Monday, January 31, 2011

new "duckbill generator"

wait for it........

... in motion!

in motion 2

Sunday, January 30, 2011

cleaned up diagram

greatest common denominator synth patch (btw yes it's upside down.. wacky cell phone)

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

twang generator version2

somebody already dun run through this wicked garden!

cho-onck chonck a-chonck chocky chong chung ka-chung

centripetal generator

spin from wand small speaker on end of wire. built-in doppler effect.

basic synth architecture

4 Hot-Swappable Modules

Monday, January 24, 2011

detail of connection of electric eel synthesizer board

three most important connections: 1: Ground, 2: 3.3 Volt In, 3: Sound Out

electrical eel ukelele up close

keyboard from laser-cut strips of 1/64th inch birch, with musicbox switches underneath. six synthesizer knobs replace the tuningpegs

how much more efficient horns in exponential can be than conical.

through the horn, a small amount od efficiency at 50-75 Hz is exchanged for a large gain one-half octave higher.

example horns shapes

this horn roughly roughly similar to an unrolled tuba

ukelele modifiedfor electrical generator

notice the new keyboard

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Monday, January 17, 2011

enclosingacoustic volume

resonance increased thru sealing body

now, fiitting the generator to the body.

tune in for around the clock hacking

slider, angle-to-motion converter, rainbow eel body/frame rev. 2, etc.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

upgrading generator motors in carriage sliders

notice the blue replacement drive gears

this frame will hold keyboard, controls. generator, and electronics

lightweight frame/chassis in .326" plywood

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

updating the rainbow eel's controls

first, removing the combined key + slider panel.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

stylophone main board

incl. LM386 400mW amp. bypass its input at pin 3.

genrator-powered STYLOPHONE

a small twist if the knob gets rectified and powers the stylophone on a note-by-note basis.

Sunday, January 2, 2011

new electric eel prototype

this is the first electric eel built with its bowed-stick generator mounted atop a lazy susan