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Post by audioCTRL » Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:12 pm

andrewF wrote:
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its a real shit trying to wire down in the crotch region......
basically made a door out of the back (same for the back of the head)
the boards are stacked and bolted all over the place

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Post by snevlida14 » Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:17 pm

wtk wrote:
Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:23 am
040B wrote:
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What kind of psu are you using? Are you running all modules on 5v?
as i wrote, seismic ips2.. http://seismic.industries/ips2/
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nice little psu, although the layout could be better for in-case mounting. Maybe i will make some similar later with different layout.
with these modules i measured current around 1,7A from the usb, so it can run quite long time with this 20ah bank.
That standoff idea is baller

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Post by diablojoy » Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:29 am

Sick of my cheap plastic parts drawers so made this one from salvaged timber
fronts are blackwood taken from an old stump started it last august
Will use this one for resistors - 100 draws with 4 partitioned sections per draw

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hmm sorry its upside down :despair:
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It probably wont happen today but if it does it definitely wont go smoothly.

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Post by Flareless » Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:38 am

diablojoy wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:29 am
Sick of my cheap plastic parts drawers so made this one from salvaged timber ...
A Thing of Beauty! :yay: :yay: :yay:
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Post by NeolithicElectrophones » Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:48 am

diablojoy wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:29 am
Sick of my cheap plastic parts drawers so made this one from salvaged timber
fronts are blackwood taken from an old stump started it last august
Will use this one for resistors - 100 draws with 4 partitioned sections per draw
Holy s#%!
That is seriously skilled work. Looks incredibly good. The blackwood fronts look expertly prepared and finished, great symmetry etc...
Reminds me of older medicinal cabinets, functional at heart but with wonderful aesthetic considerations.

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Post by bitflip » Sat Apr 11, 2020 10:54 pm

diablojoy wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:29 am
Sick of my cheap plastic parts drawers so made this one from salvaged timber
:yay:

:hail:
Beautiful work there! Nostalgic reminder of card catalogs like used to be in public libraries before the 90s :youkids:

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Post by romain » Sat May 09, 2020 6:00 am

Hello !
Here is my work since this january (the quarantine helped a lot !)
As you can see, I made some improvements on panels creations (yellow ones are my first tries)
And I know, I have to fill that case, didn't plan to make that big... :hihi:

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Post by Troubleshooter » Sun May 24, 2020 5:35 pm

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My mostly Yusynth system. Back to the woodwork for another "floor" for that fixed filterbank.
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Post by tobb » Fri Jun 12, 2020 7:26 am

diablojoy wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:29 am
Sick of my cheap plastic parts drawers so made this one from salvaged timber
fronts are blackwood taken from an old stump started it last august
Will use this one for resistors - 100 draws with 4 partitioned sections per draw


20200406_135026.jpg


hmm sorry its upside down :despair:
:hail:

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Post by coderkevin » Tue Jul 14, 2020 4:01 am

Hi!

This is my synth DIY space! I'm learning to build synth. ;)
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My first DIY modular is Veils.
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The second one is Plaits. in testing!
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I'm builing Shruthi now. :cloud:
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Post by devinw1 » Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:18 am

Looks like good tools to start, Kevin! Many people start with MUCH worse!

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Post by coderkevin » Tue Jul 14, 2020 1:49 pm

devinw1 wrote:
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Looks like good tools to start, Kevin! Many people start with MUCH worse!
SMT components are too difficult to solder ! :omg: So I decided to buy some better tools

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Post by devinw1 » Tue Jul 14, 2020 1:55 pm

coderkevin wrote:
Tue Jul 14, 2020 1:49 pm
devinw1 wrote:
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Looks like good tools to start, Kevin! Many people start with MUCH worse!
SMT components are too difficult to solder ! :omg: So I decided to buy some better tools
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Post by Dr. Sketch-n-Etch » Tue Jul 14, 2020 4:15 pm

diablojoy wrote:
Thu Apr 09, 2020 3:29 am
Sick of my cheap plastic parts drawers so made this one from salvaged timber
fronts are blackwood taken from an old stump started it last august
Will use this one for resistors - 100 draws with 4 partitioned sections per draw


20200406_135026.jpg


hmm sorry its upside down :despair:
That's very beautiful, but I'm not sure that it's terribly practical. Here is my resistor collection (well, most of it -- there are a couple of smaller boxes):
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Most of these came from Digikey, and I just leave them in the bags they come in. I mark the value at the top of the bag with a Sharpie pen, and organize the bags in order. This makes it super easy to find the right value, and to put it back where it goes when I'm done with it. Most of these blue bags have either 25 resistors (uncommon values) or 100 resistors (more common values). The resistors I use a lot of -- 499R, 1k, 10k, 30.1k, 100k -- these I buy in lots of 1000, and they come on tape all coiled up, so I leave those in separate bags which I just store in a drawer in my workbench.

