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May release schedule
« on: May 04, 2022, 06:05:06 PM »
Since the April releases did so well I've had a few $$ to push through more projects for May. Here's what to expect (probably the 3rd or 4th week of this month):

Collosalus 2022: MXR Flanger - Improved 1590BB 4-layer PCB.
IMP 2022: Klon - new 1590B 4-layer PCB.
Impulse Power: Boss OS-2 - 125B.
Oracle: Boss CS-3 - 125B. (fantastic compressor)
Tourbus: EHX Memory Man PGE (positive ground edition) - 125B 4-layer PCB.

Projects are starting to get much shorter turnaround times so I hope to keep this momentum going through the summer with monthly releases.

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Re: May release schedule
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2022, 06:35:45 PM »
Does that mean youíre going to start a PCB of the month club where we get new boards shipped out regularly? Canít wait for the Tourbus.

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Re: May release schedule
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2022, 07:03:32 PM »
Does that mean youíre going to start a PCB of the month club where we get new boards shipped out regularly? Canít wait for the Tourbus.

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Re: May release schedule
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2022, 08:50:19 PM »
Woah... exciting to hear about Oracle and Tourbus!  Coolness 8)

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Re: May release schedule
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2022, 09:19:22 PM »
I dunno, I kind of like the subscription model. Maybe gives you a bit more capital to move forward on boards?
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Re: May release schedule
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2022, 10:05:27 PM »
I dunno, I kind of like the subscription model. Maybe gives you a bit more capital to move forward on boards?
Thatís a double edged sword though. Thatís a lot for one person to keep up with while designing other projects and keeping everything stocked. That has the potential of being a full time job. Iím and of itself.


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Re: May release schedule
« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2022, 06:04:48 PM »
Return of the Collosalus!!!
Yeah, that and the OS-2 will be day one purchases for me.

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Re: May release schedule
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2022, 02:46:26 PM »
Since the April releases did so well I've had a few $$ to push through more projects for May. Here's what to expect (probably the 3rd or 4th week of this month):

Collosalus 2022: MXR Flanger - Improved 1590BB 4-layer PCB.
IMP 2022: Klon - new 1590B 4-layer PCB.
Impulse Power: Boss OS-2 - 125B.
Oracle: Boss CS-3 - 125B. (fantastic compressor)
Tourbus: EHX Memory Man PGE (positive ground edition) - 125B 4-layer PCB.

Projects are starting to get much shorter turnaround times so I hope to keep this momentum going through the summer with monthly releases.

^Great projects MB!  Just those releases would make for a very nice and flexible pedalboard.   ;)

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Re: May release schedule
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2022, 06:02:53 PM »
IMP 2022 all boxed up. This is a very easy build (esp. compared to the 1590A version).




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Re: May release schedule
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2022, 06:13:57 PM »
Nice!


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Re: May release schedule
« Reply #10 on: May 23, 2022, 07:22:13 PM »
Project docs are going up and will continue throughout the week. Shooting for a Saturday or Sunday release.

I hit a major snag on the IMP2022. Even though it was built, boxed and sounding just fine when I got down to taking voltage measurements I found DC at the input which absolutely should not be there. I've spent hours trying to figure out what's going on. Removed, replaced parts, built a second board, even removed silk screen to expose traces. I simply can't find the fault or source of the DC. This is a major bummer since these boards were expensive and I've already invested a lot of time into it. But, such is the life of developing and releasing products as a sole proprietor. Maybe I'll be able to figure it out in the next few days, or maybe it will get shelved:( I did skip the prototying stage for this and went straight to production. I felt safe doing so since it's a proven project. Perhaps that was a big mistake.

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Re: May release schedule
« Reply #11 on: May 24, 2022, 08:07:07 AM »
Oh no!


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Re: May release schedule
« Reply #12 on: May 24, 2022, 09:59:46 AM »
Hopefully simple problem to solve that's staring right at you.  Better yet, one that doesn't require a board rev.
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Re: May release schedule
« Reply #13 on: May 31, 2022, 07:31:47 AM »
I'm curious what the tour bus extras all has in it. Can you share @madbean
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Re: May release schedule
« Reply #14 on: June 01, 2022, 09:44:50 AM »
have mercy ... been waiting on the bus all day
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