April 15, 2024

Maybe I have one too many of these…

Three versions of the same camera: (Left to right) Ricoh GR III Street Edition, GR IIIx, GRIIIx HDF

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April 14, 2024

Echo Testing…

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April 8, 2024

I felt it coming since Friday, but I thought I was able to beat it. Unfortunately, the fever has finally come. Getting sick sucks. I have lots of stuff to do but life has other plans.

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March 31, 2024

Completed pedal electronics gut shot.

Inside the AionFX Dynamo pedal.

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AionFX Dynamo (aka Bixonic Expandora) completed! It was fun to build and adds a different overdrive/distortion/fuzz tone to my collection that I didn’t have previously.

Completed pedal in a very neat chromish finish.

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March 30, 2024

AionFX Dynamo progress: PCB components soldered. Next step, switches, pots and wiring into enclosure.

AionFX Dynamo PCB mostly populated.

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March 29, 2024

On to the next project: AionFX Dynamo. This is a clone of the Bixonic Expandora effect pedal.

AionFX Dynamo effect pedal parts layed out, labeled and ready to be built.

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March 27, 2024

Ricoh announces the new GR III HDF and GR IIIx HDF. This adds a built in highlight diffusion filter (HDF), but removes the option for the built-in ND filter of the original. Oh and a silver shutter button. I guess if you were waiting for a Ricoh GR IV, you’re gonna need to wait a bit more!

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Canva says Affinity users won’t be forced into paying subscriptions.

“If we do offer a subscription, it will only ever be as an option alongside the perpetual model, for those who prefer it”

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