The 2021 Show Us Your DIY Builds Thread!

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Post by SlightlyNasty » Wed Jan 20, 2021 8:19 pm

Haralds:Werk wrote:
Mon Jan 18, 2021 9:34 am
Sequencer Nostalgia

This was my first build when I came back to SDIY. A three row/16 step sequencer. Completely build on stripboard. Still working after all this years. Only hand sketched schematics. Nothing to publish. Pictures only.
Love the modular approach with the step banks. What a beauty!
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Post by roglok » Thu Jan 21, 2021 6:10 am

ketem13 wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 12:12 pm
For the past few months I was working on a diy modular system from scratch mainly from cgs schematics.

Here is my first complete module: Dual CGS VCF.

The front panel is only prototype as I'm waiting to some aluminium panels to arrive!

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Audio example of the BP out from both filters:
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hard panning left & right
both modulated by MN maths
looks good, sounds good!

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Post by pugix » Fri Jan 22, 2021 8:13 am

A change of pace from the DIY Quantussy, my first DIY MOTM module in a while: Oakley Discontinuity.

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Post by Lolo73 » Fri Jan 22, 2021 1:34 pm

My new DIY module : a dual TTGTT (Trigger to Gate and Gate to Trigger) with a few options

Here's the module, as usual with a french voice and an english subtitle.

Enjoy!


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Post by motormenace » Sun Jan 24, 2021 5:56 pm

System 850 DIY build...
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Post by elmegil » Wed Jan 27, 2021 7:50 pm

I know I'm late to the party, but goddamn that Lyra-8 is impressive and beautiful.

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Post by ketem13 » Thu Jan 28, 2021 11:23 am

here is some stripboards modules I was working on in the last 3 months
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CGS Dual VCS
CGS Dual VCF 1973
CGS TWS
CGS VCM + MI Rectifier
CGS SSG + MFOS White Noise/Low Noise/High Noise
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I couldn't wait to connect it and check everything so I did not make any front panel layout.. I may will write by hand, or may leave it as it is and practice my memory.

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Post by gnsk » Fri Jan 29, 2021 2:39 am

ketem13 wrote:
Thu Jan 28, 2021 11:23 am
I may will write by hand, or may leave it as it is and practice my memory.
I always no mark on panel. Patching via Logical memory but there is mark on jack behinds panel.
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Post by oniwaboni » Fri Jan 29, 2021 7:02 am

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Just finished a case for the preenfm2 synth today :)

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Post by Voltcontrol » Fri Jan 29, 2021 7:08 am

oniwaboni wrote:
Fri Jan 29, 2021 7:02 am
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Just finished a case for the preenfm2 synth today :)
Beautiful!
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Post by ketem13 » Fri Jan 29, 2021 11:54 am

gnsk wrote:
Fri Jan 29, 2021 2:39 am
ketem13 wrote:
Thu Jan 28, 2021 11:23 am
I may will write by hand, or may leave it as it is and practice my memory.
I always no mark on panel. Patching via Logical memory but there is mark on jack behinds panel.
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wow! no stripboard at all on the back? looks crazy and very nice

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Post by wiperactive » Fri Jan 29, 2021 12:32 pm

gnsk wrote:
Fri Jan 29, 2021 2:39 am
I always no mark on panel. Patching via Logical memory but there is mark on jack behinds panel.
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Always impressive to me. Is your facility to build without boards and unmarked front panels something to do with photographic memory?

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Post by gnsk » Fri Jan 29, 2021 6:45 pm

ketem13 wrote:
Fri Jan 29, 2021 11:54 am

wow! no stripboard at all on the back? looks crazy and very nice
no board at all, it's like building the structure. and very fun and creative.
wiperactive wrote:
Fri Jan 29, 2021 12:32 pm

Always impressive to me. Is your facility to build without boards and unmarked front panels something to do with photographic memory?
thanks, i think, I have not so much with photographic memory. Maybe more with mnemonic. Sometimes l forget the which jack. More use, more remember. At planning the location of jack, i follow logic, left in , right out, related ones in the same column, usw. Then, not so much need to remember.
I think, such process at build is also making specific module to more personalized to me.

