The Stepped Tone Generator circuit by Forrest M Mims III has been around for ages. Recently the same circuit was rediscovered and reborn catching the attention of the Internet as the Atari Punk Console for its coarse and crunchy tones. When it became apparent that the demand for this sound was still great it was … Continue reading Atari Punk Console 2.0 Kit from GetLoFi
The Atari Punk Console has been encased in many things like Ikea bowls, Atari Mice, Cigar Boxes and now I present you the light bulb APC built by DNNY. This new trend of Glassware-electronics is certainly not for everyone, considering the changes of getting shards stuck in your hands to be rather high, however it … Continue reading Glassware-electronics Atari Punk Console
Tuomo from Finland has posted this neat video on the OikoSulku blog. It contains an Atari Punk Console circuit patched to a Filter stage and then to an LM386 Amp stage. The filter on a square wave synth sounds pretty cool and creates an ADSR Envelope to shape the sound. I dig the little cigar … Continue reading Atari Punk Console + Filter + Amp = Cigar Box Modular Synth
Herre from Holland spent 3 whole days creating this incarnation of the Atari Punk Console circuit in an actual Atari Mouse case. It features touch contacts for pitch changes and knobs for wobbly controls. No website yet just an image, however it goes to show that anything can be turned into a sound making gizmo.
This Dual Atari Punk Console comes via Andy in Paris France. Encased in an authentic Ikea stainless steel Salad bowl with bright blue LEDs to pierce through the darkness, very nice addition to the APC line. A video of sample sounds is available in youTube as well. It seems to me that common household objects … Continue reading Ikea DroneDome Dual Atari Punk Console