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1517 THE MUTANT MACHINE Dynamic Analog Percussion Engine
MICROCONTROLLER FREE ANALOG PERCUSSION SYNTHESIS
unique Inverter Core oscillators form the MEMBRANE. Each analog oscillator has three waveforms to select from
capable of synthesizing everything from heavy-hitting bassdrums to classic 909-style snares and other complex timbres
modular design gives the Machine many auxiliary purposes, great for modular sound design of many varieties, and not just percussion
the SNAPPY section is comprised of a voltage controlled noise oscillator, for modelling the noisy part of drum timbres
both MEMBRANE and SNAPPY elements have an external input for replacing the built-in sound sources, opening up many avenues of possibility
13 control voltage and audio inputs, for a fully modular drum experience
7 audio and CV/gate outputs for maximum integration with other modules
dedicated outputs for each WAVE and NOISE oscillator mean you can use the Machine as a complex VCO in your system, when not synthesizing percussion
WAVEFORM SCANNING FEATURE GENERATES COMPLEX TIMBRES
the MEMBRANEâs waveforms can be scanned through automatically by the wavescannerâs voltage controlled clock generator, or an external clock or VCO can be used
SCAN FREQ CV forms a unique form of timbre control, making the Machine act like a complex oscillator at its WAVES output
the ENABLE input allows you to gate the wavescanner on and off with a CV or gate signal
ARCHITECTURE OF THE MACHINE
The Mutant Machine is a dynamic analog instrument capable of generating a wide palette of sounds, ranging from various forms of analog percussion to complex drones and oscillations. To achieve this, the Machine features two synthesis sections which are summed together at the final output: MEMBRANE and SNAPPY. Like the other Mutant Drums, the MEMBRANE and SNAPPY circuits began their mutation as classic analog percussion techniques and have been reimagined for 21st century modular synthesis.
The MEMBRANE forms the main body of the sound by way of two analog VCOs, and the SNAPPY section further adds to the timbre by contributing noisy elements to the mix. A noisy CLICK which occurs at the beginning of the SNAPPY sound can have its volume adjusted independent of the main decaying SNAPPY texture.
The waveforms which make up the MEMBRANE can be selected manually by button press, or the WAVESCANNER can be used to automatically scan through the available analog waveforms. By modulating the frequency through which waves are scanned, unique, complex sounds are created.
Experimentation is encouraged by the many modulation inputs and outputs available to you. The Machine features 8 CV and gate inputs for modulation as well as two external audio inputs, for bringing other modules into the Machineâs core. There are many audio outputs for maximum versatility, allowing you to use the Machine to create drones and alien timbres for use elsewhere in the modular analog system.
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1408 Â» Cut simple SMT Stencil from common aluminum flashing on your CNC Animodule.com
Cut simple SMT Stencil from common aluminum flashing on your CNC
Hereâs a quick photodoc of how I made a reusable SMT stencil from some aluminum siding I had laying around. Itâs very simple to assemble and works great. Dirt cheap too.
I had picked up a roll of aluminum flashing a few years ago to flash some chimneys I rebuilt/repointed and was curious to see how it would hold up as an SMT stencil.
To buy an SMT stencil frame is near $1000 so I didnât have much to lose if it didnât work out.
I cut the frame out of some birch plywood since I had some handy. Really any sturdy frame would do the trick. You could easily glue one together out of some 1x or trim board.
I put a thicker sheet of aluminum down underneath the flashing to give the CNC endmill something sturdy to cut against and clamped it down stretched and tight. My thought there was that If I cut straight on the MDF it might push on the flashing and bend it before it cut through.
A 1mm endmill did the trick. Each pass was .05mm deep.
I pulled the Flashing tight and stapled it to the frame. No rocket science here. I taped up the inside edges so no solderpaste could squeeze between the frame and the stencil.
I had some old screen print hinge boards so I just attached this frame the same way I would a screen print stencil.
The only fiddly part was aligning the first PCB. You have to push around a little and lift the stencil and fiddle with it a little bit. Once I get all the pads lined up correctly I hold it in place and trace around it with a thin tip sharpie marker.
Then you place the PCB in the outline. If you have the height adjusted correctly the stencil is sturdy enough to hold the PCB in place while you print the Solderpaste on it. just hold the stencil frame down and it pushes down on the PCB.
I used a flexible putty knife as a squeegee. It worked fine.
Cleanup was a breeze. Just scrape it off, unscrew the stencil frame from the hingeboard and stick it in the corner till you are ready to do another run.
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1386 Retro Synth Ads: Sound Master Memory Rhythm SR-88, Keyboard 1982
Sound Master Memory Rhythm SR-88 drum machine 1-page advertisement from page 67 in Keyboard Magazine August 1982.
Hmmm. Not sure how I feel about this ad. There just seems to be a lot going on.
For example, am I supposed to know who "The Rhythm Section" is? The fact that they include themselves in an already long ad title suggests they must be some kind of a big deal. And then you find their name again in the bottom left-hand corner:
"The SR-88. Another innovative product from The Rhythm Section by Sound Master Distributed exclusively by JTG of Nashville."
So, let me get this straight. JTG of Nashville is the distributor of the SR-88 which was created by The Rhythm Section which is somehow owned or operated by Sound Master.
That is waaaaay to much information. Sounds like something political is going on there, and readers unfortunately get stuck in the middle of it.
There also seems to be a lot of ad-copy which actually doesn t give me much information. Reason #4 gives readers the most info including instant stop/start, variable tone and output switches, and a write/play mode indicator. The most I glean out of the four other reasons put together is: 16 rhythms, clock pulse and a price of under $200.
The actual specs that are probably most important to potential buyers are inexplicably shoved into the bottom right-hand corner.
Luckily for me, there are a few resources on the Web with more information about this beast. Unluckily for blog readers, as soon as I started looking for more info, I got swept up in a certain SR-88/Boss DR-55 controversy.
Comparing the SR-88 and Boss DR-55
One of the first Web sites I hit while looking for info on the SR-88 was Dubsounds.com. The site includes a great little write-up on the SR-88, but, more interesting was finding out about a little controversy about whether the SR-88 or the very similar Boss DR-55 came out first.
The two do seem mighty similar in functionality. For comparison purposes, I did a quick search on MATRIXSYNTH to find more photos. . A great photo of a gray SR-88 can be found in this December 2005 SR-88 MATRIXSYNTH auction post and the less common, but definitely more cool, blue SR-88 can be seen in this January 2011 MATRIXSYNTH auction post.
Comparing the two to the Amdek RMK-100
Interestingly, it s not just these two machines that look and function similarly. In this May 2009 MATRIXSYNTH SR-88 auction post commenter "PAC" notices:
"Interesting. I have an Amdek RMK-100 (sold as kit), very similar!"
Never heard of it, so I Googled "Amdek RMK-100" to see just how similar it was to both the DR-55 and the SR-88. Turns out (according to the Internet) that Amdek products were made by Boss/Roland back in 80s, and, not only that, but that the RMK-100 is actually the kit version of the Boss DR-55. Makes sense on why it would also be similar to the SR-88.
I found an ebay auction for an Amdek RMK-100 going on right now with a great photo of the front panel (see below), and indeed it does share a lot with the DR-55 and SR-88 - but definitely not identical to either one.
For example, it looks like the Amdek and SR-88 share a similar filler function that as far as I can tell is not available on the DR-55. And the DR-55 and the RMK-100 share a similar accent function that I don t see on the SR-88.
Now where does the Electro Dynamics Corporation Programmable Rhythm SR-99 fit in?
I also came across another machine with similar features - the Programmable Rhythm SR-99. No - not manufactured by Sound Master, but by Electro Dynamics Corporation. And, it too resembles the others in functionality, and especially the SR-88 in design also.
I ve included a row of photos below to help make the comparison between the two. The SR-88 photo is from the 2005 MATRIXSYNTH auction post and the EDC SR-99 photo is from the excellent BigBlueWave.co.uk site. I ve also thrown in a photo from another recent E-bay listing that included both - plus boxes and manuals! Sick!
Obviously, Sound Master and EDC are somehow connected, although I can t find any info on the Internet concerning these two companies. I do know that they were both advertising separately in Keyboard Magazine in late 1983, making it unlikely that one of the companies changed their name to the other. Anyone know anything?
And then there is the Clef Master Rhythm...
Now, I m going to throw in a late entry. It s Sunday night, and I just came across this August 2010 MATRIXSYNTH auction post for the Clef Master Rhythm. It not only shares part of the name of one of the other units ("Master"), it too has many features of the other rhythm machines, and identical innards as the DR-55, but is expanded to include even more sounds:
"This is essentially a fully expanded Boss DR-55 feature-wise and tone-wise. The circuits are identical (schematically and tonally) to the Boss DR-55, but the Clef Master Rhythm gives you way more instruments than the Boss DR-55..."
Interestingly, according to the post, it pre-dates the Boss DR-55 - and also came in a kit form like the Amdek.
"The Clef Master Rhythm came out a little before the Boss DR-55 in late 1979/early 1980. It was sold in two versions and available in greater quantities in Europe than in the United States. One version was a kit that the user put together and another one was a prebuilt machine."
A photo from the MATRIXSYNTH post really helps show the similarities in functions with the others:
What does it all mean?
So, looking at all five machines, its almost like there was a rhythm machine salad bar of some sort in Japan, and each company stepped up to it and picked out which features they wanted to include in their product.
And that begs the question - since we know there was a kit form available and there are claims that the Clef Master even has the same circuits as the DR-55, could all five products (and probably others) have used the exact same internal parts - each company choosing which features to include and then customizing in their respective rhythm machine? And if so, were those parts supplied by Amdek, or did all five get their internal parts from some other manufacturer?
And if that is the case, then the question of whether the SR-88 or DR-55 came first doesn t really matter much, since it is likely that the kit components would have been available first. Plus, we have that one auction post with the claim that the Clef Master came out before the DR-55 - making it all even more confusing to figure out.
Or, am I totally off the mark on all this? Were they all created separately? Maybe I ve just been fixated on this a little too much...
I ll keep on looking for more info on these companies and any connection they might have, but if anyone want to buy all four and open them up to take a look - it would be muchly appreciated. :D
Posted by RetroSynthAds at 12:05 PM
Labels: 1982, amdek, clef master, dr-55, drum machine, electro dynamics corporation, keyboard magazine, rmk-100, Sound Master, sr-88, sr-99
Here s a funny thing - I seem to remember Clef in the early 1980s as a British company that made electronic pianos (touch-sensitive ones!) in kit form. Deep in the back of my mind I recall seeing them at a music fair in London with a couple of their pianos and some drum machines including a prototype drum/bass/chord sequencer called something like a "Band-Box". But it WAS a long time ago.
February 12, 2012 at 12:36 PM
Looks like (for once) my memory didn t fail me. Here is a 1982 ad for Clef Electronics showing all the products I mentioned, plus a natty-looking little monosynth! BTW, I owned an EDC SR99 drum machine in the mid-1980s, but replaced it with a Yamaha RX-21 a couple of years later.
February 12, 2012 at 12:46 PM
1322 Hard Soft Synth 3 There are some HSS3s for sale in my shop.scripts:- HSS3S01V...
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- HSS3S03V23 (works with HSS3j, HSS3i, HSS3g, and probably also HSS3e)
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1247 Les commandes dos de Windows
Panneau de configuration
* ACCESS.CPL : ouvre les options d'accessibilitĂ© (Pour XP uniquement)
* APPWIZ.CPL : ouvre l'outil Ajouter/Supprimer un programme
* AZMAN.MSC : ouvre le gestionnaire d'autorisations (Pour Vista uniquement)
* CERTMGR.MSC : ouvre les certificats pour lâutilisateur actuel
* CLICONFG : ouvre la configuration des clients SQL
* COLLAB.CPL : ouvre le voisinage immĂ©diat (Pour Vista uniquement)
* COMEXP.MSC ou bien DCOMCNFG : ouvre l'outil services et composants (Pour Vista uniquement)
* COMPMGMT.MSC : ouvre l'outil de gestion de l'ordinateur
* COMPUTERDEFAULTS : ouvrir lâoutil des programmes par dĂ©faut (Pour Vista uniquement)
* CONTROL /NAME MICROSOFT.BACKUPANDRESTORECENTER : ouvre le centre de sauvegarde et de restauration (Pour Vista uniquement). Tutoriel ICI
* CONTROL ADMINTOOLS : ouvre les outils d'administrations
* CONTROL COLOR : ouvre les paramĂštres de l'apparence
* CONTROL FOLDERS : ouvre les options de dossiers
* CONTROL FONTS : ouvre le gestionnaire de polices
* CONTROL INTERNATIONAL ou bien INTL.CPL : ouvre les options rĂ©gionales et linguistiques
* CONTROL KEYBOARD : ouvre les propriĂ©tĂ©s du clavier
* CONTROL MOUSE ou bien MAIN.CPL : ouvre les propriĂ©tĂ©s de la souris
* CONTROL PRINTERS : ouvre les imprimantes et les fax disponibles
* CONTROL USERPASSWORDS : ouvre lâĂ©diteur des comptes utilisateurs
* CONTROL USERPASSWORDS2 ou bien NETPLWIZ : contrĂŽle les utilisateurs et leurs accĂšs<
* CONTROL : ouvre le panneau de configuration
* CREDWIZ : ouvre lâoutil de sauvegarde et restauration des mots de passe des utilisateurs (Pour Vista uniquement)
* DESK.CPL : ouvre les paramĂštres d'affichage
* DEVMGMT.MSC : ouvre les gestionnaire de pĂ©riphĂ©riques. Tutoriel ICI
* DRWTSN32 : ouvre Dr. Watson (Pour XP uniquement)
* DXDIAG : ouvre l'outil de diagnostic DirectX
* EVENTVWR ou bien EVENTVWR.MSC : ouvre l'observateur d'Ă©vĂšnements
* FSMGMT.MSC : ouvre les dossiers partagĂ©s
* GPEDIT.MSC : ouvre lâĂ©diteur des stratĂ©gies de groupe (Pour les Ă©ditions professionnelles et plus de Windows)
* HDWWIZ.CPL : ouvre l'assistant ajout de matĂ©riels
* INFOCARDCPL.CPL : ouvre l'assistant compatibilitĂ© des programmes
* IRPROPS.CPL : ouvre le gestionnaire d'infrarouge
* ISCSICPL : ouvre l'outil de configuration de l'initiateur ISCI Microsoft (Pour Vista uniquement)
* JOY.CPL : ouvre l'outil de contrĂŽleur de jeu
* LPKSETUP : ouvre lâassistant dâinstallation et dĂ©sinstallation des langues dâaffichage (Pour Vista uniquement)
* LUSRMGR.MSC : ouvre lâĂ©diteur des utilisateurs et groupes locaux
* MDSCHED : ouvre l'outil de diagnostics de la mĂ©moire Windows (Pour Vista uniquement)
* MMC : ouvre une nouvelle console vide
* MMSYS.CPL : ouvre les paramĂštres de sons
* MOBSYNC : ouvre le centre de synchronisation
* MSCONFIG : ouvre l'outil de configuration du systĂšme
* NAPCLCFG.MSC : ouvre l'outil de configuration du client NAP (Pour Vista uniquement)
* NTMSMGR.MSC : ouvre le gestionnaire des supports de stockage amovibles
* NTMSOPRQ.MSC : ouvre les demandes de l'opĂ©rateur de stockage amovible
* ODBCAD32 : ouvre l'administrateur de sources de donnĂ©es ODBC
* OPTIONALFEATURES : ouvre lâoutil Ajouter/Supprimer des composants Windows (Pour Vista uniquement)
* PERFMON ou bien PERFMON.MSC : ouvre le moniteur de fiabilitĂ© et de performances Windows.
* POWERCFG.CPL : ouvre le gestionnaire des modes dâalimentation (Pour Vista uniquement)
* REGEDIT ou bien REGEDT32 (Pour Vista uniquement) : ouvre l'Ă©diteur de registre
* REKEYWIZ : ouvre le gestionnaire des certificats de chiffrement de fichiers (Pour Vista uniquement)
* RSOP.MSC : ouvre le jeu de stratĂ©gie rĂ©sultant
* SECPOL.MSC : ouvre les paramĂštres de sĂ©curitĂ©s locales
* SERVICES.MSC : ouvre le gestionnaire de services
* SLUI : ouvre lâassistant dâactivation de Windows (Pour Vista uniquement)
* SYSDM.CPL : ouvre les propriĂ©tĂ©s systĂšme
* SYSEDIT : ouvre lâĂ©diteur de configuration systĂšme (Attention, Ă manipuler avec prudence)
* SYSKEY : ouvre lâutilitaire de protection de la base de donnĂ©es des comptes Windows (Attention, Ă manipuler avec extrĂȘme prudence !)
* SYSPREP: ouvre le dossier contenant l'outil de prĂ©paration du systĂšme (Pour Vista uniquement)
* TABLETPC.CPL : ouvre les paramĂštres pour Tablet pc (Pour Vista uniquement)
* TASKSCHD.MSC ou bien CONTROL SCHEDTASKS : ouvre le planificateur de tĂąches (Pour Vista uniquement)
* TELEPHON.CPL : ouvre l'outil de connexion tĂ©lĂ©phonique
* TIMEDATE.CPL : ouvre les paramĂštres de l'heure et de la date
* TPM.MSC : ouvre l'outil gestion de module de plateforme sĂ©curisĂ©e sur l'ordinateur local (Pour Vista uniquement)
* UTILMAN : ouvre les options dâergonomie (Pour Vista uniquement)
* VERIFIER : ouvre le gestionnaire de vĂ©rification des pilotes
* WMIMGMT.MSC : ouvre Windows Management Infrastructure
* WSCUI.CPL : ouvre le centre de sĂ©curitĂ© Windows
* WUAUCPL.CPL : ouvre le service de mise Ă jour Windows (Pour XP uniquement)
Programmes et outils Windows
* %WINDIR%\SYSTEM32\RESTORE\RSTRUI.EXE : ouvre lâoutil de restauration de systĂšme (Pour XP uniquement). Tutoriel ICI
* CALC : ouvre la calculatrice
* CHARMAP : ouvre la table des caractĂšres
* CLIPBRD : ouvre le presse papier (Pour XP uniquement, pour l'ajouter Ă Vista voir ICI)
* CMD : ouvre l'invite de commandes
* DIALER : ouvre le numĂ©rateur tĂ©lĂ©phonique de Windows
* DVDPLAY : ouvre votre lecteur DVD
* EUDCEDIT : ouvre lâĂ©diteur de caractĂšres privĂ©s
* EXPLORER : ouvre l'explorateur Windows
* FSQUIRT : Assistant transfert Bluetooth
* IEXPLORE : ouvre Internet explorer
* IEXPRESS : ouvre lâassistant de crĂ©ation des archives auto-extractibles. Tutoriel ICI
* JOURNAL : ouvre un nouveau journal (Pour Vista uniquement)
* MAGNIFY : ouvre la loupe
* MBLCTR : ouvre le centre de mobilitĂ© de Windows (Pour Vista uniquement)
* MIGWIZ : ouvre l'outil de transfert de fichiers et de paramĂštres Windows (Pour Vista uniquement)
* MIGWIZ.EXE : ouvre l'outil de transfert de fichiers et de paramĂštres Windows (pour XP uniquement)
* MOVIEMK : ouvre Windows Movie Maker
* MRT : lance lâutilitaire de suppression de logiciel malveillant. Tutoriel ICI
* MSDT : ouvre lâoutil de diagnostics et support Microsoft
* MSINFO32 : ouvre les informations systĂšme
* MSPAINT : ouvre Paint
* MSRA : ouvre l'assistance Ă distance Windows
* MSTSC : ouvre l'outil de connexion du bureau a distance
* NOTEPAD : ouvre le bloc-notes
* OSK : ouvre le clavier visuel. Tutoriel ICI
* PRINTBRMUI : ouvre l'assistant de migration d'imprimante (Vista uniquement)
* RSTRUI : ouvre l'outil de restauration du systĂšme (Pour Vista uniquement)
* SIDEBAR : ouvre le volet Windows (Pour Vista uniquement)
* SIGVERIF : ouvre l'outil de vĂ©rification des signatures de fichiers
* SNDVOL : ouvre le mĂ©langeur de volume
* SNIPPINGTOOL : ouvre l'outil capture d'Ă©cran (Pour Vista uniquement). Tutoriel ICI
* SOUNDRECORDER : ouvre le magnĂ©tophone
* STIKYNOT : ouvre le pense-bĂȘte (Pour Vista uniquement)
* TABTIP : ouvre le panneau de saisie Tablet PC (Pour Vista uniquement)
* TASKMGR : ouvre le gestionnaire des tĂąches Windows
* WAB : ouvre les contacts (Pour Vista uniquement)
* WERCON : ouvre l'outil de rapports et de solutions aux problĂšmes (Pour Vista uniquement)
* WINCAL : ouvre le calendrier Windows (Pour Vista uniquement)
* WINCHAT : ouvre le logiciel Microsoft de chat en rĂ©seau (Pour Windows XP uniquement)
* WINDOWSANYTIMEUPGRADE : permet la mise Ă niveau de Windows Vista
* WINVER : ouvre la fenĂȘtre pour connaĂźtre votre version Windows
* WINWORD: ouvre Word (s'il est installĂ©)
* WMPLAYER : ouvre le lecteur Windows Media
* WRITE ou bien Wordpad : ouvre Wordpad
Gestion des disques
* CHKDSK : effectue une analyse de la partition prĂ©cisĂ©e dans les paramĂštres de la commande (Pour plus dâinformations, tapez CHKDSK /? dans lâinvite de commande CMD)
* CLEANMGR : ouvre l'outil de nettoyage de disque
* DEFRAG: DĂ©fragmente le disque dur (pour savoir comment utiliser, c'est ici )
* DFRG.MSC : ouvre lâoutil de dĂ©fragmentation de disque
* DISKMGMT.MSC : ouvre le gestionnaire de disques
* DISKPART : ouvre lâoutil de partitionnement (un peu lourd Ă manipuler)
Gestion des rĂ©seaux et Internet
* CONTROL NETCONNECTIONS ou bien NCPA.CPL : ouvre les connexions rĂ©seau
* FIREWALL.CPL : ouvre le pare-feu Windows
* INETCPL.CPL : ouvre les propriĂ©tĂ©s internet
* IPCONFIG : affiche les configurations des adresses IP sur lâordinateur (Pour plus dâinformations, tapez IPCONFIG /? dans lâinvite de commande CMD)
* NETSETUP.CPL : ouvre lâassistant configuration rĂ©seau (Pour XP uniquement)
* WF.MSC : ouvre les fonctions avancĂ©es du pare-feu Windows (Pour Vista uniquement). Tutoriel ICI
* Ă VOIR ĂGALEMENT : Commandes IP relatives aux rĂ©seaux sous Windows
Commandes IP relatives aux rĂ©seaux sous Windows
Il est parfois trĂšs utile de connaĂźtre les commandes IP, pour analyser voire configurer ses rĂ©seaux TCP/IP.
