Nu Capsule

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

Nu Multi

The Nu Multi is a complete multi-channel pickup comprised of multiple Nu Capsules in a familiar 'single-coil' form factor.

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.

News and Updates

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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Finally

From concept to reality… Presenting the Carbon Fiber-Bamboo Guitar prototype. I still have to write more documentation. I am terribly lagging behind. Anyway, for now,

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Neck Dressing

Gorgeous Elegance! It’s been a while. My last post was in November 3. Actually there’s one more unpublished post in December about “Sustain” Myth and

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Pearl Inlays

I find the iridescence of Mother of Pearl simply irresistible. The original design as seen in the 3D CAD model had a stainless-steel Cycfi logo.

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