[sdiy] Building a B208 clone: what value sliders? (an open question for Mr. Lanterman)

Nathan Trites nathan at idmclassics.net
Fri Mar 8 15:54:15 CET 2024

Vintage 208s I've seen documented online have 50k sliders, but there were
constant revisions on these. I'm sure Aaron will chime in about how he came
to that.

If you're doing the EMS one you're fine to use the 50k ones spec'd in the


On Thu, Mar 7, 2024 at 6:04 PM Paul Glass-Steel via Synth-diy <
synth-diy at synth-diy.org> wrote:

> I am starting a build of the B208 PCBs available from Electric Music Store
> and in the course of some preliminary research, I've encountered the
> following statement by Aaron Lanterman: "I am convinced that the 50K
> sliders marked on the original schematics should actually be 10K linear"
> I've not been able to find any discussion about the origin of his
> conviction or the merits of using 10K - has anyone given it a try? Not
> looking to open a can of worms, just want to build as good an Easel as I
> can.
> Thanks,
> -Paul
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