This is an expanded kit, including three boards and all the components you need to build your own instruments! It also comes with access to our beginners video course - Introduction to Synth Programming on the Daisy Seed. If you want to build synthesizers and effects, this is the perfect place to start.
Simple 42HP, Simple Fix and Simple Touch - all in one special package!
Simple is 21cm wide (42HP in Eurorack terms) and 11cm tall (3HP in Eurorack terms). It's a perfect size for a standalone instruments. but can also be used as a monstrous 42HP Eurorack module.
The Simple board has 80 modular sockets (footprints) where you can stick potentiometers, switches, jacks and even faders. You can connect various microcontrollers on it Daisy Seed (included), Teensy and Arduino Nano.
Included in the kit is the Simple Fix is a tiny electronic board, designed for the Daisy Seed, Teensy and Arduino Nano microcontrollers. Perfect for programming quick sketches and playing in small setups.
On the left of the board you'll find 4 modular sockets (footprints) that can hold potentiometers, trimmers, switches and jacks. On the right you'll find two additional footprints. These are normally used for audio in and out, but they can also be used for controls like the ones on the right. At the bottom right there is a small prototyping board for connecting additional circuits if needed (for example, a touch sensor (also included in this kit).
Simple Touch is a 16HP 8.9cm wide (16HP in Eurorack terms) and 11cm tall (3HP in Eurorack terms). It's a perfect size to hold in your hand and mess around with the touch pads, faders, switches and pots! You can also mount it inside a Eurorack case. Note that Eurorack requires a few additional components for power and signal level. That being said, you can wire the output directly into Eurorack, just make sure you don't send any Eurorack signals into Simple Touch without adding a buffer circuit.
Simple Touch can hold up to 2 faders, 6 potentiometers and 8 switches. It includes a built in stereo input and output. You can connect various microcontrollers on it such as the Daisy Seed (included), Teensy and Arduino Nano.
The video course - Introduction to Synth Programming on the Daisy Seed, is the perfect place for artists and musicians to get started with synth design and programming. Below is one of the lessons in the course, to give you an indication to the content and quality.
Check out the Simple Synth Manual to learn about synth design, soldering, synthesis techniques and more. This document is constantly being updated with more resources for you to learn from.
Simple synth DIY boards are compatible with the following microcontrollers 01. Daisy Seed 02. Arduino Nano 03. Teensy. Other microcontrollers might fit as well. The microcontroller slot includes 48 pads.
You can use various components on the Simple footprint. Officially, the components below are supported, but constantly see makers hack the board and add more components. It is a prototyping board, so feel free to try and experiment!
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