August 2015 update
Well, after a year of trying to make a stable living in the video game industry, I'm finally back to building guitar pedals again and things are beginning to move... Read more
I am in a really bad place and need serious help.
A lot has happened... the follow post and two videos explain.
If you are a backer, make sure you log in to check updates.
I have been posting updates for backers only, so you need to make sure you are logged in and checking the backer only updates.
As you have seen by now,... Read more
This is not a joke.
I want this to be over with.
People are now organizing a harassment campaign against me, enabling people not even involved in this kickstarter including... Read more
I WANT TO BE VERY CLEAR ABOUT THIS SINCE PEOPLE SEEM TO BE HAVING A VERY HARD TIME PAYING ATTENTION TO THE PREVIOUS UPDATES.
ONE : CONTACT ME AT CONSOLEatDEVIEVERdotCOM... Read more
CONSOLE BUILD INFORMATION
I want to reiterate that the Console 1, 2, 3, related enclosure specs, cartridge specs, and cartridge enclosure design are all available here : http://www.mediafire.com/download/ciz8fc7jpucilqf/ConsoleConsolidatedInformation.rar
As mentioned before, the brilliant... Read more
I have failed.
First of all, to all of you, thank you for your patience and support.
I have failed.
I have mismanaged my money and time and I don't have... Read more
One step closer to finishing the console base unit designs!
Finally ordering prototype boards for all the Console versions and a few carts! Once we get those in we'll be able to prototype the enclosures, and Ken will be able... Read more
dead of summer
As with all things in this bob-foreslacken kickstarter, it's taking a lot longer than I first realized. :(
Ken is finishing up the final designs on the C1 and C3... Read more
A brief statement on not meeting our original deadline.
It's come to my attention that there are some people who think my latest Console kickstarter is vaporware... especially people who don't trust kickstarter in general and aren't involved with... Read more
Minor update - the long term schedule
So, it's taken a while hammering out the final production design challenges because we've had to source parts and manufacturing for some key components, then in return redesign things to... Read more
We're getting closer, but still behind schedule.
Hey everyone. Thanks for your patience. Here is where we are at on the run up to final production of the Console Kickstarter :
THE CONSOLE ITSELF
- Console I... Read more
Production prototypes coming along slowly but smoothly.
Hey look. Yes. The Console really is happening.
The brilliant engineer on this project, the brilliant engineer behind http://www.infanem.com/ is finishing up the final production prototypes over the course of... Read more
Soda Meiser based circuit controls finalized!
Ken from http://www.infanem.com/ is finishing up the Soda Meiser based circuits layout for the Console. Each SM based circuit (Soda Meiser, Vintage Fuzz Master, Goddess Zero, and Zero Good) will... Read more
New Year's update!
So after slaving for the past few weeks on his own work over at Infanem (http://infanem.com/), Ken is setting aside some quality time to continue moving forward with the final... Read more
Updates on a more powerful Console design!
Ken has been working very hard on his own business's (INFANEM) new pedal the SECOND VOICE, but is now finally getting back to fleshing out the Console's final design.
The... Read more
The local SMD manufacturing facility we might be using... from the creator of Malekko! :D
Josh Holley of Malekko has a new manufacturing facility, Darkplace that we just might be getting our SMD boards put together at!
Previews of the DELAY cartridge coming soooooooooon.
My good friend and engineer on this project... the wonderful Ken, of http://infanem.com/ has decided that the first cartridge design he's going to knock out of the park in preparation... Read more
Hey DIY people : Design specs are here for the cartridges!
Check it :
WE DID IT!!!!
That's right... DELAY, REVERB, TREMO/RING MOD, IC MUFF, and SUPER FUZZ carts along with CONSOLE I, II, and III's and all DEVI EVER : FX FUZZES... plus PERFBOARD and BREADBOARD... Read more
FINAL HOURS!! Let's shoot for $40k and a reverb cartridge!!!
AT $40k WE'LL ADD A REVERB CARTRIDGE!!!!!!!!!
AT $35k WE ADDED A TREMOLO / RING MODULATOR CARTRIDGE!
