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Subject: FW: [AH] MKS-80 Revision #

From: "Verschut, Ricardo" <ricardo.verschut@...>
Date: 2001-03-05

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Sent: Monday, March 05, 2001 12:30 AM
To: Shawn Cleary
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Subject: Re: [AH] MKS-80 Revision #

At 4:09 PM -0500 03/04/01, Shawn Cleary wrote:
>I am looking to buy an MKS-80 for a friend of mine. I've found a good deal
>with serial number 542614. Can anyone tell me which revision this is?
>If you can't tell by serial # is there any other cosmetic aspect that
>gives it away (i.e. not the sound of the filter).

Anything after 511800 is "MKS-80" ver 5.O". It was after they stopped
using the CEM3340 VCO's, CEM3360 VCA's, and IR3109 VCF (which was same VCF
as the Juno 60 and SH-101, later MKS-80's used a combination VCA/VCF IC
with less resonance). I don't know of any cosmetic differences, although
they might exist.

To tell the CPU PROM version, hold down Auto Tune and Write on power up.