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Project Bela - The Trumbella

Project Bela Desk

In anticipation of a bela Salt for the Hybrid Eurorack Modular we've started, I dug up the unfinished TRumBela project and cleared some space for some DIY over the next few months. I embedded two usb adapters to the casing to allow the internals get connected to laptop or midi controller without cables protruding from a drilled hole. I'll solder a few knobs today to make sure everything still works and then complete the project a little bit each day.

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Original box


So after getting so far. I've decided to get another box(two actually) and rebuild the casing. It's way too tight but I can easily move the two interface buttons and knobs to the side of the casing leaving a lot more room for the actual instrument buttons and knobs.

I reckon I had the drill set too fast and it melted some of the plastic instead of simply drilling it.

I design a frame to hold the drill steady because I totally destroyed the first box as the drill slipped across the box numerous times. Turned out all I needed to do was put some masking tape with a little dent in it to place the drill.

Watching youtube videos is always the answer.


https://github.com/EMC23/TrumBela


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Stepped Drill bit

So what I really need is a stepped drill bit to ,make the large usb adapter holes.

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I found out what the plunge thing for the dremil drill actaully does and it's not what I'd hoped for. Nonethless it might be useful for making casings when I 'm a bit more skilled.



 

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