Circuits

Buddha Machine Therimin Hack

Buddha Machine Therimin Hack

BUDDHA MACHINE ELECTROSTATIC THERIMIN CIRCUIT BEND KEEP THE MACHINE ‘ON‘ THE WHOLE TIME YOU DO THIS, IT’S OK AND WILL HELP YOU DETERMINE WHETHER OR NOT THE HACK IS WORKING!! No guarantees this will work on your machine, but hopefully it will. If you’re here, […]

Noisetendo 555 Synth

Noisetendo 555 Synth

NOISETENDO, the Nintendo Game Controller 555 Synth   I’m hoping I’m the first to give birth to this, but it’s very likely I am not considering there are way more people better and more creative at circuit bending than I.  That being said, if you’re […]

PT2399 Simple Delay Circuit

PT2399 Simple Delay Circuit

PT 2399 SIMPLE LOFI DELAY CIRCUIT PLAYED WITH NOISETENDO OR OTHER DEVICE This circuit is very dirty — DIRRRRRRTY  and it’s great!  Incredibly simple, just a few parts.  This is based on the Getlofi.com simple delay.  Getlofi.com doesn’t have the schematic, but I looked at […]

Touchy Box Jukebox

Touchy Box Jukebox

Touchy Box  Circuit Bent Electronic Toy Jukebox   I saw this toy jukebox at HEB (a grocery store chain here in Texas) for only $2.50, I couldn’t resist.  I had to own it, and bend it, and make it mine…     The jukebox is […]

Audio through Laser

Audio through Laser

One of the problems with a lot of the “audio through laser” circuits is that the audio input is from a weak source, like an iphone or mp3 player.  I teach in a loud classroom and this is just impossible for my students to get […]

Meade 1209 Focuser Controller

Meade 1209 Focuser Controller

The Meade 1209 zero shift micro focuser (very difficult to find by the way, here’s the manual too) that I purchased was the latest version that did NOT have the handbox controller for it.  The latest version is only compatible with the LX200 series where […]

9kV Tesla Coil

9kV Tesla Coil

      9kv static spark gap tesla coil video journal   This is my first attempt at making a tesla coil.  The measurements are here thanks to Teslacoil CAD, and JavaTC, all amazing pieces of software.  This will give you the basic “numbers” but […]

8-step Atari Punk Sequencer

8-step Atari Punk Sequencer

Atari Punk Sequencer Highly suggest doing this project in this order:   1)  make a solid atari punk console, one you can rely on and you know well, I have a great diagram on my APC page on this site. 2)  separately build a 555 […]

555 Audio Modulated 20kV Flyback

555 Audio Modulated 20kV Flyback

Audio Modulated Flyback Transformer pulsed DC high voltage using 555 timer         This is the circuit I followed.  The only changesI made were: – instead of 10k and 9k pots I used what I had on hand, I used two 50k pots. […]