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Modding the Vestax VCI-100

November 1st, 2009 Leave a comment Go to comments

Here is the latest project I just did for one of my DJ friends.  He uses Native Instruments Traktor Pro and controls it with the Vestax VCI-100.  A while back he asked me to mod his controller with arcade buttons, and I final got around to doing it for him.  Here are some pictures of the progression of the mod.  This is not a difficult modification, the toughest part was cutting the holes fir the buttons which I did with a hand drill.

Original VCI-100 Layout

before

VCI-100 taken out of casing with old buttons still attached.

Vestax VCI-100 topless

VCI-100 with old buttons removed, and red wire splint into four leads.

nobuttonzoom

VCI-100 reassembled with new buttons

modded

vcigearporn-tron

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  1. carl
    June 4th, 2010 at 13:59 | #1

    Tron-

    What drill bit/tool did you use to make the cuts?

  2. miketron
    July 11th, 2010 at 15:35 | #2

    It was some random bit I got at the hardware store. If I find a model # I’ll let you know.

  3. Tom
    July 29th, 2010 at 14:05 | #3

    Hey, nice mod! Can you please tell me which typ of diods you use (1n3600???) and how to solder it? Thx

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