[sdiy] How to use an analog time-domain multiplexer?

cheater cheater cheater00social at gmail.com
Fri Jun 4 15:29:38 CEST 2021

On Fri, Jun 4, 2021 at 3:11 PM Neil Johnson <neil.johnson71 at gmail.com> wrote:
> cheater cheater wrote:
> > Dude Neil even a relatively small modular has 150 I/O - that really
> > adds up! I've taken the Doepfer pre-built systems as an example.
> You're still flogging this dead horse...?
> http://synth-diy.org/pipermail/synth-diy/2018-December/170483.html
> If Doepfer won't or can't do this electronic mega-patching system,
> then you're not going to be able to do it at a price bracket that fits
> into your fantasy.
> It works in telecomms because they buy parts in the tens or hundreds
> of millions per year, so they get excellent prices on parts (although
> the current situation is not helping).  And even then, the cost of
> infrastructure is ameliorated over many years so the per-port cost is
> less critical.  Your competition is two jack sockets and a patch lead
> - cost in volume from China in the region of cents, with great signal
> integrity, very low crosstalk, and extremely easy to expand (almost
> limitless one might say).
> The impression I get is that you know diddly-squat about what you're
> asking for, yet keep prodding away hoping that some team of
> experienced engineers with nothing else on their plate will design
> this white elephant for you, for free.
> Neil

I have a feeling you've had a bad day, week, or month, and brought
your bad attitude to the list. Feel free not to contribute if you feel
like you're being "prodded". I'm sure a "team of experienced
engineers" is waiting - just as we speak - to jump into action, once
you've made a little space. :-)

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