5 Jun 2020

Long-form Lockdown Project: Wired and Boxed

Long-form Lockdown Project: Wired and Boxed

That silly thing I was working on? Well, my extra buttons and LED holders and a step drill bit and a cheap box arrived (thanks, RS and eBay, especially RS for having a vast range of boxes that you can filter by dimensions) and so I got out my soldering iron and wired it all […]

31 May 2020

Long-form Lockdown Project: A Random Album Player

Long-form Lockdown Project: A Random Album Player

For the last couple of years, I’ve been trying to combat my shortening attention span, mostly by getting back into longer-form media. Books, for example: in 2019 I set myself a target of reading a couple of books a month, and actually managed to read 41 in the year. Based on that, my challenge this […]

13 Feb 2017

Pedal to the Metal

Pedal to the Metal

Igor’s posts about putting together a guitar pedal kit inspired me to buy myself one for my birthday. I chose the Britannia pedal, a Vox AC30 simulation circuit from runoffgroove.com. I found that Jed’s Peds, a UK supplier, were selling a Britannia kit including a PCB and pre-drilled box, which was very handy. I’m pretty […]