Voici la liste de ces commandes Ă utiliser dans une fenĂȘtre DOS :
PING : Teste la connexion rĂ©seau avec une adresse IP distante
ping -t [IP ou host]
ping -l 1024 [IP ou host]
* Lâoption -t permet de faire des pings en continu jusquâĂ Ctrl-C.
o Si vous avez prĂ©cisĂ© l'option -t vous pouvez Ă tout moment avoir des statistiques sans interrompre les requĂȘtes ping en appuyant sur Ctrl+Attn (aussi nommĂ© Ctrl+Pause)
Cette commande est aussi utile pour gĂ©nĂ©rer une charge rĂ©seau en spĂ©cifiant la taille du paquet avec lâoption -l et la taille du paquet en octets.
TRACERT : Affiche toutes les adresses IP intermĂ©diaires par lesquelles passe un paquet entre la machine locale et lâadresse IP spĂ©cifiĂ©e.
tracert [@IP ou nom du host]
tracert -d [@IP ou nom du host]
Cette commande est utile si la commande ping ne donne pas de rĂ©ponse, afin d'Ă©tablir Ă quel niveau la connexion est dĂ©faillante.
IPCONFIG : Affiche ou rafraĂźchit la configuration rĂ©seau TCP/IP
ipconfig /all [/release [carte]] [/renew [carte]] /flushdns /displaydns /registerdns [-a] [-a] [-a]
Cette commande, exĂ©cutĂ©e sans option, affiche lâadresse IP en cours, le masque rĂ©seau ainsi que la passerelle par dĂ©faut au niveau des interfaces rĂ©seau connues sur la machine locale.
* /all: Affiche toute la configuration rĂ©seau, y compris les serveurs DNS, WINS, bail DHCP, etc ...
* /renew [carte]: Renouvelle la configuration DHCP de toutes les cartes (si aucune carte n'est spĂ©cifiĂ©e) ou d'une carte spĂ©cifique avec le paramĂštre carte. Le nom de carte est celui qui apparaĂźt avec ipconfig sans paramĂštre.
* /release [carte]: Envoie un message DHCPRELEASE au serveur DHCP pour libĂ©rer la configuration DHCP actuelle et annuler la configuration d'adresse IP de toutes les cartes (si aucune carte n'est spĂ©cifiĂ©e) ou d'une carte spĂ©cifique avec paramĂštre carte. Ce paramĂštre dĂ©sactive TCP/IP pour les cartes configurĂ©es de maniĂšre Ă obtenir automatiquement une adresse IP.
* /flushdns: Vide et rĂ©initialise le cache de rĂ©solution du client DNS. Cette option est utile pour exclure les entrĂ©es de caches nĂ©gatives ainsi que toutes les autres entrĂ©es ajoutĂ©es de faĂ§on dynamique.
* /displaydns: Affiche le cache de rĂ©solution du client DNS, qui inclut les entrĂ©es prĂ©chargĂ©es Ă partir du fichier des hĂŽtes locaux ainsi que tous les enregistrements de ressources rĂ©cemment obtenus pour les requĂȘtes de noms rĂ©solues par l'ordinateur. Le service Client DNS utilise ces informations pour rĂ©soudre rapidement les noms frĂ©quemment sollicitĂ©s, avant d'interroger ses serveurs DNS configurĂ©s.
* /registerdns: Actualise tous les baux DHCP et rĂ©inscrit les noms DNS.
NETSTAT : Affiche lâĂ©tat de la pile TCP/IP sur la machine locale
NETSTAT [-a] [-e] [-n] [-s] [-p proto] [-r] [intervalle]
* -a Affiche toutes les connexions et ports d'Ă©coute (Les connexions cĂŽtĂ© serveur sont normalement inhibĂ©es).
* -e Affiche les statistiques Ethernet. Peut ĂȘtre combinĂ©e avec l'option -s.
* -n Affiche les adresses et les numĂ©ros de port sous forme numĂ©rique.
* -p proto Affiche les connexions pour le protocole spĂ©cifiĂ© par proto; proto peut ĂȘtre TCP ou UDP. UtilisĂ© avec l'option -s pour afficher des statistiques par protocole, proto peut ĂȘtre TCP, UDP, ou IP.
* -r Affiche le contenu de la table de routage.
* -s Affiche les statistiques par protocole. Par dĂ©faut, des statistiques sur TCP, UDP et IP sont visualisĂ©es; l'option -p peut ĂȘtre utilisĂ©e pour spĂ©cifier un sous-ensemble du dĂ©faut.
* intervalle: RĂ©affiche les statistiques sĂ©lectionnĂ©es, avec une pause de "intervalle" secondes entre chaque affichage. Appuyez sur Ctrl+C pour arrĂȘter l'affichage des statistiques.
* -abnov Affiche les processus qui utilisent la connexion internet (Adresse IP local, port, adress IP distante et le PID du processus qui utilise la connexion ainsi que son nom).
ROUTE : Affiche ou modifie la table de routage
ROUTE [-f] [commande [destination] [MASK masque rĂ©seau] [passerelle]
* -f Efface les tables de routage de toutes les entrĂ©es de passerelles. UtilisĂ© conjointement Ă une des commandes, les tables sont effacĂ©es avant l'exĂ©cution de la commande.
* -p Rend rĂ©manente lâentrĂ©e dans la table aprĂšs le reboot de la machine
* commande SpĂ©cifie une des quatre commandes :
o DELETE: Efface un itinĂ©raire.
o PRINT: Affiche un itinĂ©raire.
o ADD: Ajoute un itinĂ©raire.
o CHANGE: Modifie un itinĂ©raire existant.
* destination: SpĂ©cifie l'hĂŽte.
* MASK: Si le mot clĂ© MASK est prĂ©sent, le paramĂštre suivant est interprĂ©tĂ© comme le paramĂštre masque rĂ©seau.
* masque rĂ©seau: Fourni, il spĂ©cifie la valeur de masque de sous-rĂ©seau Ă associer Ă cette entrĂ©e d'itinĂ©raire. Non spĂ©cifiĂ©, il prend la valeur par dĂ©faut 255.255.255.255.
* passerelle: SpĂ©cifie la passerelle.
* METRIC: SpĂ©cifie le coĂ»t mĂ©trique pour la destination
ARP : RĂ©solution des adresses IP en adresses MAC. Affiche et modifie les tables de traduction des adresses IP en adresses physiques utilisĂ©es par le protocole de rĂ©solution d'adresses ARP.
ARP -s adr_inet adr_eth [adr_if]
ARP -d adr_inet [adr_if]
ARP -a [adr_inet] [-N adr_if]
* -a Affiche les entrĂ©es ARP actives en interrogeant le protocole de donnĂ©es actif. Si adr_inet est spĂ©cifiĂ©, seules les adresses IP et physiques de l'ordinateur spĂ©cifiĂ© sont affichĂ©es. Si plus d'une interface rĂ©seau utilise ARP, les entrĂ©es de chaque table ARP sont affichĂ©es.
* -g Identique Ă -a.
* adr_inet SpĂ©cifie une adresse internet.
* -N adr_if Affiche les entrĂ©es ARP pour l'interface rĂ©seau spĂ©cifiĂ©e par adr_if.
* -d Efface l'hĂŽte spĂ©cifiĂ© par adr_inet.
* -s Ajoute l'hĂŽte et associe l'adresse Internet adr_inet avec l'adresse physique adr_eth. L'adresse physique est donnĂ©e sous forme de 6 octets hexadĂ©cimaux sĂ©parĂ©s par des tirets. L'entrĂ©e est permanente.
* adr_eth SpĂ©cifie une adresse physique.
* adr_if PrĂ©cisĂ©e, elle spĂ©cifie l'adresse Internet de l'interface dont la table de traduction des adresses devrait ĂȘtre modifiĂ©e. Non prĂ©cisĂ©e, la premiĂšre interface applicable sera utilisĂ©e.
NBTSTAT : Mise Ă jour du cache du fichier Lmhosts. Affiche les statistiques du protocole et les connexions TCP/IP actuelles utilisant NBT (NetBIOS sur TCP/IP).
NBTSTAT [-a Nom Distant] [-A adresse IP] [-c] [-n] [-r] [-R] [-s] [S] [intervalle]
* -a (Ă©tat carte) Liste la table de noms de la machine distante (nom connu).
* -A (Ă©tat carte) Liste la table de noms de la machine distante (adresse IP).
* -c (cache) Liste le cache de noms distants y compris les adresses IP.
* -n (noms) Liste les noms NetBIOS locaux.
* -r (rĂ©solus) Liste les noms rĂ©solus par diffusion et via WINS.
* -R (Recharge) Purge et recharge la table du cache de noms distantes.
* -S (Sessions) Liste la table de sessions avec les adresses destination IP.
* -s (sessions) Liste la table de sessions convertissant les adresses de destination IP en noms d'hĂŽtes via le fichier hĂŽtes.
Un Exemple :
nbtstat -A @IP
Cette commande renvoie le nom NetBIOS, nom du systĂšme, les utilisateurs connectĂ©s ...de la machine distante.
La commande telnet permet d'accĂ©der en mode Terminal (Ecran passif) Ă un host distant. Elle permet Ă©galement de vĂ©rifier si un service quelconque TCP tourne sur un serveur distant en spĂ©cifiant aprĂšs lâadresse IP le numĂ©ro de port TCP. Câest ainsi que lâon peut tester si le service SMTP, par exemple, tourne sur un serveur Microsoft Exchange en utilisant lâadresse IP du connecteur SMTP et puis 25 comme numĂ©ro de port. Les ports les plus courants sont :
* ftp (21),
* telnet (23),
* smtp (25),
* www (80),
* kerberos (88),
* pop3 (110),
* nntp (119)
* et nbt (137-139).
HOSTNAME : Affiche le nom de la machine
FTP: Client de tĂ©lĂ©chargement de fichiers
* -s cette option permet de lancer des FTP en mode batch : spĂ©cifie un fichier textuel contenant les commandes FTP.
NsLookUp: envoie des requĂȘtes DNS sur un serveur DNS au choix
nslookup [domaine] [serveur dns]
La commande NsLookUp permet d'envoyer des requĂȘtes DNS Ă un serveur. Par dĂ©faut, si vous ne mettez pas le serveur DNS, la commande utilisera celui qui est configurĂ© pour votre interface rĂ©seau (celui que vous utilisez pour naviguer sur internet, par exemple) mais vous pouvez forcer l'utilisation d'un autre serveur.
Par exemple, pour demander au serveur DNS 10.0.0.3 l'adresse IP correspondante Ă l'adresse www.commentcamarche.net:
nslookup www.commentcamarche.net 10.0.0.3
* Si vous ne prĂ©cisez aucun paramĂštre pour nslookup, un shell s'ouvrira en attente de requĂȘtes de votre part.
Netsh (network shell : shell rĂ©seau) est un utilitaire en ligne de commande inclus dans la gamme des systĂšmes d'exploitation Windows NT (NT, 2000, XP, 2003 Serveur, Vista) Ă partir de Windows 2000. Il permet la configuration du rĂ©seau, localement ou Ă distance.
Une utilisation classique de netsh est la rĂ©initialisation de la pile TCP/IP Ă ses paramĂštres d'origines (Sous Windows 98, cette opĂ©ration nĂ©cessitait la rĂ©installation de l'adaptateur TCP/IP). Dans ce mode, vous devez fournir Ă la commande un fichier journal (log). Celui-ci sera rempli avec les valeurs affectĂ©es par netsh.
Netsh permet aussi (entre autres) de changer l'adresse IP de la machine.
Exemples d'utilisations :
- RĂ©initialisation de la pile TCP/IP :
netsh interface ip reset C:\resetlog.txt
- Adresse IP statique :
netsh interface ip set address local static 184.108.40.206 255.255.255.0
- Adresse IP dynamique :
netsh interface ip set address name="Connexion au rĂ©seau local" source=dhcp
- Netsh et IPv6 :
Netsh peut Ă©galement ĂȘtre utilisĂ© pour lire des informations provenant de la pile IPv6, cette commande est plus facile Ă utiliser que la commande IPv6.exe et fournit quasiment le mĂȘme niveau d'information.
Pour afficher votre adresse IPv6 en utilisant netsh :
netsh interface ipv6 show address
* %HOMEDRIVE% : ouvre l'explorateur sur la partition ou le systĂšme d'exploitation est installĂ©
* %HOMEPATH% : ouvre le dossier d'utilisateur connectĂ© actuellement C:\Documents and settings\[nom d'utilisateur]
* %PROGRAMFILES% : ouvre le dossier dâinstallation dâautres programmes (Program Files)
* %TEMP% ou bien %TMP% : ouvre le dossier temporaire
* %USERPROFILE% : ouvre le dossier du profil de l'utilisateur connectĂ© actuellement
* %WINDIR% ou bien %SYSTEMROOT% : ouvre le dossier dâinstallation de Windows
* %WINDIR%\system32\rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL hotplug.dll : affiche la fenĂȘtre "Supprimer le pĂ©riphĂ©rique en toute sĂ©curitĂ©"
* AC3FILTER.CPL : ouvre les propriĂ©tĂ©s du filtre AC3 (Si installĂ©)
* FIREFOX : lance Mozilla FireFox (Si installĂ©)
* JAVAWS : Visualise le cache du logiciel JAVA (Si installĂ©)
* LOGOFF : ferme la session actuelle
* NETPROJ : autorise ou pas la connexion Ă un projecteur rĂ©seau (Pour Vista uniquement)
* VĂ©rificateur des fichiers systĂšme (NĂ©cessite un CD de Windows si le cache nâest pas disponible): (Tutoriel ICI)
o SFC /SCANNOW : scanne immĂ©diatement tous les fichiers systĂšme et rĂ©pare les fichiers endommagĂ©s
o SFC /VERIFYONLY : scanne seulement les fichiers systĂšme
o SFC /SCANFILE="nom et chemin de fichier" : scanne le fichier prĂ©cisĂ©, et le rĂ©pare sâil est endommagĂ©
o SFC /VERIFYFILE="nom et chemin de fichier" : scanne seulement le fichier prĂ©cisĂ©
o SFC /SCANONCE : scanne les fichiers systĂšme au prochain redĂ©marrage
o SFC /REVERT : remet la configuration initiale (Pour plus dâinformations, tapez SFC /? dans lâinvite de commande CMD.
* SHUTDOWN : Ă©teint Windows
* SHUTDOWN âA : interrompe lâarrĂȘt de Windows
* VSP1CLN : supprime le cache d'installation du service pack 1 de Vista (Tutoriel ICI)
CrĂ©er votre propre commande
Pour ceux qui aiment tout faire avec le clavier, il est possible de crĂ©er vos propres commandes exĂ©cutables dans Menu dĂ©marrer > ExĂ©cuter.
Nous allons prendre l'exemple de la commande netnavig qui exĂ©cutera Mozilla FireFox.
* Ouvrez la base de registre.
* Allez vers la clĂ© HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE puis les sous-clĂ©s successives \SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths
* Allez dans le menu Ădition > Nouveau > ClĂ© et donnez-lui le nom netnavig.exe
* Faites un double-clic sur la valeur que vous venez de crĂ©er, puis allez de nouveau dans le menu Ădition > Nouveau > Valeur ChaĂźne et donnez-lui le nom Path
* Faites encore un double-clic sur la valeur crĂ©Ă©e et entrez le chemin complet de l'application que vous voudrez lancer, dans notre exemple c'est C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox, puis validez. Il est possible de copier ce chemin Ă partir de la barre d'adresse de l'explorateur directement.
* Un autre double-clic sur la valeur (par dĂ©faut) et entrez l'exĂ©cutable de l'application avec son chemin complet : C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox, dans notre exemple. Ensuite, validez et fermez l'Ă©diteur de registre.
Ainsi vous pouvez exĂ©cuter Mozilla Firefox juste en faisant: Menu dĂ©marrer > ExĂ©cuter > taper netnavig et valider.
Vous pouvez faire la mĂȘme chose pour toutes les applications auxquelles vous voulez un accĂšs rapide avec le clavier.
1233 MOTU.com - Calibration
Volta's unique oscillator calibration feature listens to the output of your oscillators and calibrates pitch tracking to ensure precise tuning.
1225 VOLTA MOTU.com - Calibration
Volta's unique oscillator calibration feature listens to the output of your oscillators and calibrates pitch tracking to ensure precise tuning.
1217 Serialize java objects using GZip streams (GZIPInputStream and GZIPOutputStream) at INC
A bit of python, a bit of Java, a bit of C, a bit of everything .
1197 AlestRukov - Hi-End Computer Devices
AlestRukov - Hi-End Computer Devices
AlestRukov, Alest Rukov, ĂĂ«Ă„Ă±ĂČĂĂłĂȘĂźĂą, ĂĂ«Ă„Ă±ĂČ ĂĂłĂȘĂźĂą, Hi-End Computer Devices
1196 Digital Effect Processor Specifications:- DEP2b- DEP2aManuals:- DEP2b manua...
Digital Effect Processor Specifications:
- DEP2b manual v0.2
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1116 Sitting is Killing You
As we enter the second decade of the 21st century, there is one thing nearly all modern Americans have in common: we sit all the time. Though our great shift towards computer-based work has done great things for productivity, it has, unfortunately, done terrible things for our health. From increased risk of heart disease and obesity in the long term, to sharply hampered cholesterol maintenance in the short term, the negative health effects of sitting are starting to weigh heavily against the benefits. Even the medical field â the greatest advocates of reducing sitting time â is plagued by this new health issue. Though doctors and nurses get plenty of walking time, it usually falls to the secretaries, billers, and coders to do all the sitting. And, as we can see, something has to change.
1065 View the Flash cookies (Local Shared Object /.sol files) stored in your computer
FlashCookiesView is a small utility that displays the list of cookie files created by Flash component in your Web browser
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1052 Lab Overview
Not that I recommend this level of excitement to everyone, but this is my lab. It is my basement, and as you may note from the disheveled ceiling tiles up above, having this much equipment has actually forced me to purchase a separate AC unit for the basement. So my trendy two-zone AC house has now magically become a three-zone AC house. Fortunately, I didn't need a furnace for down here. Equipment is great in the winter to heat your house!
