D-Caps for Behringer Neutron – free STL download

Features Additional space for Eurorack modules DCAPS with 65 mm maximum module installation depth Each DCAP with whole for external wiring Wholes for mounting on other modular systems Lifts the Behringer metal case over the cable connections of the Keystep. The Installation of the DCAPS for the Behringer Neutron The DCAPS are easy to install […]

Chinon CE Memotron SLR – A Hidden Jewel

A small review about the Chinon Memotron SLR one of the rare cameras which works with almost every M42 SLR automatic lens in aperture priority mode.

Pocket Operator Eurorack holder – EUROTEN & EUROTENDUO

The EUROTENand EUROTENDUO are two mounting frames to mount Teenage Engineerings’ Pocket Operators into the Eurorack without screws and soldering.

120 to 127 Medium Format Film Spool Adapter

A film spool adapter to use 120mm medium format film in old cameras made for 127mm film.

The SP1 Eurorack Case – a modular 3D printed Eurorack Case

About The SP1 Eurorack Modular Case Why to be limited to modules when it comes to a flexible modular system? Why not also to be flexible with the casing? The SP1 growths with your needs. From the small to-go modular drum synthesiser setup up to the fully fledged modular home system...or even combine a stationary [...]

7 days in Italy: Tropea – Salerno – Rome

It all began with a reminder of my youngest daughter Tessa in May this year, that I promised a holiday trip this summer. Trying to be a good father I had to stick to my promise and started searching for nice destinations to spend some great time with my two beloved daughters. The final candidates […]

QATAR CONTEMPORARY: ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY 19 NOVEMBER – 10 DECEMBER

Some impressions of my Photos at the Qatar Contemporary Art and Photography exhibition in St. Petersburg. A big THANK YOU to the team of Qatar Museum!

DRE20 V2.0 – BOSS – RE-20 Space Echo Eurorack mounting frame kit with CV sync

The DRE20 V2 converts the BOSS – RE-20 Space Echo Twin Pedal into an Eurorack module. The DRE20 V2.0 contains 1 voltage controlled switche which controls the TAB / tempo. (Expression pedal CV function not implemented yet). The set includes an adjustable DC-DC step down converter.

The (almost) 6×12 AGFA ANSCO Plenax PD 16 camera DIY 3D print project

The Agfa Ansco Plenax PD 16 were are series of folding cameras for 116 film (PD16) format for 2½×4¼ inch negatives (nominally 6.5×11 cm) which was manufactured around 1935. With the 6×12 AGFA ANSCO Plenax PD 16 camera DIY 3D print project, the camera is able to take high quality captures due to the fantastic […]

9V and USB power converters for Eurorack

12V and 9V Eurorack Power Converters As addition to the DSQ-1 and DR20 the two power converters connect the devices to the 12V Eurorack power supply. It abolishes batteries or external power supplies which are usually used to power the devices. Easy Connection USB power converter Just connect the Eurorack connector to the Eurorack power […]

DRE20 – BOSS – RE-20 Space Echo Eurorack mounting frame kit

The DRE20 converts the BOSS – RE-20 Space Echo Twin Pedal into an Eurorack module. The set includes an adjustable DC-DC step down converter. Additional Parts While all required screws can be re-used from the Boss Re-20, following additional parts are required: 5 pcs. 3.5 mm Eurorack Jacks PJ301CM Stereo https://www.thonk.co.uk/shop/3-5mm-jacks/ Wire to connect the jacks with […]

DSQ-1 WHITE Edition and WHITE Knobs Mod for Korg SQ-1

The DSQ-1 Eurorack mounting frame with white lettering and white 18 KNOBS upgrade. The new knobs are bigger than the original knobs and made out of white PLA. Due to the increased size and improved profile, they provide a better handling than the small original knobs. The center of the knobs is hollow which allows […]

WHITE Knobs Mod for Korg SQ-1

The new white knobs are bigger than the original knobs and made out of white PLA. Due to the increased size and improved profile, they provide a better handling than the small original knobs. The center of the knobs is hollow which allows the red light of the step sequencer to shine through. DSQ-1 and […]

BLACK Knobs Mod for Korg SQ-1

The new black knobs for the Korg SQ-1 are bigger than the original knobs and made out of black PLA. Due to the increased size and improved profile, they provide a better handling than the small original knobs. The center of the knobs is hollow which allows the red light of the step sequencer to […]

DSQ-1 PLUS – Korg SQ-1 Sequencer Eurorack Mounting Frame with 4 HP Module space

The DSQ-1+ is a 3D printed eurorack mounting frame for the Korg SQ-1 sequencer. While the DSQ-1 mounting frame offers bigger lettering, the DSQ-1+ uses this area to provide space for a 4HP Eurorack Module.   For the assembly of the mounting frame, the removal of the back of the original SQ-1 sequencer case is required. […]

DSQ-1 – Korg SQ-1 Sequencer Eurorack Mounting Frame

The DSQ-1 is a 3D printed eurorack mounting frame for the Korg SQ-1 sequencer.  For the assembly of the mounting frame, the removal of the back of the original SQ-1 sequencer case is required. Easy assembly Remove the batteries Loosen the thin plastic film on one side which is holding the battery holder in place […]

DCAPS for Behringer Model-D and Neutron on Thingiverse

DCAPS for Behringer Model D and Neutron

DCASE TWO for Behringer Neutron and Model-D with D-CAPS

A beautiful hand crafted wooden case made out of high quality birch Multiplex panels for Arturia KeyStep and Behringer Model-D and/or other Eurorack compatible modules.

