Steve's one of the good blokes though.
Where do I send the tenner!
However, this thread reminds me of the time when I was doing some work for Roland beta testing a new module they had made. It was the 303 rack called the M303R. I had one of, I believe, 6 units ever built although I can't even find info on them.
The unit they sent to me for testing had the most unstable engine and the oscs would actually emit RF and the processing path would create the strangest and interesting sounds.
I have had protos which were more like Meccano kits with exposed components and mains rails, etc.. I have had to keep people out of my lab on grounds of health and safety!
Great fun as well when using a really early OS that has more bugs than a roach infected tenement building and you have to build the factory library and/or write the manual! and describe features which haven't yet been implemented!
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