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New self-built console ready and working!

Postby kaspencer » Mon Jun 22, 2009 12:04 pm

I am very pleased to announce the completion of my self-built three manual organ console. The console was built as I went along without a real design plan using mainly spruce and 5mm ply.
It is based on a frame constructed around a 110 year old 30-note concave and radiating pedalboard which was removed from a methodist church near Loughborough in the UK.
Control is via a 19" touchscreen (fully 64 bit compliant is anyone wants one) and a Behringer FCB1010 foot controller.
Audio is via M-Audio BX84a speakers and a KEF 1000 125W subwoofer.

General view, front: ------- Image

Closer view, front: --------- Image

Side view: -------------------- Image

Inside the organ: ----------- Image

Fitting the touchscreen -- Image

Can I play it? ----------------- Image

Full details and pictures of the project at every stage of construction are here:
There also five videos showing the organ here:

I hope it proves to be of interest!


Last edited by kaspencer on Mon Oct 26, 2009 12:50 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: New self-built console ready and working!

Postby engrssc » Mon Jun 22, 2009 1:18 pm

Very nice, Ken.

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Re: New self-built console ready and working!

Postby vidarf » Mon Jun 22, 2009 3:06 pm

"Simple", elegant and functional. VERY nice design!

It's great to see more DIY projects such as this - I really hope the trend continues!
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Re: New self-built console ready and working!

Postby G3 » Mon Jun 22, 2009 5:27 pm

Congratulations Ken... nice work. Your web site is informative with great pics.

Mine is almost finished.

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