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by not-tachyons
Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: 50's vaccum tube synth/organ mods/circuit bending?
Replies: 4
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Re: 50's vaccum tube synth/organ mods/circuit bending?

You've picked a very dangerous bit of kit to be circuit bending there. The DC high tension voltage on the valve/tube heaters is the last thing you want to tangle with. Oh no I'm not touching these tube circuits. This was way before UL standards were on everything, definitely not on this organ at le...
by not-tachyons
Thu Jul 13, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: 50's vaccum tube synth/organ mods/circuit bending?
Replies: 4
Views: 1606

50's vaccum tube synth/organ mods/circuit bending?

I came across this old hammond chord organ for free on craigslist. It's really interesting, in that its not a tone wheel organ, It's a synthesizer based on vacuum tube oscillators. They're amazingly still in tune over 50 years later. They were basically meant for the home market in the 50's and that...