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Forum: Electric Guitar 06-23-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 876
Posted By Tune my fork
Cheers guys, I thought so

Cheers guys, I thought so
Forum: Electric Guitar 06-23-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 876
Posted By Tune my fork
Is this custom shop strat I just bought real or fake?

If it's real it's the bargain of the century, but looks too good to be...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-22-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By Tune my fork
The arduino is connected to various sensors such...

The arduino is connected to various sensors such as an IR proximity sensor an accelerometer and many capacitive touch sensors. It's then relaying the serial data via a bluetooth module to a pc.

The...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-22-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By Tune my fork
Thanks for the tips guys, The humbucker is...

Thanks for the tips guys,

The humbucker is soldered directly to the circuit board of a http://www.akg.com/pro/p/pt40mini transmitter. No volume or tone etc, Soldered directly to the board. The...
Forum: Recording 03-22-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By Tune my fork
simplest way would be to buy a cheap audio...

simplest way would be to buy a cheap audio interface with a hi-z input such as this: http://www.thomann.de/gb/miditech_guitarface_ii.htm

Plug directly into your macbook and use modelling software...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-15-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By Tune my fork
Most of the wires for the uno aren't shielded,...

Most of the wires for the uno aren't shielded, there's about 30 odd wires going back and forth so it just wasn't practical to use thick wires. Maybe I could just wrap one shield round all of...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 03-15-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By Tune my fork
Shield a humbucker from a microcontroller right next to it?

I've been building a "21st century guitar" which basically features touch controls via an inbuilt Arduino UNO microcontroller. Both the audio and serial data is transmitted wirelessly on separate...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 01-11-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 831
Posted By Tune my fork
Capacitive sensors can detect changes in...

Capacitive sensors can detect changes in capacitance through lots of materials:

"Capacitive sensing may be used in any place where low to no force human touch sensing is desirable. An Arduino and...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-13-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 831
Posted By Tune my fork
Yeah I love the idea of a fixed single piece...

Yeah I love the idea of a fixed single piece bridge like this:
http://s21.postimg.org/hcv5bnosz/Capturef.jpg (http://postimg.org/image/hcv5bnosz/)

Fretless would be pretty sweet but I would...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 12-13-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 831
Posted By Tune my fork
Cheers for the info, I realised guitars have been...

Cheers for the info, I realised guitars have been made with hidden pickups but I wanted to take it a step further with the touch controls. That's interesting about the bluetooth stuff, I didn't...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-27-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 831
Posted By Tune my fork
Yeah the shift idea could work quite well.

Yeah the shift idea could work quite well.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-27-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 831
Posted By Tune my fork
I get the problem with capacitive controls being...

I get the problem with capacitive controls being easy to switch, but then again i'm always knocking the pickup selector on a strat by accident...

I agree about the solid colour thing, I wouldn't be...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-27-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 831
Posted By Tune my fork
Cheers for the thoughts guys.

Cheers for the thoughts guys.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 11-27-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 831
Posted By Tune my fork
"Outside the box" Guitar design questions.

So I've been thinking of a theoretical electric guitar... I want it to be incredibly minimalist, so much so that there is nothing on the body bar the bridge.

This would be done by mounting the...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-21-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By Tune my fork
if you had a pliable template, say out of sheet...

if you had a pliable template, say out of sheet metal it could work.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-21-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By Tune my fork
it was pretty easy I just drilled the holes in...

it was pretty easy I just drilled the holes in the appropriate place. One thing you need to consider is that you're increasing the width of the guitar's body slightly so you need to check if there's...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 05-21-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By Tune my fork
yeah i made a custom guard out of circuit board...

yeah i made a custom guard out of circuit board for a flat top guitar that didn't have one.
Forum: The Pit 04-05-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,293
Posted By Tune my fork
Exactly "In 554 trials, listeners chose...

Exactly

"In 554 trials, listeners chose correctly 49.8% of the time. In other words, they were guessing. Not one listener throughout the entire test was able to identify which was 16/44.1 and which...
Forum: The Pit 04-05-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,293
Posted By Tune my fork
Just buy a portable external dac for your phone...

Just buy a portable external dac for your phone if you're really worried about that level of quality on the move (in noisy environments where you properly won't hear the difference.)

The difference...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-10-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6,931
Views: 376,365
Posted By Tune my fork
Hmm, that's what I've got but I'm having...

Hmm, that's what I've got but I'm having problems. Both volumes work, but effect both pickups. So both have to be up to hear anything. The tone also makes no audible difference? :( Are you sure it's...
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-10-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6,931
Views: 376,365
Posted By Tune my fork
Ok, I know this is unconventional (the pickups...

Ok, I know this is unconventional (the pickups normally go to the middle post of volume pots) but will this work? I want it to work as normal. IE independent pickup volumes and an overall tone....
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-05-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6,931
Views: 376,365
Posted By Tune my fork
And how would I find the watt output of the...

And how would I find the watt output of the stylophone? I'd imagine it would be tiny.

I suppose just trial and error to see what works
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-02-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6,931
Views: 376,365
Posted By Tune my fork
The video shows a modded one, it's only meant to...

The video shows a modded one, it's only meant to drive the tiny inbuilt speaker and doesn't have an output jack. You think I could guess the impedance? I don't have an ohm meter...
Forum: Recording 02-02-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By Tune my fork
How are you recording the guitar? In what...

How are you recording the guitar? In what software?
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-02-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By Tune my fork
ok great, a trim pot with what sort of specs...

ok great, a trim pot with what sort of specs though? Does it matter? (Ohm rating)
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-02-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6,931
Views: 376,365
Posted By Tune my fork
Hi, I want to install a mini Stylophone into the...

Hi, I want to install a mini Stylophone into the back of a guitar (unused cavity going to waste!)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOrxX5tJMfs

It's powered by three 1.5v AAA batteries.

I want to...
Forum: Recording 02-02-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By Tune my fork
Use something like addictive drums and it'll...

Use something like addictive drums and it'll humanize it for you.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-02-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 335
Posted By Tune my fork
Before you start filing try lightly tapping the...

Before you start filing try lightly tapping the fret with a hammer to see if you can get it to go down back into the fret board. Cover the fret with some cloth or something to avoid denting them.
Forum: Gear Building & Customizing 02-02-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By Tune my fork
How to match impedance or db of an inbuilt Stylophone to passive pickups?

Hi, I want to install a mini Stylophone into the back of a guitar (unused cavity going to waste!)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOrxX5tJMfs

It's powered by three 1.5v AAA batteries.

I want to...
Forum: Electric Guitar 01-22-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By Tune my fork
Wow that's the closest logo I've seen, thanks!

Wow that's the closest logo I've seen, thanks!
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