Resource Links (how to videos, parts and supplies)

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Rad Grandad
28667 posts since 6 Sep, 2003 from Downeast Maine

Post Tue Mar 29, 2011 2:31 pm

I guess the title says it all, how to videos, where you buy your supplies etc
Albert Einstein may have been a genius but his brother Frank was a monster

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Rad Grandad
28667 posts since 6 Sep, 2003 from Downeast Maine

Post Tue Mar 29, 2011 2:41 pm

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Albert Einstein may have been a genius but his brother Frank was a monster

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KVRAF
16990 posts since 23 Jun, 2010 from north of London ON

Post Tue Mar 29, 2011 2:42 pm

Barry
If a billion people believe a stupid thing it is still a stupid thing

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justin3am
KVRAF
10754 posts since 7 May, 2006 from Southern California

Post Tue Mar 29, 2011 2:49 pm

General Electronics
Mouser Electronic parts and supplies
McMaster Carr All sorts of mfg'ing supplies.
All Electronics More electronic parts
SparkFun Electronics parts and Arduino stuff
AdaFruit More Arduino stuff
LadyAda Home of the xoxbox
HowTo: PCB Etching A great tutorial on etching 1 sided PCBs.
Fun With 555 timers

Micro Processor Stuff
AVR Freaks Resouces for programming/development of Atmel chips
PIC Wiki Resources for PIC developemnt

Modular Stuff
Cat Girl Synth
Music From Outer Space
Doepfer DIY page
Paia More than just synth stuff.

DIY Midi Controller Parts
Doepfer
Highly Liquid

Misc. Projects
Where's The Party At? DIY 8bit bendable sampler.
Bleep Labs Home of the Thingamagoop.
Mutable Instruments Shruthi-1
Atari Punk Console Read the comments for a ton of great mods.
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Meffy
Skunk Mod
20464 posts since 10 Jun, 2004 from Pony Pasture

Post Tue Mar 29, 2011 2:50 pm

Lady Ada -- projects and parts; Manhattan, New York, USA

SparkFun Electronics -- Boulder, Colorado, USA

Neither is specifically musical but both have plenty of stuff you can use in music projects.
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KVRAF
16990 posts since 23 Jun, 2010 from north of London ON

Post Tue Mar 29, 2011 2:51 pm

Barry
If a billion people believe a stupid thing it is still a stupid thing

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KVRAF
16990 posts since 23 Jun, 2010 from north of London ON

Post Tue Mar 29, 2011 2:57 pm

Barry
If a billion people believe a stupid thing it is still a stupid thing

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justin3am
KVRAF
10754 posts since 7 May, 2006 from Southern California

Post Tue Mar 29, 2011 3:13 pm

Boat Anchor Manual Archive Service manuals for all sorts of test equipment and other devices.

tman2k (Meathook Audio)
KVRist
363 posts since 2 Mar, 2008 from London, Ontario, Canada

Post Tue Mar 29, 2011 3:17 pm

AP Circuits - a great place to get double sided plated thru hole PCB's made up. Very quick turnaround too!

ElectroSonic - a general electronics parts supplier in Canada (just like DigiKey, Mouser, etc.)
Terry @ Meathook Audio

susiwong
KVRAF
3865 posts since 29 Feb, 2004

Post Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:10 pm

guitar electronics

http://mrgearhead.net/
all Fender guitar schematics & more

http://www.1728.com/guitar.htm

http://www.guitarelectronics.com

http://www.stewmac.com/freeinfo/Electro ... codes.html
color codes for many PU brands, essential info !

http://www.kevinyates.com/ES_335_re-wire/index.html
Rewiring a Gibson 335

http://www.thefenderforum.com/forum/sho ... post402469
vintage noiseless wiring and pot questions

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stomp boxes

http://www.freestompboxes.org/

http://revolutiondeux.blogspot.com/

http://analogguru.an.ohost.de/

http://www.runoffgroove.com/index.html

http://www.diystompboxes.com/pedals/schematics.html

http://www.madbeanpedals.com/index.html

http://www.monteallums.com/

http://stinkfoot.se/

http://www.wah-wah.co.uk/index.html

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Those are a few of the classics, don't overlook the manufacturers' own sites, forums and the parts suppliers, e.g. http://www.stewmac.com/tradesecrets/archive, some classy info can be found here

Looking forward to your links,
susiwong

PS: Some links added
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whyterabbyt
Beware the Quoth
27232 posts since 4 Sep, 2001 from R'lyeh Oceanic Amusement Park and Funfair

Post Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:02 am

Misc inspiration, info and stuff

www.getlofi.com is also a good source for info/inspiration on circuit bent related stuff

http://ericarcher.net for more inspiration and info (have a look at his 'devices' page, its awesome what he's done.)

http://www.oddmusic.com/ 'the' source for unusual (acoustic) instruments

http://www.anti-theory.com/ : home to reed ghazala, father of circuit bending

http://www.philarcher.net/main/works.html : phil archer's website. circuit bending and other stuff. the 'clip art' article is worth reading.

http://www.nicolascollins.com/ : nic collins' book 'handmade electronic music' is a fantastic resource, and does what is says on the tin. this is his site.

http://www.bugbrand.co.uk/index.php?mai ... x&cPath=12 : Link to Tom Bugs' (creator of Bugbrand synths and noise devices) own resources page.

kits etc :

getlofi kits and circuit-bending 'helpers'

meeblip synth

eric archer's kits including the grendel.

authorised gristlizer kits

Clockwork Robot do kits for a synth and a sequencer that fit in an altoids tin.


Misc suppliers:

Guitar pedal parts : small bear

Euro supplier for obsolete synth ICs and parts : Vintage Planet (also on ebay. they did a Crackle Box parts kit there, but not at present)
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KVRAF
16990 posts since 23 Jun, 2010 from north of London ON

Post Wed Mar 30, 2011 2:44 am

Barry
If a billion people believe a stupid thing it is still a stupid thing


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jupiter8
KVRAF
9384 posts since 17 Sep, 2002 from Gothenburg Sweden

Post Wed Mar 30, 2011 4:21 am

I have noticed enclosures of pretty much any kind is relatively expensive. Thanks to the New World Order of economics you can buy 2.5 inch HD enclosures dirt cheap from China. Dealextreme has plenty of them for 5-6 dollars.
They're quite small but larger 3.5 inch ones are from 20 dollars and up.
Makes nice enclosures for DIY midi controllers as they already have USB ports and some comes with power supplies too.
http://www.dealextreme.com/c/pmp-otg-hd ... sort=price

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KVRAF
16990 posts since 23 Jun, 2010 from north of London ON

Post Wed Mar 30, 2011 5:00 am

Barry
If a billion people believe a stupid thing it is still a stupid thing

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