Short Circuit: Direct digital synthesizer

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

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By Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

3979 Articles

I’m glad to see Jeri is back to doing her quick n’ dirty “Short Circuit” videos, where she shoots, edits, and uploads a benchtop tutorial video in record time. Sure they’re funky, but they get their point across.

In this video, she shows you how to make a simple audio direct digital synthesizer (DDS) using a 74HC4060, EPROM, and a few passive components.

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