The lab has taken on a life of it's own over time... It started out as a single standard 7-foot 19" rack. Then it grew to two standard racks... Then it changed into three Ortronics Mighty-Mo 19" rack systems (because those are cool). As seen now, it has changed yet again into four separate rack cabinets. The cabinets are a bit pricey, so they aren't all the same vendor. Note to all, even if you find a really good price on Ebay, be aware that you still have to ship them, and they weigh a LOT! (This means, have lots of friends and lots of pizza/beer!)
Nov'04 -- Well, things have moved even more! The equipment was beating the AC unit that ran for the basement. So instead of being a three-level, three-zone house, we had to upgrade to being a four-zone house. Go figure. As noted above, I would not recommend this path to anyone unless you have a good amount of business to drive it! All of the equipment here is used for testing and lab purposes, but easily serves as Proof of Concept lab for many consulting clients of mine. The recent change was that the crawlspace area under the kitchen area was excavated out and had a concrete floor poured making an enclosed little room. In addition, a large air handler (AKA Mongo AC Unit) was put into that specific room and a door was installed for access and physical separation! While all a very interesting project, it is a pain to move any equipment that you amass, so definitely plan ahead for this sort of activity!
1043 Monotribe, MIDI and me
When I heard about the monotribe, I had my doubts. Mostly that thereâs only one pattern, which is 8 steps long. Well, there are 8 extra steps for the drums, as well as a âflux modeâ which records your movements on the ribbon continuously. In that sense, it is limited, and is an instrument made to be played with your hands, rather than be programmed. But as it turned out, this was a design choice, and not a technical limitation. I can easily imagine why. They wanted it to seem as analog and playful as possible.
Same thing with MIDI. Officially, the monotribe doesnât support MIDI. It does however offer a sync pulse output and input. This allows it to be synced to other monotribes, modular synthesizers or even Korgâs own virtual iMS-20/iElectribe, using a special sync app on a second iPhone/Pod/Pad. However, the lack of MIDI is still a slight limitation.
1020 GnomeActivityJournal - GNOME Live!
GNOME Activity Journal (formerly GNOME Zeitgeist)
GNOME Activity Journal (formerly GNOME Zeitgeist)
Getting in touch
Grouping and Filtering
Long term goals
Mockups And Current Usage
See Zeitgeist for information about the Zeitgeist engine used internally by the GNOME Activity Journal.
The GNOME Activity Journal is a tool for easily browsing and finding files on your computer. It uses Zeitgeist to get information and metadata on what files/websites/contacts/etc. you worked with.
Links: Zeitgeist Website, Zeitgeist on Launchpad, GNOME Activity Journal on Launchpad
The Zeitgeist code is split into two modules:
GNOME Activity Journal (GTK+ interface)
Project page: https://launchpad.net/gnome-activity-journal
Repository: bzr branch lp:gnome-activity-journal
Project page: https://launchpad.net/zeitgeist
Repository: bzr branch lp:zeitgeist
Getting in touch
Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~gnome-zeitgeist-users
IRC: #zeitgeist @ irc.freenode.net, #gnome-zeitgeist @ irc.gimp.org
John turns on his computer to work on his seminar paper. Instead of digging through his hierarchal file system, he simply opens up GNOME Activity Journal and clicks on the top item in the "Recently Used Files" list. When he realizes that he can't remember the name of the website that he was reading for research yesterday, he simply looks at the list of files related to his paper and clicks on the website.
More at the Zeitgeist Vision page.
Grouping and Filtering
Our goal is to group/filter the data by:
Type of data
Location of use (GPS)
Drag and Drop (not for links)
Filtering by Dataproviders/Time/Tags
Add an actions toolbar to quickly share items by email or instant messaging. (See nautilus-share)
Experiment with Tracker, Soylent, and Empathy.
Long term goals
Better metadata extraction (see some of the sprints above)
Integration with other computers and mobile devices.
Mockups And Current Usage
Some work was done by the City of Largo in the past which replicated some of the features of the Activity Journal. Possibly some of this work can result in ideas for improving the User Interface.
Mockups And Usage.
/BolzanoIdeas /CityOfLargo /Ideas
1013 Quotables stories - Lifehacker
Procrastination is like a credit card: it's a lot of fun until you get the bill
Lifehacker, tips and downloads for getting things done
Quotables stories - Lifehacker, software, productivity, technology, downloads, life hacks, hacker, lifehacks, computing, lifestyle, timesavers, health, internet, personal technology, DIY, projects, tricks, advice, backup, email, Mac, Windows, Firefox, Google, Yahoo, Gmail, keyboard shortcuts, household, HOWTO, how to's, tutorials
992 Troy Hunt: Whoâs who of bad password practices â banks, airlines and more
Troy Hunt on observations, musings and conjecture about the world of software and technology
Troy Hunt, blog, .NET, Azure, Backup, Bing, Blogger, Career Development, Code Quality, Conference, Database, Design Utopia, DotNetNuke, Enterprise Software Platform, Internet Explorer, iPhone, K2, LinkedIn, Media, NDepend, Online Identity, OWASP, People Management, Personal Development, Product Review, ReSharper, Security, SharePoint, Silverlight, Software Quality, SQL Injection, SQL Server, Subversion, Travel, Twitter, Visual Studio, Windows Mobile, XSS,
Ah, passwords. Love âem or hate âem, theyâre a necessary evil of the digital age. The reality is we all end up with an alphabet soup of passwords spread over dozens of various sites and services across the internet. Whilst we might not always practice it, we all know the theory of creating a good password; uniqueness, randomness and length. The more of each, the better.
Of course we frequently donât do this because of all sorts of human factors such as convenience, memory or simple unawareness of the risks. Still, when itâs a case of individuals electing not to create secure passwords, they really only have themselves to blame.
But what happens when the website wonât allow you to create a secure password? Or at least when they severely constrain your ability to create long, random, unique passwords? And what about when they donât allow you to send it between your computer and their server securely?
Even worse, what happens when our most âsecureâ institutions implement lazy password policies? Unfortunately, all of this is pretty rampant practice.
987 Alesis Micron
This is one of the cutest, smallest, yet most powerful synths I've ever put my hands on! The Micron is the sequel to the popular Ion, and while it can be considered as the Ion's younger brother, it actually has a few enhancements that are absent on the big bro.
This is a very clean, precise, sparkly and definitely virtual analog (or analog modeled) sounding synth. Eight voices of polyphony are plenty for these types of units, but we would always want more. The synth engine is the same as the Ion though, but extra and welcome features include sequencing, arpeggio, and great on board percussion, and the ability to build patterns.
The Micron really sounds bigger than it looks: while personally I feel that the character of its synth engine leans on the more digitally precise DSP side of virtual analog technology, it's certainly capable of huge, warm and fat sounds.
The main panel is logically laid out and easy to understand. At the very left, a big red knob offers volume control; the two "m1" and "m2" sliders provide useful modulation control, typically (but not always) vibrato and filter cutoff. The three knobs labeled "x", "y" and "z" also offer way of modulating sounds, and can (ought to) be assigned to your favorite parameters. Two octave buttons, and other useful commands such as tap (tempo) and latch (sustains the notes) occupy the space at the left of the two-line backlit green display. Finally, a multi-function matrix with push-down knob serve as the central nerve system of the machine, letting you easily access programs, setups, configurations, patterns and rhythms. You do the programming by turning the knob to view the various editing pages. In all, it's simple to program, and the manual does a fantastic job of being easy to follow and easy to understand.
977 modern jewelry inspired by nature by nervoussystem on Etsy
Nervous System works at the intersection of science, art, and technology. We combine generative computer simulations with digital fabrication to
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973 zCover X5
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Low Profile removable, rotating Belt Clip can be rotated and locked so that you can wear your iAudio vertically or horizontally when clipped to your belt.
Crystal clear Hard Screen Protector with Rubber Ring Pad provides the best protection and vision effect, it won't slid around or scratch your device.
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zCover silicone cases are crafted from non-toxic, durable HealthCare grade silicone rubber. It is safe
Washable - you can wash zCover silicone case by hand. Make sure itâs dried out before putting your iAudio into it. Dry it in room temperature. Please avoid direct fire and direct bright sunshine.
963 4 synth geeks ONLY!! thom yorke style beats 100% modular..no seq's, computers,...
4 synth geeks ONLY!! thom yorke style beats 100% modular..no seq's, computers, plugins, fx...just pure analogue!
949 simple algorithms
This is a place to find information about some of the more fundamental algorithms used in computer science. This information is widely available on the net, but hopefully the way it's presented and discussed here will resonate with you.
Most of these are things you wouldn't need to write yourself. Modern libraries and languages tend to have quality implementations for all of this. Nonetheless, I truly believe that understanding how things work is key to improving how we work.
946 docs synth
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- SEMblance banc essai keyboards allemagne 2004
- SEMblance user manual
- FilteredCOFFEE user manual
- DROID 3 brochure
- VOSTOK user manual
- VOSTOK test electronic musician fĂ©vrier 2003
- VOSTOK test keys allemagne
- VOSTOK keyboard japon mai 2003
- AKAI AX73 brochure (avril 1986)
- AKAI AX80 banc essai sono
- AKAI AX80 brochure
- AKAI EVI 1000 user manual
- AKAI EWI 1000-EVI 1000-EVW 2000 banc essai sono
- AKAI EWI 3020 user manual
- AKAI EWI 3030m user manual
- AKAI ME sĂ©rie banc essai sono (10D 15F, 20A)
- AKAI ME sĂ©rie banc essai guitare claviers janvier 1986 (10D, 15F, 20A)
- AKAI ME sĂ©rie brochure (juin 1985)
- AKAI ME20A user manual
- AKAI ME25S brochure
- AKAI ME30P user manual
- AKAI ME30P brochure
- AKAI ME30PII user manual
- AKAI MX73 brochure
- AKAI S612 brochure
- AKAI S612 banc essai sono
- AKAI S900 banc essai sono
- AKAI S900 brochure (avril 1986)
- AKAI S900 carte marion system - import numĂ©ra
- AKAI S1000 banc essai sono
- AKAI S1100 user manual
- AKAI SG01P user manual
- AKAI SG01V user manual
- AKAI U4 phrase trainer brochure
- AKAI VX90 brochure (avril 1986)
- AKAI VX90 banc essai sono
- AKAI XR 10 brochure
- AKAI PEQ6 - MB76 banc essai sono
- AKAI pub
- AKAI catalogue gamme 86
- ARP AVATAR brochure publicitaire / modulaire faĂ§on 2600 /
- ARP AXXE banc essai disc international / pub keyboards 1976 / pub keyboards 1977
- ARP CENTAUR article disc international 1978
- ARP CHROMA brochure publicitaire
- ARP EXPLORER service manual / patch book
- ARP ODYSSEY banc essai sono / brochure / pub keyboards 1975 / pub1
- ARP OMNI pub disc 1976 / pub omni 2 1979 / voir atelier chok
- ARP POLARIS brochure
- ARP PRELUDE pub 1983
- ARP PRODGX banc essai sono
- ARP QUADRA banc essai sono / pub
- ARP QUARTET service manual / pub
- ARP LITTLE BROTHER 2950 schematics
- ARP PIANO 16 voies pub
- ARP SEQUENCER pub 1976
- ARP SOLUS banc essai Claviers septembre 1981 / pub Keyboards 1980
- ARP WING I et II modulaire
- ARP catalogue gamme / pub gamme 1977
- ARP catalogue gamme & accessoires
- ARP retro family tree - future music
- The rise and fall of ARP instruments keyboards avril 1983
ARP AVATAR ARP OMNI EMS VOCODER 5000
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pub envoi des 2 flexi disc
- BANANA brochure
- BALDWIN 88 (KUSTOM) electronique piano brochure
- BOHM digidrums banc essai disc international dĂ©cembre 1983
- BOHM digidrums pub1 / pub2
- BOHM soundlab user manual
- BOHM soundlab service manual
- BOHM soundlab pub
- BOSS DR55 user manual+ tips / banc essai sono / service manual
- BOSS DR110 banc essai guitares claviers mai 1984
- BOSS catalogue Micro studio sĂ©rie
- BOSS banc essai sono sur 8 pĂ©dales
- CASIO 401 banc essai claviers aout 1981 / pub fiche technique /
- CASIO 701 pub janvier 1982
- CASIO 1000P pub 1983
- CASIO CZ101 pub
- CASIO CZ1000 banc essai guitares claviers dĂ©cembre 1985
- CASIO DH 100 user manual
- CASIO DH 500 service manual
- CASIO FZ1 user manual / banc essai disc international mai 1987 / pub
- CASIO MT40 pub mai 1982
- CASIO PT30 banc essai sono juillet 1983
- CASIOTONE VL1 banc essai disc international juillet 1981 / pub 1 / pub 2 / mod
- CASIO VZ1 user & service manual
- CASIO VZ1 banc essai disc international janvier 1989
- CASIO VZ1 pub disc international janvier 1989
- CASIO pub gamme 201 Ă 401/MT30&40 1981
- CASIO catalogue gamme
COUVERTURES (cliquer pour agrandir)
- DJET 004 banc essai disc international decembre 1979
- EXAGONE XM 64 banc essai disc international
- EXAGONE 64 pub
- REGGY synthĂ©tiseur de percussions banc essai sono
- CHEETAH pub distribution music land
- CHEETAH MS6 user manual
- CREAMWARE B4000 user manual
- CREAMWARE MINIMAX user manual
- CREAMWARE PRO12 user manual
- CREAMWARE PRODYSSEY user manual
- CREAMWARE MINMAX/PROFIT5 brochure
- BIT99 user manual
- BIT99 brochure
- BIT99 pub / banc essai sono 01
- BIT99 / BIT01 banc essai sono 2
- BIT01 voices and midi
- BIT MASTERKEYBOARD user manual
- BIT01 & MASTERKEYBOARD sous UNIQUE DBM test keyboards decembre 1986
- BIT variantes BIT/LEM/UNIQUE
- CRUMAR BABY GRAND pub
- CRUMAR MULTIMAN brochure
- CRUMAR MULTIMAN schematics
- CRUMAR MULTIMAN ORCHESTRATOR pub
- CRUMAR PERFORMER service manual
- CRUMAR sĂ©rie T pub
- CRUMAR T3 banc essai claviers fĂ©vrier 1982
- CRUMAR TRILOGY STRATUS pub
CASIOTONE 202 CASIOTONE 301 MATTEL SYNSONICS DRUMS YAMAHA SY77
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- POLYEVOLVER rack banc essai recording musicien septembre 2004
- DOEPFER MAQ 16/3 banc essai sono
- DOEPFER MCV1-MCV8 user manual
- DREAM SAM XR pub 1989 / banc essai disc international 1989
- DYNACORD ADS / ADS K brochure
- DYNACORD DRS 78 banc essai sono
- DYNACORD DC 200 leslie brochure / pub 1976
- DYNACORD EMINENT 100A user manual
- DYNACORD EMINENT 100A service manual
- DYNACORD SRV 66 vocoder user manual / schematics / MP3 demo
- DYNACORD catalogue drum computer
- SYNERGY banc essai sono
- SYNERGY digital keyboards brochure
- SYNERGY I & II+ test keyboard US
COUVERTURES (cliquer pour agrandir)
- ELECTRO HARMONIX DIGITAL LOOPING RECORDER 64 Sec
- ELECTRO HARMONIX EH300 VOCODER manual / schematics
- ELECTRO HARMONIX HARMONIC OCTAVE GENERATOR user manual
- ELECTRO HARMONIX MICRO SYNTHESIZER user manual / schematics
- ELECTRO HARMONIX 8 pĂ©dales d'effets au banc d'essai - sono
- ELKA EK22 / EM22 user manual
- ELKA SYNTHEX banc essai sono / brochure / pub 1983
- ELKA 610 pub Keyboards 1975 / pub keyboards 1978
- ELKA MICROPIANO 16 brochure / pub 1983
- ELKA OMB5 pub
- ELKA OMB3 C92 X35 user manual
- ELKA SOLIST 505 pub 1978
- ELKA X50 banc essai claviers mars 1982
- ELKA X50/TWIN 51 pub
- ELKA X50 & 61P banc essai sono janvier 1982
- ELKA pub gamme
- EMS SYNTHI E banc essai sono
- EMS SYNTHI AKS banc essai disc international juillet-aout 1977
- VCS 3 / AKS article keyboard US novembre 1990
- AKS / VCS3 / Keyboard DK1/KS brochure
- EMS SYNTHI HI-FLI brochure
- EMS SYNTHI HI-FLI tarifs fĂ©vrier 1977 revendeurs Gamme
- EMS VOCODER 2000 banc essai disc international mai 1979
- EMS tarifs gamme janvier 1976 electrone / piano center
- ENSONIQ ASR user manual
- ENSONIQ ASR X user manual
- ENSONIQ ASR pro keyboards juillet 1999
- ENSONIQ EPS banc essai sono
- ENSONIQ EPS 16 plus user manual
- ENSONIQ ESQ1 pub
- ENSONIQ ESQM brochure
- ENSONIQ MIRAGE pub / article sono
- ENSONIQ SPM1 brochure
- ENSONIQ SQ2 banc essai sono
- ENSONIQ SQ80 banc essai sono
- ENSONIQ SQ88 reportage de EPS16 jusqu'au SQ80 keyboards
- ENSONIQ TS10-12 brochure
- ENSONIQ VFX banc essai keyboards aout 1989 / article disc international octobre 1989
- ENSONIQ VFX SD banc essai disc international decembre 1989
