Lifeforms Research Console
Desktop Eurorack Enclosure
Suggested Retail Price - $349
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Desktop Sized Sonic Experimentation

A beautiful 96hp eurorack enclosure shaped with the warmth of walnut and the strength of steel. The Lifeforms Research Console eurorack format modular case pairs classic desktop synthesizer ergonomics with a modern eurorack form factor and reliable power supply. The Lifeforms Research Console was designed for the Voltage Research Laboratory but is the perfect enclosure for all desktop modular sound experiments.

Lifeforms Research Console Power

  • Dual Regulator Design Utilizes 2x 525mA bi-polar Power Regulators to Produce 1 Amp +12v and 1 Amp -12v of Clean, Filtered Power

  • 1 Amp of Clean, Filtered +5v Power

  • Two Channel Eurorack System Bus

  • 10 Keyed 16 Pin Eurorack Power Headers

  • Rear Mounted Power Switch

  • Rear Mounted Universal Earth Grounded DC Adapter


Lifeforms Research Console Enclosure

  • Hand-Stained Walnut and 14 Gauge Steel Construction

  • Two 48hp Rows

  • 96hp Total Space Available

  • Edge to Edge Rails Reduce Gaps Between Modules and the Side of the Case

  • 9 Smooth Sliding Square Nuts Per Rail Ensures Modules Always Fit Perfectly (Holds up to 18 modules)

  • Includes 40 Black (Size 4-40 1/4") Module Mounting Screws

Lifeforms Research Console Dimensions

  • External Height: 9.5” (241mm)

  • External Depth: 9.5” (241mm)

  • External Width: 10.9” (276mm)

  • Top Row Internal Depth: 2.5” (65mm)

  • Bottom Row Internal Depth: 1.9” (49mm

  • Empty Weight: 5.3 lbs. (2.5kg)

Installing Modules

Installing modules into a Pittsburgh Modular Lifeforms Research Console case is easy. Click on the installation guide below for a simple walkthrough of the 5 step process.

WARNING! ALWAYS TURN OFF AND UNPLUG THE CASE BEFORE ADDING OR REMOVING MODULES. Incorrectly installed modules can cause damage to the case and other modules. Double check the orientation of the power ribbon cable before plugging in and turning on the case. 

WARNING! ALWAYS FILL UNUSED PANEL SPACE WITH BLANK PANELS. Stray patch cables touching the power headers can cause damage to the case and modules. Always cover empty rack spaces with blank panels.