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Behringer EM600 rehouse
« on: September 12, 2022, 11:20:21 AM »
A mate asked me if I'd seen the 4114 flux capacitor pedal a few months ago, he'd apparently sent that company a message to see if they were doing any more but didn't hear back. Asked if I could have a go, so I rehoused his Behringer EM600.

Took me a couple of months to figure out the code to get the speedo to cycle up on activation, and down on deactivation at the same time as the flux flashing away. There's a switch for knocking the light display completely off for rehearsal, selecting if it's on when the pedal's active or just on all the time. I printed the red warning decals off but kinda preferred it without them. Plus clearcoating the clear acrylic will only go one way.

If anyone has any use of the Behringer EM600 control layout design in a really crappy Inkscape .svg format let me know and I'll email it over, took a while to get it right. Added a second footswitch that just shorts whatever pot the Slam rotary is pointing at to 5 volts. The guitar to meter circuit was DeadAstronaut's over at DIYSB so big thanks to him for posting that.

The flux itself is a pcb to hold the addressable LEDs with LED filaments laid out over the top of them. The 'prop' part of it is wire harvested from a dead amp inside of yellow heat shrink tubing, into cheap Tayda LED bezels wrapped in red heat shrink tubing, wedged into drilled out Tayda pot covers sprayed grey. All lovingly held together with so much superglue it went everywhere and I had to clean up more stuff than I'd done. It's kinda visible on the heatshrink I used as fake rubber for the surround and inside the acrylic but testing all kinds of combinations of remover, they all bleached the crappy material so had to live with it.

The insides are.. not exactly stellar and I only got a couple of photos of them. Arduino Nano on perf, a voltage regulator for the filaments on vero, a buffer for the Behringer LED output to tell the Nano when to do stuff and the guitar to meter output on vero. I was making this up as I went along, took far too long with it and dear god I'm never doing anything that needs this much metal filing again. Couldn't figure out a way to embed an Imgur video so this is the cycling up and down - https://imgur.com/E4H9Bbn



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Re: Behringer EM600 rehouse
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2022, 12:12:28 PM »
This is killer. The spirit of DIY lives here

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Re: Behringer EM600 rehouse
« Reply #2 on: September 15, 2022, 09:39:30 AM »
wow thats amazing

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Re: Behringer EM600 rehouse
« Reply #3 on: September 15, 2022, 09:52:56 AM »
Holy hell 😮.  This is one of the coolest things Iíve ever seen!
« Last Edit: September 15, 2022, 12:19:49 PM by blackhatboojum »
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Re: Behringer EM600 rehouse
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2022, 11:37:53 AM »
Cheers guys, appreciate the kind words :)
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Re: Behringer EM600 rehouse
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2022, 01:13:18 PM »
That's crazy awesome!  8)

Am I understanding correctly that the slam control selects which knob can be ramped with the foot switch?

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Re: Behringer EM600 rehouse
« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2022, 01:47:07 PM »
Yeah exactly. There's lines leading from the Slam rotary to the four controls, just some bellend couldn't take a decent photo if his life depended on it  ;D
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Re: Behringer EM600 rehouse
« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2022, 02:47:22 PM »
BOTY (rehouse category?) contender

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Re: Behringer EM600 rehouse
« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2022, 03:29:40 PM »
BOTY (rehouse category?) contender
I'd vote for that.  Who's planning a ghost-trap delay to give us an even competition? ;D

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Re: Behringer EM600 rehouse
« Reply #9 on: September 17, 2022, 01:18:07 PM »
BOTY (rehouse category?) contender
I'd vote for that.  Who's planning a ghost-trap delay to give us an even competition? ;D
I would also vote for this. That is a crazy amount of customization to get that kind of visual pop! Conversation piece for years.
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