UM17 - Battery Manager

This small units purpose is to supply an uninterrupted power supply on the output from the two connected batteries on the inputs.
So the decision to make the UM17 battery switcher was made as a way to avoid one large… Read more

UM19vB and C - SLA Battery Units

The UM19vB and C are almost identical sealed  lead acid battery units designed to supply a large amount of power within a portable unit for use with the UM11/12 motion control timelapse camera rig in remote areas. These new battery… Read more

UM-XN1 Digital Effects Unit

My latest "working" project is the UM-XN1 Digital Effects Unit. It uses the Spin Semiconductor's FN-1 DSP chip mounted and sold via Experimental Noize on an end user module. These modules come in 4 variations aimed at guitar effects processors…Read more

UM20 - Studio Power Switcher

This is a project that I've had in the background for several years. The basic function is to automatically control the power of several parts of my music studio with the idea of saving power.
So there are three 240vac… Read more

Therematron - The Base Panel

The CNC Router that I purchased earlier in the year was to cover several purposes - create printed circuit boards, cut wood for cases and the like and also to cut front panels for projects.

There has been quite a… Read more

Therematron - The Case

At last I have almost completed the case for the Therematron. The process of creating this case was a test case for using the CNC router to make all the pieces of a wooden case which will have no nails…Read more

CNC Router PCB

It has been a while since I worked on the Therematron synthesizer and one of the reasons for this was I was waiting on some parts for the CNC router that would allow me to create the printed circuit board…Read more

Therematron - where the trouble starts !

Recently I got together some friends with the intention of creating a Kraftwerk cover band. It's going well but one of the ideas we stressed with regards to performance is that we would use analog gear as much as possible…Read more

UM16 SLA Battery Charger

This is the UM16 multiple SLA battery charger that I designed specifically to charge multiple 12v SLA batteries which will be used with my UM12 motion control camera system. These are in the form of three dual 18Ah 12v SLA… Read more

UM14 - Arduino based Step Sequencer

While making the SBE2 unit I realised that a great addition would be a step sequencer. So my definition of what I would like in such a unit started.

The UM14 is made to work with the SBE2 in mind…Read more

Sound Box Effets 2 - Project Completed

I'm happy to now announce that the Sound Box Effets 2 is finished.

About 3 months ago I came across a problem where the Music From Outer Space SVF boards were not operating as I expected them to. They were…Read more

The wiring stage

Here is the front panel wiring almost complete. The only missing parts are the four led chaser circuits that sit where the sequence of holes are placed at the top of the panel.