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Showing posts with label Electronic-Music. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Electronic-Music. Show all posts

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Ray Wilson - Music From Outer Space

Analog Synthesizer Do It Yourself - You have just discovered one of the coolest analog synth resources on the web. Check it out, build something cool, have fun.

Ray Wilson - Music From Outer Space

"This is a beginner project and I do recommend it as a first project or if you are just getting started in synths or electronics. The circuit, layout and wiring diagram are provided to help you succeed."

Try Building A Simple - Weird Sound Generator.

Try Building A Simple - Weird Sound Generator.

"This is a really fun project and it makes a LOT of weird sounds. You will have hours, no at least days... weeks of fun making weird sound after weird sound."

Monday, November 10, 2014

SynthBend - The Electronic Peasant

This is a Analogue Synthesizer Controller from The Peasant. It Aims to be an extremely versatile Musical Effects Equipment working with he "SynthCase System" which also can be found there.

SynthBend - The Electronic Peasant

SynthBend - The Electronic Peasant

Some of you may be aware of my Electronics Engineering community. A DIY question was asked by a young person ...

"I wish to build a modular style analogue synthesizer . I was wondering if anyone had any relevant circuit diagrams for oscillators, filters or amps etc .....Im really interested in building good circuits but in my own design ".

This made me add some of the Analog Synth Enthusiast Sites in this blog. I also realized that this is a good starting point for young minds to learn analog design. If a student or hobby learner is enthusiastic about some idea, he gets the drive to learn the basics on his own.

When a person who is learning, or even a professional, is passionate about what he is doing; he achieves what is called as Resonance in that filed of activity. This is when Innovations Sparks, this is when an Invention Manifests. This is the beginning of R&D.

Getting back to The Peasant in his own words about this device he created ...

"A classic control-voltage type keyboard and an Appendage ribbon controller would be the heart of the project, with many added features. A large quantity and variety of manual CV modulation controls, such as joysticks, potentiometers, and pressure sensors would also be included."

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Analog Music and Sound Effect Synthesizer

Analogue Synthesizers you could build. Modular and Stand alone boxes. Simple schematics for the modules. The electronic analog basics to build your own synth.

Analog Four synthesizer by Elektron

"In 1997 a handful of students, who got together during a university course at the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, made a rough prototype of a synthesizer."

"Elektron is an electronic musical instrument company, based in Gothenburg, Sweden, founded in 1998. Its products include the SID-based SidStation, the Machinedrum percussion synthesizer, the Monomachine synthesizer, the Octatrack performance sampler, and the Analog Four synthesizer."

 Electron  Analog Four 4 voice analog synthesizer

Analog oscillators, Opamp Filters, Ramps. Waveform Generators and Modulators. Generate Square, Sine, Sawtooth/Triangle waves with modulation and mixing.

Music From Outer Space
If you're into electronics, can solder and trouble-shoot, they have many cool analog synthesizer projects.

SDIY aka Synthesizer Do It Yourself
"When I was a teenager, back in the seventies I became fascinated by those weird sounding machines with those huge panels full of blinking light bulbs and knobs."

Analog Synthesizer Resources
"Many of these links are from the "Synth DIY" crowd, a community of electronic music enthusiasts who have collected together on the internet to share electronic design ideas and build synthesizer modules."

Synthesizer Electronic Circuits - Discover Circuits
Hartley Oscillator, produce clean analog signals, paradoxical sounds, simple version of the DDS synth, Precision Frequency generator, Metronome, Beat Box, Tone Generators.

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Runoffgroove - DIY Articles and Schematics

Here are many Audio Effects and Music DIY electronics Articles with Schematics and idea behind the concept. Electronic Music Enthusiasts will find these useful for learning.

Runoffgroove - DIY Articles and Schematics

Some Entertaining Projects are -

Mr. EQ - A simple, yet potent DIY equalizer. Schematic, PCB/perfboard layouts, and photos.

Little Gem - Two 9v battery-powered amps based on the LM386. Schematic and PCB/perfboard layouts.

Eighteen - The Marshall 18W adapted for use as a distortion stompbox. Schematic, PCB/perfboard layouts, and photos.

Tonemender - An ultra-flexible tonestack with clean boost. Schematic, photo, and PCB/perfboard layouts.

