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Showing posts with label test equipment. Show all posts
Showing posts with label test equipment. Show all posts

Friday, May 10, 2024

Shimmers and Echoes (soundscape) for VCS3, Arp 2600, Clavinet, Mellotron and Gong.

video upload by R. Reger

"All VCS3 patches played through an Empress Echosystem. Arp 2600 patches played through a Boss RE-20 Space Echo. Clavinet played through a Fairfield Circuitry "Randy's Revenge" ring modulator. Mellotron played through an MXR 10-band EQ and Boss RV-5 reverb."

Wednesday, April 03, 2024

Walkthrough The LARGEST Test Equipment Music Studio - Willem Twee

video upload by LOOK MUM NO COMPUTER

"Today we went to Studio 1 At Willem Twee Studio's
Download the Audio WAV from this video here :-
BOOK A VISIT AT @willemtweestudios8239 :-"

Saturday, March 30, 2024

3/30/24 Pasco Scientific WA-9307A Fourier Synthesizer (modified) + Lexicon PCM 70 (3.0 Concert Hall)

video upload by Cfpp0

"This Pasco Scientific WA-9307A Fourier Synthesizer was just modified with a global pitch control. The 10K output goes to a Low-gain Electronics format jumbler (banana to 1/4” TS), then into a Lower West Side Studios Triple Attenuator module, and then into the Mackie Onyx 1640 mixer, where it gets reverb from the Lexicon PCM 70."

Sunday, March 10, 2024

Test Equipment Sample Pack - Obsolete Soundlab

video upload by

"The Obsolete Soundlab Presents -Test Equipment Sample Pack Vol 1 - OSL006

Purchase here: https://this-museum-is-not-obsolete.c...

We sampled a few pieces of our test equipment collection and ran it through some choice effects including the new LMNC MegaCat (modified tape echo)! Volume 2 coming soon!

All sounds in the video below are included in the pack, including a few added extras from our other sample packs!

Sample Pack Includes:

150+ Short & Long Sounds.

All Samples are 48Khz 24bit

All proceeds go towards maintaining and improving the museum.
All TMINO Sample Packs Available here :- https://this-museum-is-not-obsolete.c..."

Sunday, March 03, 2024

HAINBACH: A Filter So Good I Kept It a Secret

video upload by HAINBACH

"For three years now I had the HP3581A Wave Analyzer in my studio, and I only told selected nerds about it. Now its time to show what this beautiful piece of test equipment can do when used for music. This and the UBM are the only pieces I got four of, simply because both are wonderful instruments.

Music, Soundpack and thanks:"

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

BABY TEST EQUIPMENT - A Cornucopia Of Noises - Feedback Devices Education Test Equipment.

video upload by LOOK MUM NO COMPUTER

"Feedback Devices Test Equipment Noise! #synthesizer #sound #experiment
See the mentioned videos and download the mentioned song and audio! here :-
Patreon is a massive enable to making videos, the larger DIY projects would be a lot more strung out without it! so i cant thank my supporters enough."

Tuesday, February 06, 2024



"This week, @LOOKMUMNOCOMPUTER & @hackmodular built a sweet test equipment setup for the museum!

#testequipment #bruelandkjaer #noise

Obsolete Soundlab - Elka Drum Machine Sample Pack - Out Now :-
----- if you'd like to Support the museum here :-"

Monday, January 29, 2024

How To Make a Test Equipment Drum Machine

video upload by HAINBACH

"Test Equipment was for me always an experiment: using unmusical science, medical and engineering tools for music is Dark Souls level of synthesis difficulty. Coaxing tones out of them requires dedication and patience, but is very rewarding, both in developing new skills and musical results. I tried to stay to true to the tiny test equipment music world, shunning easy solutions to make it music, like using it with regular sequencers, sampling the wall or excessive editing in post. But after a few crucial pieces died off and repair costs sky-rocketed and I decided to combine it with Eurorack modular. I was very surprised by the result.


Wednesday, December 06, 2023

12/5/23 (300, 500, 1000 lullaby) Northeast Electronics Corp. TTS-4ANH & 4XDV + Peavey DDL-3

video upload by Cfpp0

"A lullaby, a duet! Three selectable frequencies (300cps, 500cps, 1000kc) on the NEC TTS-4ANH are alternated with the send freq switch, and fed into the Peavey DDL-3 digital delay pedal to overlap and sustain. No reverb is used so that the odd character of the NEC TTS-4ANH can be heard, but the highs and mids are boosted on the little Mackie Mix8 to bring out the distortion, harmonics, and switch clicks. Shot in the last few minutes of daylight."

Monday, November 20, 2023

11/19/23 Landscape Noon electrocuted by two Hewlett-Packard 3310-A Function Generators + CXM 1978

video upload by Cfpp0

Noon is passive
The sound of electricity.

Saturday, November 04, 2023

11/4/23 (test) SAE 2800 Solid State Stereo Parametric Equalizer + Hewlett-Packard 3310A (x2)

video upload by Cfpp0

"The 'melody' is range 1: Sine, Triangle, Sine, Square. The “beat” is range .1: Sine.

Considering that the SAE 2800 was intended for home hi-fi stereo use, it works out great as a musical filter. We’re a bit on the fence about whether we should sell it or not. If you want it, write to Christopher’s Boutique 489 on Reverb."

