The Tine Organ

The Tine Organ is a MIDI controlled portable acoustic organ.

Although it sounds like a pipe organ in a cathedral, the sound producing mechanisms are very different. Instead of pipes and a wind chest, it uses electromagnets and steel tines to produce 20 chromatic notes, starting at middle C, with full polyphony. Continue reading

Synthrotek Intros Eurorack RAT Clone Distortion Module

308_Rat_Clone_Module_02Synthrotek has introduced the 308 Distortion Module – a RAT clone in Eurorack format that offers CV control over gain.

Features:

  • 3 controls – Tone, Filter, and Drive – to customize your tone. Tone sets the brightness level, Filter dials in the high frequency response, and Drive determines the signal gain.
  • 4 Diode Settings – An on-board 4PST DIP Switch selects between 4 different clipping diodes to drastically alter your sound. Turn on the stock version 1N4148s, LEDs, Germanium diodes, or none at all with flick of a little switch.
  • Vintage Tone – The PCB is designed from the original RAT tone IC, the LM308 single op amp.
  • Control Voltage (CV) Input
  • Guitar AND Modular – Adjust the input impedance with a trim pot.
  • Plug your guitar in using Circuit Abbey’s Axis module.
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Thonk Debuts Fonitronik Cascade Eurorack Module Kit

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Thonk has announced the availability of the Fonitronik Cascade – a DIY kit that lets you build a 4HP triple attenuverting mixer/processor.

The module provides 3 channels of ‘attenu-gain-vertion’, each with it’s own bicolor LED. The input of each channel is normalled to a voltage source. Continue reading