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the Monsterplex
« on: December 10, 2014, 12:53:39 PM »
















The Monsterplex was going to be my fall contest submission, but I ran into a few technical issues and had to slow down to make sure all the switching/signal routing was right.  After many hours of wiring, it wasn't!  So many hours of rewiring later it is ALIVE!

The pedal features a Multiplex with modulation daughterboard, a Zero-Point DD, and a Galacticon Deluxe Phase 45.  The Phase 45 can be standalone or assigned to the repeats of the ZPDD, and the ZPDD can be standalone or assigned to the repeats of the Multiplex.  Both delays feature dedicated slam controls, and adjustable ramps on the MP.  Both also have FX loops after the assignable onboard effects and expression control jacks for the mix controls one either delay so you can fade into them.  Both delays also have trails bypass.  Demo to follow.
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Re: the Monsterplex
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2014, 12:58:11 PM »
That's flat out incredible.  :o


... and I have no idea how it works. We're gonna have to hear it!
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Re: the Monsterplex
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2014, 01:02:19 PM »
Friggin' unbelievable!
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Re: the Monsterplex
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2014, 01:12:15 PM »
Any second thoughts on single colour wiring?
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Re: the Monsterplex
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2014, 01:18:29 PM »
Any second thoughts on single colour wiring?
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Wow, no kidding.  That was my first thought as well.  I'm guessing there was a lot of time with the DMM on the continuity setting.

Great job.  Amazing build.
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Re: the Monsterplex
« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2014, 01:18:55 PM »
...   ....     ....   gasp... speechless.

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Re: the Monsterplex
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2014, 01:21:56 PM »
That's Monsterbuild :D

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Re: the Monsterplex
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2014, 01:25:19 PM »
No words.........  :o

Can we get a recount for the contest ;)
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Re: the Monsterplex
« Reply #8 on: December 10, 2014, 01:28:08 PM »
Any second thoughts on single colour wiring?
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It's not single color... You missed the orange/white striped wire on the LEDs.   ;D

Holy crap that's impressive!!

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Re: the Monsterplex
« Reply #9 on: December 10, 2014, 01:49:25 PM »
Absolutely amazing :o you've outdone yourself, Tim, and that means a lot!
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Re: the Monsterplex
« Reply #10 on: December 10, 2014, 01:52:06 PM »
Wow.

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Re: the Monsterplex
« Reply #11 on: December 10, 2014, 01:56:52 PM »
Oh dear.

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« Reply #12 on: December 10, 2014, 01:57:08 PM »
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Re: the Monsterplex
« Reply #13 on: December 10, 2014, 02:00:07 PM »
I spy with my little eye, something that begins with Cth.

This looks like it was ... maddening to build.
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Re: the Monsterplex
« Reply #14 on: December 10, 2014, 02:09:59 PM »
It took quite awhile to get right, but not really because of the single color (aside from the orange/white on +9v) wiring so much as just getting everything to play nice assigning things to the repeats and also some issues with the loops.  But it was slow and tedious work.  Nice that after reworking it everything fired right up.  It sounds really nice, and I am looking forward to sending it off to Mat, the buyer.  He created the graphics, and has been lurking here so if you guys dig the aesthetic, all credit goes to him on that one.
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