it had an envelope follower as well) so I can send the Bug into my Octatrack then back into the rack then back into OT and so on and so forth :mrgreen:

Gonna try midi sequencing the A4 with Octatrack cause I just like the OT arp better (need to check if you can midi sequence A4's cv track...)
What I would really love is a banana jack Midi to CV standalone box. Why is that not a thing?? Something like the Expert Sleepers FH-2 but with bananas. I don't really want to get back into Euro land just for Midi to CV.
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Post by /\/\/\/ » Wed May 29, 2019 11:55 am

That looks nice!

regarding midi to CV -- no bananas, but you've already got the format jumbler:

https://www.tindie.com/products/hotchk1 ... to-cv-box/

I cannot express how much I love this box. It's definitely a core piece of my Bug setup. Price-to-Value, flexibility, 4 CV and 12 Gates (!), easy to use, small... it is a shining beacon of synth utility design.

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Post by shred » Wed May 29, 2019 1:47 pm

thanks, i've heard good things about it! in the past I'd written it off for some reason... but it does seem to be the best standalone solution available.

Any trouble with the programming aspect of it?
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Post by /\/\/\/ » Thu May 30, 2019 11:16 am

shred wrote:Any trouble with the programming aspect of it?
It's super easy to use. You assign the CV/Gates using a dropdown menu:
http://www.six4pix.uk/cvocd/patch.asp

Then one click and it uploads to the device over midi (SysEx).

My only issue is one of personal disorganization, where I'm coming up with very specific midi instructions and then forgetting what midi note I assigned to what channel etc. But I suppose one could easily print the page out or just stick to a template that works for you. It lives up to the OCD part of the name.

In any case - it's a nice bridge to have into a system.

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Post by phisynth » Thu May 30, 2019 3:51 pm

Took me almost the day to reconfigure, but here I am :
- 1 extra frame on top and 2 at the bottom bolted together with the ones in the bomber cheeks
- new power distribution
- added 1 small blacet PSU
- new module arrangement in a more logical way

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Post by lud » Fri May 31, 2019 9:03 am

Amazing layout and system. Huge - can see why it took you all day to arrange!

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Post by chrisdermo » Fri May 31, 2019 9:45 am

Just epic. Only seen a few systems that HUGE.
WTB / WTTF: Bugbrand PRC2B, DD3, PRC4, ENV1

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Post by BugBrand » Fri May 31, 2019 12:12 pm

Where did you find all the 16FWs?!
(Ah - some might be joiners - I can see an 11+5 on the front)
Don't hold me to it, but I am beginning to look again towards 16FW sizes.

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Post by phisynth » Fri May 31, 2019 12:31 pm

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Yeah, the three lower ones are 11FW+5FW, including one with a really old distribution board with only 6 connectors, so that was a bit of a headache for module placement and put it all together. I did some new power cables to connect all 7 frames to the 4 PSU's (2 BB, 1 custom and 1 Blacet). after some trials and errors and some phantom power-ups, it seems to be working fine now

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Post by BananaPlug » Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:25 pm

Those wall filling systems are astonishing.
Just for a change here's something small.

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LISTEN :nana:

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Post by sungja » Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:53 pm

That was great! Live take with the ditto looper?

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