I'm currently a good way into the design of this monster board. Trinity is a major element, which is kind of an understatement. Trinity is the channel strip for a smaller "first" console, but I will most likely use the preamp section of Trinity in the 32 channel giant, since I feel this preamp is among the best in the world. My goals right now are to build as many Trinity channel strips as possible, but really I would like to build 8. Each one is a dual channel strip, so 8 units would give me 16 channels. I'll then design and build a master summing section for the 16 channel mixer. The goal specifically is to build a 16 channel recording/mixing console based around the Trinity channel strip within two years of today. That's a pretty insane goal from a financial standpoint, but I will reach it no matter the sacrifice.
I have a 3 step phase to get me to the point of having 8 Trinity's. The first phase is to sell any used gear or prototypes that I feel I can live without. I started by adding a few new listings on ebay. You can see what I have up there so far at http://www.ebay.com/usr/lightningboyaudio. Its not a lot, but I have a few more things still to get up there. Phase 2 is to sell my prototypes on a page that I have yet to create on this website. This will probably happen before next week. Finally, Phase 3 is to launch Trinity as a product so I can start ordering parts in bulk... eventually amassing enough to build a few extra for myself.
I have found that one of my greatest tools for achieving goals is writing them down in a place where I will see them often. A constant self reminder is what I need to get things done in a timely manner. I decided to try posting my goals on this blog for the public to see, as a self experiment. I think if the public knows my goals and my time table, the pressure is on to complete these things accordingly. I like working under pressure. That's when my best work happens. Trinity has been an example of that and soon enough the world will hear my masterpiece.