A DIY 8-bit Arduino based mono synth, drum machine and more
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A DIY 8-bit Arduino based mono synth, drum machine and more

Just released, the Atmegatron from Soulsby Synthesizers, is an Open Source 8-bit mono synth based on the Arduino platform.

Moogfest $70 circuit bending challenge

Don’t forget, the deadline for the 4th Annual Moog Circuit Bending Challenge is Midnight EST on February 23rd, 2014.  Videos of some of the entries can be found here.

Arduino Project Box on-the-cheap
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Arduino Project Box on-the-cheap

So, I’ve finally gotten around to picking up an Arduino to play around with. I’ve owned a couple books on programming/interfacing them for a while now, just to see if it would be something I would be interested in. So I finally took the plunge and bought a Mega 2560….

Audio breakout cable for ipod/iphone

(update) I inadvertently said I got the 4 conductor plug at Jameco – it was Mouser, and is listed correctly, with the part number in the blog. Have you ever wanted to plug in a professional studio mic to your iPod touch/iPhone? There may be a commercial solution, but I…

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Cheap Photo Studio in a Box

With all the pics I’ve been taking, I’ve been looking into getting a Portable Photo Studio. Depending on the make/model they can cost from $50-$100 (way too much for me). And where to store it all? I made my own for less than $20, and it’d be cheaper/free if you…

DIY Key Knife

Recently I bought myself a Utili-Key for about $12. I loved the idea, but after a week, it had fallen off many times, and there was no good way to modify/fix it to solve the problem. The feature I used the most was the knife blade (pretty much the only…

Maker Faire Austin ’07

Found my vids from Maker Faire Austin ’07 Part 1 Part 2

The big 50!

Just sold the 50th copy of my Circuit Bending for Beginners video!

New TV I bent

TV I circuit bent

Finally took a video of my circuit bent TV. Audio input modulates the tube.

Thinking about starting a Phoenix Area dorkbot group

At www.dorkbot.org It says there’s one on they way, but I’m going to look in to it further. If anyone would be interested in this please let me know so I know if it would be worth the trouble. Thanks!Here’s some info from their site:dorkbot: people doing strange things with…