[sdiy] 3080 discrete clones

Magnus Danielson magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Tue Feb 5 22:49:02 CET 2013


On 02/05/2013 08:23 PM, ASSI wrote:
> Hi Synth-DIY,
> I've been contacted by a guy who intends to make 3080 replacements from
> discrete parts, ready-made on a small PCB the size of a DIP-8.
> He's got first prototypes finished and is asking for folks who would be
> willing to test them in their (preferrably filter) circuits.  The plan is
> he'll send you a bunch _for free_ and expects you to give him back a
> meaningful test report on what did or did not work and what the performance
> is relative to the real 3080s.  As he doesn't speak or write english, it
> would be preferred if you could communicate with him in german, but I'd be
> willing to translate for a handful of people.  If you are interested, please
> reply to me directly (not to the list) and indicate what you intend to test
> the parts with and when you'll be able to deliver your test report.  I'll
> then relay your requests and let you know whether you'll get parts and how
> to proceed further.   Thank you.

This sounds like fun. I wish I had the time to do testing, but it would 
be fun to support such an effort.

Then again, the lab has started to get up to speed again.


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