Ming Micro, A MIDI-Controller 8-bit Video Synthesizer, Is ‘The Ultimate Pixel Art Instrument’

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Special Stage Systems has introduced the Ming Micro – a portable 8-bit video synthesizer, with NTSC composite output, integrated chiptune synthesis, SD card slot, USB and MIDI control.

They call it “The ultimate pixel art instrument.”

Here’s the official video intro: Continue reading

Bleep Labs 3TrinsRGB+1c Review -‘Serious Video Synthesis Experimental Exploration Fun’

This video, via ISOTROPOSPHERE, is a user review of the Bleep Labs 3TrinsRGB+1c Analog Audio/Video Synthesizer.

The 3TrinsRGB+1c is an analog audio/video synthesizer/effect designed by Gieskes. On it’s own it can produce A/V insanity with its built-in, patchable, waveshape adjustable, analog oscillators.

With external audio, CV, and video signals, the 3trinsRGB becomes ‘a gateway to the video hyperverse.’ Continue reading

Critter & Guitari Rhythm Scope vs Gabriela Jimeno

Boutique electronics makers Critter & Guitari shared this video, a demo of their new Rhythm Scope video synthesizer.

The Rhythm Scope is a video synthesizer that generates visual patterns in response to sound. The Rhythm Scope can be triggered by transient sounds like drums, short synth arpeggios and funky bass lines, providing an easy way to get visuals synchronized to music and sound.

In the video, Colombian drummer Gabriela Jimeno controls the Rhythm Scope using a drum kit.

Here’s what C&G have to say about the set up: Continue reading