|Doepfer MVP1 with external box and|
the (Dutch) Elektuur Magazine of July 1994
It featured MIDI In and Out so it could be placed between your keyboard and a sound module.
Via a learn button and internal DIPswitches you could change this module's functions.
Other parameters that could be controlled with this unit were volume, modulation, portamento, aftertouch, pitchbend, and velocity.
The English language edition of Elektor was launched in 1975 and is read worldwide.
ELEKTOR modified Doepfer's original MVP1 pc board design a little bit because they did not like that a smaller circuit was located directly under the processor to keep the pcb board dimensions as small as possible, but the electronic circuits are exactly the same.
|MVP1 pedal with internal electrnics|
The last MVP1 units were sold somewhere between 1995 and 1996.
The kit costed between 40 Euros (PCB only) and 70 Euros (PCB and foot controller)
The ready built unit was available for 110 Euros.
Around 600 units were manufactured.
The user manual is still available on the Doepfer website HERE
Sources: Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elektor
and additional info as always kindly provided by Dieter Doepfer
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