Shin-ei/Univox Uni-Vibe [Replica Files]

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Here's something special foe Vibe lovers

Still PCB transfer file to do, and should be done over next few days (or hours if I speed up), so keep your balls open

Here's the link

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You sir f*cking rock! :applause:
The television will not be revolutionized.

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The Rotagilla wrote:You sir f*cking rock! :applause:
Ha, I love your response.

Bu next couple of days transfer file will be done, I'm waiting for confirmation board dimension from another Univibe owner...

What else... Yeah, the transformer... To get the reproduction I can recommend Chris Merren (aka Cerrem on various forums) from Merren Audio. I'm sure amp builders know him from great posts (very knowable person, and well respected), and his replica transformers. http://merrenaudio.com/

I was chatting with him, and he can custom build dead-on replica, as he owns one. No info about pricing yet

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You rock bro!

Transfer file is done. I did it from the start again. It's 95% acurate to the real one. The pict i was working of was slightly angled, but i learned little about the graphic soft i was using and i get it stright. I'm on my Android powered device today, so the file will be up tomorrow.

How to match the LDR's? Anyone?

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sinner wrote:How to match the LDR's? Anyone?
Bułka z masłem!

You just need one of those:
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Modded/optimized/improved...

Fukit

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I'm very interested in this (and very grateful to Sinner) project. I've had several original vibes as well as most of the newer production ones and none of the newer ones came close to my best vintage unit. I'm not a big believer in mojo but there's something going on in the originals that got lost along the way.
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As said above, boutique gurus mess to much with silly mods

Also, check out this tread viewtopic.php?f=19&t=921&hilit=univibe+schematic and posts by amp_surgeon

He traced original Univibe and lots of components was different to the factory one

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Stu is also making cool Vibe clone based on his early unit, and he wrote that his example is different to later ones.
So some component value changes could be pretty common, I think.
http://www.wah-wah.co.uk/vibe.html
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Here's gut shot:
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I see a lot of similarities in component placement, so it shouldnt be hard to know what the differences are. On the other hand... I like Stu, and I don't feel like expose his work. He helped me a lot, and shared cool info with me even don't know me

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Sure :thumbsup , I'm just giving example of different unit.

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Check the link i posted before :-)

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More blah, blah, and new layouts with schematics are on

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sinner wrote:More blah, blah, and new layouts with schematics are on
Once again... great work Sinner! :thumbsup

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Curious about something...I'm looking at the guts of a current clone and all the 1uf's are substituted with 1.5uf's, would this affect the tone/sound?
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Current clone of who? Self called guru from Classic misinfomation-amps?

I'm in prepere of making small know-how of whats efect what in UV, but in short - no :-)

the cap tolerance is 20% anyway, to small difference to do shit, even in coupling caps locations

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