Happy New Year!
Ah, but that was 1999; we don't party like that any more.
I enjoyed this book about himhttp://www.amazon.co.uk/Who-Killed-Martin-Hannett-Magician/dp/1845131746/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1333137739&sr=8-3I honestly don't remember there being much if any technical detail, but his personality comes through loud and clear.
Anyone ever thought about cloning the 5002's?
Clearly the parts are there to build new ones, as replacements are available.
What ever possessed SSC to use that stupid card edge connector for the power supply is beyond me, and the flex circuit and mechanical design are a nightmare as well. The first MTM that I got clearly had the polarity wrong on the power connector... I'm guessing that many MTM's suffered this fate.