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MFOS Sound Lab Mini-Synth in SMT – Assembly Instructions – v1.3

This is the build documentation for version 1.3. It’s an update from V1.2 documentation. A newer version is also available. Please, check the latest information here.

MFOS Sound Lab Mini-Synth is a cool analog monophonic synthesizer. The original version has been created by Ray Wilson from Music From Outer Space.

The Eurorack Sound Lab Mini-Synth

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Debugging MFOS SLMS

I made some scope measurements to help understand and debug faulty MFOS SLMS in SMT version.
My scope is not very accurate and the tested unit is far from perfect, but at least, it gives a pretty good idea of expected signals on the Test Points.

VCO1

First signal to check is VCO1 (TP201). Put VCO1 Frequency pot in middle position (50%), LFO and AR switches on Off position:

VCO1 Test Point (TP201) shows a Clean Sawtooth, from 0 to 4V.

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