- FARFISA POLYCHROME banc essai claviers janvier 1983
- FARFISA SOUNDMAKER service manual
- FARFISA SYNTHORCHESTRA service manual
- FARFISA PRO 110 pub1 / pub2 / banc essai disc international mai 1979
- FARFISA VIP 255 brochure
- FARFISA VIP 345 brochure / service manual
- FARFISA VIP 400 brochure
- FARFISA MINI COMPACT user manual / service manual
COUVERTURES (cliquer pour agrandir)
- RHODES 54 notes pub
- RHODES 54 banc essai sono
- RHODES 73 & 88 notes catalogue
- RHODES Mark catalogue
- RHODES extrait catalogue 1976
- RHODES electronic piano brochure / pub keyboards 1983
- RHODES pub herbie hancock
- RHODES pub disc international
- RHODES MK80/60 brochure
- ORGACOR Fratelli Crosio pub 1979
- ORGACOR PROHONIC SYNTHE pub (1982) / pub 1979
- DOCTOR CLICK user manual
- DOCTOR CLICK 2, MULTI TRIGGER, DRUM DOCTOR, MASTERBEAT extrait catalogue Music Land
- DOCTOR CLICK pub keyboards novembre 1983
- DOCTOR CLICK banc essai keyboards 1983
- MINI DOC, CLOCK DELAY, DOCTOR FLICK, MODULATOR extrait catalogue Music Land
- NANO SERIES pub 1983
- GEM SPRINTER 61 & 49 pub - banc essai
- GEM orgue sĂ©rie F30 Ă F50 pub 1976
- GEM orgue gamme portable (rodĂ©o 61, phantom 61) et meuble (H600, X365, wizard 320) pub
- GEM orgue gamme portable (sprinter 49 & 61) et meuble (H2000, wizard 315 & 321) pub
- IBANEZ mixer RM60 pub (catalogue oscar music)
- IBANEZ AD202 banc essai sono
- IBANEZ DM1000 pub 1983 /
- IBANEZ gamme pĂ©dale effets 1981 pub
- JEN caroussel C390 banc essai disc dĂ©cembre 1978 (orgue incluant JEN SX2000)
- JEN string machine 2007 banc essai sono
- JEN sx1000 brochure
- JEN sx2000 banc essai sono / test + pub disc international / user manual / patch vide et preset
- HAMMOND catalogue gamme 01
- HAMMOND catalogue gamme 02
- HH P73 piano Ă©lectrique banc essai claviers octobre 1981
- HH P73 pub disc international 1981
- HELPINSTILL piano Ă©lectro-accoustique banc essai claviers 1981
- HELPINSTILL piano Ă©lectro-accoustique pub
- HOHNER PIANET test disc international juillet aout 1977
- HOHNER C86 user manual
- HOHNER C86 service manual
- HOHNER C86 banc essai claviers janvier 1982
- HOHNER CLAVINET D6 banc essai sono
- HOHNER MELODICA SOPRANO user manual
- HOHNER MULTIMONICA user manual
- HOHNER orgue soufflerie organa mĂ©lodica catalogue Millet
- HOHNER extrait gamme 1975 / 1977
- JMS CGX interface midi in cv/gate - import numĂ©ra
- JMS midi master synchronizer - import numĂ©ra
- KAWAI 100 F banc essai sono
- KAWAI 100 F brochure
- KAWAI 100F notes disc international
- KAWAI 100F schematics
- KAWAI 100F user manual and patchs
- KAWAI 100F user manual in franĂ§ais
- KAWAI GB1 user manual
- KAWAI GB2 user manual / rythm pattern
- KAWAI K1 banc essai guitares claviers juillet 1988 / pub 1989 / brochure
- KAWAI K4 banc essai keyboards novembre 1989
- KAWAI K5 brochure / sound library
- KAWAI SPECTRA KC10 user manual
- KAWAI MAV8 user manual
- KAWAI MM16 user manual
- KAWAI MX16 user manual
- KAWAI MX8R user manual
- KAWAI R100 service manual / brochure / banc essai disc international
- KAWAI SX210 banc essai sono / brochure / pub keyboards 1983 / pub disc 1983
- KAWAI sĂ©rie EP 308/308S/608 pub1 1983 / pub2 1983
- KAWAI EP608 user manual/schematics / brochure
- KAWAI EP308/308S user manual
- KAWAI ORGAN E550/650 service manual
- KORG 700S user manual
- KORG 900S banc essai sono
- KORG A3 banc essai disc international aout 1989
- KORG BX3 pub1 / pub2
- KORG CX3 banc essai claviers aout 1981 / pub 1981
- KORG DS8 brochure
- KORG EPS1 banc essai sono
- KORG EX800 user manual
- KORG EX800/RK100 brochure
- KORG KMX 8/MM 25 brochure 1983
- KORG KPR77 banc essai disc international dĂ©cembre 1983
- KORG MICROPRESET M500 user manual+service manual / patches
- KORG MICROPRESET M500 banc essai sono
- KORG MONOPOLY - POLYSIX brochure
- KORG MONOPOLY banc essai sono / settings
- KORG MONOTRON schematics
- KORG MS 20/ SQ 10 - YAMAHA CS 30 match synthĂ©tiseurs disc international dĂ©cembre 1978
- KORG POLY 800 user manual francais / banc essai sono
- KORG POLYSIX banc essai disc international aout 1982
- KORG PSS50 banc essai guitares claviers fĂ©vrier 1985 + modif
- KORG TRIDENT banc essai sono mag
- KORG mr multi user manual
- KORG EPS1 banc essai sono
- KORG SDD300 pub 1983
- KORG SYGMA banc essai disc international septembre 1979
- KORG SYGMA user manual
- KORG SYGMA korg magazine winter 2002
- KORG VC10 banc essai disc international mai 1979
- KORG X911 pages annotĂ©es d'Eric.G pour modularisation du X911 / voir son site
- KORG catalogue gamme 1981
- KORG catalogue gamme 1982
- KORG article disc international arrivĂ©e sĂ©rie ms Francfort
Synthesizer Bionic Orchestra - Francis rimbert Joop Stokkermans - The Magic of the ARP-Synthesizer
- KURZWEIL 250 banc essai claviers octobre 1984
- LINN 9000 pub keyboards juillet 1985
- LINNDRUM pub keyboards juin 1983
- MATTEL SYNSONICS DRUMS user manual francais + plan accessory jack
- MATTEL SYNSONICS DRUMS pub keyboards 1983
- MATTEL MAGICAL MUSICAL THING user manual
- M-AUDIO AXIOM user manual
- MDB sortie polysĂ©quenceur 1981
- MDB TRIGGTOM 4 extrait catalogue music land
- MDB WINDOW RECORDER extrait catalogue music land
- POLY-MIDI brochure
- POLY-MIDI vs YAMAHA QX7 banc essai guitares claviers septembre 1985
- S2000 sĂ©quenceur monophonique brochure
- SUPERBAT brochure
- MICROPERFORMANCE encart pub disc international
- MOOG constellation brochure
- MOOG memorymoog brochure
- MOOG micromoog notes disc international
- MOOG le minimoog de 1998 pub
- MOOG polymoog brochure 1 / brochure 2
- MOOG polymoog pub annonce disc international
- MOOG PRODIGY banc essai disc international juin 1980
- MOOG PRODIGY brochure
- MOOG SONIC 6 brochure 1974
- MOOG pub1 1979 /
- MOOG prix 1979
- MOOG catalogue
- MOOG CATALOGUE 1973
- ENCYCLOPEDIA of MOOG ARTISTS
- MXR 15-21 equalizer brochure
- MXR time delay command banc essai disc international aout 1982
- MXR pub gamme effets 1979 / pub 1982
- NOVATION A STATION brochure
- NOVATION BASS STATION brochure
- NOVATION DRUM STATION brochure
- NOVATION KS4-KS5-KS6 brochure
- NOVATION KS4-KS5 user manual
- NOVATION K-STATION brochure
- NOVATION SUPERNOVA banc essai keyboards novembre 1998
- NOVATION SUPERNOVA 2 brochure
- NOVATION X STATION REMOTE brochure
- NOVATION Xio synth brochure
- OBERHEIM MATRIX 6 banc essai sono / brochure
- OBERHEIM DMX banc essai sono juillet 1983 / brochure
- OBERHEIM DPX1 brochure 1897
- OBERHEIM DSX brochure / pub 1981
- OBERHEIM DX brochure 1986
- OBERHEIM MATRIX 6 banc essai sono / brochure
- OBERHEIM MATRIX 12 banc essai sono / brochure / banc essai keyboards juillet 1985
- OBERHEIM MATRIX 1000 patches 1 / schematics / patchesbook 2
- OBERHEIM OB-X pub (piano center)
- OBERHEIM OB-Xa banc essai claviers mai 1981
- OBERHEIM OB-1 brochure / pub 1978
- OBERHEIM OB-8 banc essai keyboards 1983 avec DMX & DSX
- OBERHEIM PROMMER banc essai sono / brochure
- OBERHEIM STRETCH brochure 1987
- OBERHEIM pub gamme mars 1986 / pub 1984
- OBERHEIM prix NumĂ©ra 1985 / article retro family tree-future music
- OSCAR banc essai sono
- OSCAR pub
- OSCAR extrait catalogue Music Land
- OSC ADVANCED SOUND GENERATOR extrait catalogue Music land
- OSC ADVANCED SOUND GENERATOR guitare de "commande" SYNTHAXE
- voir sur le site de jbfairlight
- PPG PRK brochure
- PPG WALDORF retro family tree article future music
- PPG prices list numĂ©ra 1985
- PPG WAVE II banc essai claviers novembre 1981 / article disc international
- PPG pub 1 1984 / pub 2 1984 / pub 3 1984
- QUASIMIDI SIRIUS banc essai keyboards janvier 1999
- QUASIMIDI RAVEOLUTION 909 banc essai keyboards dĂ©cembre 1997
- ROLAND A880 banc essai sono
- ROLAND CR78 banc essai sono
- ROLAND CR1000 pub 1987
- ROLAND DDR 30-PD10-PD20 brochure 1985
- ROLAND GR300 banc essai sono
- ROLAND GR700 banc essai claviers 1985
- ROLAND GR700 user manual
- ROLAND G707 guitar controller user manual
- ROLAND JUNO 6 banc essai sono
- ROLAND JUNO 106 banc essai sono
- ROLAND JUPITER 4 banc essai disc international janvier 1979
- ROLAND JUPITER 6 banc essai sono
- ROLAND JUPITER 8 banc essai sono
- ROLAND JX3P banc essai sono
- ROLAND JX8P banc essai sono
- ROLAND MC202 banc essai sono
- ROLAND MP600 banc essai claviers novembre 1981
- ROLAND MP700 banc essai sono + pub
- ROLAND OCTAPAD pad 8 controller brochure 1985
- ROLAND PIANO PLUS 11 banc essai disc international aout 1982
- ROLAND REVO 250 / 120 pub
- ROLAND SDE 2000 banc essai sono mai 1982
- ROLAND SDE 2500 banc essai sono
- ROLAND SH101 banc essai sono
- ROLAND SH3A banc essai disc international mai 1977
- ROLAND SDP11 brochure 1993
- ROLAND SUPER JX banc essai sono
- ROLAND SVC 350 banc essai sono
- ROLAND TB303 banc essai sono / pub 1983
- ROLAND TR505 banc essai sono
- ROLAND TR707 banc essai sono
- ROLAND TR808 banc essai sono / pub 1981
- ROLAND TR909 banc essai sono
- ROLAND TL12 brochure 1986
- ROLAND VP 330 banc essai disc international juin 1980
- ROLAND pub / pub gamme 1977
- ROLAND catalogue gamme 1981
- ROLAND catalogue volume 5 mai 1984
- ROLAND catalogue news Ă©tĂ© 1986
- DRUMTRACKS banc essai sono
- DRUMTRACKS brochure
- DRUMTRACKS banc essai guitare claviers (basse res)
- PRO ONE banc essai claviers dĂ©cembre 1981
- PRO ONE banc essai sono
- PRO ONE brochure
- PROPHET 5 banc essai sono
- PROPHET 5 banc essai disc international mai 1979
- PROPHET 5 brochure
- PROPHET 5 pub "devenez revendeur" disc international 1981
- PROPHET 600 banc essai sono
- PROPHET 600 brochure
- PROPHET T8 banc essai sono
- PROPHET T8 brochure
- PROPHET T8 user manual (seulement chapitre 7 midi)
- PROPHET 10 pub
- PROPHET VS brochure
- SIXTRAK banc essai guitares claviers mai 1984
- SIXTRAK banc essai sono
- SIXTRAK brochure
- MODEL 700 programmer brochure
- MODEL 800 sequenceur user manual
- POLYSEQUENCEUR pub keyboards juin 1983
- PROPHET 2000 brochure
- PROPHET 2000 user manual
- SPLIT EIGHT user manual
- PRELUDE pub
- PIANO FORTE pub
- SEQUENTIAL TRAKS music system brochure distribution music
- SEQUENTIAL pub 1984 / pub 1982
- SEQUENTIAL prix gamme (1981/1984)
- SEQUENTIAL CIRCUITS brochure gamme (basse res)
- SEQUENTIAL CIRCUITS brochure gamme inclus PRO-FX
- SEQUENTIAL CIRCUITS catalogue wine country novembre 1994
- SIEL OPERA 6 banc essai sono
- SIEL OPERA 6 brochure
- SIEL CRUISE user manual
- SIEL DK600/EXP600 pub
- SIEL MK900 pub keyboards novembre 1984
- SIEL pub disc international 1981
- CLAVIOLINE SELMER livret accompagnement de l'appareil
- SELMER PIANOTRON / ORGUE CAPRI brochure
- SIMONS SILICON MALLET reportage disc international 1987
- SIMMONS MTX9 banc essai disc international avril 1987 / user manual
- SIMMONS SDSV banc essai claviers dĂ©cembre 1981
- SOLTON live series pub 1988
- SOLTON ARRANGER PLUS pub 1987
- SOLTON MS40 user manual
- SOLTON MS 50/60 user manual
- SOLTON orgue synthĂ© P500 C pub
- STYLOPHONE DUBREQ user manual 1+ boite
- STYLOPHONE DUBREQ user manual 2 + boite/vinyl
- STYLOPHONE 350S PUB
- SYRINX banc essai sono
- SYRINX patch sheet
- SYRINX brochure
- SYNTOVOX SPX216 extrait catalogue music land
- SYNTOVOX 222 banc essai disc international dĂ©cembre 1979
- SYNTECHNO TEEBEE mark1 user manual (3.1)
- TEISCO S60F banc essai claviers octobre 1981 / banc essai sono
- TEISCO S60F & S110F banc essai disc international juillet 1981 / pub disc international 1981
- TEISCO brochure gamme
- VOX catalogue incluant Electronic piano
- WALDORF MICROWAVE XT banc essai keyboards juillet 1998
- WELSON GLOBE TROTTER banc essai disc international septembre 1979 & pub
- WELSON METEOR pub
- WELSON CONDOR pub
- WELSON gamme spinet (princess, comet, music love, granfiesta) pub
- WELSON FIESTA & IMPERATIVE 1977 pub
- YAMAHA CE20 banc essai claviers fĂ©vrier 1983
- YAMAHA sĂ©rie DX brochure
- YAMAHA DX5 brochure
- YAMAHA DX7 banc essai sono / brochure
- YAMAHA DX7 II brochure
- YAMAHA DX9 brochure
- YAMAHA DX11 brochure
- YAMAHA DX21 brochure
- YAMAHA FB01 user manual / service manual
- YAMAHA QX5 banc essai disc international janvier 1989
- YAMAHA RX5&17 banc essai disc international
- YAMAHA RX15 user manual fr / brochure (11&15) / banc essai sono / pattern book (11&15)
- YAMAHA REV 100 user manual
- YAMAHA CS30 vs KORG MS 20 disc international
- YAMAHA CS70M pub 1983
- YAMAHA WALKBAND pub 1981 / pub gamme 1983
- YAMAHA GX1 user manual
- YAMAHA YC30 user manual
- YAMAHA YC45D service manual / user manual
- YAMAHA SĂ©rie 100 pub 1989
- YAMAHA catalogue series producer 1983
- YAMAHA catalogue series producer 1985
- YAMAHA catalogue 1984
- YAMAHA brochure gamme 1982 / pub 1982
- YAMAHA pub 1 1979 / pub 2 1979
- LAB series L5 L7 L9 L11 schematics
- LAB L5 pub
AMPLIFICATION LESLIE (ou effet leslie)
- DYNACORD DC200 H pub 1976
- ROTOR-SOUND CSE 80M pub
- POLYTONES electronic rotating sound modulator pub keyboards 1984
- ECHOLETTE M IVE brochure
- LESLIE/CABINES A SON TOURNANT banc essai disc international
- NEO INSTRUMENTS VENTILATOR user manual
- ROLAND REVO 250 / 120 pub
- HUGHES KETTNER/ROTOSPHERE - MOTION SOUND PRO 3 keyboards mai 1997
- LESLIE STORY article de StĂ©phane Bredel
- LES CABINES LESLIE modĂšles,achat, cablage, accessoires, entretien
- LES CHAMBRES D'ECHO et REVERBERATION A BANDES mĂ©canisme disc janvier 1976
- BANC ESSAI CHAMBRES ECHO Ă BANDES disc janvier 1976
- ANALOG LAB VOCODER X-32 user manual / sons
- DYNACORD SRV 66 vocoder user manual / schematics / MP3 demo
- ELECTRO HARMONIX EH300 VOCODER manual / schematics
- EMS VOCODER 2000 banc essai disc international mai 1979
- KORG VC10 banc essai disc international mai 1979
- ROLAND SVC 350 banc essai sono
- SYNTOVOX SPX216 extrait catalogue music land
- SYNTOVOX 222 banc essai disc international dĂ©cembre 1979
- LES VOCODERS disc international mai 1979
DIVERS CONTROLEURS MIDI
- FROSTWAVE FAT CONTROLLER user manual
- J.L.COOPER CS10-2 user manual
- KEYFAX PHATBOY banc essai keyboards dĂ©cembre 1998
- BLUE SKY LOGIC MIXI user manual
- PEAVEY 1600 user manual / Patchs pour 1600
- PEAVEY 1600X user manual / Patchs pour 1600X
- PEAVEY 1600X banc essai keyboards mars 1998
- ZENDRUM ZX user manual
DIVERS MIDI (ACCESSOIRES)
- KENTON ELECTRONICS PRO II intĂ©grale
- EUROPAC rational/ SCHROFF catalogue
- Les synthĂ©tiseurs de A Ă Z sono (article en 2 parties)
- Les synthĂ©tiseurs hifi stĂ©rĂ©o septembre 1976 de E.Lemery
- SynthĂšse sonore 1Ăšre partie
- SynthĂšse sonore 2Ăšme partie
- SynthĂšse sonore 3Ăšme partie
- SynthĂšse sonore 4Ăšme partie
- Le vcf
- Le bruit de J.P.Verpeaux (claviers)
- Le suiveur d'enveloppe de J.P.Verpeaux (claviers)
- Sample hold1 / sample hold2 (1983)
- Mon premier "appareil" clavier octobre 1981
- Le compresseur
- Les sequenceurs (guitares claviers J.P Verpeaux 1985) + le sequenceur apprivoisĂ© (claviers)
- Le modulateur de J.P. Verpeaux (claviers)
- 10 ans de synthĂ©tiseur J.Sanjuan Hifi stĂ©rĂ©o 1978
- 2Ă©me disco forum matĂ©riel tournĂ©e F.Rimbert/korg
- History of electronic sound modification H.Bode
- La synthĂšse du son de E.Lemery - disc international novembre 1979
- Vangelis, victoire sur les vibrations - Alain dister - claviers mai 1981
- Onze nouveaux synthĂ©tiseurs mis en fiches - claviers mars 1982
- 120 years of electronic music
- Les instruments de musique Ă©lectronique (E.Lemery - hifi stĂ©rĂ©o mai 1976)
- Les principes de base piezo Ă©lectricitĂ©, magnĂ©tisme et Ă©lectrostatique (E.Lemery)
- Martin Newcomb, the collector - Future Music
- Rhythmic control of analog sequencer polyphony septembre/octobre 1978
- Introduction aux techniques de synthese du son S.Natkin 2003
- Electronic musical instruments "a survey of the commercial scene" - Pratical electronic supplements novembre 1972
- Francis Rimbert dĂ©monstrateur korg (au dĂ©but...)
- Richard Wright & Pink floyd - Keyboard, synthesizer & electronics equipment - ver 1.56
- ONDIOLINE PUB
- MELLOTRON prix janvier 1976
- MIDI CODE HEX fabricants
- MIDI PITCH - NOTE FREQUENCY
- LAG LE KEY pub et banc essai computer music
- Will systems MAB 303 banc essai keyboards mai 1997
- MULTIVOX pub gamme dĂ©cembre 1979
- ELEX gamme pub 1976
- GIBSON G101 user manual / service manual
- GIBSON P2 service manual
- KUSTOM ORGAN brochure
- RIHA JUPITER 2 pub 1977
- RIHA gamme variĂ©tĂ© pub 1978
- RIHA ORCHESTRA pub 1979
- Evolution de l'orgue Ă©lectronique disc international dĂ©cembre 1978
- RĂ©pertoire midi : les orgues
- MILTON les orgues pub disc international
- L'orgue photoĂ©lectronique FOTOSONOR
- Anatomie de l'orgue Ă©lectronique Hifi StĂ©rĂ©o juin 1976 de E.Lemery
DIVERS PEDALES EFFETS
- ARIA pub gamme effets 1983
- DOD pub gamme effets 1979
- REDSON 7pĂ©dales effets banc essai sono janvier 1982
- ELECTRIX EQ killer user manual
- ELECTRIX filter factory user manual
- ELECTRIX filter factory keyboards juillet 1999
- ELECTRIX filter queen user manual
- ELECTRIX mo fx user manual
- ELECTRIX warp factory user manual
- ELECTRIX repeater user manual
- ELECTRIX banc essai warp/filter /mofx computer music 1999
- EVENTIDE BABY HARMONIZER HM80 banc essai claviers octobre 1981
- DIGITECH DSP128 keyboards juillet 1999
- DBX catalogue 1980 (ou 78 pas sur ...)