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Post by wiperactive » Sat Jan 30, 2021 8:50 pm

gnsk wrote:
Fri Jan 29, 2021 6:45 pm
thanks, i think, I have not so much with photographic memory. Maybe more with mnemonic. Sometimes l forget the which jack. More use, more remember. At planning the location of jack, i follow logic, left in , right out, related ones in the same column, usw. Then, not so much need to remember.
I think, such process at build is also making specific module to more personalized to me.
I see. Still, even with mnemonics I've always had a lousy memory... though I'm planning to build a few very simple minimal cost quad attenuators without labels and no more. I tend avoid those Make Noise modules because of this!

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Post by EASYBOY » Mon Feb 01, 2021 8:55 am

gnsk wrote:
Fri Jan 29, 2021 2:39 am
ketem13 wrote:
Thu Jan 28, 2021 11:23 am
I may will write by hand, or may leave it as it is and practice my memory.
I always no mark on panel. Patching via Logical memory but there is mark on jack behinds panel.
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Post by dot matrix madness » Tue Feb 02, 2021 11:18 am

CR-8000 Cowbell and Claves adapted to Eurorack.
For schematics see my corresponding thread in the Music Tech DIY section.
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Post by claesbert » Wed Feb 03, 2021 3:37 pm

Yeah! Just finished the norns shield from scratch! My most challenging build up to now, but it's alive and works! Now on to exploring! (Got a case in the works in fluo green)
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Post by Dr. Sketch-n-Etch » Wed Feb 03, 2021 6:29 pm

I already posted this in last year's DIY Builds thread, so I thought I'd put it in the proper thread. It's my new "lite" frequency shifter. It has no on-board VCO, but it has a second broadband Dome filter for generating quadrature signals from any external MOD source (or you can put in external SIN and COS signals). It works great. I'll be making a video later today.
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Post by analogmonster » Thu Feb 04, 2021 1:41 am

Dr. Sketch-n-Etch wrote:
Wed Feb 03, 2021 6:29 pm
I already posted this in last year's DIY Builds thread, so I thought I'd put it in the proper thread. It's my new "lite" frequency shifter. It has no on-board VCO, but it has a second broadband Dome filter for generating quadrature signals from any external MOD source (or you can put in external SIN and COS signals). It works great. I'll be making a video later today.
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Cool! I am also interested in building a frequency shifter and I am interested in a video / audio examples. And compliments for your technical "build-up".

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Post by synth.void » Thu Feb 04, 2021 2:12 pm

oniwaboni wrote:
Fri Jan 29, 2021 7:02 am
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Just finished a case for the preenfm2 synth today :)
Looks really good! Did you make cheeks yourself too?

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Post by oniwaboni » Thu Feb 04, 2021 4:11 pm

synth.void wrote:
Thu Feb 04, 2021 2:12 pm
oniwaboni wrote:
Fri Jan 29, 2021 7:02 am
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Just finished a case for the preenfm2 synth today :)
Looks really good! Did you make cheeks yourself too?
yes, i cnc-milled them :)

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Post by kedowe » Sun Feb 07, 2021 1:46 am

Hi all! Long time lurker here, figure it's as good as any time to start posting.

My 2021 New Years resolution was to conquer my fear of SMD soldering. My 2022 resolution will be curing my addiction to NLC modules...

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Post by NeolithicElectrophones » Sun Feb 07, 2021 1:55 am

^ Congrats! You'll quickly get the 2021 resolution sorted, but bad news on 2022. It never gets any better and Andrew doesn't help it by putting out new drugs faster than the CIA! I tried to jump ship from euro to Loudest warning to get away from the NLC GAS and currently find myself porting one off NLC into Loudest warning. I'm fucked haha.

Edit: what color LEDs are you using? I'm always intrigued by water clear.

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Post by kedowe » Sun Feb 07, 2021 2:11 am

NeolithicElectrophones wrote:
Sun Feb 07, 2021 1:55 am
^ Congrats! You'll quickly get the 2021 resolution sorted, but bad news on 2022. It never gets any better and Andrew doesn't help it by putting out new drugs faster than the CIA! I tried to jump ship from euro to Loudest warning to get away from the NLC GAS and currently find myself porting one off NLC into Loudest warning. I'm fucked haha.
Hahaha! It's funny because I was starting to collect SMD NLC modules used and realized how broke I was becoming, which was actually why I started the whole SMD soldering resolution in the first place. Now I'm going to start selling off more of my "commercial" modules to fund more DIY...it never ends, which is the sign of a perfect hobby

Oooh, cool on the ports!! I'm thinking about dipping my toes into the 4U water...I'd love to see some pics if you have the time

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