Tycobrahe - Octavia  [schematic]

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Tycobrahe - Octavia  [schematic]

Postby analogguru » 10 Jul 2007, 19:31

And here is the Tycobrahe Octavia which confirms my trace and theory:
http://wc6w.50webs.com/wc6wvint/fr411.html
even the original Roger Mayer Octavio schemo traced by the Tyco people can be found here.

read more about the history here:
Octavia History - Truth revealed ?
here:
Octavia Evolution courtesy of Roger Mayer
and here:
Roger Mayer Octavia Octavio
and look at the:
Tycobrahe Octavia schematic
and the
Roger Mayer Octavia schematic

This is the wrong Helios schematic where all came from:
http://vintageking.com/site/files/image ... -Var-1.jpg

The schematic on my website has been upated today.

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Re: Tycobrahe - Octavia

Postby Bernardduur » 27 Sep 2009, 18:42

Had a chicago iron version in today. Identical to all the ruling schematics. Great unit.

One point; the DC jack adapter on the back was printed wrong. You would reverse the polarity if you'd follow that.
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Re: Tycobrahe - Octavia

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Re: Tycobrahe - Octavia

Postby Dr Tony Balls » 07 Sep 2011, 03:17

Made up a vero layout for this tonight. If anyone wants it, here you go:

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Re: Tycobrahe - Octavia

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Re: Tycobrahe - Octavia

Postby p_wats » 15 Dec 2011, 16:14

I've got a Chicago Iron Octavian Plus prototype (confirmed as #6/25 by Chicago Iron and signed inside) that I'm not sure what to do with...I've built a billion fuzzes already, so it doesn't get played.

You guys seem to have a handle on the schemo (as it's all over the internet), so no need to trace, I suppose:

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http://www.facekick.ca/images/octavian_4_insideback.jpg

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Re: Tycobrahe - Octavia

Postby sinner » 15 Dec 2011, 16:19

You kidding? :D

Show the trace side, pretty please

Any marking on the transformer?
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Re: Tycobrahe - Octavia

Postby p_wats » 15 Dec 2011, 16:52

sinner wrote:You kidding? :D

Show the trace side, pretty please

Any marking on the transformer?


I'll take a look tonight. It's for sale, but probably will still be with me for a few days at least...

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Re: Tycobrahe - Octavia

Postby p_wats » 16 Dec 2011, 23:29

sinner wrote:You kidding? :D

Show the trace side, pretty please

Any marking on the transformer?


Crap. Sorry Sinner, I was going to take better pictures this weekend, but a guy came and bought it from me today as soon as I got home from work. Wasn't even time to get the back off!

I've got a funky fuzz on loan from a friend that I could take shots of though...
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Re: Tycobrahe - Octavia

Postby sinner » 17 Dec 2011, 07:52

No worries, I'm sure we will have this opportunity to look inside in future :wink:
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Re: Tycobrahe - Octavia

Postby beedotman » 17 Dec 2011, 22:05

I got those gut shots
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Re: Tycobrahe - Octavia

Postby kymar » 18 Dec 2011, 09:40

Please give more Hi-res gutshots
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Re: Tycobrahe - Octavia

Postby Dirk_Hendrik » 18 Dec 2011, 16:46

kymar wrote:Please give more Hi-res gutshots


resolution looks fine here.
Sorry. Plain out of planes.

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Re: Tycobrahe - Octavia

Postby sinner » 18 Dec 2011, 16:56

Those are from the auction I've linked for record. It looks like ebay did some magic and downloading picts is not that easy. I had to play with webcode

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Re: Tycobrahe - Octavia

Postby Bernardduur » 19 Dec 2011, 11:52

I had one of those newer versions in (chicagoiron???) which was blown because the DC jack was wired different from what was written on the unit (it was wired for a normal DC adapter standard in pedals (+ on the outside, - on the inside of the barrel), the writing was the other way around)

The unit was a 1:1 copy of the older Tycobrahe schematic!
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Re: Tycobrahe - Octavia

Postby kymar » 19 Dec 2011, 13:29

interested on transistors and transformer marking
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Re: Tycobrahe - Octavia

Postby sinner » 18 Mar 2012, 19:17

few more shots

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Re: Tycobrahe - Octavia

Postby beedotman » 08 Sep 2012, 09:11

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Re: Tycobrahe - Octavia

Postby sinner » 08 Sep 2012, 09:31

My man! Thanks for this
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Re: Tycobrahe - Octavia

Postby beedotman » 08 Sep 2012, 11:55

Yo! :thumbsup
I'm wondering why no one have done this earlier :)
Anyway, it's not 100% replica layout, but should be pretty close to original.
This one should fit 1590P1 enclosure and is sized for 42TM022 transformer.
In orginal octavias transformers are little bigger.
I will post later tighter layout for 125B enclosure.
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