P600fw

Teensy++ based Sequential Circuits Prophet 600 firmware remake

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Description

This is the P600FW project, a CPU/firmware remake for the SCI Prophet 600 (http://www.vintagesynth.com/sci/p600.php). It uses a slightly modified Teensy++ board (http://www.pjrc.com/store/teensypp_pins.html) that plugs into the Z80 socket.

Links

My synthesizer blog (gliglisynth.blogspot.fr, development versions are posted there)
English forum (at www.gearslutz.com)
French forum (at forum.anafrog.com)

Installation and usage

See documentation PDFs...

History

  • Alpha 20130226 : First public version.
  • Beta 1.0 : First proper release.
  • Stable 2.0 :
    • New user interface (moved all the membrane keypad options to: hit a button once or twice / turn the "Speed" data knob).
    • New assigner (better priority system; unison track latch; disabling voices).
    • MIDI out / SysEx patch dumps.
    • Synchronizing the Arpeggiator to MIDI clock.
    • Unison detune.
    • Dedicated vibrato (independent from the LFO).
    • Automatic modulation after a delay.
    • Many bug fixes and tweaks.

Downloads

Demos

Future improvements/fixes (aka. TODO list)

  • Sequencer (probably inspired by the Six-trak one, without being multitimbral, of course).
  • Support for custom tunings, implementation of the MIDI Tuning Standard.

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