I think everyone who is into electronic music is enthused by the sound of the father/mother of all drummaschines - Roland’s TR-808. Prices for original, vintage maschines are mental though (much higher then the original retail price …). The user -minus- on electro-music.com did however release stripboard-layouts for most of the soundsources.
I started with the signature sound of the 808 … the kickdrum. Here are some quite random demosounds.
- 808 kick demo:
I sourced all the parts for the rest of the units, but never really got round building it. So I handed the project over to a fellow SDIY-builder here in Berlin. I hope to get some sound samples from him soon.
Since it is quite hard to find all the stripboard-layouts in the different threads, I collected them all and you can download them here: 808-stripboard-layouts.