Friday, February 28, 2014

ADDAC210 Open Heart Surgery Announced

ADDAC210 Open Heart Surgery
Wow! this is really amazing!
Pure Eurorack-DIY-p*rn if you ask me...

(a follow-up post to this can be found HERE)

ADDAC announced the details of their latest module this week.
It's a pretty cool concept: A eurorack and Arduino development board.

The ADDAC210 Open Heart Surgery features:

- On/Off Power switch
- Current consumption 3 led display with short circuit protection shutdown via electro-mechanical relays triggered when above 700mA:
150mA, 400mA, 700mA/OFF
- Arduino shield headers in the back, usb cable comes out from the side, all Arduino pins in the front panel!
- Main power connections:
-12V, GND, +12V
- Secondary power connections (variable voltage regulators) adjustable via the front panel small trimpots:
-3/10V, +3/10V
- Frontpanel parts:
1x breadboard, 2x 10K Pots, 1x 50k Pot, 2x 100k Pots, 1x 1M Pot, 4x Leds, 1x Photocell
2x SPST (normally open) push switches
1x DPDT (on/on) toggle switch
1x SPDT (on/on) toggle switch
2x SPDT (on/off/on) toggle switches
1x 3.5mm stereo jack
5x 3.5mm mono jack
1x 1/4'' stereo jack
- Comes with 1M Long power cable to have it outside any frame.

ADDAC210 Open Heart Surgery Frontpanel layout
All front panel parts: pots, switches, jacks... are available at one point in the top female headers, for ex: Pot 1&2 are available at the top left 2nd connector printed "POT 1/2" pot legs are then identified by LCR, or Left Lug, Center Lug, Right Lug.
Switches are marked UCD: up pin, center pin, down pin.
Jacks are marked: LR, left, rigth for stereo jack & T,SW for tip and tip switch, jack sleeves are internally connected to ground.
This way all points are available directly from the top.
The use of up, down, left, right, is meant to be more immediate while recalling which pins are which.

A jumper wires pack will also be provided. / An optional parts kit will also be available. 

Estimated Price: 270-320€
Early bird price: 250€
If 5 users commit to this ADDAC willl push it into production and plan of having these ready in 3-5 weeks!

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