All In One live performance custom made box

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All In One live performance custom made box

Post by evoid » Mon Feb 09, 2009 1:06 am

This is the making of Clearbox 1.0, the all-in-one computer / audio interface / wireless router / sensor box / lemur energy feeder / wiimote receiver

http://plat-form.info/index.php?option= ... &Itemid=85

It was made to facilitate the mobility of my rig, and to give me some more CPU cycles than a regular laptop can provide

tech specs:

Q6600 G0 @ 3 Ghz

8 Gb memory

250 Mb hi-speed SATA disk

Fireface 400 Firewire Audio Interface

LC-Green Power 500W with mod to feed a Lemur and the router

WL54G Wireless Router with DD-WRT firmware

bluetooth dongle for wiimote control



further expansion planned, with implementation of a sensor box with sensors applied around the casing :)


if you guys have too much trouble watching the video, please tell me so i put one version over Vimeo or something..
http://www.ruigato.info
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Post by Jekblad » Mon Feb 09, 2009 2:10 am

excellent job sir.

i've spent the day dreaming about my guitar rig.... trying to build a giant custom unit that actually fits my needs.

right now you're my number one hero and inspiration. I wish knew how to use a hammer. or a drill.

http://forum.ableton.com/viewtopic.php? ... highlight= if you're interested in spewing an opinion on the construction of a rack that can process a guitar amp and interface with a computer.
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Post by lunabass » Mon Feb 09, 2009 2:10 am

awesome vid guys. would love to see more of this thing in action.
thanks for posting :D
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Post by evoid » Mon Feb 09, 2009 2:21 am

Thanks guys :)

i'll be posting a video of the thing in action soon
http://www.ruigato.info
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Post by evoid » Mon Feb 09, 2009 12:02 pm

update:

just posted there a Vimeo link, it's right below the original video on the page, just in case you guys are having trouble with the server speed!
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Post by ollyb303 » Mon Feb 09, 2009 4:10 pm

Beautiful box and your video is superb! Excellent work on both fronts!
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Post by CHARLIE! » Mon Feb 09, 2009 4:18 pm

SO COOL!!!!

Makes me want to go back to PC so I can build my own box.

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Post by robotsound » Mon Feb 09, 2009 5:24 pm

i think they just built a mac box

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Post by CHARLIE! » Mon Feb 09, 2009 7:11 pm

Oh, can you build your own mac??? I thought you cant run osx on a box that isnt built by mac.


I want to build my own music box if that is the case. Do tell.

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Post by djgroovy » Mon Feb 09, 2009 7:55 pm

That's a great video and a nice box you guys made!

Any live shows coming soon to see it and hear it in action?

Abraço...

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Post by evoid » Tue Feb 10, 2009 1:20 am

hey guys

yes, it's a OSX box, you can find how in insanelymac.com :)

we will be posting soon a vid of the clearbox being used


@ djgroovy:

we will soon ad gig dates to our website, stay tuned!
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Post by ollyb303 » Tue Feb 10, 2009 8:35 am

CHARLIE! wrote:Oh, can you build your own mac??? I thought you cant run osx on a box that isnt built by mac.


I want to build my own music box if that is the case. Do tell.
The terms and condidtions for OSX state something along the lines of you not being allowed to run it on a box whihc is not apple-branded. If you really give a shit about that, you could apply a sticker to your custom box!
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Post by adventurepants_ » Tue Feb 10, 2009 10:57 am

its some guys building a computer. theres a billion videos of that on the net if thats your thing.

does it do anything interesting?
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Post by Lo-Fi Massahkah » Tue Feb 10, 2009 11:17 am

adventurepants_ wrote:its some guys building a computer. theres a billion videos of that on the net if thats your thing.

does it do anything interesting?
I was actually visually impressed by the video itself. Even though it spoke to my geekier sides as well.

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Post by ollyb303 » Tue Feb 10, 2009 11:21 am

adventurepants_ wrote:its some guys building a computer. theres a billion videos of that on the net if thats your thing.
Point me to ONE which is as well shot/edited and I'll happily watch that as well!
adventurepants_ wrote:does it do anything interesting?
evoid wrote:Fireface 400 Firewire Audio Interface

LC-Green Power 500W with mod to feed a Lemur and the router

WL54G Wireless Router with DD-WRT firmware
Not a lot of computers have those, for a start...
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