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Replace BA6110 with BA662a
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Replace BA6110 with BA662a

by rarara on Sun Oct 27, 2013 4:06 pm

OK, so I understand that as many people will insist that the 662 makes no difference than will recommend it, but my question is....

Has anyone initially built their box with a BA6110 and not been impressed with the sound, and swapped to a 622a which made a significant difference?

I suppose what I mean is, if a x0xb0x doesn't sound 'authentically' 303-ish with a 6110, will it ever achieve the sound with a 622a?
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Re: Replace BA6110 with BA662a

by diplowave on Sun Oct 27, 2013 4:54 pm

I replaced the ba6110 by a 662, i noticed no difference. I think it isn't perceptible by the human ear. :|
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Re: Replace BA6110 with BA662a

by Luap on Mon Oct 28, 2013 3:36 pm

I built my first one with a 6610. Seemed fine, but I managed to get a 662 anyway, so I was curious to try it. Didn't really notice a difference, although it 'may' have smoothed the VCA out a bit, but it's really hard to be sure, and it's probably quite random anyway.
Put it this way, I got 2 X 662's, and i've not even bothered to fit the other 662 to my other x0xb0x yet.
I guess it's kinda nice to have at least 1 part in there though that is an original 'Roland' part?! But thats about the only advantage, if you can all it that.
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Re: Replace BA6110 with BA662a

by Paradigm X on Tue Oct 29, 2013 5:47 am

subatomic did a detailed comparison;

http://www.subatomicglue.com/x0xl0g/ba662a-analysis/

Please keep the ba662s for repairing old rolands !!! :) My sh09 has 4 in the filter...
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