Archive for the 'General' Category

Moving up

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

As part of my new years resolution to put considerably more effort into making Vacoloco into a business, I’ve registered, and obtained a MIDI sysex ID. It seemed to make sense given the OS updates I do are currently done via MIDI. So, new products will be using this instead of the PPG manufacturer ID […]

VacoLoco goes Social

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

We’re now on Facebook in addition to twitter and, so why not pop over and “like” our facebook page! Facebook – Twitter - -


Saturday, April 30th, 2011

I’ve finally succumbed to the demon that is face book. You can find me here - I’ll be posting news and updates about my projects and things like Synth DIY UK. Don’t forget though, that There’s a “social network” site set up just for synth geeks at

Open Source Joy

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Well, I’m trying to switch away from relying on CodeVision for my projects for two reasons. Firstly it’ll make sharing the code with others easier and secondly I want to get rid of my PC and have all my development tools in one place, my MacBook. But what a pain!!!! I download and install the […]

VacoLoco Mail List

Sunday, October 3rd, 2010

One thing I’ve been meaning to mention for a while is that I have setup a mail-list for news about my projects. The idea is that when I have a new project to show, I’ll announce it on there and with any luck you should get the chance to express your interest in any kits, […]

Synth DIY UK 2010

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Well it’s all over, it was a good weekend though very hot with temperatures hitting 28 or 29 on Saturday. I did spend a large portion of the time asleep due to heat and just being tired from working some very long days recently. I took along a couple of PicoWave prototypes, GorF and a […]

Synth DIY UK 2010

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

We’ve got dates ready for Synth DIY 2010. This year the date for the main event is the 10th of July. A lot of people will arrive on the 9th of July and leave on the 11th, and Neil Johnson has put up his room booking page. I’ve updated the main synth diy uk page […]

An old friend

Friday, July 10th, 2009

Well, looky here…. A friend of mine is selling his MonoWave and has given it me to check over. It’s in great condition, and despite being serial number 0007 (the 2nd production unit) it’s got version 4.07d firmware and works perfectly. no scratches or dings that I can see. He’s asked me to sell it […]


Saturday, June 27th, 2009

well, I’ve been a little quiet of late so I thought I’d give a quick rundown of what’s been going on. GorF, I’ve sold a few more kits (about another 30) and I’m out of parts for kit5, I’ll be ordering them in a week. Music wise, my new band had it’s first gig, 20 […]

VacoLoco mail-list

Friday, February 20th, 2009

Well, a few people have asked, so I’ve setup a mail list - On here I’ll be posting updates about GorF (and other things I’m doing) and also hopefully be able to answer questions about my projects as they move on.