Archive for November, 2008

GorF

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

So, GorF what is it? Well, I got fed up with not being able to test my projects quickly and easily and having to setup keyboards midi leads, etc. So I thought I could build a very simple sequencer for testing. It’s not as clever as the Sequentix P3 nor as expensive to make as […]

The magic smoke escaped!

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

Whilst tinkering with a project on friday night, I smelled a funny smell. Knowing only too well what the smell was I quickly powered off everything. Then I spotted it, the magic smoke that makes all electronic devices work was busy escaping from my AVR programmer! You can see the black mark on the chip […]

Webpage update

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

I’ve updated my webpage with details of Tempest. A few people had asked for more information, pictures and sounds, so I’ve uploaded some more and added some more detail. Who knows, maybe it’ll spur me on to do more with it. I doubt I’ll ever make it polyphonic, but it might fun to have a […]

Sometimes I wonder why

Saturday, November 1st, 2008

Sometimes I wonder why i do these mad things. I mean building synths. For example, I’ve just speant about 3 hours trying to figure out a problem with the panel. I’ve made some headway, but come up against a brick wall. Basically the Synth is split into three parts, a panel, a controller and a […]