...drum machines you might find my new project video interesting. I started the project because I couldn't afford a vintage Linndrum but had an old MIDIbass that used the same chips. On furthur investigation it turned out the Oberheim DMX used a very similar circuit to the Linndrum. I've been using the Micro Linn...
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Not sure if this helps but Songfacts says: "Rupert Hine created the distinctive keyboard part at the beginning of the song by triggering a keyboard from a pulse created by a LinnDrum. It was the triggering that made the unusual effect." Deeper and Deeper by The Fixx - Songfacts
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The LM-2 Linndrum is an upgraded version of the LM-1. About 5000 were manufactured between 1982 and 1985 and sold for US$2995. The LinnDrum is a polyphonic 12 voice drum machine with a sequencer and a mixer. It offers fifteen 8-bit 28 kHz ~ 35 kHz digitally sampled drum sounds: bass drum, snare, side-stick snare, hi-hat, crash cymbal, ride cymbal, three tom-toms, cabasa, tambourine, high and low congas, cowbell, and hand-claps. Each sound has it's own output, level and pan control. The snare, tom and conga can be tuned, but modifications allowed all sounds to be tuned. The hi-hat sound has a variable decay control. Most of the sounds were sampled by L.A. drummer Art Wood according to an entry in the Roger Linn Design company online museum. It featured five external trigger inputs and new sounds could be added with EPROM chips, replacing the standard sounds. The sequencer memory offers 56 user, 42 preset patterns to be stored and 49 songs. It has quantization and swing options. The machine can be synchronized through DINSync. There were MIDI retrofit kits available by JL Cooper and Forat Electronics.