Monday, 13 August 2018

TEENSY-Synth PART 7 - PITCH BEND

In this episode we will add Pitch Bend to the synth. To properly understand  pitch bend messages we will look at the bits and bytes of the Midi language. If you are unfamiliar with Binary numbers you can get a quick primer by watching: MIDI for the Arduino - Understanding MIDI Language

Download the example code HERE


Saturday, 4 August 2018

TEENSY-Synth PART 6 - FILTER

In this episode we will add a Filter to the synth and learn how to control it with a Akai MPK Mini MKII controller.

Download the example code HERE


Thursday, 26 July 2018

TEENSY-Synth PART 5 - WAVEFORM SELECT & DETUNE

In this episode we will add a Waveform selector and Detune control. This is starting to sound good!

Download the example code HERE


Thursday, 12 July 2018

TEENSY-Synth PART 4 - ADSR

In this episode we will add an ADSR envelope generator to our synth. We'll also clean up our control panel using Pure Data Sub-patches.

Download the example code HERE


Thursday, 21 June 2018

TEENSY-Synth PART 3 - KEYBOARD

In this episode we are going to make our synth playable by connecting a USB-Midi keyboard. We'll also look at Key-Buffers, Last Note priority, and code optimization.

Download the example code HERE


Friday, 8 June 2018

TEENSY-Synth PART 2

Welcome to Part 2 of the TEENSY-Synth project. In this episode we will build a custom control panel with the open source, multimedia programming language Pure Data.

Download the example code HERE

Download Pure Data HERE


Thursday, 31 May 2018

TEENSY-Synth PART 1

In this series we are going to build a DIY Synth using a Teensy 3.2 microcontroller and a Teensy Audio Adaptor board. The goal of this first episode is to solder up the components and get it to make some noise with a small test program.

Download the Test Program HERE



You can purchase the required parts at PJRC.com

TEENSY 3.2

AUDIO ADAPTOR BOARD

DOUBLE-DECKER HEADERS