[sdiy] 45 vs. 90 degree pcb traces

Gordonjcp gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Sun Feb 16 00:52:18 CET 2020

On Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 03:25:42PM -0600, Pete Hartman wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 1:36 PM Mattias Rickardsson <mr at analogue.org> wrote:
> >  That it matters for audio in a vintage synth is a myth caused by
> > misunderstanding, not humbug. :-)
> >
> >
> When people start saying things like "Until the PCB traces are curvy (like
> on a 2600 or SEM) it's never going to sound authentic." I'm going to vote
> "humbug", even if there are contexts where it is important (e.g. the often
> cited RF circuitry).

Yup.  There's no way non-curvy traces will make a difference to the sound.

Obviously it's because the new ones use fibreglass instead of paxolin for the PCB backing.


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