Final update - general notes & links to PDF manuals
This will be the last official update. It's been several months since the kits have shipped and many of you have already installed them. However, I'm sure there are many... Read more
February - 3rd Update (Always check & calibrate the filters)
General notes on calibrating the filters on the Oberheim OB-X, especially when expanding voices.
February - 1st Update
We've received a good bit of feedback so far regarding the parts. So far the response has been extremely positive. If you have any questions with your kit install please... Read more
January 4th Update - Calibration (New Video)
This is an updated version of the calibration video. Kickstarter does not allow edits to updates so we've had to post the same update again.
January 4th Update - Calibration Procedure
This video describes the calibration procedure for our OB-X voice cards and motherboards. All parts have been calibrated before shipping and you will not have to complete this calibration procedure... Read more
January 2nd Update - Quick Note
A quick note for those that are waiting for or have received your 4-voice or 8-voice kits, there will be a significant update tomorrow going over the kits to answer... Read more
January - 1st Update
A quick to note to let you all know we'll be back from vacation Wednesday January 2. All outstanding messages will be answered. For those that have not received tracking... Read more
December - 4th Update
Addendum to the video... if you are enabling new voices and have an older OB-X there will be three large switches in place of the 8 position DIP switch. They... Read more
December - 2nd Update
Please be sure to reply to the survey with your shipping address if you haven't already.
October - 3rd update
Just a quick but important update to let you know that no parts have shipped yet. The first parts will start shipping the 2nd week of November. Also, in regards... Read more
October - 2nd Update
Here's a a couple pics and a quick video. The pics show the filter control board and the reference unit with three voices using all the production parts. The filter... Read more
September - 1st Update
Good news. All PCB's are in and everything is working. The last board to come in was the filter control board for the filter LP/BP/HP selection. The original prototype was... Read more
September - 2nd Update
Ok. As promised a few pictures this time to go along with the boring details! Kickstarter doesn't allow larger pics. Click the links for supersize version.
1) This is a... Read more
September - 1st Update
There have been minor delays but no significant setbacks.
1) The first 12pcs of Voice PCB Assemblies have been received, tested and approved. We are now making many more than... Read more
August - 1st Update
More boring technical news, but worth noting... we have invested in 10k pcs of new CA3080AE OTA's and these will be used in the voice cards and motherboards. The original... Read more
July - 3rd update
This week was fairly uneventful. Voice Card PCBA's are taking longer than originally estimated. However, they were sent out first to accommodate for any delays. They are expected to be... Read more
PCB manufacturing in progress, voice motherboard trays ordered
Just a quick update to confirm we are still on schedule. Voice card tray's are now out being made. Parts for PCB Assembly are now on hand and will ship out... Read more
PCB manufacturing begins and parts on order
Voice card PCB's and Motherboard PCB's have been ordered today and will be ready for assembly by July 20.
We have also started parts procurement for the parts we don't... Read more
*OBX Synthesizer Parts Fully Funded!
Thanks everyone for pledging. The parts procurement starts Monday.
PCB Assemblies take 4 weeks to come in and will be the first order of business. Shortly thereafter on July 16... Read more
Answers to questions regarding the stretch goal.
Q) The Rack Option would be the only thing of interest to me. Since you write "Do Not purchase *OBX Motherboards if looking to build the rack version, alternate motherboards... Read more
We have reached the goal!
Thanks everyone for the pledges. It appears there are just enough OB-X's in need out there to make it happen. If you are planning to use your OB-X parts for... Read more