Sunday, October 29, 2023

10/28/23 (beating) Pasco Scientific 9301 (x2) + Zerosum Inertia Cenotaph + Mackie Mix12FX

video upload by Cfpp0

"Zerosum Inertia Cenotaph shows out at 2:07, 2:22, and 3:38. The right Pasco Scientific 9301 modulates the left 9301 throughout. Both 9301s need a bath."

Saturday, October 28, 2023

10/27/23 (low pass x1k, x10) Pasco Scientific 9301 & 9302 + Zerosum Inertia Cenotaph

video upload by Cfpp0

"Two filter settings on the Pasco 9302 affect the Zerosum Inertia Cenotaph differently."

Friday, October 27, 2023

10/26/23 Pasco Scientific WA-93017A Fourier Synthesizer + Zerosum Inertia Cenotaph + Mackie Mix12FX

video upload by Cfpp0

"Maiden voyage on the Pasco Scientific Fourier Synthesizer, with assistance from the Zerosum Inertia Cenotaph. And some cheap stereo Flanger by Mackie."

Sunday, October 15, 2023

Spinning the dial on Clough Brengle oscillator, a late 1930s analog device

video uploads by Brian Comnes


"It's all analog for sure , from 1938!! Don Buchla was 1 year old at the time. Bob Moog was 4 !! Daphne Oram was only 13. It uses two heterodyned tubes oscillating around 80k hz and uses a monster variable capacitor to generate the differential frequency much akin to that used in a tube based theremin, and then to an internal tube amplifier

Best part of this device is it sweeps continuously from 40k hz to about 9k. Most bench oscillators have stepped narrower ranges Here's some vids. "

via this auction

"Used Clough Brengle Beat Frequency Oscillator Model 79C

Estimated from 1937 in good working order. see videos

This an all tube analog oscillator capable of sweeping form 30 hz to 9k hz CONTINUOUSLY .

All orIginal to my knowledge. MassiVe transformers, this thing weighs in at 20 pounds (which will make shipping a bit pricey) Has new grounded power cord

Includes one connector cable."

Thursday, August 10, 2023

Hainbach Gave Away His Test Equipment - Exploring The New Tape and Test Equipment Studio in Porto

video upload by HAINBACH

"I gave away my test equipment (two palettes of it at least) and I am happy about that! Because it became the foundation of a new tape and test equipment studio that you too can record in now. It is situated at the non-profit association Sonoscopia in Porto, Portugal. Sonoscopia is a unique place run by musicians and sound artists. Every nook and cranny is filled with objects made by artists who did residencies there. It is truly one of the nicest places in experimental music I have found across the world.

I gave a workshop on how to use this equipment for music, and here is the short version of that. If you are interested in the full process and more knowledge, the unedited version is on my Patreon.

PATRONS get good things:

Monday, August 07, 2023

8/6/23 Roland SBX-80 plays its metronome and pings General Radio 1564-A + Univox ProVerb

video upload by Cfpp0

"The Roland SBX-80 does a lot—SMPTE, for one thing, but it gives you clock on TS, clock on DinSync, clock on MIDI, manual tap tempo, and so on. It was the master clock around here until Pamela’s New Workout took over. The SBX-80 looks like a 909, and has a cool numerical grid of buttons like the old keyboards (back when mice had wires). Here the SBX-80 is playing its metronome at a lugubrious 20bpm. SBX-80 metronome audio out to Univox ProVerb for some spring reverb. SBX-80 time base out to audio input on General Radio 1564-A Sound & Vibration Analyzer, with band level at 70 3mV, then 60 1mV, then 50 .3mV, with bandwidth at 1/10th octave, and frequency at 3.5, then 4, and back."

Sunday, July 30, 2023

5U Modular Patch with Wavetek Oscillator

video upload by Bata

"Module List- -
Q105 Slew Limiter
Q106 Oscillator (x3) with soft sync aid
Q107 State Variable Filter
Q109 Envelope Generator (x2)
Q112 4 Channel Mixer
Q116 Ring Modulator
Q118 Instrument Interface
Q119 Sequential Controller
Q124 Multiples
Q125 Signal Processor
Q128 Switch
Q130 Clipper/Rectifier
Q137 Power
Q147 Distributor
Q155 Curver (Curver, VCA, Slope Detector, VC Inverter)
Q157 SH++ (Sample and Hold, LFO, Clock Divider, Noise, Lag, Decay EG)
Q171 Quantizer Bank
Q179 Envelope++ (Multifunction module with looping envelopes/lfo/sequencer/gate delay/quantizer)
Some discontinued Midi interface module

STG Soundlabs -
Wave Folder
Signal Amplifiers

Synthetic Sound Labs -
Tap Tempo LFO"

Tektronix SG502 / FG502 Signal Generators

Note: Auction links are affiliate links for which the site may be compensated.

via this auction

"Here's a nice case of Tektronix signal generators. One FG502 [Function Generator], which has multiple waveforms, and a couple of SG502 [Oscillators], which offer Pulse and Sine waves. The set is working, and ready to bring that raw test equipment magic to your studio."

Monday, July 17, 2023

7/16/23 Hewlett Packard 3310A + Maestro Rhythm King MKIV + CXM 1978 + Coppersound Telegraph Stutter

video upload by Cfpp0

Follow-up to this post.

The Maestro is currently listed on Reverb here.

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