AT $30k WE ADDED IC MUFF AND SUPER FUZZ CARTRIDGES!
AT $20k WE... Read more
If we hit $35k by the end of the kickstarter....
.... there will be a Tremolo / Ring Modulator cart.
Think we can do it?
24 HOURS TO GO ON THE KICKSTARTER! SO CLOSE TO $30K!
We are only a few contributors away from reaching the $30k mark and thus being able to release IC MUFF and Super Fuzz cartridges along with the delay and all... Read more
Help us reach $30k for IC Big Muff and Super Fuzz carts.
I figure since we are well on our way to surpassing the goal for the final day of the kickstarter, we might as well give ya'll something to celebrate about,... Read more
The delay cartridge you can choose from is....
A variation on the Digitech PDS 20/20.
We're designing one from the ground up, most likely based around the lovely PT2399 chip.
The five controls will be delay time, feedback,... Read more
THE LIST OF INTERESTED DEVELOPERS CONTINUES TO GROW!
Caroline Guitar Company
El Ray Effects
Ohnoho... Read more
Come join the fun in the new Console forums...
Someone is photoshopping some inspiring artwork for possible future consoles!
Final cartridge PCB specs available in about 4 days!
As we close in on the end of this kickstarter, and hopefully final funding (once again the deal is not sealed till the final day is here)... we're going to... Read more
THANK YOU EVERYONE! We are still not in the clear though!
People can back out at the last second, so help us make sure we are well past the mark by continuing to spread the word!
We have a "share and... Read more
Someone posted a great size approximation of the Consoles.
Thought it was worth a look for those who might be thinking they are huge.
Great news for delay lovers!
We're officially going to be releasing a delay cartridge for the Console. That means those involved with the kickstarter can choose the delay as one of their initial carts if... Read more
Very excited about the future possibilities of the Console platform!
I'm honored to say that the wonderful Alessandro Cortini (of SONOIO and Nine Inch Nails infamy) is a backer and supporter of the Console platform! He's got some great ideas... Read more
Image pack for helping spread the word! :D
With only 14 days to go we've gotten stuck around the 65% mark.
Now I'm not saying we won't pull this off by the 28th, because I'm fairly... Read more
Why is the Console platform good for the DIY community?
I recently posted about the Console at http://www.diystompboxes.com/ and was shocked at how many people didn't understand the benefit of creating a cartridge based effects standard. This was my response... Read more
Dwarfcraft and Shoe pedals are excited about the Console!
The list of interested pedal makers grows! :D
What $50 devi ever : fx cartridges will be available on launch?
• BEAUTIFUL DISASTER / DISASTER FUZZ
• BIT : THE LEGEND OF FUZZ
• DARK BOOST
• DESTRUCTO NOCTAVIA
... Read more
Are the carts software models?
So are the cartridges some kind of software model of an effect?
No. The Cartridges are just like a guitar pedal, but with out the knobs, inputs, outputs, jacks, and... Read more
Another FAQ update, this time about selecting multiple rewards!
First of all, WOW, and THANK YOU to everyone who have upgraded their contributions and are interested in getting more carts and more Consoles! :D
Now onto the the new... Read more
A few questions answered about the Console's inputs and outputs.
Does the Console platform support stereo ins and outs?
The current lineup of Consoles come with mono ins and outs. There may be the possibility for a stereo iteration of... Read more
THANK YOU!!! $10K!!!! WHOO HOO!!!
We are officially half way there and we still have 19 days to go!!!!
THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!
But of course we still have a ways to go... Read more
Updated rewards and more info! :D
First of all. We now have MOAR REWARDS!
I conferred with Ken, the wonderful engineer behind this project, and we came up with some great solutions to create a Console... Read more
So close to $10k! Added a SINGLE CHANNEL Console as a reward!
We're so close to $10k! THANK YOU SO MUCH! :D
I've decided that it's not unreasonable for us to move forward with the CONSOLE I, that's I as... Read more
Wow! Nearly half way there! :D
Thank you everyone who has contributed so far!
We've been getting a lot of great feedback about the project and kickstarter and believe me when I say that we are... Read more