RE: [AH] Doepfer A-100 advice please

From Tom Butcher
Sent Thu, Nov 6th 2008, 18:19

Thanks for the tips -- I'm familiar with Analogue Haven 
already, but I wasn't sure what modules work with the 
Doepfer case and PSU.

The Z3000 from Tiptop looks like a great oscillator.

t

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> THere are many manufacturers offering modules to fit in the Doepfer case format. Livewire, Harvestman, Make Noise, STG, MFB, Tip Top, Elby all fit in seamlessly.
>
> http://www.analoguehaven.com/what/
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> Sounds as though you need to contact Shawn up at Analogue Haven.
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>
> Tony
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>> Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2008 20:50:25 -0800
>> From: redacted@example.com
>> To: redacted@example.com
>> CC: redacted@example.com
>> Subject: Re: [AH] Doepfer A-100 advice please
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>> 						http://www.tiptopaudio.com/
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>> 				From: Tom Butcher <redacted@example.com>
>> Sent: Wednesday, 5 November 2008 8:41 PM
>> To: Matthew Davidson <redacted@example.com>
>> Subject: Re: [AH] Doepfer A-100 advice please
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>> I'm looking at expanding my A100 now, actually.
>>
>> What manufacturers' modules fit in Doepfer racks and use the
>> same power supply scheme?
>>
>> Any comments on the Doepfer Xpander or MS20 filters?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> t
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>>>
>>> On Nov 5, 2008, at 4:01 PM, Matt wrote:
>>>
>>>> My intuition was that I'd need, as a minimum, a 6HU suitcase plus A110
>>>> (VCO) x 2, A120 (LPF), A123 (HPF), A131 (VCA), A140 (EG) x 2, A145
>>>> (LFO) x 2, A115 (NG), A138b. Have I made any glaringly obvious
>>>> mistakes or missed anything essential? And what's a good CV/Gate
>>>> keyboard to use with all this? Lastly does anyone have any of these to
>>>> sell (I'm based in the UK)?
>>>
>>> Doepfer is a good place to look for good bread & butter modules, but don't
>>> feel you need to stick to a single manufacturer. Looking at my own system, I
>>> can see modules like the stock Doepfer VCOs, filters, and envelopes as
>>> candidates for replacements.
>>>
>>> The A-140 is a nice snappy envelope, but you may want to consider replacing
>>> one with an A-141 which has voltage control inputs.
>>>
>>> With the Livewire AFG, Plan B model 15 and TipTop Z3000, I don't see much
>>> appeal in two A-110s. You'll find a Cwejman VCO-2RM competitively priced to
>>> two A-110s and a Doepfer ring modulator.
>>>
>>> Perhaps you'd be interested in a Livewire Frequensteiner instead of the A-120
>>> and A-123.
>>>
>>> There are a lot of options. Don't be afraid to augment your system with other
>>> flavors.
>>
>> ---
>> Tom Butcher
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