Thanks for supporting the Tiny-TS

January 10, 2017

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Tiny-TS STL-files released

January 3, 2017

The STL-files for 3D printing your own casing for the Tiny-TS are now released at:

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2012211

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Panel for the upcoming FM-firmware

December 28, 2016

Here is the panel layout of the upcoming 2-operator FM firmware for the Tiny-TS.

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Tiny-TS firmware update handles CV inputs

December 26, 2016

The Tiny-TS is only monophonic and doesn’t have an arpeggiator.
But with the v1.1 firmware it now also handles CV and Gate input from a sequencer to make it play arpeggios.

On startup it checks if the Gate output is grounded.
If it is it reverses the CV/Gate ports to inputs.

The Gate now triggers the envelope and the CV input shifts an octave up on the keyboard.

Voila!
You can now play arpeggios.

The Tiny-TS project now on Hackster.io

December 22, 2016

The DIY building instructions are now also available at Hackster.io

https://www.hackster.io/janost/tiny-ts-an-open-source-diy-touch-synthesizer-14ce7d

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Working on the Tiny-TS Casing

December 21, 2016

Working on the STL-file for 3D printing the casing for the Tiny-TS synthesizer.

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Tiny-TS 2-OP FM Firmware Released

December 16, 2016

There is now an alternate firmware for the Tiny-TS credit card synthesizer.

It features a 2 operator FM sound engine instead of the original Resonant peak engine.

The Tiny-TS is available at Kickstart

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Tiny-TS, 95% funded with 23 days left

December 15, 2016

The Tiny-TS synth is 95% funded on Kickstarter with 23 days left of the campaign.
So pledge the final 5% and you will most certainly get your Tiny-TS synth.

When the Kickstarter is funded additional firmware will be released.

One firmware makes the gate output into a MIDI output instead for controlling MIDI-Synthesizers.

And also a new sound engine with a 2-operator FM synth.

 

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The TinyTS – Also on Kickstarter

December 8, 2016

Now also on Kickstarter

 

The build thread is available here:
https://janostman.wordpress.com/the-tiny-ts-diy-touch-synthesizer/

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The Tiny TS – A DIY Touch Synthesizer

November 28, 2016

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The Tiny TS is a credit card sized (100x65mm) fully open-sourced synthesizer with a 1-octave capacitive touch keyboard.

It has Audio/CV/Gate outputs and 6 synth parameter dials.

If you don’t like the onboard sound of the synth, the CV’s output 1V/oct and Gate from the keyboard so teams well with my other oscillator chips.

This will be this christmas DIY kit to play with.

The synthesizer parameter knobs are:
DCO: Coarse pitch and Double. The CV out follows the keyboard and coarse pitch.
DCF: Filter peak and ENVmod.
ENV: Attack and Release affecting amplitude.

And it will be cheap:
$20 for the PCB only.
$30 for PCB and a preprogrammed chip.
$50 for full kit with all the parts.
$60 prebuilt plug&play.

Support the http://igg.me/at/TinyTS Indiegogo campaign to get one.

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