[FYI] Bastl KASTLE Eurorack intergration

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[FYI] Bastl KASTLE Eurorack intergration

Post by av500 » Sat Dec 03, 2016 9:36 am

14hp, 13 pinheader to 3.5mm adapters, GND via battery compartment

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Post by bucketbrigade » Wed Feb 22, 2017 6:52 pm

Wow. Very nicely done!

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Post by hautlle » Thu Feb 23, 2017 1:00 am

This is a fantastic idea!

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Post by av500 » Thu Feb 23, 2017 1:00 am

thanks guys :hail:

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Post by Drilldoughzer » Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:44 pm

Nice work!!! No need to buffer cv in? The Kastle can take it? I know that it takes 4.5 volts but could a 5 volts from a euro power burn it? Also could the pinheaders be replaced entirely by 3.5 connectors?

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Post by av500 » Mon Oct 16, 2017 4:55 am

Drilldoughzer wrote:Nice work!!! No need to buffer cv in? The Kastle can take it? I know that it takes 4.5 volts but could a 5 volts from a euro power burn it? Also could the pinheaders be replaced entirely by 3.5 connectors?
well, Eurorack levels can go from -10V to 10V, the Kastls has 5.1V Zener diodes on all inputs so interfacing with Euro should be fine.

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Post by Drilldoughzer » Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:26 am

Also did my version:
https://www.modulargrid.net/e/other-unknown-pillbox

I love this little bugger!!!

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Post by faderairways » Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:45 am

Nice will build my own one. Why is it possible to youse the batteries for ground?

Thinking about building something like this for the Volca Modular. Someone know if im in danger to broil my Volca Modular with to high voltages?
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Post by faderairways » Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:47 am

Thinking about building something like this for the Volca Modular. Someone know if im in danger to broil my Volca Modular with to high voltages?

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Post by av500 » Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:11 am

I connected Eurorack GND to the "-" connection of the batteries, so both run from the same GND.

Kastl inputs are protected so it's safe to apply Eurorack voltages, but I don't know about the Volca Modular....

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Post by faderairways » Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:32 am

Ok Thank you!!

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Post by Synth Con Meo » Mon Feb 25, 2019 12:44 pm

That's a pretty cool little build there. Props to you!

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Post by faderairways » Mon Feb 25, 2019 12:45 pm

Sorry im new to electronics. Do you think it will make sense giving the Volca Modular Extention a try or will it broil 100%?

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Post by av500 » Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:32 am

buy one, open it up, explore, then you have the answer - or alternatively send one to me and I can have a look :)

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Post by wtk » Thu Dec 19, 2019 2:38 am

there is also euro version of kastle by st modular, i did get two boards in some trade and put them under one panel along with some normalised cross-modulation connections:)
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Post by snowday » Fri Dec 20, 2019 11:17 am

Cool idea, you ought to build a little board to power it from the Euro supply!

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Post by wtk » Fri Dec 20, 2019 2:55 pm

initially planned that, but as i noticed the st version i passed my kastle on and went rather this way:)

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