- ROCKTRON HUSH IIC banc essai disc international mai 1987
- ROLLING REC5/COSMIC AE 7000/ZOOM ER 200 banc essai sono
- T.C ELECTRONIC 2290 banc essai disc international mai 1987
- PUBLISON DHM 92-B2 banc essai disc international septembre 1979
- PUBLISON RELIEF ENLARGER banc essai sono 1983
- Principe fondamentaux des effets (E.Lemery) 1981
- AKAI 4000 DS MKII user manual
- AKAI 4000 DS brochure et banc essai hifi stĂ©rĂ©o octobre 1975
- AKAI GX 635D service manual
- AKAI GX 646 service manual
- TASCAM 22-2 & 22-4 banc essai sono janvier 1982
- TASCAM 688 user manual
- TASCAM 388 studio8 user manual
- TASCAM A34 service manual
- TEAC 3440 user manual
- OTARI MX 5050 1/2 QXHD - TEAC A 3440 banc essai disc international
- CHOISIR SA TABLE DE MIXAGE disc international novembre 1979
- LES TETES MAGNETIQUES
DIVERS BOITE A RYTHME / PERCUSSION
- RYTHMATIC MARS ou HENCOT brochure / manual
- PEARL DRUMX banc essai guitares claviers
- PEARL SC20/SC40 user manual
- PEARL SYNCUSSION 1 user manual
- SOUNDMASTER STIX ST305 test guitares claviers mai 1984
- SOUDMASTER STIX ST305 pub keyboards novembre 1983
- SYNTOBA RAMEAU
- SYNDRUM test DISC international
- SYNARE pub / banc essai disc international juillet 1981
- SYNARE 3 banc essai disc international
- CAPELLE KLONE KIT 2 banc essai claviers octobre 1984
- DIGITAR CHARLIE LAB brochure
- MARANTZ pianocorder brochure distribution hamm
DIVERS BOUTIQUE / CATALOGUES / PRIX
- SOMMAIRE SONO magazine du 1 au 95
- PHONORGAN pub
- HISTOIRE DE LA MUSIQUE - Casterman - 1972
- CLAVIERS - Edts J.M.G - 1989
- LE MONDE DU POP ROCK - HATIER - 1977
- CATALOGUE Studio Robert Schroeder
- User & service manual sur le site de pharmacon : http://www.cem3374.com/archive.htm
- Les pubs sur :http://retrosynthads.blogspot.com/
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889 IBM - Watson
Watson, the IBM computer that will compete on Jeopardy!, represents an impressive leap forward in analytics and systems design. The underlying DeepQA architecture is designed to find the meaning behind a question posed in natural language and deliver a single, precise answer.
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I have started to build a (slightly) updated version of the Korg PS-3200 synthesizer.
The PS-3200 was the last of three fully polyphonic, semi-modular analogue synthesizers offered by Korg in the late 70's. (See Ben Ward's excellent Korg PS site for detailed information, including user manuals.)
The concept of the PS-Synthesizers was different from other manufacturer's early polyphonic instruments. Instead of using a small number of voices and a clever keyboard assigning circuit, the "PolyKorgs" had a complete synthesizer circuit, hard wired to each key. That makes a total of 48 VCFs, 48 VCAs and 48 voltage controlled ADSRs even for the smallest of the range, the PS-3100. The largest of the range, PS-3300, even had 144 of these circuits.
The sheer number of synthesizer circuits called for an extremly economic circuit design, and it's a joy to look at Korg's design ideas which led to building blocks that almost did the same as in the better known "classic" synthesizers. And after many years of engineering and reverse-engineering electronic music circuits, I have learned to look at odd solutions not as "substandard", but as a source of creativity an individual character. Here's a list of some highlights:
Function Implementation Side effects
Single-Transistor Waveform Converter creates triangle, saw, pulse and PWM from saw input, using one (!) transistor, one diode and two resistors per voice, plus two global control voltages Pulse height also changes with pulse width
5-Transistor-VCF (Korg-35) A Voltage controlled 2-pole (Sallen&Key) LPF built from 5 transistors rather high CV feedthru
Single-Diode VC Resonance The dynamic resistance of a simple diode is used to alter the feedback gain of the VCF limited range of Q
"Expand" function instead of VCF Envelope modulation depth Instead of scaling down the ADSR with a VCA, the a variable portion of the Envelope is just clipped with a single diode. It's so remarkably close to ordinary VCA function that apparently nobody takes notice. At least I have not read about it anywhere.
At slow Atack times, the Envelope appears delayed at the VCF (no effect until th eclipping point is reached). Usefull for Brass sounds, and not easy to emulate with conventional synthesizers.
Minimum parts count Voltage Controlled ADSR Three transistors, 1/2 of a LM324 and one CD4007 per voice. Plus some more involved control circuit, shared by several voices Transistors must be selected in 13-tuples, not just in pairs.
ADSR detail (1):
One-opamp control logic 1/4 LM324 is used as Flipflop, which is dynamically set by Gate-ON, dynamically reset by Gate-OFF, statically reset when the attack peak voltage is reached, and whose set/reset sensitivity is altered by a CV Very odd "Hold" function, depending on the "Attack"-value. But very useful in practise.
ADSR detail (2):
Single-Transistor, exponential slope VC-Decay Using a single transistor per voice for VC Attack and Release is remarkable already, even though the A and R slopes are linerar. But the Decay slope is exponential, and this is achieved with a single transistor and two resistors per voice! The Decay time range is rather limited. No ultra fast Decay, and no ultra slow Decay either.
Single-Transistor VCA That's the "Korg standard" VCA, well known from other instruments like the MS-10.
868 How Facebook Ships Code Â« FrameThink â Frameworks for Thinking People
Iâm fascinated by the way Facebook operates. Itâs a very unique environment, not easily replicated (nor would their system work for all companies, even if they tried). These are notes gathered from talking with many friends at Facebook about how the company develops and releases software.
Itâs been over six months since I assembled these observations and Iâm sure Facebook has continuously evolved its software development practices in the meantime. So these notes are probably a little bit out-of-date. It also seems like Facebookâs developer-driven culture is coming under greater public scrutiny. So Iâm feeling more comfortable now about releasing these notesâŠ HUGE thanks to the many folks who helped put together this view inside of Facebook! Thanks are also due to folks like epriest and fryfrog who have written up corrections and edits.
What an amazing instrument! The DSI Evolver has the signature "old school" timbre down pat as well as being able to provide digital timbres reminiscent of the Waldorf Q. There's certainly a "rougher" side available as well with all the feedback implementation and controled distortion. Being able to make PM type plucked and blown sounds is just icing on the cake. Dave Smith should be commended for a job well done. Just have a look at the Panel Layout to get a taste of what this beauty can dish out - the controls are pretty much laid out in the form of a signal path graphic. Be sure to visit Dave Smith's Website!
Evolver Sound Examples
There are a lot of demos of the Evolver on the web showcasing the gutsy harsh sounds of this beast so I decided to post demos of some of my own patches as examples of the "softer" more "vintage" side of the Evolver's timbre. I make no apologies for these unpolished recordings - these are merely sound samples ;)
Resonant Plucked Pad
This pad shows some of the rich resonant nature of the filter.
This is a simple analog brass lead patch.
A fun patch with lots of motion made using my "Audio-rate Filter FM" programming tip below.
A nice bland-vanilla pad ^_^
What can I say? I love pads...
For more MP3 demos showing the full gamut of sounds the Evolver and Polyevolver are capable of, please visit the excellent website of Stefan Trippler!
The Definitive Guide to Evolver
This rather in-depth guide to the Evolver goes places and does things a mere manual can't. This labor-of-love was crafted by Anu Kirk and with his kind permission, I am offering this fantastic resource right here in PDF format!
A much smaller version (400K) is here but it dosen't have internal hyperlinks.
Here's a fun repository of programming tips for the Evolver in all its incarnations. Please email me if you would like to add some.
Fingered Wave Sequence
Submitted by Dave Bryce. This brilliant technique has to be heard to be believed! Plus, its one of those cool things unique to the Evolver! This particular tip is so full of detailed information that it gets its own page!
Audio-rate Filter FM
Submitted by James Maier. Use the "Audio Mod" parameter in the Filter section to frequency-modulate the cutoff with the analog oscillator. Add resonance until the filter is just on the edge of oscillation then mod the cutoff with just a little triangle LFO set at a very slow speed. Amazing moving chorusing pad and lead sounds can be made this way.
Fatter Bass/Pad Sounds
Submitted by Mike Peake. Set the same sound in both channels (detuned saws, for instance). With the filters at the 24dB setting, increasing resonance cuts the passband as on the Moog filters. Set Envelope 3 to minimum attack, maximum decay and release, and sustain to maximum. This "creates" an offset, a continuous "on" signal while the keys are gated. Modulate one filters' resonance up (just one), or of the overall resonance level is high, us it to modulate one filters' resonance to its minimum. You get the resonant character plus the size of the non-resonant filter. Use Tri and Sine waves on that side too.
Submitted by James Maier. The Evolver can make many ultra-bright and buzzy sounds due to its extensive feedback and distortion stages but sometimes people miss the subtler side of the beast. For a warmer sound use little or no distortion, close the filter just a bit and turn off the feedback and delay lines. I've managed to get dead-on Prophet5 timbres this way.
Submitted by Mike Peake. Set the envelopes to linear, and use a Mod to modulate AmpEnv All by itself (lin through log responses with positive and negative self-modulation).
This is of course fun on the filter envelopes as well.
More Vintage Character
Submitted by Mike Peake. Oscillator Slop, set at 5, doesn't come close to the Moog and other old-timer movement, so add slight (1 or 2) LFO to pitch modulations, with individual LFOs per oscillator, and a touch of LFO to LFO rate modulation. A tad of Envelope 3 to pitch helps as well.
Don't miss out on the 12dB filter setting
Submitted by Mike Peake. The 24dB setting has much more resonance, but the 12dB setting can sound nice and plucky, and do nice slightly fuzzy pads etc.
DSI Evolver Waveshape Charts
Below are charts I've assembled of the digital waveforms and their spectra as currently used in the DSI Evolver synthesizers. Originally these waves were unique to the SCI ProphetVS vector synth.
I find these waveform/spectra graphics really usefull when programming sounds - maybe you will as well. Pay special attention to the spectra as this info is sometimes much more useful than waveshape in determining actual timbre - even before you hear what the waveform sounds like.
These are designed to be downloaded (right-click & "save target as"), and printed at 300dpi on 8.5" x 11" pages - don't resize these images before printing or you will lose useful detail. Use them as a handy refrence. This information was cobbled together from various scattered sources (with very special thanks to Achim Gratz!).
Any errors or omissions are my own. ^_^
As far as the origin of these waves is concerned, one of the original VS engineers, Chris Meyer, said:
"The original waves for the VS were created three ways - extracting single-cycles from sampled sounds, using a custom additive synthesis program, and using a program Josh (Josh Jeffe, another VS engineer) slapped together called "Hacker" where you could draw the waveshape. These were fed straight from the computer through the filter and VCA of a Pro-One to figure out what they might sound like in a patch. And by the way, no PPG waveforms appear inside the VS - we had access to them, but in the end our consciences got the better of us. We did steal some waveforms from the Korg DW6000, but only by looking at the harmonic drawings on the front panel and trying to imitate them in our additive synthesis program."
Modulation Matrix "Cheat Sheet"
This chart shows all the modulation routing available on the Evolver. This same info is available in the manual but this can be printed on a single sheet of paper as a handy refrence!
These I created just for fun and desktop "beautification" ;)
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824 Set Up and Get to Know Your New Camera
Whether it takes photos or videos, and whether it fits in the palm of your hand or has interchangeable lenses, you've got a brand new camera to play with. Here's how to get the most out of your great new gift.
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823 Avoid Added Stress by Just Deciding and Moving Forward
Because our brains have a way of creating a synthesized happiness when we don't get what we want, it's often hard for us to make a "wrong" decision. As a result, you're better off just deciding and moving forward.
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812 ED102 - Octave-Volts-Hertz
The ED102 borrows heavily from the Korg MS-02âą although it was developed independently of Korg Inc.
Korg and MS-02 are the trademarks of Korg Inc.
Among presently available music synthesizers, there are two different types of control system used for controlling devices such as the VCO (voltage controlled oscillator) and VCF (voltage controlled filter). These two systems been: Hertz/Volt (Hz/V) and Octave/Volt (Oct/V).
The graph to the left shows the relationship between the VCO oscillator frequency (pitch) and the control voltage (keyboard output voltage). The straight line on the graph is from a synthesizer in which there is a one octave change for every one volt change in the control voltage (Oct/V). In contrast, the curved line on the graph is the control voltage from a synthesizer in which the VCO frequency is proportional to voltage (Hz/V system).
To allow these systems to work together you will need a module like this ED102. The built-in, fully adjustable log amp and anti-log amp ensure complete system flexibility and compatibility between any presently voltage controlled synthesiser.
The Hz/V system
In the Hz/V system, the VCO oscillator frequency is proportional to the control voltage so that, for example, if the frequency of a VCO increases by 100Hz for every volt applied, then applying 1V, 2V and 3V to this VCO would generate 100Hz, 200Hz and 300Hz respectively.
The Oct/V system
In the Oct/V system the VCO oscillator frequency changes one octave for every one volt change in the control voltage so that, for example, 1V, 2V and 3V to a VCO would generate 200Hz, 400Hz and 800Hz respectively.
Features and Functions
This changes a Hz/V type keyboard CV (control voltage) output into an OCT/V type of CV. Use the Log Amp to change the control signal from, say, a Korg or Yamaha synthesiser into a signal you can use with another type of synthesizer.
This changes an OCT/V type of keyboard CV output into a Hz/V type of CV. Use this Antilog Amp when you want to control, say, a Korg synthesiser by means of a unit that uses the OCT/V system.
804 Top 10 Ways to Find Better Answers Online (that Aren't Google)
You can Google just about anything, but it's not always your best resource for finding the exact answer to what you want. Here's a look at our top ten tools for finding better answers online.
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772 16 Step Sequencer (With improved PCB) (+/-9V to +/-15V)
Article by Ray Wilson
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5cx6Z7wDOg Thomas White used the MFOS sequencer boards to produce this incredible rotary sequencer. Visit his site to keep up with his latest awesome projects.
Improved PC board (far less kludging).
Produces sequences of 4 to 16 steps in length
Modes include stop at count, reverse at count,
reset at count and random 16 mode
Each step has coarse tune, fine tune, and switchable gate
Accepts external clock and external start pulse.
Simultaneous outputs with and without portamento.
Forward, Back, and Reset controls ease sequence set up.
Please see the pages at 16 Step Analog Sequencer Circuit for details regarding circuit descriptions etc. This page is here soley as a vehicle to present the new PC boards and support board purchases. The schematic and PCBs presented here incorporate all of the improvements and modifications shown on the previous sequencer pages. Panel to board wiring is presented here. Please browse the entire page before ordering board to ensure you understand the circuit and there is enough information provided here for you to successfully complete the project prior to purchasing PC boards. Thanks.
767 The 5 types of programmers Â« Steven Benner's Blog
In my code journeys and programming adventures Iâve encountered many strange foes, and even stranger allies. Iâve identified at least five different kinds of code warriors, some make for wonderful comrades in arms, while others seem to foil my every plan.
However they all have their place in the pantheon of software development. Without a healthy mix of these different programming styles youâll probably find your projects either take too long to complete, are not stable enough or are too perfect for humans to look upon.
The code may not be pretty, but damnit, it works!
This guy is the foundation of your company. When something goes wrong he will fix it fast and in a way that wonât break again. Of course he doesnât care about how it looks, ease of use, or any of those other trivial concerns, but he will make it happen, without a bunch of talk or time-wasting nonsense. The best way to use this person is to point at a problem and walk away.
You want to do what to my code?
This guy doesnât care about your deadlines or budgets, those are insignificant when compared to the art form that is programming. When you do finally receive the finished product you will have no option but submit to the stunning glory and radiant beauty of perfectly formatted, no, perfectly beautiful code, that is so efficient that anything you would want to do to it would do nothing but defame a masterpiece. He is the only one qualified to work on his code.
Iâm a programmer, damnit. I donât write code.
His world has one simple truth; writing code is bad. If you have to write something then youâre doing it wrong. Someone else has already done the work so just use their code. He will tell you how much faster this development practice is, even though he takes as long or longer than the other programmers. But when you get the project it will only be 20 lines of actual code and will be very easy to read. It may not be very fast, efficient, or forward-compatible, but it will be done with the least effort required.
What do you want? It works doesnât it?
The guy who couldnât care less about quality, thatâs someone elses job. He accomplishes the tasks that heâs asked to do, quickly. You may not like his work, the other programmers hate it, but management and the clients love it. As much pain as he will cause you in the future, he is single-handedly keeping your deadlines so you canât scoff at it (no matter how much you want to).
Well, thatâs a possibility, but in practice this might be a better alternative.
This guy is more interested the options than what should be done. He will spend 80% of his time staring blankly at his computer thinking up ways to accomplish a task, 15% of his time complaining about unreasonable deadlines, 4% of his time refining the options, and 1% of his time writing code. When you receive the final work it will always be accompanied by the phrase âif I had more time I could have done this the right wayâ.
Personally, Iâd have to classify myself as the perfectionist. So, which type of programmer are you? Or perhaps you know another programming archetype that is missing from my list? Post a comment below and Iâll add it to a new updated list.
766 [WS001] Circuit-Bending â Initiation Â« Gasol
Le Circuit-Bending ou Circuitage dĂ©signe lâactivitĂ© qui consiste Ă volontairement court-circuiter un appareil Ă©lectronique (gĂ©nĂ©ralement sonore) afin de provoquer des comportements inattendus pour le dĂ©tourner de son usage dâorigine. Par exemple, un jouet sonore pour enfant ou une console de jeu gĂ©nĂ©reront des sons ou des images plus ou moins alĂ©atoires et imprĂ©visibles.
Ce terme Ă Ă©tĂ© introduit par Reed Ghazala dans les annĂ©e 60 lorsquâil court-circuita accidentellement lâun de ses instruments. Mais des mĂ©thodes similaires ont Ă©tĂ© utilisĂ©es auparavant par dâautres musiciens et ingĂ©nieurs.
Cette activitĂ© peut ĂȘtre assimilĂ©e Ă une certaine forme dâart, de part le dĂ©tournement, lâappropriation et la personnalisation de ces appareils ainsi que leurs usages lors de performances audiovisuelles. Câest lâart du court-circuit.
On rencontrera souvent les termes Circuit-Bender ou Bender pour dĂ©signer la personne qui effectue ces modifications et on parlera de Bends pour toutes modifications apportĂ©es Ă lâappareil.
Ne jamais tenter ces manipulations sur des appareils alimentĂ©s par une tension supĂ©rieure Ă 12V, risque dâĂ©lectrocution.
Ne pas torturer des appareils trop onĂ©reux ou auxquels on tient, en effet il existe un haut risque de casse irrĂ©versible qui transformera le jouet en un joli presse papier.
Un peu de thĂ©orie
Le Circuitage ne demande pas de grandes connaissances en Ă©lectronique, mais quelques bases sont nĂ©cessaires Ă lâapprĂ©hension de cette activitĂ©. Notamment la reconnaissance des divers composants Ă©lectroniques qui seront utilisĂ©s ou court-circuitĂ©s.
La rĂ©sistance est surement le composant le plus rĂ©pandu. Sa principale caractĂ©ristique est dâopposer une plus ou moins grande rĂ©sistance Ă la circulation du courant Ă©lectrique. Sa valeur (mesurĂ©e en ohms) peut ĂȘtre dĂ©terminĂ©e par un code couleur ou lue sur le boĂźtier des composants les plus rĂ©cents.
Un potentiomĂštre nâest autre quâune rĂ©sistance ajustable. Il possĂšde 3 pattes ainsi quâun systĂšme mĂ©canique permettant la variation de la rĂ©sistance.
Une photo-rĂ©sistance est Ă©galement une rĂ©sistance dont la valeur varie en fonction de lâintensitĂ© lumineuse. On peut Ă©galement le nommer rĂ©sistance photo-dĂ©pendante (light-dependent resistor (LDR)) ou photoconducteur.
Un condensateur est un composant Ă©lectronique ou Ă©lectrique Ă©lĂ©mentaire qui a pour propriĂ©tĂ© principale de pouvoir stocker des charges Ă©lectriques opposĂ©es sur ses armatures.
Il est utilisĂ© principalement pour stabiliser une alimentation Ă©lectrique, traiter des signaux pĂ©riodiques, sĂ©parer le courant alternatif du courant continu, stocker de lâĂ©nergie.
La diode est principalement utilisĂ©e comme convertisseur de courant alternatif vers du courant continu ou comme multiplicateur ou rĂ©gulateur de tension. Câest un composant polarisĂ©, ce qui signifie que le sens de branchement a une importance sur le fonctionnement du montage.
Diodes Electro-Luminescentes (DEL / LED)
La LED possĂšde la particularitĂ© de gĂ©nĂ©rer de la lumiĂšre lorsquâelle est parcourue par un courant. De la mĂȘme maniĂšre que la diode, ce composant est polarisĂ©.
Le transistor est le composant actif utilisĂ© principalement comme interrupteur commandĂ© ou pour lâamplification, mais aussi pour stabiliser une tension ou moduler un signal.
