eBay auction shows nice P-touch "cheatsheet"

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eBay auction shows nice P-touch "cheatsheet"

Postby nebula » Tue Nov 13, 2007 5:54 pm

This is such a cool idea, I'm surprised Synthcom doesn't offer something like this. Imagine how nice this might be if it was professionally laid out on Lexan or similar material...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0178836113
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Postby 7hz » Wed Nov 14, 2007 2:23 am

Yeh that looks cool, even a magnetic strip of that would be good!

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Postby sjones » Wed Nov 14, 2007 7:19 am

Maybe customsynth.co.uk could come up with an overlay?

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Postby nebula » Thu Nov 15, 2007 5:41 pm

7hz wrote:Yeh that looks cool, even a magnetic strip of that would be good!

NOW you're talking. Magnetic strips are pretty cheap to get custom-printed ... after all, look at all the synth magnets on eBay for just a few bucks.

Who knows - after I get Europa maybe I'll try designing something and doing up a small run.

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Postby Bross » Mon Oct 12, 2009 1:47 am

Alright, I took a stab at this. See the attached jpg. I tried to color code things intuitively. Purple is arpeggiator, grey is something that requires knobs or keys to program, blue is dump to midi, black is general system parameters.

I like the magnet idea. I think it would be best applied directly below the A-F 1-8 buttons rather than on the angled piece above the keys like the auction photo. The A-F 1-8 on my jpg wouldn't be needed. I envision the parameters I have on the bottom placed to the right of the strip.

I should mention this is a rough draft and isn't properly to scale. I'd like some feedback, especially on the wording. For example I don't know the best way to describe the sequence functions in 11 letters or less. Also, did I leave anything helpful out? Of course everything can't be covered in such a small space. The original is only arpeggiator functions.
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Postby sir_dss » Sun Jun 12, 2011 10:23 am

I just wanted to BUMP this up...

I was wonder if anyone did eventually make a Europa "cheat sheet" for their Jupiter 6.

It be great if someone made a file for download!

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