Building an x0xb0x Synth

Electronica band SubAtomicGlue has a great step-by-step, blow-by-blow account of building and troubleshooting an x0xb0x kit. They call it the xoxl0g.

If you’re not familiar with the x0xb0x, it’s a circuit-accurate recreation of the electronics of the popular TB-303 bassline synth, with an updated sequencer and some goodies like MIDI and USB connectivity.

The blog takes you from starting with a box, through this:

x0xb0x kit

All the way through the completion of x0xb0x #121.

x0xb0x assembled

Interesting for synth lovers and acid freaks alike. If you have any doubts about the authenticity of the x0xb0x electronics, check out acid sounds of SubAtomicGlues’s x0x jam session.

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