Le circuit intĂ©grĂ© (CI), aussi appelĂ© puce Ă©lectronique, est un composant Ă©lectronique reproduisant une ou plusieurs fonctions Ă©lectroniques plus ou moins complexes, intĂ©grant souvent plusieurs types de composants Ă©lectroniques de base dans un volume rĂ©duit, rendant le circuit facile Ă mettre en Ćuvre.
Il existe une trĂšs grande variĂ©tĂ© de ces composants divisĂ©s en deux grandes catĂ©gories : analogique et numĂ©rique.
Un interrupteur est un dispositif permettant dâinterrompre ou dâautoriser le passage dâun flux.
Le bouton poussoir est une touche tactile qui permet de faire une liaison Ă©lectrique momentanĂ©e le temps que lâon appuie dessus ou, sur certains modĂšles inversĂ©s, dâouvrir temporairement le contact Ă©lectrique.
Format de connecteur mĂąle et femelle gĂ©nĂ©ralement utilisĂ© pour les connexions audio de types casques et micros. Le mini Jack fait 3,5 mm de diamĂštre, le jack normal fait 6,35 mm.
MatĂ©riel et compĂ©tences
Pour mener Ă bien ces projets et en plus de certains composants citĂ©s ci-dessus, il faudra ĂȘtre Ă©quipĂ© du matĂ©riel basique (tournevis, fer Ă souder, Ă©tain, pompe Ă dessouder, cĂąblage, pinces coupantes, pinces croco, perceuse, dremel âŠ)
De plus, il faudra un minimum de compĂ©tences en soudage, mais tout le monde se souvient des cours de technologies au collĂšge et dans tous les cas, ces compĂ©tences sâacquiĂšrent vite aprĂšs quelques essais. Il faudra simplement veiller Ă ne pas dĂ©poser la panne du fer trop longtemps sur un composant pour ne pas lâendommager et ne pas faire baver lâĂ©tain au risque de crĂ©er un court-circuit non souhaitĂ©.
Il faudra Ă©galement sâarmer de patience, câest la qualitĂ© premiĂšre et la plus haute compĂ©tence dâun Bender. En effet, un jouet nĂ©cessite gĂ©nĂ©ralement entre 4 Ă 12h pour ĂȘtre modifiĂ© (dont les 3/4 de ce temps sont consacrĂ©s Ă la recherche des Bends). Avec lâexpĂ©rience ce temps sera considĂ©rablement rĂ©duit.
Beaucoup de pratique
Pour dĂ©buter, lâidĂ©al est de sâattaquer Ă des appareils peu couteux tels que des jouets sonores rĂ©cupĂ©rĂ©s dans votre cave ou lors de vide-greniers. Les plus rĂ©putĂ©s Ă©tant les jouets vintages du type DictĂ©e Magique et dĂ©rivĂ©s (Speak&Spell/Math/Learn), les insupportables Furby, les petits synthĂ©tiseurs type Casio SK-1 âŠ Tout ce qui possĂšde un haut-parleur, fonctionne sur piles ou en dessous de 12V. Plus particuliĂšrement les appareils fabriquĂ©s durant les annĂ©es 80/90 qui ne sont pas encore Ă©quipĂ©s de composants Ă©lectroniques sophistiquĂ©s ou de circuits entiĂšrement numĂ©riques. Les constructeurs les plus connus sont: Texas Instruments, Casio, Vtech, Coleco, Creatoy.
Il est Ă©videmment possible dâĂ©largir les domaines de recherches Ă des appareils plus Ă©laborĂ©s mais gare Ă lâirrĂ©versible court-circuit meurtrier qui mettra dĂ©finitivement la machine hors-service.
Il faut tout dâabord dĂ©sosser votre cible pour mettre Ă nu le circuit Ă©lectronique. Ensuite, on allume le jouet pour lui faire Ă©mettre un son et on test simplement sa rĂ©activitĂ© en posant plusieurs doigts simultanĂ©ment sur diffĂ©rents endroits du circuit. GĂ©nĂ©ralement, un effet de Â« pitch Â» se fait entendre (baisse/augmentation de la tonalitĂ©), on comprend alors que la machine est sensible au Circuitage et les choses sĂ©rieuses peuvent donc commencer (toutes les machines ne sont pas forcement sensibles au toucher, mais câest une bonne technique dâapproche).
Afin de ne pas avoir Ă mĂ©moriser tous les endroits sensibles, lâidĂ©al est de prendre une photo du circuit, de la transferer sur un ordinateur et ainsi noter pas Ă pas Ă lâaide dâun logiciel de dessin type MSPaint ou Photoshop tous les Bends dĂ©couverts. Certains les notent directement sur le circuit Ă lâaide dâun stylo ou dâun feutre, mais lâencre contenant gĂ©nĂ©ralement du carbone et le carbone Ă©tant conducteur, il existe un risque de court-circuit non dĂ©sirĂ© dont on pourra difficilement se dĂ©faire.
La premiĂšre et la plus simple des modifications Ă apporter Ă son appareil est le raccordement Ă un ampli ou une console de mixage. Il sera alors possible dâenregistrer les sons de la machine ou de lâutiliser lors de performances live. Pour ce faire, on repĂšre gĂ©nĂ©ralement le haut-parleur et on le remplace ou on installe en parallĂšle un connecteur Jack. Dans le second cas, lâajout dâun interrupteur pourra servir Ă basculer entre la sortie audio ou le haut-parleur.
On peut maintenant commencer Ă parcourir mĂ©thodiquement ou au hasard le circuit Ă lâaide dâun testeur. Le plus simple est dâutiliser des pinces croco que lâon raccordera Ă deux petits tournevis dâhorloger.
On place la pointe du premier tournevis qui restera stationnaire sur un point du circuit et avec le second on parcourt diffĂ©rents autres points en Ă©coutant les changements de sons intĂ©ressants que lâon note au fur et Ă mesure sur notre photo. On poursuit ensuite en dĂ©plaĂ§ant le premier tournevis sur un autre point et en recommenĂ§ant notre parcours avec le second. On rĂ©pĂšte cette procĂ©dure jusquâĂ ce que la totalitĂ© du circuit ait Ă©tĂ© parcouru ou lorsque nous estimons avoir trouvĂ© toutes les modifications souhaitĂ©es.
Les Bends les plus courants sont gĂ©nĂ©ralement: la sortie audio permettant lâamplification, le volume, lâoverdrive/distortion, les glitches, les boucles, le bouton reset.
Dans certains cas, les Bends ne sont pas compatibles entre-eux. La machine plantera irrĂ©mĂ©diablement dĂšs lors quâon activera plusieurs Bends simultanĂ©ment. On peut alors dĂ©cider de continuer la quĂȘte des modifications compatibles ou bien Ă©viter dâen activer plusieurs Ă la fois.
CĂąblage et placement des composants
La prochaine Ă©tape est le raccordement des diffĂ©rents points du circuit trouvĂ©s prĂ©cĂ©demment. On les relie entre eux en soudant un fin cĂąble de cuivre sur chaque point. On placera ensuite, par exemple, un interrupteur entre deux de ces cĂąbles allant de paires, de maniĂšre Ă (dĂ©s)activer notre court-circuit. Il est aussi possible dans certains cas de remplacer ou coupler lâinterrupteur Ă un potentiomĂštre ou une photo-rĂ©sistance qui appliquera une plus ou moins grande rĂ©sistance au passage du courant, attĂ©nuant ou accentuant ainsi lâeffet du court-circuit (trĂšs utile pour les effets de pitch/volume/overdrive).
Il est prĂ©fĂ©rable de ne pas souder le composant avant de lâavoir montĂ© sur le chĂąssis de la machine, de maniĂšre Ă ne pas le dessouder par inadvertance lors de son placement. Utile aussi pour connaitre la bonne longueur des cĂąbles et leur cheminement et ainsi Ă©viter les surplus qui empĂȘcheraient la fermeture du boitier.
Pour percer le chĂąssis, on utilisera une petite perceuse ou un Dremel. Le positionnement des composants est libre mais attention Ă choisir un emplacement qui ne gĂȘnera ni la fermeture, ni lâergonomie du boitier. En effet, un composant mal placĂ© et difficilement accessible pourrait compromettre la spontanĂ©itĂ© de la performance.
Afin de ne pas trop endommager le chĂąssis, il est aussi possible de raccorder tous les composants sur un boitier externe qui servira de contrĂŽleur. Dans ce cas, lâutilisation dâun cĂąble nappe tel que lâon trouve dans un ordinateur peut ĂȘtre trĂšs pratique pour ne pas avoir des dizaines de fils qui sortent du chĂąssis (un cĂąble SCSI est parfait pour ce type de montage).
Il est maintenant lâheure de tester notre nouveau jouet !
http://www.anti-theory.com : Reed Ghazala, pĂšre du Circuit-Bending
http://www.casperelectronics.com : Peter Edwards, grand maĂźtre Bender
http://gieskes.nl : Gijs Gieskes, un extra-terrestre
http://bitcrusher.free.fr : Mon cher ami Bitcrusher, grand Bender francophone
http://www.dataglitch.org : Label associatif regroupant des amoureux des technologies Lo-Fi
http://www.getlofi.com : Astuces et ressources pour dĂ©butants ou vĂ©tĂ©rans
http://www.sailormouth.org : Des infos et des schĂ©mas trĂšs utiles
http://www.datamath.org : MusĂ©e des produits Texas-Instruments
http://www.miniorgan.com : Base de donnĂ©es de jouets plus ou moins rares
Screaming Teacher aka Talking Teacher â Coleco
Le Livre Tragique aka Le Livre Magique â TI
Speakân'Glitchân'Bleepân'Math aka Speakân'Math â TI
La Tortu(r)e aka Tortue Musicale â Carrefour
LoFi Mic aka TĂ©lĂ©phone Ă cadran â Socotel
761 Midi Software - Synth Zone
MIDI Sequencing SoftwareAnvil Studio Anvil Studio is a MIDI and audio sequencer and is free software for Windows users.
Building Blocks Building Blocks for Windows is a multifunctional MIDI application / modular sequencer, that allows you to build custom controller remapping, LFO's, arpeggiators, autochords, drum and note sequences, echoes etc.
Busker A Windows score editor and player that has Yamaha style support. 1000s of Yamaha styles can be downloaded for free. Another great music software tool from Jos Maas.
Cakewalk Sonar Windows & Mac sequencer now with integrated midi and audio. Sonar demo available. For other Cakewalk resources see Synth Zone's Cakewalk Page
Cubase - Steinberg Featuring integrated midi & audio package Cubase VST For more info & related links see Synth Zone's Cubase Links
Cursed Sequencer Open Source sequencer for Windows and Linux.
Digital Performer MOTU presents Digital Performer for the Mac, a complete digital audio and MIDI production environment. Competitive upgrades available. See the new Digital Performer mailing list.
Ditty Ditty is a freeware MIDI sequencer for Windows aimed at assisting piano practice.
Easybeat Mac MIDI sequencing software from Uni Software Plus. Features include a software GM wavetable synth.
Energy XT Energy XT is Windows sequencer/composer software.
Fl Studio Windows application that provides easy to use yet powerful MIDI/digital audio sequencing and looping tools.
Intuem Mac OSX MIDI sequencer that provides a variable-tempo system and a simple way to transform a real, human, performance into a sequence where bars and beats actually have meaning. Time restricted version available to download.
Jammer - Soundtrek Jammer for Windows provides a 256 Track MIDI sequencer with built in studio musicians. A very useful program for creating arrangements & drum tracks with assistance from the software. Also check the Yahoo Jammer Group.
JUMP A highly streamlined Windows MIDI sequencer, designed to help you compose music
Jazzware - Jazz++ Windows & Linux open source MIDI sequencer with audio support. If you need a MIDI sequencer you really should check it out.
Logic Pro Audio Apple's MIDI & audio solution for the Mac. For Emagic product support see the Emagic Legacy pages at Apple. For related information see Emagic Users Page with resources & mailing list for Emagic products, the Logic Users' Net which includes Mac related info, and the Powerkeys "Learning Logic" web site. SwiftKick provides and archive for the Logic Users' Group environments. Editors, MIDI processors etc. are available. Omega Art has Logic info and resources. You can read the History Of Logic at Tweakheadz Lab.
Magix Magix Music Studio incorporates a MIDI sequencer with its digital audio sequencer.
Massiva An audio/MIDI sequencer for Windows users with undo plus plugin support. This is just an archive of an old site. You can still get it from AudioMelody.com. Massiva has now moved on to become Energy XT
Mixcraft Windows software that supports MIDI and audio sequencing..
MU.LAB An alternative, hi-quality music application for Mac OSX and Windows with MIDI and audio support.
MultitrackStudio Window digital audio recorder with VST 2.0 plugin and MIDI support. Freeware version and pro versions available.
Music Master Win sequencing & notation package with a full graphic interface for Roland VS880 control & integration.
Music Master Works A shareware Windows sequencing & accompaniment package. Win95 & Win3.1 versions available. From Aspire software
MusicPhrase XL MusicPhrase for Windows is a creative tool for composing music. Features phrase sequencing and visual groove editing tools.
Music Studio Producer Music Studio Producer is a free Windows MIDI sequencer, DAW which can host VST(i), supports ASIO. From Aspire software
Numerology Numerology is a modular sequencing and audio plugin environment for Mac OS X.
Onyx Onyx by Jasmine Music provides powerful sequencing, harmonizer and MIDI-2-Audio rendering.
Power Chords By Howling Dog Systems - Innovative Windows midi sequencer using onscreen guitar fretboard interface, plus other unique features for creating strum & rhythm patterns. Demo available
PowerTracks Pro Audio PG Music's budget priced sequencer for Windows now features up to 48 tracks of digital audio with effects, EQ, panning etc plus 3rd party plugin support.
Pro Tools Digidesign provide Pro Tools for Windows and Mac with MIDI, multitrack audio and plugin support.
Quartz Audio Master Quartz Audio Master is free Windows multitrack digital recording software and MIDI sequencing software. Provided by DigitalSound Planet
Reaper REAPER is a fully featured Windows multitrack audio and MIDI recording, editing, processing, mixing, and mastering environment. Fully functional evaluation available for download.
Rosegarden Rosegarden is a free MIDI sequencer and notation editor for Unix, and has binary distributions for Linux PCs and SGI IRIX.
SoftStep SoftStep is a Win9x modular step sequencer based on modular analog step sequencers. Features modules, which are math and logic functions that you treat as physical boxes with knobs and sliders.
Style Enhancer Windows MIDI sequencer based on Performance Modeling technology with powerful and intelligent MIDI-data generation and transformation.
SwarShala Midi sequencer package for Windows software that covers both the melodic and rhythmic aspects of Indian music. Featured instruments include Sitar, Sarod, Tanpura, Guitar, Tabla, Pakhawaj, Dholki and Bells. MIDI files and WAV files can be output.
Sweet Sixteen Midi sequencer package for Windows from Roni Music. And check out the Sweet MIDI arpeggiator for Windows, very cool !!
TR-x0x Freeware Windows step sequencer based on the Roland TR-808/909 drum machines.
Tracktion Tracktion from Mackie provides low cost MIDI and audio sequencing.
Tunafish A Windows VSTi MIDI sequencer with sample support. A fully functional ( save disabled ) demo is available to download. Has sample support and provides a built-in sample/drum sequencer.
Xx A multi-track MIDI sequencer for MacOS. It is also an algorithmic compositional tool. Requires OMS.
Midi SoftwareAudible Oddities - Twerk's Tools Audible Oddities is an audio mastering business and Shawn Hatfield also provides some free music composition tools for the Mac featuring sequencing control and algorithmic music generation. Burnt Toast even has a beta version available for Win XP.
Catanya Software pattern arpeggiator VST plugin.
MIDI-OX Win9x/NT midi utility providing sysex handling, diagnostics, filtering & mapping of midi data Streams. All Windows MIDI users should check this out. It is also available from Yamaha UK. Also see MIDI Yoke which allows you to route MIDI between different applications.
vanBasco's Karaoke Player vanBasco's Karaoke Player is freeware Windows software that plays Karaoke (.kar) and standard MIDI (.mid, .midi, .rmi) files. Provides a piano keyboard and lyric display.
Vocal Writer Shareware music & vocal synthesis software for the Power Mac. Not only playback & edit GM midi files, but it will also sing your lyrics (85 voices to choose from)
Zel Zel is an interpretive MIDI programming language for Windows. Version 1.2 includes the Zel Drum Machine, a style based composer and editor which makes it easy to create MIDI drum tracks without having to learn the Zel language. Freeware.
Midi Sequencing Related SitesAtari-MIDI Yahoo Group for Atari computer users to discuss MIDI applications. Also check The Caged Artist Series Page for once commercial MIDI software that is now freeware.
Audio Forums Forums for most major sequencing & digital audio software packages.
Harmony Central Provide an archive of MIDI sequencer and notation applications to download. There is software for all platforms available.
HitSquad Provide links to a number of MIDI sequencers and "tracker" sequencers for Windows, Mac and Linux.
MacMusic.org Macmusic.org have lots of links to Mac specific audio and MIDI sequencing resources. .
Mac OSX MIDI Apps A very useful list of links to Mac OSX MIDI applications with descriptions and direct links to the websites and apps.
Midijoys Freeware Windows program that combines two independent fully programmable joystick controllers, and a Continuous MIDI Controller programmable sliders that can send a wide spectrum of MIDI control parameters.
MidiPlugins.com Links to freeware and commercial MIDI plugins for both Windows and Mac OS9/OSX.
Music-X Amiga University Info on the original Amiga sequencer Music-X including writing sysex protocols. Also see Driptomatic Fairytales for Music-X info and resources. AM/FM also provide disk images containing many Amiga MIDI articles and tools.
Sonic Control Sonic Control provides information and reviews of sequencers for all platforms as well as MIDI hardware.
SourceForge SourceForge provide freeware software for Windows, Mac and Linux platforms and have many MIDI sequencer applications.
Sweetwater Sequencer Forum Sweetwater.com provides forums including one dedicated to MIDI sequencers.
Vintage Sequencers Tweakheadz Lab provides a great rundown on the ancestors of todays sequencers on computers in the 80s. Very interesting and informative reading with screen shots of many sequencers from the early days of MIDI.
752 How To: Copyright Signature Watermark On Lightroom 2 Using Mogrify Plugin
This tutorial is for those who are still using Lightroom 2. If you have Lightroom 3, please go to this tutorial I have been getting some question from my friends and reader on how to put a signature on your
editing, lightroom, mogrify, plugin, Post Processing, signature
732 Oscilloscope 372 Radio Centrad, ĂÂts; Annecy
Oscilloscope 372 Radio Centrad, ĂÂĂÂts; Annecy
Fabricant / Marque: Centrad, Ăts; Annecy
AnnĂ©e: 1954 ?? Type: Appareils de mesure et de dĂ©pannage (Lab Equipment)
Lampes / Tubes 6: 6AU6 6AU6 6AU6 6X4 6X4 DG7-6
Gammes d'ondes - sans
Tension / type courant Alimentation Courant Alternatif (CA) / 110-220 Volt
Haut-parleur - - No sound reproduction output.
De Radiomuseum.org Model: Oscilloscope 372
Forme ModĂšle de table de forme quelconque, profil pas prĂ©cisĂ©s.
Remarques Appareil Ă commandes simplifiĂ©es.
727 How To Create an Antique Mirror Effect | Apartment Therapy DC
How To Create an Antique Mirror Effect
Mclain Wiesand, a Baltimore-based custom furniture company, has made a name for itself by producing handcrafted pieces that capture the feel of real antiques. One of the techniques they use for aging mirror is wonderfully simple and serves as the inspiration for this how to.
Creating an antique mirror effect is an inexpensive way to revamp a flea market find, or add a new layer of interest and depth to an ordinary wall mirror. Almost any type of mirror can be aged using this technique, including mirrored plexiglass.
âą Mirrored glass or plexiglass. Due to the type of paint applied to the reflective coating, inexpensive, craft-store mirror works wonderfully.
âą Latex or other gloves for hand protection.
âą Paint stripper. Most types work fine. For a less toxic product, Citristrip works well.
âą Plastic putty spreader or putty knife.
âą Modern Masters Metal Effects Black Patina. This patina solution is essentially an acid that eats at the reflective surface of the mirror. There are probably other products that work similarly, but Modern Masters products work well and can be found online or in most art supply stores or specialty paint stores.
âą 1â chip brush (or similar brush).
âą Silver paint of choice.
