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[SOLD OUT] E.A.S. MIND READER! Pitch to CV pcb.

Post by E.A.S. » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:06 pm

Hi guys! Ive been working on this one for a little while and I think its about time to do it!

Next in the 'Miss 10' Series is the "mind reader" external signal processor. For those of you that don't know, this is a pitch to voltage converter with built in preamp, band pass filters (w/ individual hi-pass and lo-pass freq. controls) envelope follower w/ trigger outs. Really fun for processing all kinds of inputs, not just the VCOs and guitar type inputs. In particular, running a drum machine like a 606 into the input and out into a vco is really fun!

specifications.

1. Control section
Input signal level
Low cut frequency
High cut frequency
CV adjust
Threshold level
2. Input & output
Signal in
Amplifier out / 0V ~ +8V
Band pass filtered out
CV out (F/V) / 0 ~ +8.4V
ENV out / 0 ~ +5V
Trig out /
3. Indicator (LED)
Peak indicator
Trigger indicator

Here is a link to the korg ESP manual.


There is a special pot that is needed for this, a quad 100k (c taper).
Ive talked to several pot manufactures about making these parts and they've quoted me about $7 each (at 100 pieces)
You'll need two of them per board.

P.C.B. + 2x Pot combo

ESP PCB + 2 quad pots---$50 shipped US (add $8 international shipping.)


If you've ordered the pcb +pot combo and you want to order extra pots it's $7 for each additional pot.


I'm going to be placing the order for the pots and pcbs in about a month. (mid-late May)

Paypal Payments to Michael (dot) alan (dot) schmidt (at) gmail

Remember to add your Muff-name to the payment, to help keep things straight!

Thanks!

-Mike

size is 2.5" x 4.2" (only slightly longer than the other miss10 boards.)
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Post by bleeps » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:08 pm

That sounds crazy. Therefore, I am interested in 1 (ETA: with knobs).

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Post by dude » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:15 pm

sounds very cool!

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Post by emdot_ambient » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:17 pm

F-- yeah, I'd go for 2. :tu:

Quad 100K C-taper? That's pretty messed up.

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Post by bsmith » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:26 pm

I can't not have one of these!

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Post by raisinbag » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:29 pm

2 pour moi Bizzach! Now I can complete my Madame Vingt! I'm so happy you are going ahead with this! Will it need any wonky Trannies? I'm about to make an order, so if I can sneak anything strange in that would rock. :jedi:

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Post by clarke68 » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:46 pm

Wow...definitely something I'm interested in. Would it work with a microphone?
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Post by E.A.S. » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:51 pm

raisinbag wrote:2 pour moi Bizzach! Now I can complete my Madame Vingt! I'm so happy you are going ahead with this! Will it need any wonky Trannies? I'm about to make an order, so if I can sneak anything strange in that would rock. :jedi:
no weird transistors, i've laid it out to work with standard EBC transistors. just a few 4558's, tl081, lm339, and cd4069. The only weird parts are the quad 100kc pots.

-Mike

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Post by E.A.S. » Wed Apr 11, 2012 9:55 pm

clarke68 wrote:Wow...definitely something I'm interested in. Would it work with a microphone?
Indeed!! Will work with pretty much any mono input.

-Mike

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Post by dude » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:01 pm

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Post by FieldStudies » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:07 pm

VERY interested in one!

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Post by fluxmonkey » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:11 pm

yes, yes, and yes. (that'd be 3 for me). awesomes!
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Post by ringstone » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:12 pm

Well, I don't REALLY need one (since I have my MS-20) but I do definitely feel compelled to complete the set :lol: So I'm in for one!

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Post by raisinbag » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:17 pm

E.A.S. wrote:
raisinbag wrote:2 pour moi Bizzach! Now I can complete my Madame Vingt! I'm so happy you are going ahead with this! Will it need any wonky Trannies? I'm about to make an order, so if I can sneak anything strange in that would rock. :jedi:
no weird transistors, i've laid it out to work with standard EBC transistors. just a few 4558's, tl081, lm339, and cd4069. The only weird parts are the quad 100kc pots.

-Mike
GREAT!, finding all the parts for the VCO has been just so fun! I'm thinking I need to go to a Synthaholics anonymous Meeting!!!!

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Post by boothnavy » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:23 pm

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Post by gwaidan » Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:50 pm

Interested in 1 with pots.

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Post by cleaninglady » Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:30 pm

i'm in for one , with the pots.

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Post by Barcode » Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:43 pm

I'm interested! Woohoo!

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Post by limpmeat » Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:47 pm

2 for me!

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Post by computer controlled » Thu Apr 12, 2012 12:19 am

I'm in, even if i haven't gotten my VCF/A module working yet =o]
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Post by nikmis » Thu Apr 12, 2012 12:39 am

i want to buy a pcb

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Post by scozbor » Thu Apr 12, 2012 12:55 am

1 pcb with pots :mrgreen:

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Post by Dego » Thu Apr 12, 2012 1:00 am

1 pcb with pots

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Post by Isaiah » Thu Apr 12, 2012 3:45 am

This looks very interesting!

A few questions:
Is the PCB 2.5 x 3.8" like the other Miss 10 PCBs?

Would you allow us to buy extra quad pots in our orders? (I like to future-proof whenever I can)

I'm assuming the Frequency-controlled CV output is scaled using the CV adjust, right?
Is the output V/Hz or V/Oct?

Is the Trig output S-trig or V-trig?

Cheers!

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Post by janvanvolt » Thu Apr 12, 2012 3:49 am

Also want TWO kits with PCB+pots.

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