Archive for the 'Tron' Category

GorF and Tron kits

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Kit 1 and kit 2 for both GorF and Tron are now available from my order page. Postage has changed a little for Kit 1, with UK P&P being £4, EU P&P being £6 and Rest of the World P&P being £9. I probably won’t be doing any more Tron kits, but I will probably […]

PCB + CPU kits

Saturday, August 20th, 2011

Just a quick update that from Monday night (UK time) there will be some GorF and Tron kits available which will be just the PCB and CPU. A few people have asked for these and now my back order of CPUs has come through I can finally offer them for £25 plus postage. Postage for […]

GorF Build guide

Thursday, July 21st, 2011

A few people have asked about some elements of how to build their GorF kits, so I’ve revamped the tron build guide to make a little more generic and updated the links. The new build guide can be found here and whilst it’s still about how to build a Tron the important parts (order to […]

Mini Rig Jam

Friday, April 8th, 2011

I’ve been building up my Mini-rig for a while, here’s a picture, video and mp3 file. I’m using 2 x GorF sequencers, 1 of which is driving the Meeblip and the other my Shruti-1. There’s also 1 x Tron Drum pattern Programmer driving, via MIDI, the MFB-522 drum brain. Third GorF is ready to hooked […]

Tron and VAT (updated)

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

I have some good news and some bad news following the VAT increase in the UK. The good news is that as I bought the kit bought the parts before the VAT increase the kit prices remain the same, however the bad news is that the VAT increase has hit postage rates, so I’m having […]

Tron Kits available

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

I’m pleased to announce that the kits for Tron are available. The first few kits went to people on the mail-list, so there remains 15 full kits (kit 2) and a few PCB+Micro (kit 1). Kit 1, is a PCB + Programmed Micro for 21.50 GBP. Kit 2, is a Full kit, with PCB, programmed […]

Tron Kit Update

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

It’s time for an update for the Tron Kits. I now have all the parts, excluding 2. The memory chips haven’t arrived but are due any day, I ordered more direct from Microchip as the original supplier quoted me a delivery date sometime in December. I also only have half of the CPU chips that […]

Tron Progress

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

Well, I’ve got the boot loader fully working and debugged. I’ve found one last bug in the main code and have upped the version to version 1.00. I’ll be uploading the Bill of Materials, hex files and so on over the next few days. The kit pricing is coming along, I’m waiting on one final […]

Tron Video Part II

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Well, part two is uploaded, so here’s the link and embedded video. I’ve thought of one extra function I’d like to include which I’ll work on over the next day or two, and then I need to test the MIDI Sysex Update, at that point the code should goto version 1.00 Tron Demo, Part II […]

Tron – Drum Pattern programmer

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

So, I’ve not been idle, I’ve managed to get some of my spare time back, and I’ve been busy. Tron is an 8 part, 16 step, drum pattern programmer. I’ve uploaded a video on YouTube, it’s the first part of two videos, I’ll upload the second in the next day or so when I get […]