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This is a small but important part of the greater project. known as Scratch Markup Language or SML What's the idea? We're creating a format for describing turntablism, ...
Soldering Iron 22 AWG Hook-Up Wire - Red 22 AWGHook-Up Wire - Yellow 22 AWG Hook-Up Wire - Black Helping Third Hand Solder Flush Cutters Needle Nose Pliers ...
4-PIN Connection Header 4-PIN Connection Housing Square ProtoBoard 4 x Female Connection Terminals
Cut a piece of hook-up wire at least 16-inches in length. This gives you enough room to come out of the mixer and into an Arduino sitting next ...
Strip away 1/8-inch of insulation on one end of the long wire.
Place the stripped end of the long wire into a Connection Terminal. Make sure the insulation stops in the gab between the two sets of wings.
Using the Universal Crimping Pliers, crimp the Connection Terminal onto the Long Wire.
Cut a new length of wire no longer than 3 inches. You want enough room to work with the wire but not much extra as this will be ...
Strip away 3/16-inch of the insulation to expose the short wire.
Lay the short wire on top of the connection terminal and solder the exposed portion of the wire to the conductor crimp section. Be careful to not get ...
Slide the connection terminal with both wires attached into the appropriate slot on the connection housing. Make sure it goes all the way in. If you are quiet ...
This is what it it should look like once you have all 3 Y cables in place.
Strip 3/16-inch of the insulation away from the end of the short wires.
Place the 4-PIN Connection Header through the holes in the ProtoBoard. Put the exposed ends of the short wire through the holes directly behind the connection header and ...
Now cut another short wire for the power pin. Attach the 4th Connection Terminal to one end and put it into the Connection Housing. Now solder the other ...
This is what you end up with.... a lovely Y cable. Hoooray! Hooray!
Because this wire is just bouncing around inside the mixer, I put a big ugly gob of hot glue over everything that was soldered.
Connect the 4-PIN Connection Header to the mixer.
Connect the Crossfader to the Connection Housing side of your high tech Y cable.
Carefully put the Y cable and the crossfader back into the mixer. Make sure the long wires stay out of the mixer.... seriously... do it.
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