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8-bit Arcade Guitar Synth

Posted March 2, 2012 by Chris

“Mike Davenport has hand-built an 8-bit “arcade guitar” synthesizer as part of a DIY senior project for his studies at the University of Florida. Inspired by classic video game consoles, it uses an FPGA (field-programmable gate array) for logic and function, and has strings and a joystick for adjusting the pitch and LFO rate, and even has selectable oscillator waveforms and memory locations.”

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