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Launchpad Linux updates in ALSA

July 7th, 2012 No comments

So there has been a lot of work with getting the launchpad running on linux.

 

We talked about it a couple years ago and there has been some really cool advancements that I wanted to share with everyone.

 

ALSA has now supported the Launchpad since V1.0.24 so that’s exciting news! AlSA changelog, the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture is bundled with Ubuntu/Debian desktop versions of Linux.
 

A homebrew kernel for midi support in Ubuntu “by Will Scott” get the project at the Launchpadd Google code page.

Ensoniq ASR-X Teardown/Repair

November 10th, 2010 9 comments

Here are some pictures of me opening and replacing the save button in an Ensoniq ASR-X.  This is one of my favorite samplers to work on do to its design.  The ASR-X also came loaded with some pretty classic sounds, which I’ll post once the samples are all edited.  Here is the demo song that comes loaded on the ASR-X.

ASR-X missing save button

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ASR with face plate removed

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Up Close

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Face plate removed

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Backside of Faceplate

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Face panel PCB missing the save button

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Face panel PCB with save button

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Ensoniq ASR-X with save button replaced

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