Open-Source Rockit 8-bit Synth Kit Coming

Chicago-based hacker and synthesist Matt Heins is working on an open source synth kit. As a co-creator of the MeeBlip open source-synth hardware, I’m biased — I want more open synth hardware! So this is looking like some great company. The instrument is 8-bit, with analog filter circuitry, coded in C. The specs: Fully Open Source Hardware and Well-Commented C Software Design Digital Analog Hybrid Circuitry 2 Digital Oscillators with 16 waveshapes, updateable to more 2 Low Frequency Modulation Oscillators with 10 destinations Innovative Digitally-Controlled Analog Filter with Low-Pass, Band-Pass, and High-Pass with Envelope Control and External Audio Input Analog …

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