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Categories: Synkie, video | Add a Comment

My vintage oscilloscope that I found fifteen years ago in a trash bin almost stole the show when we performed with the Synkie at Electron festival, Geneva, but it even stars in the latest ad for the Montreux Jazz Festival made by the nice guys from Horsform that are in the same building 😉 Funny […]

Categories: udmx | 5 Comments

You can use the bootloader that is built into the uDMX to update its firmware to the latest version. Here’s a quick howto on MacOSX: 1. Install CrossPack CrossPack is a development environment for Atmel’s AVR® microcontrollers running on Apple’s Mac OS X, similar to WinAVR for Windows. It consists of the GNU compiler suite, […]

Categories: Videobass | Add a Comment

For the last two days I’ve been building the flight cases for the 3 videobass and 3 “amplifiers” with my father who helped a lot. We were so busy that I completely forgot to take pictures of the process. But the result is very nice: I really like the fact that we managed to have […]

Categories: Synkie, video | 1 Comment

Found this interesting application note “Microstrip and Stripline Design” http://www.analog.com/static/imported-files/tutorials/MT-094.pdf with a formula to calculate PCB traces to have a 75 Ohm impedance: For a given PCB laminate and copper weight, note that all parameters will be predetermined except for W, the width of the signal trace. Eq. 3 can then be used to design […]

Categories: Videobass | Add a Comment

Over the past few weeks – besides building the videobass prototype and starting to produce in series the parts that are clear – work has begun on the videobass “amplifier”. Unlike the videobass, where I only have to perfect things I didn’t like in the last version, this is a thing I build from scratch. […]