Davy Jones
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Digital Synth Modulin (Wintergatan-Inspired)

A low-cost digital version of Wintergatan's Magical Modulin that is reprogrammable and can play two notes per controller simultaneously!

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Things used in this project

Hardware components

Spresense boards (main & extension)
Sony Spresense boards (main & extension)
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SparkFun Spectra Symbol SoftPot Membrane Potentiometer
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Adafruit Interlink Force Sensing Resistor 609mm
×1
SparkFun Analog/Digital MUX Breakout - CD74HC4067
SparkFun Analog/Digital MUX Breakout - CD74HC4067
Optional, useful for scaling the number of ribbon controllers up
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Adafruit MCP4725
Optional, useful for creating a proper analog waveform output
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Adafruit Speaker 4 Ohm 3 Watt
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Adafruit Neopixel Digital RGB LED Strip
Optional for creating a lightshow that keeps up with the music
×1
Adafruit Powerbank 5V 2A
×1
PAM8403
×1
SparkFun TRRS 3.5mm Jack Breakout
SparkFun TRRS 3.5mm Jack Breakout
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SparkFun Audio Cable 3.5mm
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Wooden Frame 70cm x 10cm
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Wooden Frame 10cm x 10cm
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Wooden Frame 70cm x 13.6cm
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Lacquer/Paint (Optional)
×1

Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Oscilloscope (generic)
Optional, useful for testing, low-cost DIY option in link

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Schematics

Spresense Modulin circuit, excluding amplifier and power connections

Basic circuitry for the Spresense-based modulin

Code

Spresense Modulin

Code executed on the Sony Spresense that acquires ribbon controller input and output sound to amplifier.

Credits

Davy Jones

Davy Jones

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