[music-dsp] [OT] vinyl? No, thanks...

Andy Farnell padawan12 at obiwannabe.co.uk
Mon Dec 13 14:15:41 EST 2010



When repairing a friends SC pro-one we found
some magic mushrooms and cryptical messages
etched into the PCB. Someone else with a Pro1
told me they found something different on theirs,
so I guess the boards were all hand dipped and
drilled.

ajf

On Mon, 29 Nov 2010 10:41:34 -0500
robert bristow-johnson <rbj at audioimagination.com> wrote:

> 
> On Nov 29, 2010, at 8:30 AM, Andy Farnell wrote:
> 
> >
> > On Mon, 29 Nov 2010 13:12:11 -0000
> > "Dave Hoskins" <contact at quikquak.com> wrote:
> >
> >> And it had approx. 20,000 components in the thing!
> >> Dave.
> >
> >
> > And they built the early ones by hand.
> >
> 
> 
> in 1993/94 i worked briefly for Fostex Research & Development (that  
> didn't last much longer) in Hanover NH.  Fostex let New England  
> Digital die a natural death and then hired a bunch of their  
> engineers.  i was not NED but was hired a little later.
> 
> anyway they told me that no two Synclaviers were the same.  each  
> Synclav was unique, and i presume custom built.
> 
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> 
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