Re: [AH] Doepfer A-100 advice please

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=0D=0ASent: Wednesday, 5 November 2008 8:41 PM=0D=0ATo: Matthew Davidson <m=>=0D=0ASubject: Re: [AH] Doepfer A-100 advice please =0D=0A=
=0D=0AI'm looking at expanding my A100 now, actually.=0D=0A=0D=0AWhat manuf=
acturers' modules fit in Doepfer racks and use the =0D=0Asame power supply =
scheme?=0D=0A=0D=0AAny comments on the Doepfer Xpander or MS20 filters?=0D=
=0A=0D=0AThanks,=0D=0A=0D=0At=0D=0A=0D=0A>=0D=0A> On Nov 5, 2008, at 4:01 P=
M, Matt wrote:=0D=0A>=0D=0A>> My intuition was that I'd need, as a minimum,=
 a 6HU suitcase plus A110=0D=0A>> (VCO) x 2, A120 (LPF), A123 (HPF), A131 (=
VCA), A140 (EG) x 2, A145=0D=0A>> (LFO) x 2, A115 (NG), A138b. Have I made =
any glaringly obvious=0D=0A>> mistakes or missed anything essential? And wh=
at's a good CV/Gate=0D=0A>> keyboard to use with all this? Lastly does anyo=
ne have any of these to=0D=0A>> sell (I'm based in the UK)?=0D=0A>=0D=0A> D=
oepfer is a good place to look for good bread & butter modules, but don't =
=0D=0A> feel you need to stick to a single manufacturer. Looking at my own =
system, I =0D=0A> can see modules like the stock Doepfer VCOs, filters, and=
 envelopes as =0D=0A> candidates for replacements.=0D=0A>=0D=0A> The A-140 =
is a nice snappy envelope, but you may want to consider replacing =0D=0A> o=
ne with an A-141 which has voltage control inputs.=0D=0A>=0D=0A> With the L=
ivewire AFG, Plan B model 15 and TipTop Z3000, I don't see much =0D=0A> app=
eal in two A-110s. You'll find a Cwejman VCO-2RM competitively priced to =
=0D=0A> two A-110s and a Doepfer ring modulator.=0D=0A>=0D=0A> Perhaps you'=
d be interested in a Livewire Frequensteiner instead of the A-120 =0D=0A> a=
nd A-123.=0D=0A>=0D=0A> There are a lot of options. Don't be afraid to augm=
ent your system with other =0D=0A> flavors.=0D=0A=0D=0A---=0D=0ATom Butcher=