stuartm

A commercial SID synth that look damn familiar (seen on MESSE)

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While reading thru some MESSE wrap-up, I encountered this:

18_MM_ASID1.JPG

Looks familiar ?

This german article (http://www.amazona.de/index.php?page=26&file=2&article_id=3381&page_num=3) says in rough translation:

"Little Sound Device is to be a series of affordable compact synthesizers. The initial plan is a bass-synth (which was shown here) and a monophonic digital synthesizer based on the C64 SID chip.

With an extra batch of SID-chip there will be also small series of a four-voice desktop synth with LED matrix and controls. The device will be called either ASID64 or ASF-1."

I hope this is just a "design study".

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also saw this at messe yesterday and can provide more detailed pics if needed :) also just messaged TK on this...

Edited by zid

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Great,

Now that MM has blown it for themselves with their garbage x0xb0xes they have moved on to ripping off MBHP stuff. Guess all those PT10 cases they have must get used for something..

Edited by Altitude

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I already know about this, and I will comment more on it later.

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I'm not amused about this - they haven't asked me for permission! :-/

Best Regards, Thorsten.

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This definitely sucks :angry:

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this is also a bit different to the usual 'someone selling their "sidbox" on ebay'.

kinda ridiculous that a company go out and steal other people's design.

well, good to know. never needed MAM cheap sounding "clones"

edit: "Simmonizer" getlost.png

Edited by rosch

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Edited by Param1

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Sorry, I don't know who moved it into the trashcan, and I don't know how to undo this.

I must admit that I'm very unfamiliar with all the options provided by this forum system...

For the records: Param1 wrote at 18:01 (and I'm sure that this doesn't need to be censored):

Interesting. Touched by Sound, who are behind this, had like 25 (or so) C64 without Sid for sale at Ebay, for several weeks.

Best Regards, Thorsten.

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Btw.: Could it be that you moved your posting into the trashcan by yourself? ;-)

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Wow, almost a direct rip!

Not cool, dudes :(

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I can feel this is passionatly igniting my anger! This is so uncool! Did they f.ing think that it would go unnoticed? Or what? You guys TK and wilba are gonna do something, right...?

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It looks like they're ripping off Moog's Moogerfoogers too. The Facebook page referenced by Lucem is gone.

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@ Thorsten : I wrote you a PM. Just forget it :-) (Deleted my question anyway but you were to quick hehe)

What I do not understand is that they did not contact Midibox (Thorsten). Heck, they could even ask him in person because they actually do not live far away from Munich. (184km)

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While I do think that TBS' behaviour is completely unprofessional, unethical and just plain wrong - especially after having been talking to them on the phone for hours and having gotten his word that they will not release/sell/etc. anything without prior consent by TK and Wilba - please do not spam their pages, DDOS attack their servers, ask your local biker friends to drop by or do any other stupid stuff of that sort. Feel free to vent your anger about their behaviour whenever you talk/write about TBS/MM though, preferably on public forums.

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They even ordered something at Smash´s Shop.

The PCB´s for it ?

21.12

Cadolzburg Germany (TS)

12.11

Cadolzburg Germany (TBS)

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This is not cool. If the outside is near identical, one would presume they have done the same with the innards. Bad craic.

Rowan

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The prototype is, as a matter of fact, populated with boards from Smash.

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ha, and let me guess, the "synth-lab" probably carries Ray Wilson's Sound-Lab?

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