Prototype DCASE for ARTURIA KEYSTEP and BEHRINGER MODEL-D

A hand crafted wooden case made out of high quality birch Multiplex panels for Arturia KeyStep and Behringer Model-D and/or other Eurorack compatible modules. The design is leaned towards the original Minimoog Model-D but in a smaller shape. Like the original, the housing of the synthesizer module can be tilted. Being able to house the Behringer Model-D, the […]

DCAPS for Behringer Model D and Neutron

DCAPS for Behringer Model D and Neutron

DCASE ONE for Behringer Neutron

A beautiful hand crafted wooden case made out of high quality birch Multiplex panels for Arturia KeyStep and Behringer Model-D and/or other Eurorack compatible modules.

DCASE ONE for Behringer Model D with DCAPS

A beautiful hand crafted wooden case made out of high quality birch Multiplex panels for Arturia KeyStep and Behringer Model-D and/or other Eurorack compatible modules.

Original Prusa i3 MK 3 kit

A short overview about the first impressions of the assembly, build quality and output of the original Prusa i3 MK3.

Case for ARTURIA KEYSTEP and BEHRINGER MODEL-D and/or Eurorack modules

A beautiful hand crafted wooden case made out of high quality birch Multiplex panels for Arturia KeyStep and Behringer Model-D and/or other Eurorack compatible modules. The design is leaned towards the original Minimoog Model-D but in a smaller shape. Like the original, the housing of the synthesizer module can be tilted. Being able to house the Behringer Model-D, the […]

China 2018: Chengdu 成都 – Sertar 色达县 – Xi’an 西安市

A live travelog of my journey from Qatar to China. Beside staying some days in Chengdu and Nanchong, the current plan is to visit Sertar (Larung Gar) and Xi’an.  The blog will be daily updated depending of the availability of internet coverage and time.

My DAWless Synthesizer Setup

Beside my photography hobby, I recently re-discovered my passion of electronic music making. Last year I had the crazy idea to buy a Teenage Engineering OP-1 which is really a fantastic and powerful little workstation. Considering that my last contact with electronic music instruments was when the Korg Trinity hit the market (1995), the progress […]

The Monster Graflex – A camera for the famous Kodak Aero Ektar lens

Refurbishment of and old Graflex 4×5 camera with integrated curtain shutter to accommodate the famous Kodak Aero Ektar lens. The camera received an complete overhaul including the removal of the leatherette and treatment of the wood.

Small Modification: Voigtländer Bessaflex TM with Carl Zeiss Jena MC Flektogon 2.4/35

I just received the beautiful Bessaflex TM which is known as the last built SLR film camera taking 42mm SLR lenses. Since I’m using Carl Zeiss Jena lenses for my ARAX 60 medium format camera and because of the very good reviews about the Carl Zeiss Jena MC Flektogon 2.4/35, I bought this lens for […]

A Grip for the ARAX (Kiev) 60

  The much I love my chunky loud ARAX 60, I always missed a better handling of the camera. Since I’m a big guy with big hands, the side of the camera is a bit thin to provide a secure hold. With getting a 3D printer, the idea of a grip for my ARAX was […]

A wooden classic 3×4 Graflex camera for Fuji INSTAX wide film

After a long time I found finally the time to updated my blog and write some new articles about my past projects and photo journeys. First story is about my crazy GrafINSTAX project, the conversion of an old Graflex 3×4 camera into an instant camera accepting Fujifilm INSTAX wide film which I finished in September […]

Hackintosh – Brix Pro GB-BXi7-4770R

Since I did spent more and more time waiting for my computer in particular Lightroom to finish processes and beachballs appeared more and more on a daily basis, I decided to upgrade my hardware. I usually don’t buy the latest Macs since you can always find great deals on the used market. However, after some […]

Kodi on the Raspberry

Kodi is a free and open source media player application developed by the XBMC Foundation, a non-profit technology consortium. Just recently I purchased a raspberry to use it as a media server. I was searching for something small to install KODI on it, original developed for the xbox as XBMC – Xbox Media Center. Since I couldn’t get any further updates of KODI for my old […]

Friday Morning Bird Auction at Souq Waqif in Doha

Every Friday morning a Bird Auction at Souq Waqif in Qatar, downtown Doha is taking place. This auction is even happening during the summer months, when the temperature is climbing up to 50 degrees Celcius at noon time. There seems to be too many bird lovers to cancel the event when most people prefer to stay at their air-conditioned […]

Zeiss Super Ikonta A 530/16 – Medium Format for the pocket

The Zeiss Super Ikontas are compact folding medium format cameras with bellows built to high quality standards for 120 film (beside one exception with the Ikona C for 116/616 film) and with build in coupled rangefinders. The 30 year production period of these mechanical cameras  started in 1929 and ended in 1959.

Black Dot at Red Dot Camera and Lolumina Soft Release

I just wanted to share photos of my Leica ME and Leica Q where I’ve put a black dot at a red dot camera.  Although I’m not too much concerned about the distraction of subject caused by shiny red dots, I simply like the all black approach.

ARAX 60 – A tuned KIEV60

Yes I like my ARAX 60. Although there are a lot of negative articles about the reliability and functionality of the Kiev cameras and even some complains about the ARAX, I can’t confirm this. I just recently took the camera brick with me on a trip to China where it gave me beautiful results. Although, […]

A Trip Through Xīnán 西南 – The southwest of the People’s Republic of China

A journey through Xīnán, the southwest of the People’s Republic of China. Xīnán includes the municipality of Chongqing, the provinces of Sichuan, Yunnan and Guizhou, and the Tibet Autonomous Region.

On the streets of Doha – Street photography in Qatar

Doha, the capital of Qatar, is currently one of the fastest changing cities in the world. Besides the newly developed district of West Bay with modern high rise buildings, there are still parts of the old town to discover. Close to the traditional Souq Waqif and the new urban development Msheireb are many old houses. […]