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Subject: FW: [AH] Jupiter-8 MIDI retrofit - help!

From: "Verschut, Ricardo" <Ricardo_Verschut@...
Date: 1999-07-30

-----Original Message-----
From: Malte Rogacki [mailto:gacki@...]
Sent: Thursday, July 29, 1999 7:55 PM
To: 'analogue@...'
Subject: Re: [AH] Jupiter-8 MIDI retrofit - help!

>Thanks to the very helpful staff in Kenton, I've finally found a german
>company called EES - Technik f�r Musik. The tech there recognized the first
>board, but not the second...And he said he has never sold JP8 kits doing
>more than NoteOn/Off and Arpeggio sync. No other way to have any
>information. The pawn shop has contacted the seller who said he didn't know
>how to use the kit neither...

>- Do you think that, considering the - quite numerous - chips, the two
>boards and the large ribbon cables, it can be a simple NoteOn/NoteOff MIDI
>kit? (In a word: did I get screw?)

Could be.

>- It seems that the mod has been done in Germany or Switzerland in the
>90's, partly by using an EES kit. May be some people on AH will recognize
>their MIDI-retrofit?

I'm not near my data books now (I'm on vacation) but could it be that the
second board is a memory expansion?

I've seen some scary stuff - an OB-X with a memory expansion on top of
which was glued a Kenton retrofit...

Malte Rogacki gacki@...
"Don't forget to TURN ON THE SYNTHESIZER. Often this is the reason why you
get no sound out of it." (ARP 2600 Owner's Manual)