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Re: [Doepfer_a100] Re: A-199 Spring Reverb and Classic "Drip" Effect

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  • achtung_999
    I have my tank on top of the case in a small wooden box originally made to store tea in... it works. ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 4 , Dec 5, 2012
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      I have my tank on top of the case in a small wooden box originally made to
      store tea in... it works.



      On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 3:35 PM, Zo� Blade <zoe@...> wrote:

      > **
      >
      >
      > Ah. I'm not really familiar enough with spring reverb in general (the
      > A-199 is the only one I've had) to realise the drip effect I'm missing,
      > then!
      >
      > But I should clarify/amend something I wrote earlier:
      >
      > >> * The spring reverb tank picks up the mains power conversion hum very
      > easily. I've got mine sitting on a box next to the Doepfer case, rather
      > than leaving it *in* the case, and it sounds fine, although it looks a
      > little awkward. One day I'll probably get a custom case and install the DIY
      > bus board which uses an external power brick, which I'm guessing should fix
      > this issue.
      >
      > I've since switched to a G6 rack case, and Nina and I managed to mount the
      > spring reverb tank in the top left back of it, by poking cable ties through
      > the holes of both the tank and the G6 (those little airvents). I can't hear
      > any mains hum anymore, so this setup is perfect for me... although if you
      > like to pluck the springs as en effect, it's probably less useful for that.
      >
      > All the best,
      > Zo�.
      >
      > --
      > A very A-100-heavy album of catchy melodies for anyone interested:
      > http://doggiedogster.bandcamp.com/album/blast-off
      >
      >


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