Pictures of your builds!

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GaryG
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5697 posts since 13 Jan, 2003 from Kent, UK

Post Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:34 am

justin3am wrote:Great work. The spring reverbs are awesome too!
+1

I like your way with a wooden enclosure Knockman, so simple and elegant.
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whyterabbyt
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26226 posts since 4 Sep, 2001 from R'lyeh Oceanic Amusement Park and Funfair

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Post Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:07 am

No pictures, Im afraid, but I finally got my arse into gear and built my Music Thing Vactrol Mix, so my Turing Machine set (Turing Machine, Pulses, Voltages, Vactrol Mix) is finally complete and installed.
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whyterabbyt
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Post Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:47 pm

So finally here's a picture of what Ive got built and working so far. Ive greyed out the prebuilt modules, they're only in that 3-row case temporarily anyway.

Top row:

Circuit Abbey Programmer Breakout, 2 x Circuit Abbey Euroduino, Music Thing Turing Machine, Music Thing Pulses, Music Thing Voltages, Music Thing Vactrol Mix (

Middle Row

2x Music Thing Radio Music, RYO Optodist, Laurentide Synthworks VG2, Ginkosynthese Grains, Ginkosynthese SampleSlicer, Music Thing Mikrophonie
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justin3am
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10449 posts since 7 May, 2006 from Southern California

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Post Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:08 am

Fantastic work! Love the look of you black and red TM+expanders.
How do you like the Sample Slicer? I think shamman has one as well. I was thinking of getting the kit from Modular Addict.

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whyterabbyt
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26226 posts since 4 Sep, 2001 from R'lyeh Oceanic Amusement Park and Funfair

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Post Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:01 am

justin3am wrote:Fantastic work! Love the look of you black and red TM+expanders.
How do you like the Sample Slicer? I think shamman has one as well. I was thinking of getting the kit from Modular Addict.
Yeah, those are the original black acrylic panels; they're laser-etched and you have to paint in the red yourself.

I like the Sampleslicer, but up until now its been a bit underused; I'd been kind of avoiding feeding external audio in, but didnt have much in the way of triggering or sequencing etc to build loops inside the modular as a standalone system.
But some other modules I've added in the past 6 months feed more into doing that, especially the TM set, the Knit Rider, and the 1010 Bitbox. I'm kinda looking to a workflow based on bouncing stuff to, and then between, the Sampleslicer and the Bitbox.

The SampleSlicer was a ludicrously easy kit, the board is 95% premade, its really just adding some LEDs, the panel and hardware.
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ourafilmes
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270 posts since 21 Jul, 2007 from Porto, Portugal

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Post Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:34 am

1957 RCA MI 12161 to Fender Tweed Deluxe 5C3 Conversion
The amp was converted from a PA amp to a guitar amp by Frugal Amps, USA. I bought it in the state that you see in the video and designed a cabinet for it.

Project video with sound test and a look on some of the final details of the cabinet. Includes some pictures of the original 1957 RCA catalogue and a comparison between the original and the conversion units.
Note that I don´t play guitar regularly for many years now (including a period of 10 years that I didn´t even touch it).
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_AzhHa_YjI
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justin3am
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10449 posts since 7 May, 2006 from Southern California

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Post Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:54 am

Great work Ourafilmes! I haven't had a chance to watch the video in full, I just skipped forward to see the guts of the amp. :D
I'll check the rest out later.

ourafilmes
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270 posts since 21 Jul, 2007 from Porto, Portugal

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Post Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:59 pm

Thanks! Cheers!

knockman
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1830 posts since 21 Feb, 2004 from somewhere! anywhere!

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Post Sun Aug 26, 2018 4:13 am

I've had several builds on the go these past few months and made a concerted effort to finish off a handful. Still a few more yet to complete but I just finished a dual ADSR module that means I can make more sense of what I've got so far :)

Here's the latest stuff:
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Drum sequencer - combines Look Mum No Computer's Big Button with a Wav Trigger. I extended the Wav Trigger's SD card slot to make it accessible from the front in order to swap out different drum kits. Also made it patch-able and built a 'trigger box' that plugs into my Korg SAS-20 so I can access its individual drum sounds. Big thanks to aciddose for helping me on this in another thread :tu:
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A dual ADSR with trigger to gate converter
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ADSR 1 is Arduino based: http://m0xpd.blogspot.com/2017/02/signa ... duino.html
ADSR 2 is from Practical Electronics (Jan 1979). Paul in the Lab kindly posted a scan online: https://paulinthelab.blogspot.com/2015/03/
The trigger to gate converter is just a 555 circuit. Here's the guts:
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Next up, a case for these modules - they can easily be swapped in and out, being held snug by strips of neoprene rubber.
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At the bottom is another Look Mum No Computer project - an Arduino based step sequencer

Finally, here's a video of this stuff in action - hooked up to a tangible waves AE Modular, plus a few other bits and pieces (apologies as it goes on a bit):
https://youtu.be/muNjadeoYk8

Still to finish building - a couple more filters and some buffered multiples.

Cheers

sinkmusic
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6153 posts since 28 Apr, 2004 from france

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Post Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:56 am

It looks beautiful !
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justin3am
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Post Wed Aug 29, 2018 11:09 am

Great work! All of your projects have so much character!
Thanks again for sharing. :)

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whyterabbyt
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26226 posts since 4 Sep, 2001 from R'lyeh Oceanic Amusement Park and Funfair

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Post Thu Aug 30, 2018 12:51 am

justin3am wrote:Great work! All of your projects have so much character!
Thanks again for sharing. :)
agreed. you've got a really nice aesthetic going on there. :tu:
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knockman
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1830 posts since 21 Feb, 2004 from somewhere! anywhere!

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Post Fri Aug 31, 2018 3:15 pm

Thanks sinkmusic, justin3am & whyterabbyt :)
Since I no longer have a studio space and my stuff spills out of a closet into the living room and kitchen, it stands a better chance of being tolerated if it at least looks 'ornamental'. :lol:

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