No specific timelines, just encouraging words. Looks like some new information has surfaced since they went into production.
This is from the FAQ in October and matches what I got in a personal message.
At the moment the Vixen will not handle Eurorack levels. We are looking into the possibility of offering two variants of the Vixen for use with Eurorack.
- DESKTOP. This would be a tweak of the Vixen design to allow it to handle Eurorack signal levels on all channels. It would omit the Volca power hub and use a new faceplate to indicate this is the Eurorack version. It would still be a standalone tabletop device in a plastic housing.
- MODULE. This would be a proper Eurorack module: metal faceplate, ribbon cable for power, modification to internal power supply to accept 12V input, omit Volca power hub, all channels accept Eurorack levels.
There’s no guarantee that these two variants will be produced. But at the moment it looks highly likely. We are working on the idea and will know more by late October. If we are able to pull this off, we will produce the Eurorack versions at around the same time as the regular Vixens.
BUT In an comment just posted yesterday (coincidence no? :D) regarding the new korg volca mix, he said this.
Initial testing shows that the Vixen can handle Eurorack signals with ease. This will be confirmed in a few weeks.
I may actually order one now given this new info. His plan to remove the volca power hub from the portable eurorack version is a bummer in my opinion. I thought that hub could be a nice way to power some pedals. Wasnt sure about the polarity of those but he then says :
POWER OUTPUT: Power can be provided to Volcas or other Korg gear that uses the same barrel plug size. KVgear also makes a special cable that reverses polarity and will match the barrel plug size used on most effects pedals.
POWER INPUT: The Vixen and anything connected to its power hub can be powered by its internal batteries (not included), by the included AC power supply, or by a large external battery pack that you supply. The Vixen is fully mobile!
A small-footprint, mobile 8 channel mono & stereo mixer with panning and 2 fx sends is precisely the mixer I’ve been wanting. I’m only kicking myself now for not backing the kickstarter (where all this info is coming from).