Early on, I thought about keeping resistors in some sort of drawer matrix, but I realized that it would just take up a lot of space and not be very convenient.
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Post by smiler » Wed Jul 15, 2020 3:28 am

Dr. Sketch-n-Etch wrote:
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Early on, I thought about keeping resistors in some sort of drawer matrix, but I realized that it would just take up a lot of space and not be very convenient.
I used to have resistors, caps, connectors and hardware in a drawer matrix but it took up too much space in the area I have set aside in my apartment. I moved to something similar that you got with marked zip-lock bags in boxes, then stacking the boxes to save space. The parts drawers where more convenient when grabbing for stuff but not worth the space trade off for me.

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Post by BadPixel » Sat Aug 08, 2020 3:55 pm

Would love to have a dedicated hobby space but for now it’ll have to coexist with the work-workspace (even though it’s slowly taking over ;)

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Post by Altitude909 » Sun Aug 09, 2020 9:00 am

coderkevin wrote:
Tue Jul 14, 2020 4:01 am
Hi!

The second one is Plaits. in testing!
You might want to put the DCDC on the back, the official Plaits panel has a cutout to accommodate it; your panel probably will not and it wont fit together correctly

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Post by sine89 » Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:01 pm

This has been in progress since the early 2000's. Thank you to Serge, MOTM (paul), Syntesizers.com, Yusynth, CGS, Moog, and many contributors from muffwiggler
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Post by YashN » Sun Aug 09, 2020 5:01 pm

sine89 wrote:
Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:01 pm
This has been in progress since the early 2000's. Thank you to Serge, MOTM (paul), Syntesizers.com, Yusynth, CGS, Moog, and many contributors from muffwiggler
Nice, and really nice Kurzweil K2000 for V.A.S.T.

Have you explored modulating the Kurzweil with the Modular gear and vice versa?

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Post by coderkevin » Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:41 pm

Altitude909 wrote:
Sun Aug 09, 2020 9:00 am
coderkevin wrote:
Tue Jul 14, 2020 4:01 am
Hi!

The second one is Plaits. in testing!
You might want to put the DCDC on the back, the official Plaits panel has a cutout to accommodate it; your panel probably will not and it wont fit together correctly
yes.
I noticed that the DCDC on the front is a bit taller than other jacks. but it's just 0.5mm taller . so I ignore it. It looks great as well.

Now I finished it ! ;)

thanks.
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Post by romain » Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:22 pm

I'm wondering if you guys keep your place so clean all the time or if it's just for the picture.

I just cannot get away from the mess after one module built....

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Post by ClausF » Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:49 pm

I clean it after every build/fix etc.

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Post by sine89 » Thu Aug 13, 2020 4:06 pm

YashN wrote:
Sun Aug 09, 2020 5:01 pm
sine89 wrote:
Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:01 pm
This has been in progress since the early 2000's. Thank you to Serge, MOTM (paul), Syntesizers.com, Yusynth, CGS, Moog, and many contributors from muffwiggler
Nice, and really nice Kurzweil K2000 for V.A.S.T.

Have you explored modulating the Kurzweil with the Modular gear and vice versa?
Not yet. My k2000 is a little squirrely with my motm midi to cv controller so I'm looking to use Ableton to control the system in the future

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Post by YashN » Thu Aug 13, 2020 4:39 pm

sine89 wrote:
Thu Aug 13, 2020 4:06 pm
Not yet. My k2000 is a little squirrely with my motm midi to cv controller so I'm looking to use Ableton to control the system in the future
MIDI

=> CV! Both to (Exp Pedal Input) and from (needs a little circuit here from individual Audio outs)

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