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SoftPot or FSR Hi-Hat Controller!

Published on May 8, 2009 by in Concept Drawings

When it comes to DIY’ing variable hi-hat controllers, the main component used is typically a standard slide pot. Though they are cheap, they tend to only last so long before needing replaced (results may very). That’s because they are not designed for the heavy cycle demands of a hi-hat controller. Above are pictures of a

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Integrated Bass drum & TMI

  Back in 1998-99 I came up with an idea to use my bass drum as a rack mount for my old Alesis DM5, a 200 watt amp, and an integrated bass drum trigger.  My biggest reason for coming up with this idea was to have all of the cabling come for the bass and

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New Three Zone eDrum Trigger Assembly

This is a brand new concept design which was inspired by a lot of talk on Vdrums.com about a three zone ride and this thread (Acoustic to digital drums and Alesis Trigger IO. Need help setting this up correctly.). I thought, if one can build a three zone eCymbal way not a three zone eDrum

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The Lost or Long Forgotten Concept 3

This post is a continuation of “The Lost or Long Forgotten Concept?” So please read the “things to keep in mind” from the other two posts, because they still apply. Single Acting Pedal and Basic trigger Pad The pedal was a concept that I designed after seeing a KAT Percussion Fat Pedal. Think of it

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Make An External Clamp-On Trigger?

O.K. I can not take any credit for this one, but it was so good I had to post my thoughts on it.  Over at the Vdrums.com forum, there is a topic on the possibility of using internal tom muffles for an inside mounted trigger system. It was started by

 
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