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Dave Ives

United Kingdom

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I currently look after production at AB Open. I have a background in the arts, environmental conservation and IT support. In my spare time I do a bit of DJing and I like making things.

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Member since March 2018
DS member Earned 09/03/2018
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Project Earned 24/09/2018
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81 Articles published
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Building a Clone of a VCS 3 Synthesiser Part 2: Designing the Enclosure and Starting Soldering

Getting to grips with DesignSpark Mechanical, trying to source unusual components, and coming up with alternatives to progress the build of a 1970s VCS3 synthesiser.

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Dave Ives

Electronics Design

2 months ago

Building a Clone of a VCS 3 Synthesiser Part 1: Sourcing PCBs and Planning the Build

Planning the build of a vintage 1970s VCS 3 Synthesiser clone including research into its history and previous examples of other clones.

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Dave Ives

Arduino

2 months ago

Building a Retro 32-bit Core Memory for Arduino

Assembling an Arduino shield kit that demonstrates how computer core memory works.

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Dave Ives

Electronics Design

3 months ago

Restoring a Vintage Allen and Heath S6-2 Production Mixer

Replacing capacitors and making a remote On Air light for a classic production mixer.

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Dave Ives

LED Lighting

4 months ago

Building a Workbench Light with the ON Semiconductor Lighting-1-GEVK Kit

Making an enclosure for the ON Semiconductor Connected Lighting Platform power supply and control, and mounting the LEDs to use for workbench lighting.

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Dave Ives

Raspberry Pi

4 months ago

Building a Photo Booth Using a Raspberry Pi 4 and a Pi HQ Camera

Using a Raspberry Pi 4, HQ Camera and Touch Screen to create a custom photo booth for photography and videography.

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Dave Ives

Raspberry Pi

5 months ago

Having Fun With the Pimoroni Scroll pHAT HD

Trying out the pixel array on a Raspberry Pi 3B and Pi Zero and running example Python scripts.

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Dave Ives

Raspberry Pi

5 months ago

Trying out Raspberry Pi Gesture Sensors

Connecting a Pimoroni Skywriter and a Pi Supply Flick to a Raspberry Pi, installing the necessary software and trying some examples.

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Dave Ives

Raspberry Pi

5 months ago

Trying out the Raspberry Pi HQ Camera with Different Lenses

Comparing four different C and CS mount lenses with the Pi HQ Camera.

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Dave Ives

Raspberry Pi

8 months ago

Trying out the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera

Setting up the Raspberry Pi HQ Camera with a Pi 4 and 7” Touch Screen

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Dave Ives

Electronics Design

8 months ago

Restoring a Vintage Vox Guitar Amp Part 2: Restoring the Cabinet and Power Supply

Re-covering, new speaker cloth and researching power supply requirements.

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Dave Ives

Raspberry Pi

9 months ago

Getting to Know the ReSpeaker 6 Microphone Array Kit

Setting up the Raspberry Pi HAT and recording using the 6 microphones.

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