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[ORDER] Polivoks VCF clone kit

Post by Girts23 » Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:30 pm

Dear collegues,
in my DIYers experience I have built several Polivoks clones available arround, but was not happy about results, therefore decided to come up with my solution - Polivoks VCF, using original Russian ICs! And the result is convincing. See the demo below!

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In video resonanse is little bit overdone; Soundcloud demo reveals sound better:
https://soundcloud.com/girts-ozolins-2/ ... s-vcf-demo

And here's the offer - PCB, set of ICs, transistor and a panel!
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Cost:
PCB – 15 EUR
Panel - 20 EUR
3 ICs and a transistor – 10 EUR (2 opamps are in metal case with gold coated pins – expensive)
Total – 45 EUR + 3EUR handling and shipping in Europe, 4EUR elswhere in the world. Basically to complete the VCF you will need parts for no more than 10-15 EUR.
Interested? PM me!
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Post by Maco » Mon Jan 27, 2014 8:21 pm

1 pcdb and parts. No panel

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Post by dropmotif » Mon Jan 27, 2014 9:00 pm

I'll take a PCB + parts please.

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Post by qfactor » Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:04 pm

Hi,
I assume u do Paypal? :)
Thx!

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Post by yan6 » Mon Jan 27, 2014 10:13 pm

I'll take 1 pcb and parts too.

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Post by thetwlo » Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:52 am

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Post by Epoch » Tue Jan 28, 2014 1:43 am

Oooooo.....

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Post by Girts23 » Tue Jan 28, 2014 2:04 am

thetwlo wrote:Image

Respect! Did it turn you to making sinths? :)

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Post by negativspace » Tue Jan 28, 2014 2:08 am

I miss my polivoks filter... I'd take a board + parts. :sb:

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Post by robot909 » Tue Jan 28, 2014 2:28 am

Sounds good. I'll be up for a pcb + parts. :tu:

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Post by Spip » Tue Jan 28, 2014 3:29 am

2x PCBs and parts (no panel) for me, please ! :party:

Thanks.

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Post by woodster » Tue Jan 28, 2014 4:11 am

1x pcb, panel and parts for me please.

Edit - Paid! - Edit

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Post by amdagan » Tue Jan 28, 2014 5:07 am

Good stuff!
Added to my growing "want to buy this sometime" list (it would be PCB & parts for me, no panel). However in an effort to reduce the backlog, I've decided to buy new PCBs only after I've completed some of the ones already lying around :hihi:

Some comments:
- I'm not sure I believe the schematic, where did all the capacitors go?
- Is there really no short-circuit protection resistor between OP2 and OP3 outputs and switch S1? If so, I would recommend adding one off-board
- Speaking of S1... I guess I would omit that and have 2 output jacks instead, for LP and BP; or is there any reason not to do that?

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Post by horstronic » Tue Jan 28, 2014 5:12 am

Damn, that sounds nice!
If I wouldn't have to much filters right now, I would totally be in!
Hhm, have to think about it...

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Post by hv0190 » Tue Jan 28, 2014 6:19 am

Nice :tu:
1 x PCB + parts for me, please

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Post by Girts23 » Tue Jan 28, 2014 6:32 am

amdagan wrote:Good stuff!
Added to my growing "want to buy this sometime" list (it would be PCB & parts for me, no panel). However in an effort to reduce the backlog, I've decided to buy new PCBs only after I've completed some of the ones already lying around :hihi:

Some comments:
- I'm not sure I believe the schematic, where did all the capacitors go?
- Is there really no short-circuit protection resistor between OP2 and OP3 outputs and switch S1? If so, I would recommend adding one off-board
- Speaking of S1... I guess I would omit that and have 2 output jacks instead, for LP and BP; or is there any reason not to do that?
Thanx for the comments! Those on board are decouping capacitors that are not in the original schematics.
But basically Polivoks VCF is admired by the fact that it is built without a single capacitor!
Yes, of course, you can use 2 seperate outputs, if you wish. Also on panel - you sipmply install another jack instead of the switch. It very much depends on your performance/patching habits

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Post by Girts23 » Tue Jan 28, 2014 6:42 am

horstronic wrote:Damn, that sounds nice!
If I wouldn't have to much filters right now, I would totally be in!
Hhm, have to think about it...
:twisted: The beauty of modular synths is that you always can replace one module by other :)

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Post by xpmtl » Tue Jan 28, 2014 6:48 am

Is it possible to buy only the parts?

I've developed a pcb already so don't really need one.

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Post by mOBiTh » Tue Jan 28, 2014 7:04 am

is that a euro panel? if so i'm in :)

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Post by nigel » Tue Jan 28, 2014 7:23 am

amdagan wrote:I'm not sure I believe the schematic, where did all the capacitors go?
Here's my understanding: any op-amp has a maximum slew rate - essentially, how fast it can change the voltage at the output. At any particular gain, once the frequency of the input signal rises past a certain point, the amp can't respond fast enough, so the output signal is smaller - in other words, the signal is low pass filtered. The components in this circuit are chosen so that the limiting frequency is in the audio range, and the control signal into pin 8 varies that frequency.

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One set for me

Post by synchromesh » Tue Jan 28, 2014 7:34 am

Hi,

I would like one set please - PCB, panel and parts. Thanks! :tu:

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Post by frozenkore » Tue Jan 28, 2014 8:16 am

I'll take a full set.

Thanks!
Brian

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Post by nikmis » Tue Jan 28, 2014 8:36 am

can I be that guy and ask about +/- 15 volts?

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Post by Autophase » Tue Jan 28, 2014 8:43 am

amazing, :yay:
in for a full kit (board, panel, Parts)
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Feel free to listen to my music on www.soundcloud.com/autophase
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Post by spauldingjeffrey » Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:36 am

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