Thor - The legendary Marshall 100W Super Lead adapted for use as a distortion stompbox. Schematic and PCB layout.

The Thunderchief project, released in March 2004, was the first runoffgroove.com circuit that was developed using the tubes-to-FETs process. Enlightened and inspired by Doug Hammond's excellent Meteor circuit, we used the same approach in an effort to capture some of the legendary magic of the Marshall Super Lead. The circuit's performance pleased us, but there were issues.


Splitter-Blend - Dual parallel buffered effect loops with blend control. Schematic and perfboard/PCB layouts.

Professor Tweed - The Fender Princeton adapted for use as a distortion stompbox. Schematic, PCB/perfboard layouts, and photos.

Friday, October 25, 2013

PJRC - Embedded Electronic Projects

PJRC Electronic Embedded Systems Projects with parts  Paul and Robin's Home offers free technical design data and detailed instructions for building them. Useful for Education. .

PJRC - Embedded Electronic Projects

The Teensy is a complete USB-based microcontroller development system, in a very small footprint, capable of implementing many types of projects. All programming is done via the USB port..

Teensy USB Development Board

Version 3.6 features a 32 bit 180 MHz ARM Cortex-M4 processor with floating point unit. All digital and analog pins are 3.3 volts. Do not apply more than 3.3V to any signal pin.

Teensy USB Development Board

8051 Tools,  8051 Development Circuit Board, PAULMON2 Monitor Program, AS31 Assembler & SDCC C Compiler, Code Library.

8051 Resources And Projects

delabs Notes -

What better way to learn the uC, than by Building your own Musical Instrument or Music Player. More Motivation than you can ask for.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Schematic to Reality a nice Perspective

Without Audiophiles and Ham-Radio enthusiasts, the field of Electronics would be Dreary and Gloomy.

From Schematic to Reality

Here is a nice page with refreshing illustrations, this page helps initiate a Electronics Newbie in the complex science of Schematic Reading.

Phantom Power and Microphone Interconnect Basics

Phantom Power and Microphone Interconnect Basics

What's that you say? You don't know your AC from your DC' Audio is considered an Alternating Current, a.k.a. "AC." (So is 120-volt "wall" power.) But electronic circuits need Direct Current (DC) to turn them on, from batteries or power supplies.

The Electric Web Matrix

DIY Pages and Know-How for those who love vacuum tubes, computers, and hearing music in its pristine form. There is an Audio and Electronics section is for the DIY computer audiophile.

My Notes - Even though i had Electronics Junk in my lab, when i was at school. (I used to call it Nuts-n-Bolts) The first project i saw being built by a friend was a Guitar Pickup using Germanium Transistors/Diodes. This was my first semiconductor schematic reading. Get into electronics now with a Audio Project, or ....

Monday, April 04, 2011

GM Arts – Music Guitar Science

This site is offered in the hope that readers will better understand electric guitar technology, leading to creative use of your musical tools. Of course, only practice will improve your musical vocabulary and articulation....

GM Arts - Music Guitar Science

"Hello World! I live in Adelaide, South Australia, and my interests are electric guitar, playing live music, writing MIDI sequences, programming in Visual Basic, dabbling in electronics, with a casual interest in popular science. I have some years of experience in these fields, and use these Web pages to share my knowledge freely. .."

GM Arts – Music Guitar Science

Electric Guitar

Most musical instruments and their amplification systems, such as those used for public address (PA), recording and hi-fi are designed to reproduce sound as accurately as possible. Electric guitar and its amplification is completely different: every item in the guitar signal chain is designed to modify the raw guitar signal in some way.
  • Guitar Amplifiers - valves vs transistors, some overdrive circuit ideas.
  • Guitar Pickups - get the most out of them alone and in combination,
  • MIDI Music - A guide on MIDI messages, circuit for a PC-MIDI interface.
Related Resources -
  • Pickup Winder Web Page
  • Overdrive schematics - partial designs
  • Pickup wiring and switching ideas

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Electronic Peasant DIY Projects

Electronic Peasant DIY Projects

  • D.I.Y. Projects
  • Circuit Diagrams & Data Sheets
  • Salvage & Recycling

What's new? Clones of the legendary Steim Cracklebox: KrackleCats!