[sdiy] KORG to Remake ARP Odyssey

John Speth jspeth at avnera.com
Tue Feb 18 18:40:00 CET 2014


You'll want to work on it for these two reasons: customization or repair.
Assuming build quality is top shelf, I don't think repair will ever be an
issue.  Modern SMT electronics are extremely reliable unless they're abused.
Customization is another issue but if you want custom, use a modular.

JJS

> -----Original Message-----
> From: synth-diy-bounces at dropmix.xs4all.nl [mailto:synth-diy-
> bounces at dropmix.xs4all.nl] On Behalf Of Jean-Pierre Desrochers
> Sent: Monday, February 17, 2014 10:04 AM
> To: Synth-diy at synth-diy.org
> Subject: Re: [sdiy] KORG to Remake ARP Odyssey
>
>
> > Why, don't you want it to be repairable?  It'll cost more and be
> > harder to work on if it's through-hole.
>
> Hmmmm, tiny tiny squared caps, resistors big as a stylus point.
> On your desk, when removed they look like dust particles if you are not
> enough carefull...
> What I like best are resistors and caps I can handle and solder using 2
> fingers.
>
> My 2 cents.
> JP
>
> Le 2014-02-17 12:53, Gordon JC Pearce a écrit :
> > On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 11:34:00AM -0500, Jean-Pierre Desrochers wrote:
> >> Hope the new Arp Odyssey won't go SMT inside.... (???)
> >>
> >
> > Why, don't you want it to be repairable?  It'll cost more and be
> > harder to work on if it's through-hole.
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