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Innovative designs, traditional values

The greatest music is made with instruments that are themselves works of art.  Our synth modules are new creations, functional works of art in themselves, never clones or knockoffs of outdated technology.  But we continue the living tradition of high-quality synthesizer electronics that was more familiar in the previous century.  That's why we design our synthesizer modules to be built by hand, whether we sell them ready-made or as DIY kits for do-it-yourself assembly.  North Coast Eurorack modules are built with high-quality, brand-new parts, to last a lifetime of use; and built to current environmental standards.  We sell open hardware with complete technical documentation (schematics, PCB and panel designs, and even source code for custom design tools) and accessible physical designs, so our modules can be maintained when necessary, not just thrown away at the first hint of trouble, and anyone with SDIY skills can work on them - there is no lock-in.  As one of the most technologically open hardware manufacturers in the analog synthesizer industry, we cater to artists who need to deeply understand how the instruments work, and even modify and customize them.  Our synthesizer modules are mostly analog, and mostly through-hole for DIY friendliness, but we use so-called vintage technology exactly where it makes sense to do so, guided by evidence and never just through prejudice or mumbo-jumbo.