Step 1: (Image 2, above)
Wearing gloves, place mirror face down on cardboard or other protected surface in a well-ventilated area. Apply stripper generously to back of mirror and allow to sit for a few hours, or until paint can be easily removed with plastic scraper. It is not necessary for all of the paint to be removed; generally speaking, 80-90% should suffice. When paint has been stripped, wash mirror with soap and water and allow to dry.
Step 2: (Images 3 & 4)
Place stripped mirror face down on clean cardboard or other protected surface. Dip chip brush in Modern Masters Metal Patina Solution and gradually apply it to the raw reflective surface of the mirror. As mirror tends to age from the edges inward, it is best to apply patina solution in heavier amounts around the edges of the mirror. In a matter of minutes (or less), the patina solution will begin to eat away at the reflective surface. Other application techniques that produce nice effects are spattering and light directional brushing of patina solution. Continue applying solution until desired level of ageing is achieved. Rinse with water to neutralize the reaction and allow to dry.
Step 3: (photos 5 & 6)
This next step involves reapplying paint to the back of the mirror. The color paint you choose will be visible through the spots created by the patina solution. The dark areas of aged antique mirrors tend to be a dark silver-grey but depending on the silvering technique used, can range from gold to pale silver to black. One method that produced nice results is a combination of dark and light silver paints, applied randomly (per images). Apply paint until the reflective surface is completely covered.
721 DNA seen through the eyes of a coder
This is just some rambling by a computer programmer about DNA. I'm not a molecular geneticist. If you spot the inevitable mistakes, please mail me (bert hubert) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
I'm not trying to force my view unto the DNA - each observation here is quite 'uncramped'. To see where I got all this from, head to the bibliography.
Quick links: The source code, Position Independent Code, Conditional compilation, Dead code, bloat, comments ('junk dna'), fork() and fork bombs ('tumors'), Mirroring, failover, Cluttered APIs, dependency hell, Viruses, worms, Central Dogma, Binary patching aka 'Gene therapy', Bug Regression, Reed-Solomon codes: 'Forward Error Correction', Holy Code, Framing errors: start and stop bits, Massive multiprocessing: each cell is a universe, Self hosting & bootstrapping, The Makefile, Further reading.
714 30 free programming eBooks Â« citizen428.blog()
Since this post got quite popular I decided to incorporate some of the excellent suggestions posted in the comments, so this list now has more than 40 books in it. [UPDATED: 2010-10-12]
Learning a new programming language always is fun and there are many great books legally available for free online. Hereâs a selection of 30 of them:
How to Desing Programs
Interpreting Lisp (PDF, suggested by Gary Knott)
Let Over Lambda
Practical Common Lisp
Programming in Emacs Lisp
Programming Languages. Application and Interpretation (suggested by Alex Ott)
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
Teach Yourself Scheme in Fixnum Days
Visual LISP Developerâs Bible (suggested by âskatterbrainzâ)
Data Structures and Algorithms with Object-Oriented Design Patterns in Ruby
Learn to Program
MacRuby: The Definitive Guide
Mr. Neighborlyâs Humble Little Ruby Book (suggested by @tundal45)
Read Ruby 1.9
Ruby Best Practices
Ruby on Rails Tutorial Book (suggested by @tundal45)
Learn You a Haskell for Great Good
Real World Haskell
Concurrent Programming in Erlang
Learn You Some Erlang for Great Good
Dive into Python
How to Think Like a Computer Scientist â Learning with Python
Dynamic Web Development with Seaside
Pharo by Example (based on the next book in this list, suggested by Anonymous)
Squeak by Example
The Art of Assembly Language
Building Accessible Websites (suggested by Joe Clark)
The C Book
C# Yellow Book (suggested by Joe Wyatt)
Dive Into HTML 5 (suggested by @til)
The Implementation of Functional Programming Languages (suggested by âDefâ)
An Introduction to R
Learn Prolog Now!
Objective-C 2.0 Essentials
Of course there are many more free programming eBooks, but this list consists of the ones I read or want(ed) to read. This is far from comprehensive and languages that are completely missing are mostly left out on purpose (e.g. PHP, C++, Java). Iâm sure somebody else made a list for them somewhere.
701 How To Convince The Client That Your Design Is Perfect - Smashing Magazine
As designers who deal with clients, we all have to face one situation, no matter how difficult and uncomfortable, and that is guiding the client to accept that your design is perfect. Now, you already have the project, so this is not a matter of convincing them to pick you for the job. This is about getting them to see that your design satisfies their requirements and contains everything they want. We all have to take on this role of virtual tour guide and lead them through the projectâs twists and turns, ensuring that the best interests of the client and website are served.
We have to be the lighthouse, guiding the clients to shore. (Image credit)
In the end, the final decision falls to the client, but there are times â and most of us have experienced them â when the clientâs lack of expertise in the field affect the quality of the design. In such times, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to convince the client that the design is perfect as it is, and that any further alteration would impair the websiteâs ability to communicate everything it needs to. This confrontation is not welcome by either party, but it is certainly necessary.
Many designers want to avoid conflict and, as a result, cave to their clients at the slightest sign of disagreement, rather than spend time trying to convince them that they stand on the right side of the design decision. This is often a mistake and does not serve the design, which should be the paramount consideration. We owe it to our creative work to argue for whatever serves the design beyond all else, even though the client is footing the bill. We may end up having to give in to the client, but at least we tried.
Below is an overview of some tips and techniques you can employ when you find yourself butting heads with a client. These approaches might work individually or in combination, but they all at least offer a launching point to help you put your best foot forward and lead the client exactly where they need to go.
Visualizing.org is a community of creative people working to make sense of complex issues through data and designâŠ and itâs a shared space and free resource to help you achieve this goal.
By some estimates, we now create more data each year than in the entirety of prior human history. Data visualization helps us approach, interpret, and extract knowledge from this information. Over the last couple of years, weâve seen government agencies, NGOs, and companies open up their data for the public to see and use. And weâve seen data visualization figure more prominently in design curricula, conference programs, and the media. We created Visualizing.org because we want to help connect the proliferation of public dataâŠ with a community that can help us understand this dataâŠ with the general public.
What is Visualizing.org? What can I do on the site?
Visualizing is a place to showcase your work, get feedback, ensure that your work is seen by lots of people and gets used by teachers, journalists, and conference organizers to help educate the public about various world issues
Visualizing is a free resource to search for data
Use Visualizing to keep up with and be inspired by the latest work from other designers and design schools
Learn about new visualization tools, blogs, books and other resources to help your work
Everything you upload remains your sole and exclusive property and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share-Alike License
For teachers and schools:
Visualizing is a place to exhibit the collective work of your students, organize assignments and class projects, and help your students find data for their own visualizations
Weâre working on new tools to help you share teaching material with other teachers
As an Academic Partner, your students are eligible to participate in various design competitions â weâre hosting the first Visualizing Marathon in New York in October
To learn more, contact Saira Jesani
For bloggers and journalists:
Visualizing is a resource to find data visualizations about a wide variety of world issues to inform and accompany your own reporting â and itâs easy to embed visualizations and widgets from Visualizing on your own site
For conference organizers:
As a Knowledge Partner, Visualizing allows you to use data visualizations at your conferences under a Creative Commons License
To learn more, contact Saira Jesani
Visualizing is a new and fun online resource to learn more about the world in all its complexity and inter-dependence -- and become more comfortable with data and how it can be visually represented
How does it work?
The site is open and free to use. Everything you upload remains your sole and exclusive property and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License. Simply put, this means that anyone can share, copy, remix, or build upon the visualization as long as: (i) it is used non-commercially; and (ii) the visualizationâs creator and source are credited.
679 Trevor Marshall's ETI3600, ETI4600 International Music Synthesisers and Maplin 3800 and Maplin 5600s Stereo Synthesisers
Many years ago the Australian magazine "Electronics Today International" published my designs for two partly digital, mostly analog, Electronic Music Synthesisers. the ETI 3600 and ETI 4600. Both were made available as kits of components
Barry Wilkinson at ETI was responsible for the final packaging and kitting coordination.
Maplin Electronics Ltd.(in the UK) subsequently picked up the designs, which they marketed as as the Maplin models 3800 and 5600s Electronic Music Synthesisers
At the time I held two Australian provisional patents for the technologies I used in the Synthesiser designs. One related to the method for generating sawtooth waveforms, the other was for the method of using commutated resistors in voltage controlled filters.
I never made any money out of the designs, or the patents, which have long ago been allowed to lapse.
But it was fun!
The original constructional articles for the ETI 3600/4600 can be found in these PDFs: October 1973, December 1973, January 1974, Feb 1974, March 1974, April 1974, July 1974, March 1975, April 1975, May 1975, August 1975
Although the earliest (4004) microprocessors were available at that time, it was not until the late-70's that I first started programming fully digital (Signetics 2650 based) Microcomputer systems. Consequently my early digital designs were hardware, and not firmware, based.
Of course, these days, everything in my hardware and firmware is based on software designs - even the interconnections are controlled by the software in the EPLDs and PALs, instead of by wires.
So many things have changed over the years....
Here is a mug shot of the Maplin 3800:
660 What's Next: fully ergonomic laptops? | VentureBeat
When the first laptops were created around 1979 â laptops like the Grid Compass â ergonomics was not exactly a core concern. The screens were only 2-4 inches, RAM was a few hundred kilobytes, and batteries were huge. The Osbourne 1 weighed 24 pounds, perhaps making it the first portable computer and dumbbell. Hooray for convergence!
Modern clamshell and tablet designs have solved many of these issues: screen sizes exceed 17â, RAM can be several gigabytes, and weight can be less than three pounds, deservedly earning names like the Air. What hasnât been solved is ergonomics, and thatâs a costly problem.
The U.S. Department of Labor reported 650,000 cases of work-related muscular disorders, costing businesses an estimated $20 billion in medical claims and lost productivity. An ergonomically ideal computer setup aligns the top of the screen with our eye level, lets our arms and wrists straighten, and allows our shoulders to relax.
Because laptop screens are attached to their keyboards, they require a damaging trade-off: place the laptop at eye level and hunch our shoulders, or place the keyboard at arm level and bend our neck. Most laptop keyboards are also rectangles, requiring wrist twisting. The result is chronic neck, shoulder, and wrist pain, and with laptop use increasing, this problem will only get worse.
658 The Gaia '10 Linux Desktop
Reader gabriela2400's desktop uses the Gaia customization set to completely revamp the Linux interface into a beautiful work of art, complete with wallpapers, icons, and a custom GTK theme.
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649 Amazon.com: Power Tools for Synthesizer Programming: The Ultimate Reference for Sound Design Book/CD-ROM (Power Tools Series) (9780879307738): Aikin Jim: Books
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637 50 List of Free Online Photo Editing Tools | blueblots.com
Editing an image is very popular these days due to the innovation of graphic software programs that will allow us to create computer arts from scratch. However, we could also enhance, add some cool effects and customize the look of our images easily without having the need of these soft wares through the online photo editors. An online photo editor tool allows us to edit and manipulate a photo in the Web Browser. This is more advantageous compared to the softwares for editing an image as this could not consume much of the memory of your desktop and the processing is done faster by the server. With just a few clicks, we could now be able to customize our own photos, create funny photos from our pictures or even feature ourselves in a magazine cover like that of a celebrity. Here are the 50 List of Photo Editing Tools to Help You Edit Images and Photos Online for free. Try to check and get your best pick!
633 Top 10 Ways to Organize and Streamline Your Workspace
Whether you work from home, in an office, or just a cubicle down the hall, you spend most of the day at your workspace. Here are some of the best ways to keep it from becoming a productivity nightmare.
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602 Free Music Friday â Circuit Ben Â« GetLoFi â Circuit Bending Synth DIY
Circuit Ben is Killing Music Album now is free to download. Enjoy great catchy tunes and top notch production. This is a very good example melodic composition with circuit bent toys.
Bent Stuff used: Casio sk1, Casio sk5, Casio sk100, Casio pt-20, Casio ks-03, Yamaha pss-11, Yamaha pss460, Hing Hon EK-001, Cheburashka!, Jim Bowen/Al Pacino dub siren, Super ultra mega, Fun-box (orgasm toy), Toy Koran (Quran), Cheap Chinese phone toys, Kung Fu toy, Captain Scarletâs car, âPound Shopâ keyboard (cost ÂŁ1 new.), Dragonball Z keyrings, Barbie keyboard, Fisher-price tape recorder (now dirty,dirty guitar amp.), George W Bush
and probably about fifty circuits with a soldered output that were bent/killed while recording â auto-destruct!
Non Bent Stuff: Mini Kaoss pad, Gameboy with Nanoloop, Melodica, 5-litre oil can guitar, Acoustic bass, Casio kx-101, Stylophone, Voice
Ben Says that in general songs are as vague as possible and about nothing â thatâs the story he is sticking to
The Lyrics for âAllenâ are from âCocaine Bluesâ by Allen Ginsberg.
All this was written and performed by Circuit Ben and produced by Lee Gregory â www.myspace.com/randomleeaudio
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Nothing Sounds Like an Eventide
Through the decades, top players have depended on Eventide: Jimmy Page, Frank Zappa, Brian May, Eddie Van Halen, Steve Vai, Robert Fripp, John Petrucci, and Adrian Belew, to name a few. Now, for the first time these effects are portable AND affordable. Stompbox simple, PitchFactor fits on your pedalboard or in your gigbag.
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577 20 Top Vintage Computer Adverts (Apple, IBM, Microsoft, CommodoreâŠ) :Speckyboy Design Magazine
561 How to Choose the Right Android ROM For You
There are tons of great reasons to root your Android phone, but once you do, you'll likely be overwhelmed with all the custom ROM options out there. Here's how to go about finding—and installing—the one that fits your needs.
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552 Highly Liquid: MIDI Retrofits: MIDISpeak: Speak & Spell MIDI Retrofit
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Use MIDI to trigger thousands of soundsâwords, word fragments, garbled speech, percussion and bizarre sound effects
Trigger sounds in a controlled, repeatable manner
Works with Speak & Spell (American or British), Speak & Read, Speak & Math, La DictĂ©e Magique (French), Grillo Parlante (Italian), and Buddy (German)
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The phrase "say it", looped repeatedly at decreasing tempo
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Trigger synthesis with MIDI notes. 128 banks of sounds.
MIDI notes 50-89 control keypad buttons; notes 90-92 control "glitch" triggers.
Printed circuit board
All required components
Standard MIDI jack & mounting screws
Adhesive foam pad
543 Music Thing
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533 The Theory and Technique of Electronic Music
Sinusoids, amplitude and frequency
Measures of Amplitude
Units of Amplitude
Synthesizing a sinusoid
About the Software Examples
Wavetables and samplers
The Wavetable Oscillator
Audio and control computations
The sampling theorem
Converting from audio signals to numeric control streams
Control streams in block diagrams
Audio signals as control
Operations on control streams
Control operations in Pd
Automation and voice management
Linear and Curved Amplitude Shapes
Continuous and discontinuous control changes
Encapsulation in Pd
Taxonomy of spectra
Multiplying audio signals
Frequency and phase modulation
Pulse trains via waveshaping
Pulse trains via wavetable stretching
Movable ring modulation
Phase-aligned formant (PAF) generator
Time shifts and delays
Time shifts and phase changes
Recirculating delay networks
Power conservation and complex delay networks
Variable and fractional shifts
Fidelity of interpolating delay lines
Taxonomy of filters
Low-pass and high-pass filters
Band-pass and stop-band filters
Elementary non-recirculating filter
Non-recirculating filter, second form
Elementary recirculating filter
Real outputs from complex filters
Two recirculating filters for the price of one
One-pole low-pass filter
One-pole, one-zero high-pass filter
Peaking and stop-band filter
Stretching the unit circle with rational functions
Butterworth band-pass filter
Impulse responses of recirculating filters
Single Sideband Modulation
Fourier analysis and resynthesis
Fourier analysis of periodic signals
Periodicity of the Fourier transform
Fourier transform as additive synthesis
Properties of Fourier transforms
Fourier transform of DC
Shifts and phase changes
Fourier transform of a sinusoid
Fourier analysis of non-periodic signals
Fourier analysis and reconstruction of audio signals
Timbre stamping (classical vocoder)
Phase relationships between channels
Symmetries and Fourier series
Sawtooth waves and symmetry
Dissecting classical waveforms
Fourier series of the elementary waveforms
Square and symmetric triangle waves
General (non-symmetric) triangle wave
Predicting and controlling foldover
Sneaky triangle waves
530 AudionumĂ©rique, ressources
AudionumĂÂ©rique, ressources : Ouvrages de rĂÂ©fĂÂ©rence. http://codelab.fr/up/audionumerique-curtis-roads.jpg. L'audionumĂÂ©rique, musique et informatique de Curtis Roads, traduit et adaptĂÂ© par Jean de Reydellet. Editions Dunod, 2007, ISBN-13 : 978-2-10-051249-2. Une mine d'informations pour ceux qui s ...
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Sound synthesis and sound design
Music has brought pleasure and entertainment to mankind throughout the whole of history. Each person is by nature equipped with one of the most elaborate and emotional musical instruments; the human voice. Whenever people feel good music seems to fit the occasion, and it is considered quite natural to hum or sing a song. Musical instruments have brought their own moods to music and at the current moment in human evolution there is an enormous variety of musical instruments available. The twentieth century has seen the development of a range of new and exciting electronic musical instruments. These electronic instruments are very flexible, they can produce a wide range of timbres and can be amplified to whatever loudness level sounds best for the occasion. Most of these electronic instruments are played by a keyboard, but in essence the keyboard can be replaced by any electromechanical device that is able to transform a movement caused by a human interaction into an electrical signal that can drive the sound generating core of the electronic instrument.
All sorts of technical and scientific developments have helped to create electronic instruments and the human interface to play them. Still, music is an art and not really a hard science, although music and sound have for a long time been subject to various scientific research. An important realization is that science can not really explain why much music is such a pleasure to listen to and such a joy to make. Which is not a bad thing, as probably no one is waiting for science to take the fun out of music by applying formalized rules and templates on what is also subject to âfeelâ. So, although this book covers techniques that lean heavily on scientific research, the application of these techniques will in general be aimed at creating fun. There are a lot of professionals working with sound and even more people that make music for their personal enjoyment. Mastery of sound synthesis is valuable to all of them. Still, it wonât be easy to please everyone with one single book, as some people will be more interested in how things work and others might want practical examples that just work. The aim of this book is that it can at least be used as a practical guide in workshops and courses in electronic music, covering some essential basics that are needed to operate the equipment used in sound synthesis in a way that makes some sense. Additionally it can be used to explore techniques to find out how they can help in the development of oneâs own musical style.
Sound synthesis is the art of creating sounds by using suitable electronic means, using either analog or digital electronic devices. Sound design is the art of creating particular sounds using sound synthesis techniques. The definition of sound design as used here might be confusing to some, as the name sound design is also used in the discipline in industrial design that occupies itself with how mass produced objects should sound. Examples are how the sound of cars or ladyshaves are âdesignedâ to sound pleasing while in use. Which of course has nothing to do at all with music or sound synthesizers. This book puts the emphasis on the various synthesis techniques for musical purposes and how to setup sound synthesizers to create a large range of characteristic musical sounds. The art of musical sound design is left to the artist.
476 Top 15+ Best Practices for Writing Super Readable Code | Nettuts+
Code readability is a universal subject in the world of computer programming. Itâs one of the first things we learn as developers. Readable and maintainable code is something to be proud of in a finished product. We can share it with others, contribute to other projects, and reuse code from applications we wrote months or even years ago.
This article will detail the fifteen most important best practices when writing readable code.
474 Why Intelligent People Fail
Why Intelligent People Fail
Content from Sternberg, R. (1994). In search of the human mind. New York: Harcourt Brace.
1. Lack of motivation. A talent is irrelevant if a person is not motivated to use it. Motivation may be external (for example, social approval) or internal (satisfaction from a job well-done, for instance). External sources tend to be transient, while internal sources tend to produce more consistent performance.
2. Lack of impulse control. Habitual impulsiveness gets in the way of optimal performance. Some people do not bring their full intellectual resources to bear on a problem but go with the first solution that pops into their heads.
3. Lack of perserverance and perseveration. Some people give up too easily, while others are unable to stop even when the quest will clearly be fruitless.
4. Using the wrong abilities. People may not be using the right abilities for the tasks in which they are engaged.
5. Inability to translate thought into action. Some people seem buried in thought. They have good ideas but rarely seem able to do anything about them.
