Monthly Archive: March 2018

Grand Mixer DIY

Now I need to put all thiese “modules” together, so I’m going to build the simpler mixer I can think of… That design is exactly what I think I need:

808 Kick Clone

Nothing better than the 808 kick as a first beatbox build, a solid foundation… There are many designs around based on the original service manual published by Roland, including all the schematics. I got help from this one, as the original schematics have been redone at a larger scale: Just be aware that you are going to need…
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SSS-Super Simple Sequencer

The Hackadays series by Elliot Williams are a gold mine: Logic Noise: Sequencing in Silicon This is a super simple 8 steps sequencer based on the Baby 10  featuring two 4017 ICs. Here is my breadboard rendition of it gating the power of a 4069/40106 based oscillator:

CA3080 4 Stages Phaser

I just love Electro-Harmonix phasers such as the Small Stone or the Electric Mistress.. I found these schematics to build a Small Stone replica using the CA3080 Operational Transconductance Amplifiers: The build on a breadboard looks like this: And the sound is great, here’s a demo using a great song by Adrian Nation, Five Fingers Rapid: