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Casper Electronics DIY synth building. Part 2: Sequencers

The OMSynth is now available for purchase!
Along with kits for this video: https://noise.kitchen/143-omsynth
More info here:
https://bastl-instruments.com/instruments/omsynth

Learn how to make a variety of musical pattern sequencers using a few common electrical components and a breadboard.

This video is part 2 in a 3 part series.
PART 1: building oscillators.

PART 3: Lo-fi sampler.

Get more info, schematics and drawings for the circuits shown in this video here:
https://bastl-instruments.com/support/tutorials/omsynth-project-2

MORE LINKS BELOW!!

MATERIALS:
-CD40106 hex schmitt trigger IC
-CD4040 binary counter IC
-CD4051 8 channel multiplexer IC
-1k, 10k, 47k, 100k resistors
-100k potentiometers
-0.1uF, 1uF, 10uF capacitors
-LEDs
-lots of jumper wires

———-=TIMELINE=———-

00:20 Intro

MATERIALS
1:45 OMSynth mini lab intro
2:15 Electrical components and tools

OSCILLATORS
3:48 oscillators
5:22 BASIC pitch modulation.

SIMPLE SEQUENCER
6:15 Simple sequencer using a clock divider (!!)
11:06 Making our simple sequence more complex with diodes and switches.
13:19 Adding diodes. theory w/ schematic
14:36 Demo

8 STEP SEQUENCER
17:05 Intro
17:46 Theory
22:50 Sequencer demo
24:24 Building
24:45 Basic operation
27:45 Playing with bits !

29:25 Syncing your oscillator to make a harmonic sequencer

30:55 demo
31:35 playing with resistance
32:37 demo

8 STEP VOLTAGE SEQUENCER
33:43 How its done
34:29 Adding diodes to make complex sequences
36:00 Wrapping up

MUSIC DEMO
37:13 Party Jams
37:36 Shout outs
37:59 Sleepy cat

38:03 after party

LINKS:
Schmitt trigger info:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schmitt_trigger

CD40106 hex schmitt trigger data sheet:

Click to access cd40106bc.pdf

CD4040 binary counter data sheet:

Click to access CD4040BCSJX-Fairchild-datasheet-12962.pdf

CD4051 8 channel multiplexer data sheet:

Click to access CD4051BC.pdf

Voltage divider theory (good to know!!!):
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voltage_divider

This video was produced during an artists residency at Ljudmila Lab in June 2015 with financial support from the Slovenian Ministry of Culture and the Municipality of Ljubljana’s Department for Culture. The residency was part of Changing Weathers project, which is co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.

Produced by: Ljudmila, Art and Science Laboratory and Projekt Atol Institute
http://www.ljudmila.org

Main


http://www.changingweathers.net/

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