MATRIXSYNTH: RNA VCS3 Repair & Mods

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

RNA VCS3 Repair & Mods


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Playlist:

1. VCS3 Repair & Mods Part 1
A dead VCS3 hits the bench. What could have caused this nasty chain reaction?
2. VCS3 Repair & Mods Part 2
In this episode we repair the blown MFC6070 by replacing it with the MFC234 from
http://www.portabellabz.be/synthipcbs...
This replaces the unobtainium part and swaps it for the more 'sought after' germanium transistor design.

All synth sounds are direct recorded examples of this VCS3.
3. VCS3 Repair & Mods Part 3
In this video we continue with the addition of Buffers for the Pin Matrix. This allows for accurate splitting of CV's.
This video will demonstrate the before and after effects of adding these buffers.
The PCB's are available from
http://www.portabellabz.be/synthipcbs...
4. VCS3 Repair & Mods Part 4
In this final part we add a Sample and hold modification from the fantastic http://www.portabellabz.be
The sample and hold modification (which comes pre built) can be found here
http://www.portabellabz.be/kits.html
After which we try out the VSC 3 as a Paraphonic synth utilising the previously installed Channel 3 input. Silent way Voice Controller was used to control its polyphony.

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