Nu Series v2

The Nu Series Modular Active Pickups are hacker friendly, general purpose pickups that can be used in a variety of applications.

Nexus-GK

The Nexus-GK is a flexible, and hacker friendly breakout box that connects your multichannel guitar to the outside world.

Ascend VPU

Ascend VPU is an audio plugin for modeling the sonic characteristics of electric guitar pickups. Designed for multichannel pickups with wide and flat frequency response.

Pre-Production Prototype

Onward Hello! We’ve been busy. It’s been a while, but we are inching slowly, but surely, towards production. Let me present the Six Pack production

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On Emulation

My observation is that in general, guitar players are conservative when it comes to guitar sound. I think that is the reason why digital emulations

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Spirit C++

Some of you probably know that I am a C++ programmer. I am a consultant at Ciere Consulting. I am a strong advocate of Open

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Op Amp Shootout Updated

Our Op Amp Shootout has been updated to reflect recent research and development. The previous favorites are now replaced by better choices and there are

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Singles or Doubles?

  Humbuckers Invented independently by Joseph Raymond Butts and Seth Lover, the humbucker pickup “bucks” hum. It is ingeniously designed to passively cancel noise by having two

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New stuff from Digikey

New stuff from Digikey. We ordered a bunch of precision SMD resistors (1% and 0.1% laser-trimmed), a bunch of low-power, low-noise Op Amps, gathered from

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The Coils

Balanced Active Pickups By and large, the current state of the electric guitar pickup design has not really changed much since the 50s. We still

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Forum

A friend asked if there can be a place on the cycfi site where people can submit articles containing idle thoughts and observations. I added

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Open Source Hardware

I am a strong advocate of Open Source. I have authored three Open Source C++ libraries, Boost.Spirit, Boost.Fusion and Boost.Phoenix. These libraries are all peer-reviewed,

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Six Pack Project

Alpha is a challenging project. But it was well worth it. The innovative use of non-traditional materials such as Carbon Fiber and Bamboo opened up

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Wake up call

This thread on “Alternate Matarials” has been a wake up call. I need to be more active with this project. Two years ago, I was

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