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Showing posts from August, 2014

Starting point

Background Got my interest for electronics tweaking back after a long pause. In the past I have built a tube guitar amplifier, an analog synthesizer and lots of other more or less audio related things but haven't had much time or interest for soldering lately. After some serious thinking I couldn't come up with anything new so decided to do some improvements to my old analog synth built back in the university days on last decade. As I have been writing embedded software for living for some time now I thought it would be a cool idea to add some digital awesomeness to it. The synth. Looking very professional. Wood makes it sound more natural! The device is based on the  Mad Mouse  DIY project. (2xoscillators, filter, amplifier and simple envelopes.) In addition to the analog part the wooden box contains a MIDI to CV board based on  Marc Bareilles work . So basically it's a monophonic analog synth eating midi and outputting really pleasant old school synthesizer sou