[sdiy] ARP Axxe sliders set

francesco mulassano francesco.mulassano at gmail.com
Thu Apr 8 14:38:10 CEST 2021

Thank you Mark,
I knew about CTS and the clones, did the adapters for alps work well?
thanks for the suggestions


Il giorno gio 8 apr 2021 alle ore 12:46 mark verbos <markverbos at gmail.com>
ha scritto:

> Francesco,
> The original ones are from CTS and long out of production. They were used
> in Buchlas and Urei equalizers. They are and always were garbage. You can
> take them apart and clean with alcohol and then re-lube them to get them
> working again.  Or in the case of an Axe or Odyssey you can soak the entire
> PCB in alcohol and then scrub with a big soft brush and re-lube the
> sliders. I have not personally done it, but I have seen it done
> successfully. There are Chinese clones out there. They also feel terrible
> and will probably break very quickly, so a very accurate reproduction! You
> can usually find them on ebay. I have also made a small PCB that hasthe
> holes for one of those and the holes for an ALPS 45mm slider so you can put
> the ALPS one in its place. Sadly, getting those ALPS ones in tapers and
> values is not easy.
> Mark
> PS. I hate the way that all senders are “synth-diy at synth-diy.org now. It
> really messes with my ability to skim content.
> On Apr 8, 2021, at 11:44 AM, francesco mulassano via Synth-diy <
> synth-diy at synth-diy.org> wrote:
> Not exactly DIY but i need to find the complete set of sliders for my arp
> axxe, where can i find them in europe without giving away a kidney? I
> believe that those that are on the market are clones of the originals, do
> you know if there are compatible ones to spend less?
> Thank you!
> Francesco
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