Archive for July, 2011

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 […]


Monday, July 11th, 2011

I’ve finally succumbed and got myself a twitter account – VacoLocoSynth. The main reason is that I hope to keep a journal about the development of my projects and also provide updates about the progress of kit sales and events such as Synth DIY UK 2011.

Synth DIY UK pictures up

Monday, July 11th, 2011

I’ve uploaded a stack of pictures from Synth DIY UK 2011 to the events page on It was a great event, well attended and we raised over 180 pounds for charity! I would like to thank Neil Johnson for making all the arrangements at Cambridge and in particular Terry Shultz for the donation of […]

Gorf V2 Kits Available

Monday, July 11th, 2011

The first run of GorF V2 kits are now available. To make things easier, I’ve created a “shop” page so you can order online using paypal. I’m also pleased to announce that we have an Australian Dealer, Rhythm Active who has some fully assembled V2 Gorfs with cases for sale. After this run is sold I […]

Gorf V2.01 Sysex update available

Saturday, July 9th, 2011

For all those users of GorF V1, the MIDI sysex update is available from the GorF downloads page. Please remember to send the Sysex slowly, and bear with it, this quite a major update, slightly over double the size of the previous version!