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Project: Analogue Tape Delay - Modifying the Motor

I’m starting to see a trend of post frequency being highest at the start of a project and decreasing as each project matures. I suppose this makes sense as there is usually a large learning curve at the start, while the rest of the project takes more experimentation. 322 more words


Here's how to install Kano OS on your Raspberry Pi 2 for free

When we first introduced you to Kano, it was coming off a wildly successful Kickstarter campaign and preparing to ship its first round of DIY Raspberry Pi systems for kids. 167 more words


Project: Analogue Tape Delay - Slowly Building the Circuit

So now that I am back from uni for Easter, I have a fair bit more time on my hands. I have begun the process of building the entire circuit on a breadboard. 205 more words


"A picture doesn’t have to be technically perfect to be amazing."

Amazing read. I have to post this here to remind me (and everyone!) that there are times that you don’t need the ‘set-up moments'; you just need to be there and get the moment right. 62 more words


Project: Analogue Tape Delay - Amplifying Tape Signal

This is just a quick one. I said in my previous post that the signal produced by the tape head was too small to read using my oscilloscope. 120 more words


My hobby shop

Hey all.. I know,  it’s been a long time.  Truth is I haven’t been up to a whole lot.  I have been working on my catapult here and there but the weather has been nasty and I’m finding I need this or that as I go along which is causing delays.  696 more words


Project: Analogue Tape Delay - First Parts arrive

So after a lot of searching I’ve managed to get two old tape players to use for parts. One, which can only read, I bought off of ebay for a few quid (and is yet to arrive) while the other, which can read and write, I got from a lovely couple on free-cycle. 195 more words