Custom-built multi-bank Roland M-256/M-512 memory cards

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Re: Custom-built multi-bank Roland M-256/M-512 memory cards

Post by skelband » Sat Jan 14, 2017 2:10 am

I have an A-80 if you need testers.
In Canada.

I'll be interested in one when you have a finished item :D

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Re: Custom-built multi-bank Roland M-256/M-512 memory cards

Post by NoNameNeeded » Tue Jan 17, 2017 6:35 am

Is this project still alive or is this thread about something else now?
I'd also be interested in a M512E clone card.

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Re: Custom-built multi-bank Roland M-256/M-512 memory cards

Post by dojoe » Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:02 am

NoNameNeeded wrote:Is this project still alive
It certainly is! I'm currently working through setting up a production run (which is more emailing back and forth than I anticipated).

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Re: Custom-built multi-bank Roland M-256/M-512 memory cards

Post by SoundWerx » Tue Jan 17, 2017 6:48 pm

Brilliant. Have been here from the beginning and I'm still dead keen to purchase a couple (for starters).

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Re: Custom-built multi-bank Roland M-256/M-512 memory cards

Post by dojoe » Tue Jan 17, 2017 9:48 pm

SoundWerx wrote:Brilliant. Have been here from the beginning and I'm still dead keen to purchase a couple (for starters).
And I'm glad you're still here :D Thanks for sticking around!

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Re: Custom-built multi-bank Roland M-256/M-512 memory cards

Post by V3nom » Thu Jan 19, 2017 1:38 pm

dojoe wrote:
V3nom wrote:Finally got my PM-16 back and the result..... ehhh, not working.
Aw, too bad :( I guess things like wiggling the card or using a bit more force didn't help? According to the manual, the PM-16 needs an M-128 or higher, so your M-256 configuration should work fine. The manual says to insert the card until you hear a click -- I wonder if there's a mechanical problem preventing my card from being inserted all the way.

Either way, thanks for trying this out! If you don't want to probe further after what you went through with your Tubefex, you have my full sympathy ;)

Speaking of which, did it come back to life?

Hey...sorry, I was totally of grid. Another project, overwhelmed with my job, etc...

Tubefex is still dead in it's deep roots. It kindly says hello when you power it on, but it is one big shy guy. Don't want to speak, sing, or give any voice ;)

It's DSP chip what is suspected to be failed.

Well...ahhh...somewhere in time there will be one for parts, waiting to be a donor for mine ;)

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Re: Custom-built multi-bank Roland M-256/M-512 memory cards

Post by dojoe » Tue Jan 24, 2017 2:34 pm

V3nom wrote: Tubefex is still dead in it's deep roots. It kindly says hello when you power it on, but it is one big shy guy. Don't want to speak, sing, or give any voice ;)

It's DSP chip what is suspected to be failed.
Aw, damn! Sorry to hear that :(

I feel it necessary to stress to the rest of the thread that this was not a result of using my card, but rather an accident while trying to figure out why my card doesn't work in the Tubefex. Sucks big time tho.

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Re: Custom-built multi-bank Roland M-256/M-512 memory cards

Post by Robert_M » Tue Jan 31, 2017 1:48 pm

dojoe wrote:
SoundWerx wrote:Brilliant. Have been here from the beginning and I'm still dead keen to purchase a couple (for starters).
And I'm glad you're still here :D Thanks for sticking around!
I see a few comments above this that you're in email exchange regarding production and thought that maybe you'd be interested in a show of hands from us silent watchers to get an idea of where the interest in the card stands at present, so:

:::raises hand:::

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Re: Custom-built multi-bank Roland M-256/M-512 memory cards

Post by chapatow » Wed Feb 01, 2017 11:51 am

interested! :mrgreen:

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Re: Custom-built multi-bank Roland M-256/M-512 memory cards

Post by dojoe » Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:32 pm

Robert_M wrote: I see a few comments above this that you're in email exchange regarding production and thought that maybe you'd be interested in a show of hands from us silent watchers to get an idea of where the interest in the card stands at present, so:

:::raises hand:::
Heheh, thanks :D I do believe you guys are out there, and I'm happy you are as I'm going for a batch of 120 cards.

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Re: Custom-built multi-bank Roland M-256/M-512 memory cards

Post by wjmwpg » Wed Feb 01, 2017 10:48 pm

Still looking forward to it so very, very, very much!!!

If there's a waiting list please put me on it, if not I'll just keep checking back here for word. :D

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Re: Custom-built multi-bank Roland M-256/M-512 memory cards

Post by Waveburner007 » Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:03 pm

Looking forward to receive one..... finally loading patches easily during performances..... I want to be on the list... if there is a list. :oops:

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Re: Custom-built multi-bank Roland M-256/M-512 memory cards

Post by dojoe » Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:09 pm

Waveburner007 wrote:Looking forward to receive one..... finally loading patches easily during performances..... I want to be on the list... if there is a list. :oops:
None that I'd be aware of ;)

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Re: Custom-built multi-bank Roland M-256/M-512 memory cards

Post by ʝɵʝɵ » Tue Feb 07, 2017 12:39 am

Since people have asked multiple times about lists, we give you a list!

Note: The following list is not a pre-order list. We will only use this to inform everyone who signs up about the happy news as soon as the card is available. This is only a way to make sure that we (or the forum software) won't forget about you. ;) Signing up on the list means that we don't have to hunt you down in the 20+ pages of this thread for sending you a personal message about the project status.

Please understand that signing up does not guarantee that you will get a card, and you can also still change your mind and not buy a card after all.

Submit your contact data here to be informed about the card release!

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Re: Custom-built multi-bank Roland M-256/M-512 memory cards

Post by gj67 » Tue Feb 07, 2017 10:29 am

jxalex wrote:
gj67 wrote: 2. (aimed towards DoJoe) As I own equipment which either takes M256E (D70) or M512E (A-90) cards, would it be possible to create the switch mechanism in such a way to either emulate multiple M256E or multiple M512E cards?

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please dude, take a hour and read through the ALL pages in this thread, it will be your favourite thread --
all these your quzziz and hopes are answered already here.
Trust me, I have (see my previous replies). Anyway, my question was in the meantime already answered. 2 different modules will be available to either emulate M256 or M512.
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