News and Updates

A Thousand Coils

Here’s a rare peek into the insides of a thousand Nu Capsules in various stages of completion before epoxy encapsulation. The Nu Capsules are small hacker

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Nu Multi 4

It seems we’re making more custom Nu Multi pickups for bass these days. This one is for a single-coil Precision Bass format. It probably makes

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Tone Block v2

It only gets better… Available with the active XR Spectra configuration, the Tone Block is a small passive second-order (two-pole) resonant RLC filter with variable

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CV Potentiometers

Thor is driving our product development. I am now considering adding a few CV Potentiometer variants. What’s that, you say? The Nexus and Nu system,

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Multi-Mono Pair

There’s a lot to say about this Nu-XR-Spectra pair than its gorgeous looks. The Nu-Multi is multichannel. If you want mono, use a mono pickup.

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XR Spectra v2

This is the best full frequency range pickup! The XR Spectra v2 is now available for pre-order, with an estimated 4-6 weeks lead-time. See below

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The E-Whammy

There’s a reason why Thor does not have a whammy bar. The plan from the start is to incorporate an electronic whammy bar, instead of

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Ascend… Transcends

I’ve been working on Ascend for a few years now, starting with the enabling infrastructures, the most fundamental of which are pitch detection and onset

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Roadmap 2022

January 2022… I was looking back at the roadmap I presented in 2018. We’ve come a long way since then. Some plans were adhered to,

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Thor: Poly Fuzz

This time, we will investigate polyphonic distortion. As guitar players, we are accustomed to the sound of the distorted guitar. It is the essence of rock and roll.

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Thor: Sonic Envelopes

Here are some audio snippets demonstrating the capabilities of Thor and the Infinity system. These short audio clips provide a glimpse into the possibilities that multichannel sustain and processing allow.

This is the first of a 2-part series. Each audio sample is recorded using only the Thor Infinity guitar. There are no other instruments. No synths, no drums, no bass. There are no overdubs, although there are a few takes and comps here and there. I explain the processing involved for each audio sample.

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LED Side Markers

I posted this to Facebook and Discord. I figured, I should also post it here… The Thor prototype has rectangular LED side markers. In the

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We Are Ready!

I am a craftsman and an artist, above everything else. After more than a decade’s worth of research and development, I am delighted to announce that my masterpiece Thor — a carbon fiber and hardwood hybrid concept guitar with cutting-edge electronics and infinite multichannel sustain — is now raring to reach you. Thor is now officially available for pre-orders.

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