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  1. I've got a bunch! Various states - from "untested" to "powers 8 SIDs perfectly". I can do a voltage test for you if you want, but I don't think I have a way to test current. I would love to unload all of these an an "as-is" basis!
  2. More pics and info available upon request. No SID chips - sorry! Stereo midibox sid (Core, 2x SID, memory banks, power module (for C64 power supply) PCBs - SIDx4, COREx2, DINx3, DOUTx2 Kits (some incomplete), parts, a Swinsid, and an LCD
  3. I'm cleaning up my apartment and I wonder if anyone - here or elsewhere - might have use for the following. I know this is not the Fleamarket - just looking for advice: should I even bother listing them, or can I take them to electronics recycling guilt-free? - Commodore 64s, with SID chips removed - Commodore 64 power supplies (about 8 total) in various conditions from "???" to "powers 8 SIDs perfectly" - A completed Core + 2 SID (no chips included) + Power unit setup - Various Core, SID, DIN, DOUT PCBs and kits (kits may be missing components)
  4. https://vicviper.bandcamp.com/ I posted before about my other band, Kirby's Dream Band, in which we use the MB6582 that I built. Here's Vic Viper! Same keyboardist, using my sammichSID I put together! Every sound on the album is Guitar, Sammich, Bass, and Drums, so you'll hear the Sammich quite well :)
  5. I will PM you now! I just want to see the prices in USD $, and figure out shipping cost.
  6. I sent a PM. I'm interested if it comes with SID chips!
  7. I play bass in Kirby's Dream Band, and I let one of the keyboard players use my MB-6582. Here is a bank with the patches he uses for live shows. They're probably the same patches that are used on The Pink Album. KDB bank 8580.syx.zip
  8. I found two 6581 chips that work, so I used those to test. In the case of at least one slot, I had placed the jumper in the wrong spot (I was supplying the 6581 with 9v instead of 12v). Putting the jumper on the correct voltage makes the filters work! I'll report back if this doesn't fix all the slots. EDIT: welp, that was the only problem. Cool!
  9. Thanks guys! I did a quick solder check...it seemed fine but I'll check again. I'll also do a more comprehensive chip/slot check. Can anyone confirm that a the SID will either fail both LP and HP, or pass both? That would make things a lot easier!
  10. I have a MB-6582 stuffed with 8 6581 SIDs - all different types. Today I went through all my SID chips (I have 13 6581 chips) and recorded their performance on waveform and filter tests. (They all pass the waveform test!) My test was: turn on OSC 123 on SID 1 L. Test cutoff sweeps on LP, then BP, then HP filters. Repeat for SID 1 R. Repeat for SID 2 L, etc. After switching out the first 8, with the next 5 SIDs, and recording the results, I noticed patterns on the placements of the SIDs. For example, both times, the chip in the SID 4 R slot had perfect filter tests. Both times th
  11. Here's one of my bands We just finished recording bass and drums for our album! I let one of the keyboard players borrow my MB-6582. He's learning how to work it, so he can make good patches. Once he gets that down, the MB-6582 should be in our recording and live setup! More stuff on http://kirbysdreamband.bandcamp.com/
  12. ah, I see. So there's no way to quickly get the same random patch to all 4 cores?
  13. Man...I soldered the 90 degree pin headers to the CS board...all good. But I soldered regular pinheaders to the baseboard, and crimp plugs to both ends of the cables....now I realllly have to squish to get the case closed. I really don't want to solder anything directly to the board, or even the pins. I've only had bad luck with weak wires.
  14. I'm using MIOS v 1.9g and MidiboxSID v 2.041 I was using Midibox SID v 2.037, but I just updated - same problem. I'm using the file setup_mb6582.hex (It's a MB6582 stuffed with 6581 SIDs) I tried cloning the slaves by holding Menu at startup- same problem. Though, the cloning process does seem very fast. My jumper at J11 is bridging the pins to make Core1 the master, like it should be. All else seems fine, I just can't get the random generator to work on more than one core simultaneously. I can get it to work on each core individually.
  15. Yesss, that's exactly what I needed. Thanks so much for documenting!
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