[sdiy] SSM2040 replacement
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Fri Feb 3 14:50:44 CET 2012
Don't forget it is the filter what makes the RSF Kobol sounds great.
On Feb 3, 2012, at 14:17, Mattias Rickardsson <mr at analogue.org> wrote:
> The SSM2040 must be the filter chip that most people regard the
> highest, but early Prophet~5 is the only synth where the majority of
> people have heard it. Other filter favourites are often situated in
> monophonic synths, where the filter is often used more radically.
> Would you say that the sound of the SSM2040 is primarily a "good
> polysynth filter sound" or does it fight with the top ones in
> monophonic applications too?
> /mr - with a spare good old SSM2040 that needs some love :-)
> On 3 February 2012 13:48, Paul Maddox <yo at vacoloco.net> wrote:
>> Yeah, and I have to say, it sounded REAL nice too!
>> I have one of his HM2040 modules, I just don't have much time right now :(
>> I might knock up some eagle parts for them this weekend, in between house hold DIY. Maybe that'll spur me into making something.
>> On 3 Feb 2012, at 09:30, Neil Johnson wrote:
>>> paulo semprini wrote:
>>>> Just wanted to notify anyone who didn't know that Hearn/Morley is
>>>> selling a replacement for the SSM2040 quad VCF --
>>>> It's an odd size, and not directly pin-compatible; but I wired up a
>>>> simple adapter socket & plugged one into a rev2 Prophet 5 -- the
>>>> customer couldn't tell the difference between the new one & the
>>> You can see pictures of George's polysynth using these modules when he
>>> brought it along to synth-diy UK in 2008:
>>> Modules and more: http://www.cesyg.com
>>> Homepage: http://www.njohnson.co.uk
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