The kxmx_bluemchen - An open source, 4hp, Daisy based Eurorack module

Why would you do that instead of running the original OWL patches on Bluemchen?

The special thing about Bluemchen is that it’s very small and affordable. There’s nothing particularly hardcore about it and in fact it’s got less features than most other Daisy based modules.

Other than that, native patches written for libDaisy are not portable without some tweaks to match specific device’s inputs/outputs/codec and various available peripherals. This ends up with extra fragmentation among user contributed patches as porting existing code to other hardware is only happening occasionally. This contrasts to what OWL does by creating an abstraction level in firmware that allows a single patch binary to run on different devices.

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Thank you for your fast reply! Misunderstood this! Though it does not work right away, but nice to know. So I would just need to install Bluemchen.syx and after this any OWL patch I like to run on Bluemchen? Is there a library or can you recommend a forum of users, were I can search and download such OWL patches? Is it this: OWL Patch Library – Rebel Technology ? Does for exampel Befacos Lich`s Firmware also work?


I ported my granulator - grnltr, to the bluemchen - there are .bin files ready to go on the github releases page.


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Lich firmware runs on Lich. Also, I think everything you’ve asked is mentioned in Owlsy FAQ, so I assume you haven’t seen it yet.

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Right, thank you :slight_smile:

I have been taking the SynthUX Academy Workshops, which teach simple DaisyDuino sketches such as Drone Synth, Sampler/Looper, Karplus-Strong DSP, and converting those over to the kxmx_bluemchen hardware. It’s been a good exercise in strengthening my C++ skills and vs code / GitHub integration. Hopefully this repo can give you some ideas for your own project: GitHub - awonak/synthux-bluemchen: SynthUX Academy workshops on kxmx_bluemchen hardware


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