Evan Desjardins

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Hairball FET Rack 1176

I assembled 4 of these for the studio where I’ve been working. Mike at Hairball has done an amazing job, totally revamping the kits since I built mine a couple years ago.

The PCB has been redesigned to span the depth of the chassis and the front panel controls are mounted to the PCB, cutting the amount of wiring down drastically. The attack and release controls are similarly mounted to a daughter board which connects … Read the rest “Hairball FET Rack 1176”

Cable Management

Moving is a hassle but it’s good to have an excuse to rethink the way a workspace is set up and laid out. My studio stuff has to share a room with our living room at home but fortunately the new living room is 26ft long, giving me more room than I’ve ever had to play. 

3D Printed Radio Knobs

A few select Toronto Public Library branches feature ‘Digital Innovation Hubs’ which are equipped with some interesting technology, including Makerbot Replicator 3D printers available for public use. When these machines debuted at the Toronto Reference Library in 2014, I booked myself into the first orientation class I could. (TPL requires anyone interested in using the machines to attend a free clinic to get familiar with the technology.) It took me a while but I finally … Read the rest “3D Printed Radio Knobs”