DIY Custom Synthesizer

custom diy synth “Home brew synth from I guess the late seventies

I have not tried it out as I suspect it has issues

Everything appears there apart from patch leads that fit into holes on the top panel

I had ideas of building a modular from it but think it a work of art so I leave that decision to the next owner.” Click here to visit listing on eBay

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Vintage DIY Synthesizer

diy synth “Home made synthesizer based on the SN76477 chip. Has a look from the 60’s because of the salvaged parts but is no earlier than 1978. Smartly built into the cover of an old RCA *STEREO* record player with all sorts of flying part connections inside. Kind of an adult busy box but it really has stereo output with tone control.

Looks to be a variant of the turbo-encabulator without the dingle arms but certainly still crudely conceived. Jam pins are present but were never part of the original design. A shaded pole motor is wired in without the armature and I have no clue why this is. I bet you could still wire in the Selenium rectifier to create a rotten egg smell if you pleased.

Remember the black vinyl label makers? Must have been a lot of super duper fun-fun. Tons of them on this baby! Has mounting bolts on each side near the top so you could put a strap on this and wear it like Harold from the Red Green show. Could this really have been that far ahead of its time?

Judging by the amply judicious use of telephone wire this may explain your dial up BBS modem interruptions back in the late 1980’s.
Sold as-is and non-working. Please see my other listing for a bit more well made Theremins and Harmonic Percolators!” Click here to visit listing on eBay

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