Continuing our Constructing Thor series, here are some more pictures of the work in progress. Check out these links to know more about Thor: Time for
Meanwhile, the Q Audio DSP Library is inching its way towards a 1.0 release. For those who don’t know yet what it is, here’s the
It’s the first time I didn’t post anything for more than a month. Ideally, my target is posting at least once a week. April was
Last month, I posted some mid-section pictures of the Carbon Fiber-Wood prototype. Now this guitar has a name, “Thor”, thanks to Bill Banks who first
So, recently I got some connectors from our Spicetone friends. I claimed that this is the best choice (or at least a suitable choice), but there
After the release of the BOSS SY-1000, I think it is time to finally embrace the Roland GK-13 pin as a secondary connector. In retrospect,
Look what we got recently from our Spicetone friends! Thank you Rein Sabolotny. Now what shall we do with these, hmmmm… 🙂
I wrote about the halldorophone before in my post titled Embracing Feedback. The halldorophone is a cello-like, bowed acoustic-electric instrument that utilizes feedback to generate
I probably need a name for this concept guitar… Work in progress. Many years ago, I designed and built Alpha. Last year, I started working
This might be trivial to some, but sometimes you have to dig into the details. As you already know, instead of direct soldering, we use
Most of our discussions happen in our Facebook Group. The forum has served us well, and continue to do so. However, some folks do not
For those who missed the recent Cyber Week promo, here’s another chance! By popular demand, we’re extending the 20% promo on all items yet again.
What is this Nu Capsule all about? Here’s a page, dedicated to demystifying the Nu Capsule: The Nu Capsule. If there’s anything else I might
It always bothers me when I see ugly, unmaintainable MCU code, which seems to be prevalent in the embedded programming world. Everywhere I look, I
We now offer free shipping on all Nu products including the Nu Capsules and Nu Multis as a small token of appreciation for your support.
Last time, I posted a short demo of Infinity at v0.8. Working hard to completion, we’re now at v0.91. Here are some of the latest
Another milestone… The Ascend VPU plugin, the virtual pickups software I’ve been working on, is now at v0.9. Soon, we will be in beta. By
I’m glad to announce that we now officially have the Nu Multi Acoustic as standard in our online store. We’ve already worked on a few
I love Ibanez Jems. I have two. Well, actually I got one, more than 10 years ago, but my wife loves Steve Vai so much
Playing around with Infinity, now at v0.8… Nu-6 plus Infinity drivers set at level 0.5 (max 1.0). Clean, with a bit of EQ, compression and
I owe Just Dominik some CAD drawings. He asked me if I can share the Alpha designs. It’s a Neck-Through design using Bamboo and Carbon-Fiber.
Update: Renamed the library to avoid the name Clash with QNX Photon. Let me tell you a bit about Elements… From my previous post about
Allow me to introduce Ascend. As mentioned in my previous post, the Infinity project spun off into two parts. The hardware part will keep the
The Infinity project is my holy grail. If you just tuned in recently, you might ask what is that? Well, In a nutshell: “Polyphonic sustain,
We recently uncovered a stash of fresh XRs. I thought it would be nice to make some Nu-XR Combos, for the Nu v2. So consider
In the past few years, our Facebook Group has served us well and continually do so. It’s a nice forum, easily accessible if you are
I must have stirred controversy in my previous post. Take the comments from this thread for example: The future of DSP?. I almost wanted to
The writing is on the wall. I said it before, I’ll say it again: The dedicated DSP processor will become obsolete. I’m being modest, actually.
Look, we have a few of these All-Black Nu V2 Multi. What do you think? It’s the same Nu Multi like before, but with a black
Update: Oh, and in addition to the Academic Discount just announced, we are also now offering the Nu Multi Basic set (less $40) for hackers
Research is a crucial part of Cycfi. There’s this incessant desire to learn and keep abreast with the latest technologies, and we are all aware
Announcing the release of the Q Audio DSP Library v0.9 beta: https://github.com/cycfi/Q Q is a cross-platform C++ library for Audio Digital Signal Processing. Aptly named
One of the most frequently asked questions is how to connect the Nu Multi to Roland gear. There are many ways to do it, from
There’s this discussion in the Cycfi Facebook group about creating a set of videos and demonstrations on “benefits of independent string processing”. I intend to do
Here’s something nice to start the New Year from Fabio Mittino. The guitar is a Cristian Mirabella archtop equipped with a swappable pickguard loaded with a special
I’ve always been fascinated with the Fourier Transform, even at a very young age. I’m also a very visual person and I always think graphically. I
My holy grail… It’s been on the back burner for far too long since after its inception in 2014, giving priority to other projects such as the
A picture paints a thousand words… After more than a year in development, starting from my post about this new breed of pickups, here now
We’ve already worked on a few projects before, using Nu on the acoustic guitar. For such purposes, it makes sense to mount the Nu near
Øivind’s 9 string Strandberg is undergoing continuous evolution. Thankfully, he’s adventurous enough to be on the “Bleeding Edge”, so to speak, and patient enough to
So, it’s been a common question: Will there be a Nu v2 combo like the Nu-XR combo we had before? Well, I’m sorry but it won’t
This is probably the easiest way to wire up a Nu system! How much simpler can it be? This one is for a custom 4-string
We’re always ready to take your Nu Multi Custom orders. Check out the pictures below for some examples. How to proceed: See our standard configurations table below.
Here are more pictures of Meredith. Two words come to mind: elegant simplicity. But hey, that’s a multichannel guitar and she rocks!
Meet Meredith, our first reference design. She’s a heavily customized Fender Stratocaster (with Grover locking tuners, passive pickups: Di-Marzio Chopper neck, EMG passive bridge and
Busy, busy, busy… Yesterday, I presented a scheme for the skewed Multiscale Nu Multi. Today, I’d like to present a scheme for Bowed instruments. I’m getting
It seems we’ll be making more custom Nu Multis. There are a few in the pipeline. Here’s a 3D rendering of a custom Nu Multi
halldorophones Here’s a very interesting musical instrument. A project of Halldór Úlfarsson, the halldorophone utilizes feedback to generate harmonically rich drones from six strings, with
I take pride in giving attention to the finest details, to the point of obsession. All our projects are accompanied by well presented documentation. Hey,