Sunday 27 March 2016

A Little Three Up Three Down

I had some offcuts of ISEP extrusion and some old 19" panel blanks, so rather than waste them I made a little 2x3U sidecar. It's likely to hold just mults & other passive modules, but I'll add a power umbilical via a front panel connection. This is probably cabinet 12A

Friday 25 March 2016

Sunday 20 March 2016

It Lives (Part Eight)

Ian Fritz's take on the Jerkster chaos circuit. After much consideration I decided to mount two mini pots in line with the jack grid to allow five controls on a 1U panel. It's a bit fiddly, but the advantage of this over a staggered design means that I could use a Stooge three pot bracket to mount the board

Monday 14 March 2016

It Lives (Part Seven)

Ian Fritz's 5-Pulser. I had most of the parts in stock and modified an old PCB bracket to fit. It's designed to modulate timbre, but as a mangling device also sounds amazing on drums. In other news I also sowed some carrots

Friday 4 March 2016


...The Model 175 Universal Programmer. I recently got hold of this nifty bit of lab gear but it arrived DOA. Today I completely dismantled the unit to access the switches which in turn also needed to be completely dismantled and then cleaned. The cleaning worked a treat and also fixed another little problem with the Tilt indicator. Once reassembled, I had it running an arp sequence for a few hours synced to an external master clock (which is exactly why I bought it in the first place).

Thursday 3 March 2016

Wild Garlic !

Finally, the wild garlic that I planted last year is beginning to come through. Though I know a great spot in the woods, it's good to have a supply to hand