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  1. By the way, you may have noticed a small boost in views and likes today! 
  2. Beautiful and mesmerizing sound!
  3. MIDIbox SEQ V4 Release + Feedback

    TK I can't remember what you said when I asked you before so I'll ask again! Did the limitations of the Yamaha RM1X sequencer inspire you to improve and create a better sequencer?
  4. midiphy SEQ v4+

    Just back home from a 5 day trip to Malaga Spain and had this waiting for me also:     merry christmas guys and thanks for all the hard work you put in!
  5. midiphy SEQ v4+

    Edit: Andy has a dedicated thread see below:  
  6. Out-of-stock parts for midiphy BOM tool

    More out of stock parts submitted by Jeppe on the midiphy Facebook page:   Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors MLCC - SMD/SMT 50V 0.1uF X7R 1206 10%   Kingbright Through Hole 5MM FULL COLOR  Pretty sure that's the Beat LED   Andy if you could suggest the replacements for those it would be great, the capacitor should be easy enough to find a replacement but your eagle eyes might spot something I do not! ;)
  7. Starting MB6582 build

    Hi Hybris, I've nothing to add to the thread but was just wondering if your avatar is a block from the game Great Giana Sisters on the c64? ;)
  8. midiphy SEQ v4+

    Just a little request for builders: If you are ordering from a different major electronics supplier to Mouser it would be really helpful for people if you could share a BOM for that reatailer.  A list of BOMs could be added to the wiki, a user on Reddit was asking for a BOM for Tayda for example, a retailer I never heard of before from Thailand but are popular on Muff Wigglers and in the Synth DIY community apparently.  
  9. I just discovered yesterday that a new Commodore 64 power supply exists, and is shipped by a company in Poland. It has the same 7-pin DIN plug as the original "brick" power supply with a 5VDC rail and  9VAC rail. Should be a good investment for people who fear that a 30 year old C64 brick might fail and damage their SID chips in their MIDIbox SID / MB-6582. Also don't forget Altitudes idea of using high efficiency RECOM switching regulators in the PSU circuit of the MB-6582 / MIDIbox SID, which allows you to use a common single rail DC power supply. jaytee wrote a lovely guide on this here:    
  10. midiphy SEQ v4+

    Hey some of us lazy beta testers were delayed due to components missing in the previous BOMs, just saying! ;) Also I'd rather wait to have my hands on the case so I'll know exactly how long to cut the ribbon cables or cables that connect the boards together.    
  11. midiphy SEQ v4+

    This question was asked on the midiphy Facebook Page. Anyone know the answer? Can you have different timings on each track?
  12. midiphy SEQ v4+

    Yup, you will need to build an AOUT module i think and connect it to the DB-25 connector on the back.
  13. midiphy SEQ v4+

    Finished the Hot Air Soldering for SMD Components video today, for those who might want an easier alternative to drag soldering SMT components, or who are just not confident or comfortable with it.     Its a bit rough around the edges but any feedback is appreciated.  When soldering the resistors theres a nasty shadow and I probably won't rerecord it but hopefully it helps people.    
  14. midiphy SEQ v4+

    It's only now I realised it has 4 midi ins and 8 midi outs after Hawkeye pointed it out to me!  I think originally Andy in the other thread you were going for 2 midi ins and 6 midi outs? Just wanted to thank you for giving us the extra ports. Now I can easily hook up 2 keyboards a drum pad and the LoopA V2 to the input ports when it's done. :)
  15. midiphy SEQ v4+

    Best way to buy Hawkeye a beer is to visit him in Munich! *2 beers maximum applies* ;) Guys, I was wondering if all the feature requests TK has implemented in the firmware have been documented anywhere besides on the thread? I haven't read through the MIDIbox manual on ucapps and the wiki extensively to make sure. It would be awesome to have an up to date manual for the SEQ V4(+). Since I've a lot of free time I could probably help out with that aspect.