6. Lack of product orientation. Some people seem more concerned about the process than the result of activity.
7. Inability to complete tasks. For some people nothing ever draws to a close. Perhaps itâs fear of what they would do next or fear of becoming hopelessly enmeshed in detail.
8. Failure to initiate. Still others are unwilling or unable to initiate a project. It may be indecision or fear of commitment.
9. Fear of failure. People may not reach peak performance because they avoid the really important challenges in life.
10. Procrastination. Some people are unable to act without pressure. They may also look for little things to do in order to put off the big ones.
11. Misattribution of blame. Some people always blame themselves for even the slightest mishap. Some always blame others.
12. Excessive self-pity. Some people spend more time feeling sorry for themselves than expending the effort necessary to overcome the problem.
13. Excessive dependency. Some people expect others to do for them what they ought to be doing themselves.
14. Wallowing in personal difficulties. Some people let their personal difficulties interfere grossly with their work. During the course of life, one can expect some real joys and some real sorrows. Maintaining a proper perspective is often difficult.
15. Distractibility and lack of concentration. Even some very intelligent people have very short attention spans.
16. Spreading oneself too think or too thick. Undertaking too many activities may result in none being completed on time. Undertaking too few can also result in missed opportunities and reduced levels of accomplishment.
17. Inability to delay gratification. Some people reward themselves and are rewarded by others for finishing small tasks, while avoiding bigger tasks that would earn them larger rewards.
18. Inability to see the forest for the trees. Some people become obsessed with details and are either unwilling or unable to see or deal with the larger picture in the projects they undertake.
19. Lack of balance between critical, analytical thinking and creative, synthetic thinking. It is important for people to learn what kind of thinking is expected of them in each situation.
20. Too little or too much self-confidence. Lack of self-confidence can gnaw away at a personâs ability to get things done and become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Conversely, individuals with too much self-confidence may not know when to admit they are wrong or in need of self-improvement.
464 Ksplice Â» Attack of the Cosmic Rays! - System administration and software blog
Itâs a well-documented fact that RAM in modern computers is susceptible to occasional random bit flips due to various sources of noise, most commonly high-energy cosmic rays. By some estimates, you can even expect error rates as high as one error per 4GB of RAM per day! Many servers these days have ECC RAM, which uses extra bits to store error-correcting codes that let them correct most bit errors, but ECC RAM is still fairly rare in desktops, and unheard-of in laptops.
For me, bitflips due to cosmic rays are one of those problems I always assumed happen to âother peopleâ. I also assumed that even if I saw random cosmic-ray bitflips, my computer would probably just crash, and Iâd never really be able to tell the difference from some random kernel bug.
A few weeks ago, though, I encountered some bizarre behavior on my desktop, that honestly just didnât make sense. I spent about half an hour digging to discover what had gone wrong, and eventually determined, conclusively, that my problem was a single undetected flipped bit in RAM. I canât prove whether the problem was due to cosmic rays, bad RAM, or something else, but in any case, I hope you find this story interesting and informative.
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428 Alain Neffe and the Home-Taped Electronic Music Revolution
Alain Neffe launched his first tape label at home in Belgium in 1981. He called it Insane Music Contact and his first installment was called Insane Music for Insane People. Thus began a nearly thirty year foray into home-made, visionary and utterly unfashionable electronic music that has hardly made anyone involved a household name.
Insane Music released 55 titles in its most prolific years (1981-87). Five of these were vinyl records and the rest were cassettes tapes. Why cassettes tapes? Magnetic tape was the obvious solution to the problem facing many artists working without record contracts in those days. Cassettes could be recorded at home, produced at home, dubbed at home, and sold or traded by mail. No need for tasteless outside producers and marketing mojoâone needed only leave home to buy more tapes. Says Neffe, âI could copy the tapes on demand. Releasing an LP required that you print 500 copies and 1000 copies of the cover sleeve, and everything had to be paid up front âŠ if the buyer didnât like the music, he or she could wipe it out and record something else on it.â
Mr. Neffe was not the only one out there recording, selling and trading tapes by mail. On both sides of the Atlantic, home cassette technology was permitting the release of much groundbreaking and breathlessly beautiful work, as well as some noxious and otherwise self-indulgent wankingâthat coat of many colors we call the DIY (do-it-yourself) Revolution. As early as 1974, Albrecht/d. self-released a cassette entitled Amsterdam Op De Dam in Germany. In 1976, Throbbing Gristle was distributing tapes of their infamous live recordings, and in 1977, the French electro-industrial unit Die Form began releasing tapes on their own Bain Total label. 1980 saw the release of two monumental self-released cassettes, The Storm Bugsâ A Safe Substitute and Colin Potterâs The Ghost Office. In Japan, 1980 saw the release of Merzbowâs first two cassettes, Remblandt Assemblage and Fuckexercise. And in the USA, 1981 saw John Benderâs Plaster: The Prototypes, a laconic and mysterious series of tone and vocal poems. Home taping was not limited to electronic music. R. Stevie Moore, one of the elder living ancestors of the lo-fi rock aesthetic, began releasing distributing home-made tapes via the R. Stevie Moore Cassette Club sometime in the 1970s. And tapes of live punk shows from the era continue to trade hands.
Soon, cassettes were coming from everywhere: mysterious PO boxes in the Midwest, to which you sent a blank tape and three dollars and received the tape back with something on it. The Tellus Audio Cassette Magazine was a Fluxus-inspired subscription audio-journal dedicated to music as well as poetry and drama and other forms of audio-art. Zines like Factsheet Five and Unsound devoted entire columns to the material they received from bands on home-made cassette, and demo tapes began leaking to radio stations prior to official record release dates. It was a grassroots movement that marched in association with the self-publication of zines, comics, chapbooks, and other media. The medium had begun to become the message.
Insane Music for Insane People (which eventually reached 25 volumes) was a series compiling all home-made electronic music made by artists from across the globe. By including in the liner notes the contact address for each artist featured, Neffe helped pioneer a snail-mail network for those interested in more of what they heard. Artists from all over Europe and the USA, from Japan, New Zealand, and beyond contributed over the years. One could send a few dollars to Insane Music Contact, receive tapes in the mail, write to artists involved and receive more cassettes.
Insane Music Contact (now known as Insane Music) has always been a vehicle for Mr. Neffeâs own electronic music projects as well, many of which are periodically active to this day. Though he now makes liberal use of the CD format, Neffeâs artistic approach remains undiluted by years of underexposure. He expects very little acknowledgment of or remuneration for his efforts, which, for him, are emotional articulation, continued experimentation, and purity. It seems nothing but nothing could possibly catapult such heavily uncommercial sounds into the public consciousnessânot even this thirty-year retrospective box-set entitled The Insane Box released (ironically, on vinyl) by the venerable Frank Maier of Vinyl-on-Demand Records, an outfit devoted to preserving the precious gems of cassette culture before the evidence disintegrates.
For this retrospective (4 LPs + a 7â 45), Mr. Neffe has reached into dusty attic boxes, wherein lay unreleased (or hardly available) material by five projects of which he has been a part: BeNe GeSSeRiT, Human Flesh, Pseudo Code, I Scream and Subject. Each has a unique cerebral orientation and emotional vibe made possible by the combined efforts of invited guests; each runs the high fever of a man very much committed to a personal vision of artistic purity without virtuosity, and each is distinctly French.
BeNe GeSSeRiT was not the first of Mr. Neffeâs projects to be recorded and distributed, but is, to my understanding, the genesis of his approach to music as âtextsâ or âphotographsâ, or as he puts it, âpotlatch musicâ. On these early tracks we also detect a burgeoning interest in the endless expressive properties of the human voice, both explicitly human and as heavily-treated sound sculpture, both French and English At times, voices shout like besotted Celine parlor workers at each other from tenement windows; at other times a high-pitched female voice wails up and down like Catherine Ribeiro alone in her bathroom. In these tracks, one can also detect the half-digested influence of electro-rock luminaries Silver Apples, the avant-lashings a la Yoko Ono, and occasionally the thunder-beat of early Laibach. Primitive Casio electronics, stage whispers, delay echoes, tape loops, and a certain absurdist humor redolent of Erik Satie, neither dampen the fabric with melodrama, nor detract from the integrity of the grist, nor from the topical seriousness of the textâs subjects. BeNe GeSSeRiT is difficult music, even in the moments that risk elegy, yet it is still more accessible than some of the other Francophone avant-dada outfits of the day, such as DDAA and Ătant DonnĂ©s, or Nurse with Wound in the UK.
Human Flesh is decidedly more structurally cohesive and song-oriented than BeNe GeSSeRiT, and its predecessors and influences are less clear. Still there is a clear interest in the human voice, its textures and timbers when removed of sign value by backwards-masking, and the new textures that emerge when disassembled and reassembled. Even rock-oriented at times, Human Flesh chases a more delirious climax, for the hounds of the carnival are snapping at their heels as they run. This is also a project of varied angles and pursuits, sliding as it does into poetic electro-pop (the supple and Chicago-accented voice of the late Lydia Tomkiw, of Algebra Suicide, appears on two tracks), and moments of Half Japanese-style primitivism. The side-long track âLangsamâ is more reminiscent of Piper-era Pink Floyd and Brainticket, as well as other Krautrock, yet is still distinctly French. These early and rare tracks are, in contrast to the more ambitious Pseudo Code and the more intimate recordings by I Scream, more oblique for being a mix-down of materials sent to Neffe from artists around the globe. The track âSons of God?â is also notable for what is perhaps the first recorded sample of the American fire-and-brimstone preacher Ferrell Griswold, whose voice has appeared in music by Front 242, Phallus Dei, Pragha Khan, et cetera.
The cassette medium, for all its benefits to individual artistic expression and culture, is for the selfsame reasons impermanent. Magnetic tape has a thirty year lifespan if properly archived, which means both that preserving their contents in other formats is important, and that paying hundreds of dollars for the original artifacts is a questionable collectorsâ pursuit (nevertheless, you can watch it happen daily). With the advent of the mp3 and the efforts of Vinyl-on-Demand and other labels, Insane Musicâs CD-r reissue program included, some of this exquisite material has been rescued from oblivion.
415 AudionumĂ©rique, ressources
AudionumĂ©rique, ressources : Ouvrages de rĂ©fĂ©rence. http://codelab.fr/up/audionumerique-curtis-roads.jpg. L'audionumĂ©rique, musique et informatique de Curtis Roads, traduit et adaptĂ© par Jean de Reydellet. Editions Dunod, 2007, ISBN-13 : 978-2-10-051249-2. Une mine d'informations pour ceux qui s ...
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403 RhinoSpike : Foreign Language Audio on Demand!
RhinoSpike is an online language learning community tool that lets users around the globe connect and exchange foreign language audio files. Get any foreign language text read aloud for you by a native speaker! Here's how it works:
Submit some text that you want read aloud in a foreign language.
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Recording for other users bumps your submissions ahead in the queue.
Download the audio file for your submission. Learn the language through real, native input!
Load it onto your ipod or add it to your favorite SRS/Flashcard program.
397 Oscilloscope TO-3 Radio Tech; Tokyo?
Oscilloscope TO-3 Radio Tech; Tokyo?
Fabricant / Marque: Tech; Tokyo?
AnnĂ©e: 1968 ?? Type: Appareils de mesure et de dĂ©pannage (Lab Equipment)
Lampes / Tubes 9: 12AT7 12AT7 12AU7 12AU7 12AU7 6U8 6X4 1X2B 3KP1F
Nous avons besoin de ce schĂ©ma!
Principe de rĂ©ception non indiquĂ©
Gammes d'ondes - sans
Tension / type courant Alimentation Courant Alternatif (CA) / 110; 220 Volt
Haut-parleur / Puissance - - No sound reproduction output.
De Radiomuseum.org Model: Oscilloscope TO-3
MatiĂšre Boitier mĂ©tallique
Forme ModĂšle de table de forme quelconque, profil pas prĂ©cisĂ©s.
Dimensions 140 x 220 x 325 mm / 5.5 x 8.7 x 12.8 inch
Remarques Runde Kathodenstrahl-RĂ¶hre.
Eingangsimpedanz: 2MOhm, 25pF
Eingangsimpedanz: 2MOhm, 20pF
5 Bereiche: 10-100-1k-10k-80k-300kHz
Synchronisation: intern, extern, Netz.
369 How to Install Mac OS X on a PC (Without Using a Mac)
There are many great tutorials on the web for using a Mac to install Mac OS X Snow Leopard on a PC. Unfortunately, you may be unable to follow such tutorials if you do not readily have access to a Mac to perform the preparation necessary for the installation.
Great progress has been made in hacking PCs to run OS X, and it is now possible to install Mac OS X without a Mac. Thanks to some great tools put together by some brilliant hackers, it is also much easier and does not involve nearly as much time and effort as was once required.
366 How to Track Down Anyone Online
When you're trying to find someone online, Google's not the only game in town. In the last two years, a handful of new people search engines have come onto the scene that offer better ways to pinpoint people info by name, handle, location, or place of employment. While there's still no killer, one-stop people search, there are more ways than ever to track down a long-lost friend, stalk an ex, or screen a potential date or employee. The next time you wonder, "What ever happened to so-and-so?" you've got a few power people search tools to turn to.
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362 90+ Essential Social Media Resources
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355 Yamaha CS-30 clock input modification
this modification adds a switch to the cs30 that lets you clock the sequencer with the external input signal.
you can still use the internal clock to trigger the envelopes at the same time, for complex modulations.
to trigger the envelopes from the external clock (in time with the sequencer), switch them to ext.
340 7-things-to-stop-doing-now-on-facebook: Personal Finance News from Yahoo! Finance
Using a Weak Password
Avoid simple names or words you can find in a dictionary, even with numbers tacked on the end. Instead, mix upper- and lower-case letters, numbers, and symbols. A password should have at least eight characters. One good technique is to insert numbers or symbols in the middle of a word, such as this variant on the word "houses": hO27usEs!
Leaving Your Full Birth Date in Your Profile
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It's an ideal target for identity thieves, who could use it to obtain more information about you and potentially gain access to your bank or credit card account. If you've already entered a birth date, go to your profile page and click on the Info tab, then on Edit Information. Under the Basic Information section, choose to show only the month and day or no birthday at all.
Overlooking Useful Privacy Controls
For almost everything in your Facebook profile, you can limit access to only your friends, friends of friends, or yourself. Restrict access to photos, birth date, religious views, and family information, among other things. You can give only certain people or groups access to items such as photos, or block particular people from seeing them. Consider leaving out contact info, such as phone number and address, since you probably don't want anyone to have access to that information anyway.
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Posting Your Child's Name in a Caption
Don't use a child's name in photo tags or captions. If someone else does, delete it by clicking on Remove Tag. If your child isn't on Facebook and someone includes his or her name in a caption, ask that person to remove the name.
Mentioning That You'll Be Away From Home
That's like putting a "no one's home" sign on your door. Wait until you get home to tell everyone how awesome your vacation was and be vague about the date of any trip.
Letting Search Engines Find You
To help prevent strangers from accessing your page, go to the Search section of Facebook's privacy controls and select Only Friends for Facebook search results. Be sure the box for public search results isn't checked.
Permitting Youngsters to Use Facebook Unsupervised
Facebook limits its members to ages 13 and over, but children younger than that do use it. If you have a young child or teenager on Facebook, the best way to provide oversight is to become one of their online friends. Use your e-mail address as the contact for their account so that you receive their notifications and monitor their activities. "What they think is nothing can actually be pretty serious," says Charles Pavelites, a supervisory special agent at the Internet Crime Complaint Center. For example, a child who posts the comment "Mom will be home soon, I need to do the dishes" every day at the same time is revealing too much about the parents' regular comings and goings.
323 F.lux: software to make your life better
Ever notice how people texting at night have that eerie blue glow?
Or wake up ready to write down the Next Great Idea, and get blinded by your computer screen?
During the day, computer screens look goodâthey're designed to look like the sun. But, at 9PM, 10PM, or 3AM, you probably shouldn't be looking at the sun.
F.lux fixes this: it makes the color of your computer's display adapt to the time of day, warm at night and like sunlight during the day.
It's even possible that you're staying up too late because of your computer. You could use f.lux because it makes you sleep better, or you could just use it just because it makes your computer look better.
320 60 Minimal and Super Clean Web Designs to Inspire You | Inspiration
Clean websites are awesome! We all love to appreciate beautiful, elegant, minimal and clean websites. Many people think that clean and minimal websites need to be white and need to showcase as less elements and colors as possible, and I always agreed with that, but that is not actually true. And to show you that is possible to have super clean websites with some nice elements and colors, we put this selection together.
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266 Products and Reviews | Search | TechRadar UK
Search the latest technology news and reviews, covering computing, home entertainment systems, gadgets and more. TechRadar UK
235 MATRIXSYNTH: Alesis Andromeda A6 Aurora Mod
This was a custom mod. I originally put a post up in August of 05 here. Anyone know the website where more info on this mod is hosted? I accidentally lost the link when mucking around with Blogger's settings a while back.
This image via Photobucket
Update: I found the original site but it is down. Some info and additional shots pulled from the Internet Archive Way Back Machine. You can find some thumbnails there, but most give you a 404 if you click on them for the larger shot. I pulled the large pics below before they are gone forever.
"Alesis made Synthesis History when they released their Alesis Andromeda A6, an analog polysynth bred with new technology and classic analog sound! Sixteen awesome voices with two types of filters, a vast modulation system, and enough bells and whistles to make the Andromeda A6 THE most highly featured analog polysynth in existence. If it only had a sloped panel...
* Take one Andromeda, lightly used (but out of warranty - very important!)
* Add one black on blue BETA Panel - because the pre-production beta panels were lacking the Pre- and Post-Filter Mix VIEW buttons, either the buttoncaps must be pulled off of the switches on the PCBs OR two holes need to be carefully drilled through the panel to accomodate. I drilled the holes after measuring about fifteen times each.
* Tilt that panel at approx. the same slope as the Korg MS-20. Requires the extending of a couple of ribbon cables inside, and some pop-rivetted braces. Not too hard.
* Custom wood endcheeks of nice Oak, plus a wood accent over the keyboard. I chose to go with thick, high quality wood to make Aurora more of a beast.
* Replace all green LEDs with red high-intensity ones. This also required changing some resistor values to increase the brightness.
* Replace the LCD with a Hantronix Blue-on-White display. Also, some resistor changes are needed.
* Have a very agreeable Alesis burn a custom Boot EPROM with the custom-designed bootup screen below.
* Build a custom top panel, complete with several additional controls (two joysticks, several switches and knobs) as well as a full 16-channel mixer with level and pan per channel, one for each of the 16 individual outs on the Andromeda.
* Add lots of careful, hard work and time, and PRESTO - you have the Aurora A6!
The Name: I went with Aurora for a couple of reasons.
1. Alliteration - AurorA - AndromedA - get it?
2. There is some legend/lore as to how the Alesis Andromeda got its name. Could be related to the Greek mythos. Could be related to the Andromeda galaxy. Could be darts thrown at dictionary pages :-) In any case, Aurora fits with the mythology bent because in Roman mythology, Aurora was the goddess of the dawn (Andromeda was rescued and married by Perseus in Greek mythos). Aurora also fits the 'celestial' thing as well, as the Aurora Borealis. Either way, it kept with what might have perhaps been Alesis' reasons for naming the Andromeda.
3. I just liked it.
4. The A6 is kept because this fits with Alesis' naming convention (QS8 = 81-key QuadraSynth, A6 = 61-key Analog). There is some rumor that A6 was a play on ASICs, the custom chips within Andromeda, but I'm assured this is just rumor :-) "
216 Open Source Design Pattern Library
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207 The State of the Internet Operating System - O'Reilly Radar
Ask yourself for a moment, what is the operating system of a Google or Bing search? What is the operating system of a mobile phone call? What is the operating system of maps and directions on your phone? What is the operating system of a tweet?
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176 Retro Thing
The independent guide to vintage gadgets and retro technology.
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166 Include Recent flickr Photos with PHP
Putting your recent flickr photos on your website or blog is a quick and easy way to share them with the world and keep your site looking fresh. flickr gives you two options to do this.
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126 DDD-MUSIC - The Musicians Warehouse - SĂŒdbadens grĂ¶sster Musicstore! - Home
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96 stix st-305 sound master bei eBay.de: Drumcomputer (endet 02.11.09 20:02:51 MEZ)
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68 The Best Sounds for Getting Work Done - Music - Lifehacker
The right kind of sound can relax your mind, hone your focus, drown out distractions, or get you pumped to kill your to-do list. We've assembled some research and free resources to help you create your own best workspace soundtrack.
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