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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
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Project Earned 24/09/2018
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71 Articles published
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Dave Ives

Electronics Design

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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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Dave Ives

Electronics Design

3 weeks ago

Restoring a Vintage Vox Guitar Amp Part 1: Testing and Re-capping

Replacing the capacitors and potentiometers on a vintage Vox Escort guitar amplifier.

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Dave Ives

Also In the News

1 month ago

Building a Custom Stereo Spring Reverb in a Metal Toolbox

Putting together a stereo version of the spring reverb and fitting it in a metal toolbox.

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Dave Ives

Industrial Sensing

1 month ago

Hands-on with ThunderBoard React

Exploring the capabilities of the IoT sensor board from Silicon Labs.

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Dave Ives

Also In the News

2 months ago

Building a Lyra-8 Synthesiser Part 2: Completing Assembly, Debugging and Designing a Case

Assembling the control and I/O boards, testing it and fabricating an enclosure.

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Dave Ives

Also In the News

2 months ago

Prototyping a Spring Reverb Effect using Readily Available Parts

A DIY effect unit using a spring, piezo buzzer, an audio exciter and a Click Board amplifier.

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Dave Ives

Also In the News

2 months ago

Building a Lyra-8 Synthesiser Part 1: Sourcing Components and Starting Assembly

A slightly more ambitious lockdown project to build a standalone synthesiser.

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Getting to Know the FLIR ONE Pro and Using DesignSpark Mechanical to Create a Mount for It

Setting up the FLIR ONE Pro thermal imaging camera and then getting to grips with DesignSpark Mechanical basics and designing a 3D printed mount for it.

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Dave Ives

Internet of Things

3 months ago

The Things Industries Indoor LoRaWAN Gateway

Unpacking and setting up the new Things Industries LPWAN gateway.

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Dave Ives

Electronics Design

3 months ago

Using a Microscope to Help with SMD Soldering

Using an RS Pro Wireless and USB microscope to improve surface mount soldering.

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Dave Ives

Arduino

3 months ago

Playing with the Arduboy and Editing Sketches

Taking a look at the programmable miniature game system and its classic 8-bit games.

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