User modded unit adds features that may be should have been 24/02/17
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Ebayer jumbuk_studio is selling a modified Akai Rhythm Wolf - as you may know it didn't get too much love from reviewers and users due to a few, ah shortcomings. But it's fair to say that as with most things, it's never quite the full story.
Indeed here's a demo by TheTrackDriver suggesting that you can use it creatively, as with most things.
Back to the Ebay Auction - this Rhythm Wolf has had several modifications which one could argue improves the unit considerably:
The standard Wolf just has two mono outputs - one each for the drum mix and the bass synth. I added four separate outputs for the drums. Now you can feed the drums into your mixer and get a proper stereo mix, and treat each drum separately - maybe a dub echo on the snare and some flanging on the hats.
The standard Wolf just has one knob for hat decay - affecting both the closed and open hats. I added a separate knob for the open hat (the grey knob in the picture). This greatly adds to the hat flexibility.
The Howl distortion knob is ridiculous on the standard Wolf - it just turns everything into a mush of distortion, even at the low settings. I added a resistor across the pot terminals to reduce the sensitivity at low settings. It's still too harsh, but at least it can be tamed.