Making Synths with Arduino

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2824 Real St.

Austin, TX 78722

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Making Synths with Arduino

June 3rd - July 15th, 2020

Wednesdays, 6-9 pm

7 class sessions total

$300 class fee + $50 materials fee


ABOUT THIS CLASS

In this course, you’ll learn how to build your own digital synthesizers and effects from scratch.

By the end of the course, you might create a new kind of delay effect, an ambient sound generator for an installation, a patchable modular synth, or whatever device you can dream up!
Starting to code with Arduino and hooking up the appropriate hardware for audio i/o and control can be daunting, but in this course, we’ll start at the very beginning and quickly get you making all kinds of music and noise.

This course is great for beginners to DIY hardware and software as well as those who have some coding experience and would like to get into making noise.


WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
  • Arduino programming basics
  • Using the Teensy audio.h library
  • Digital and analog hardware basics
  • Audio processing basics
  • Coordinating LEDs with your sounds
  • Novel user interface hardware (light, motion, touch…)

Examples:

Complex sampler and delay effect with modular i/o -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZnpJhPwAW4


Simple patchable breadboard noise synth

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dn3dbp2wcWI


Light and sound-generating ambient object

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DUR61DOzFQ



COURSE MATERIALS NEEDED

Windows or Mac laptop with Arduino installed (Free Software)


REQUIREMENTS
  • No prior electronics or programming experience required

  • Basic computer skills are required such as downloading, installing, and launching applications, as well as familiarity with your operating system


MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

John-Michael Reed has been building analog and digital light and sound devices since 2005 when he founded Bleep Labs. He currently teaches classes on music technology at ACC.

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