[sdiy] Random design, was Re: When vintage stuff comes as an ideal....

Adam Inglis 21pointy at tpg.com.au
Tue Jun 17 14:05:17 CEST 2014

On 17/06/2014, at 5:58 PM, Florian Anwander wrote:
> So now the SDD3000 goes for about 300% of the price of other  
> equivalent delays, because everyone wants this input stage.

Which is crazy, cos they could build one for a few bucks. That part of  
it is just a handful of passives and a TL072!

> PS: Funny enough that noone ever argues with the real advantage of  
> the SDD3000 - it is the only delay which can set the delay time  
> numerically without breaking the input signal. All the Roland and  
> Yamaha Delays stop the input signal as soon as you change the delay  
> time. This makes it really difficult to find a tempo related  
> delaytime using high feedback.

Also - It's the only thing I know  that can do those "Yello"-style  
doppler-train-whistle echoes... and the filters in the feedback loop  
are really useful.

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