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Sensing The Vibes

I know it has been awhile since my last post, but I have been testing different types of foam sensors.? I have decided that the best one for the X4L electronic drum trigger is the one shown in the picture below.? I’ve been calling it the “tower” coupling.? I believe this to be easier to

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Templates Not Printing To Scale On My PC

It has come to my attention that the X4L eDrum trigger templates print (default mode) at the wrong scale on a PC. I mainly use a Mac so I have never experienced this problem. I asked my wife, who uses a PC at work, to print the templates out and see if they are scaled.

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A Needed Change For The Heavy Hitters

When I play my drums, I use a 5A size stick. I am not a heavy hitter, so the “tight” clearance that is between the mesh drum head and the top of the 1/4″ jack is not a problem for me. However, the other day

 
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Putting Some More Together.

In this post, we will install the cake pan to the MDF base plate and add the sensor plate assembly. Tools/supplies needed for this section: – Adjustable wrench and or pliers – phillips screwdriver – drill with 9/32? drill bit – masking tape The first thing I did was add some

 
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Almost Finished! (Teaser Pictures)

I pretty much have the X4L edrums finished. It is just a matter of taking my notes/pictures and writing the posts. I thought I would put these pictures up as a teaser. It’s Basically to show what they will look like when finished and I hope to inspire other DIY’ers to make them as well.

 
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