With the growing popularity of embedded design kits and microcontroller-based platforms for rapid prototyping, it’s now easier and more affordable than ever for engineers, DIYers, musicians, audiophiles, and academics to customize electronics applications of their own. The March 2012 issue of audioXpress magazine will feature an interview with two DIYers—the duo behind Tymkrs.com—who do just that. “Atdiy” and “Whisker” provide details about Zombietech.tv, their design interests, and their recent projects. Here are some of their most interesting DIY designs:
- SidCog Organ: Combine a programmable SID chip from the Commodore 64 and an old Hammond organ
- Laser Audio Transmitter: Use a laser to transmit audio with a laser transmitter and a solar panel receiver
Note: All photos courtesy of Tymkrs. The interview will appear in the March 2012 issue of audioXpress. audioXpress magazine (www.audioamateur.com), like Circuit Cellar, is an Elektor group publication.