doepfer mod whells and joy sticks

From tvod123
Sent Fri, Sep 20th 1996, 00:56

>I didn't believe my eyes, when I received the latest
>KEYs issue. Now, this happens every now and then, but this
>time they just hit the jackpot.
>There is a statement by Mr. Doepfer printed, where he claims
>that there is no real difference between a Minimoog filter and
>a TB-303 filter, at least no more than component tolerances!
>To "proove" this, they show details of both, the Minimoog
>and the TB-303 schematics - closeups of the filter circuits.
>The funny thing is: The difference is clearly visible, the
>transistors connected as diodes in the 303 filter. It's just
>the text beneath  the pictures that says: Look, exactly
>the same thing.
>I am ready to doubt that this is really Dieter Doepfer's
>statement - I am quite sure he knows better ! God knows
>what KEYs have mixed up this time ... and how stupid
>do they think their readers are !?
>See, I don't have problems with a bit of misinformation
>now and then - nobody is perfect. But  they make
>a large feature on filters, as opposed to the various
>"myths"(how they call it)  around, and then they write
>this bloody nonsense.
>I called Mr. Doepfer, but I didn't get him on the phone
>yet. As soon as I hear from him, I'll inform you again.
>Now, let me make a wild guess what KEYs will present
>us in the next issue: A closeup picture of a Pitch Bend
>Wheel, and a Roland style Lever, and look, we found
>an expert who prooves there is no difference at all (;->)
?Whatever gave you the idea that a mod whell is different from a Rolamd
style Mod.lever- its
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Ribbon got stuck on the ppp botton next to the data slider near that spring
loaded thingie that controlls my AC humidity conditional propeller injector
of DC offset to the dual negative slew generator!