Short Circuit: Direct digital synthesizer

Music Technology

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.

Fatman and Circuit Girl

2 thoughts on “Short Circuit: Direct digital synthesizer

  1. Maker Dino says:

    Excellent presentation! Love the teaser with the LEDs at the end. I have to dig through my chips now! :)

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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 man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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