[sdiy] Nord Modular DIY

Simon Brouwer simon.o at brousant.nl
Thu Mar 3 16:39:11 CET 2016


Right, so the MS2000 used a 100 MIPS DSP56362 for 4 voices of polyphony. 

I get that a DSP is significantly more efficient in signal processing tasks than
a general purpose processor, but  wouldn't a STM32F446 (225 MIPS) be able to
achieve similar performance? 

Best regards
Simon

> On 03 March 2016 at 14:31 Gordonjcp <gordonjcp at gjcp.net> wrote:
> 
> 
> On Wed, Mar 02, 2016 at 08:17:07AM -0800, Tim Ressel wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I've always been interested in a software based synth that was
> > configured through an app. I took a whack at it many years ago but
> > never got very far. Then I found the Nord Modular and that seemed to
> > fill the need nicely. Why re-invent the wheel?  But then they get
> > discontinued, and used G2s go for $1000.
> > 
> > So maybe its time for the DIY thing after all.  Anybody interested?
> 
> Grab a copy of the service manual for the Korg MS2000.  It looks pretty
> DIY-able ;-)
> 
> -- 
> Gordonjcp
> 
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