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Franzis MKI-2K16 Synthesizer Build Itself Kit

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The Franzis Music Synthesizer kit lets you build your own little musical instrument. You can play notes over two octaves, including half tones (minims). Additionally, you can use the customisable sound effects, tremolo and envelope modulation, to give your compositions or interpretations a unique and lively sound.

This is a self assembly kit that has been designed with the complete novice in mind. The main circuit board is fully assembled and tested and has generous solder pads for you to make connections to the speaker, controls and other parts. Cleverly, the touch pads to control the synthesizer are on the reverse of the main board. This simple kit is supplied with assembly and soldering instructions in English and builds into a fun and interesting project.

+ 2 octaves with half tones (minims)
+ Control tremolo, envelope modulation and volume
+ Ideal first soldering project
+ You will also need 3 x 1.5V AA batteries

Components in the box:
1 x main board
4 x push buttons
2 x LEDs
1 x speaker
1 x potentiometer with knob
1 x battery box
+ jumper wire
+ fixing screws and nuts.

Product Description:

Do you remember Axel F., the Beverly Hills Cop soundtrack, A-Ha's Take on Me or the songs by the German band Kraftwerk? This retro modem, the mini keyboard of the 80s, allows you to revive the music in modem style.

That's how to make music: Build your own synthesizer!

Gilded touch keys serve as a keyboard for making music. With the completed synthesizer, you can create classical sounds as well as futuristic music. Two push-buttons let you easily change between two octaves, tempered whites and semi-tones. Simply touch the keys with your finger to make the desired notes.

Mini keyboard: Revive the sound of the 80s!

Use sound effects to craft your music individually. LEDs visualize the selected settings. Of course, the Franzis synthesizer also comes with a volume control. The kit comprises all required components. Even with low mechanical skills, you can build the synthesizer swiftly and easily. The detailed instructions describe the assembly step by step. Only a few components have to be soldered to the pre-assembled circuit board.

Technical Specifications
Type: Digital
Synthesis: Oscillator(s)
Oscillators: 1
Waveforms: Square
Osc Modulation: Envelope, Keyboard, Knob, LFO
Envelopes: 1
LFO: 1
LFO Parameters: Triangle
Polyphony & Tuning
Polyphony: 1
Timbrality: 1
Tuning: Standard
Modes: Mono
Case: Desktop
Keyboard: 25 keys, Touch Plates, Metal
Controls: Buttons, Knobs, Sliders
Display Type: LED
Audio Output Connections: 1/8" Phone Jack, Mono Out
Audio Output Count: 1
Power: 3 x 1.5V AA batteries
Year Released: 2017
Manuals & Documents

Product Links
Company Product Sites:
[+] www.franzis.de
MSRP List Price: 29.95 Euros - convert
Retail Street Price: 27 Euros - convert

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