Moog 60HP Eurorack update

Posted by on Jan 18, 2020 in Design, Vintage Synths | No Comments

One of the first lessons I learned in consumer electronics is that version 1.0 is the “can we?” release.  Version 2.0 is effectively a do-over of 1.0, where we fix all the obvious problems we didn’t fix and the new obvious problems we didn’t predict.  Design school has their own version that boils down to […]

Summer fun project: ARP 2600 restoration

Posted by on Aug 11, 2019 in Vintage Synths | No Comments

I planned on doing personal portfolio work and some design projects this summer but picked up a fun gig by accident: restoring an ARP 2600 synthesizer for the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at CMU. I’ll post a bunch of photos and restoration notes once I’m finished, but here’s a teaser: