I could imagine the delay and the phaser being similar circuits to the equivalents in the 700, but I can’t think how they would have been designed to stack up on the System 100 – the top of the 102 isn’t particularly deep. Maybe this was part of the reasoning that led them to design the 100m?
Someone asked on electro-music about subbing a LM13700 for a couple of CA3080s in a Roland-style filter, so I thought I’d have a go. I levered out the 3080s in my 703e clone and wired up three LM13700s (two for the four poles, one-half for the resonance control) and to no-one’s great surprise, it works.
Here is some quick fiddling with an out-of-tune clone 700 oscillator into the 703e VCF.
It sounds a bit overdriven to me – I was trying to avoid any red lights, but being in a hurry to get something down it’s possible I got something wrong along the way.
Now I think about it, it could be that I didn’t recalibrate the DC offset trimmers from when it was set up with the 3080s.
The wires strewn all over the board probably aren’t helping either, so I’m tempted to build up another 703e and make some LM13700-to-CA3080 adaptors to test this further.