LittleBen some updates

The picture gallery for LittleBen has been added to the site. Also new options for buying kits and build module are available now. New boards and panel are in stock, this time without the serial numbers (see picture)

LittleBen: Firmware on Github

The firmware for the LittleBen is on Github. This is the first release and does what it has to do, be a master clock a sending reset signals. With this release I started to think about other versions and new functions.

the thought is to release a 8 output random triggers firmware.

And as for new functions on the current LittleBen firmware is to use the start input as Clock in and Reset In. Also a possibility to use the outputs more individual. Let’s see what time going to bring. for now the working version for the LittleBen can be found on Github.

LittleBen: BOM, Info and more… now in the shop, a master clock

This week the new boards for LittleBen came in. I just could not wait to build one but had little time to do so. Until today I found a little hour to solder one. The new boards have seem to fixed all the issues the previous had. The buttons fit the panel and no wires needed to make it run. I did had to do a little coding, some button de bouncing and this rotary goes the other way.

But it working without any issues. Have been testing it with my supersixteen sequencer and all looks good so will be putting them up in the shop. The code will be on Github as open source. I’m still thinking about releasing the files for the PCB’s but it would be nice to at least get some of the R&D cost back before I do.

Read more for the BOM and some pictures

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The Time has come, LittleBen a master clock

Well I got frustrated by the bug in the Dotty code. I started something a new project to take my mind of it for awhile. The Dotty bug has been solved and is starting to get my attention back. But this other project was ordered and on it way to me in the mail. Yesterday it arrived.

This new thing I call LittleBen. It has one simple task and that’s to be the master clock.

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