[sdiy] Re: Is Prophet 5 v2 moddable to 10 voices?

cheater cheater cheater00 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 20 17:44:02 CEST 2009


How do they do the tune-stability stuff in volta and waldorf q+?
I think there's some automatic tuning-on-the-fly happening, but I have
little to no clues that would let me _at the least_ google for more
info.


On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 4:36 PM, Rick<echo7even at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> I think the bordeline spec supply and lack of airflow were the real problems.  And the unreliability of the ssms didnt help matters.  Then we get to the tuning issues.   The rev1 prophet 10 project is sitting about 2 feet from me... Id love to see it work
>
> -rick
>
> On 2009-07-20, at 9:21 AM, cheater cheater <cheater00 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> The point is that cooling has come light years since the 70s. We have
> heatpipes and perfectly conducting thermal paste now.
>
> On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 2:23 PM, rick<echo7even at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> The REV1 Prophet 5 was actually designed to be a 10 or 5 voice instrument (an option) and has 2 flat cable connectors that run to the voice boards.. with the Rev1 prophet 10 software ROMs it is POSSIBLE (but not easy) to convert a 5 to a 10 voice instrument.. there are no docs for setting this up and there are brd mods required that someone would need to figure out.. the Audities one has been a ongoing project for several years.. the REV2 prophet was designed as a 5 voice instrument so it is not capable of 10 voice conversion... just buy2! or look for that SSM REV2 Prophet 10 that was floating around.
>
> I think you WOULD care about the heating issue when you were stuck with an unusable instrument.. they didn't strip the 2nd voice card to make people who bought the 10 option happy.. nor did they redesign the REV1 because it was super reliable..Rev1s do sound AWESOME.. things to think on
>
> -r
>
> --- On Mon, 7/20/09, cheater cheater <cheater00 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> From: cheater cheater <cheater00 at gmail.com>
> Subject: [AH] Is Prophet 5 v2 moddable to 10 voices?
> To: analogue at hyperreal.org
> Received: Monday, July 20, 2009, 1:51 AM
> ...considering I don't care about the
> 'heat issue' =)
> I know the v1 can be converted to 10 voices, what about the
> v2? Is
> that possible? Does the firmware allow that? What if I
> replace the
> firmware?
>
>
> Cheers
>
>
>
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