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what should I do this weekend?

working on the prototypes is not just soldering / printing them up, but also fixing some really annoying firmware issues (needs auto-off, song saving maybe)

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oh damn, lol, I've run out of battery connectors :( I think I can pull them off old prototypes though.

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good progress today - I've gotta work out some issue with the center one (I think my bodge needs to be rebodged), but I've got 3 units that I think I can share.

I've got another 2 that I'm keeping for firmware dev :)

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things I discovered when putting these three units together:

- the screen is no go for DIY, even discounting the bodge, I had to do significant rework on the screen on two units
- doing the audio jacks, pots, and battery connector was ok, but rather advanced
- enclosure is fine? it really lowers the fit / finish of the unit when its in your hand. don't know what alternates I could realistically afford. Might see what aluminum would run me just for fun.
- its so slow to build these

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@jonbro that’s a good little tube!

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@ranjit It nice to just tube around with these synths!

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@blueberrysoft yep, they are little grooveboxes.

I should really write up a manual / explanation page at some point.

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@jonbro that'd be great. i'm working towards making myself something like that too.

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@blueberrysoft oh cool! Are you doing hardware? I'm planning on open sourcing at least the firmware, but I'm not sure if it will be helpful or not.

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@jonbro yeah, hardware. i haven't been able to find an affordable sample player / sequencer thing i want that's low on menu diving, so i've planned out my ideal one. bit i have to work my way up to it, 'cause my electronics knowledge is pretty basic. so always kren to look at other pepple's diy projects.

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@blueberrysoft oh interesting! I'm happy to chat if you want to talk shop, anytime :)

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@jonbro oh cool. yrah i probably will at some point

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