Four Biggest 555 Timer Circuit Mistakes
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Four Biggest 555 Timer Circuit Mistakes

“Why isn’t my 555 timer circuit working?!” Avoid these four common pitfalls!  

555 Timer Book Chpt 7
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My 555 Book, Chpt. 7 recap: Audible Anarchy with the Atari Punk Console

Companion video for The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to the 555 Timer, Chapter 7: Audible Anarchy

555 Timer Book Chpt 3
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My 555 Book, Chpt. 3 recap: Basic Astable Mode

Companion video for The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to the 555 Timer, Chapter 3: Basic Astable Mode

555 Timer Book Chpt 1
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My 555 Book, Chpt. 1: How to use a breadboard, transfer schematics to a working circuit

Companion video for The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to the 555 Timer, Chapter 1: Breadboard Basics

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Video: Talk MIDI with the Bus Pirate on Talk Like a Pirate Day

Shiver me timbers, there’s finally a video tutorial on how to set up the Bus Prate for the MIDI protocol.

miniAtmegatron
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Video: miniAtmegatron Demo & Sneak Peek at the New Improved Manual

Soulsby Synthesizers is releasing a proper manual for the miniAtmegatron. Get a sneak peek here, and an in-depth sound demo!

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Video: miniAtmegatron Case: Assembly & Overview

Watch me assemble the case for the Soulsby Synthesizers miniAtmegatron and give a quick overview.

Make this helpful Overhead Camera Rig using Open Source Hardware
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Video: Make this helpful Overhead Camera Rig using Open Source Hardware

Whether it’s for electronics/crafts tutorials, or selling on eBay, Etsy, etc., shooting overhead video and pics can be a pain, until now!

Make the World’s cheapest MIDI Tester
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Video: Make the World’s cheapest MIDI Tester

A quick and dirty (and cheap) MIDI tester.

Video: I add 10-turn pots to my variable power supply for more precision control
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Video: I add 10-turn pots to my variable power supply for more precision control

My bench top power supply only had single turn potentiometers, so I added 10-turn pots for more control.

Basic Synthesis presentation at Control Voltage, Filters & FM this Sat.

This Saturday, March 7, Control Voltage hosts Basic Synthesis 2: Filters and Frequency Modulation. From the FaceBook event page: The Basic Synthesis series at Control Voltage is a set of recurring casual presentations, each an hour in length with ample time for questions, meant to de-mystify the synthesizer piece by…

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….