Handmade Electronic Music The Art of Hardware Hacking

ISBN-10: 0415998735

ISBN-13: 9780415998734

Edition: 2nd 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Nicolas Collins

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List price: $49.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/13/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Foreword to Second Edition
Foreword to First Edition
Getting Started: Tools and Materials Needed
The Seven Basic Rules of Hacking: General Advice
Circuit Sniffing: Using Radios and Coils to Eavesdrop on Hidden Electromagnetic Music
Sidebar #1
In/Out (the Eighth Rule of Hacking): Speaker as Microphone, Microphone as SpeakerG++the Symmetry of it All
The Celebrated Jumping Speaker of Bowers County: Twitching Loudspeakers with Batteries
How to Solder: An Essential Skill
How to Make a Contact Mike: Using Piezo Disks to Pick Up Tiny Sounds
The Father of Invention
Piezo Music
Turn You Tiny Wall Into a Speaker (or How to Make a Piezo Driver): Resonating Objects with Piezo Disks, Transformers, and Motors
David Tudor and Rainforest
Tape Heads: Playing Credit Cards with Hand-Held Tape Heads
A Simple Air Mike: Cheap Condenser Mike Elements Make Great Microphones
Laying of Hands I (St. VitusG++ Dance): Transforming a Portable Radio into a Synthesizer by Making Your Skin Part of the Circuit
The Cracklebox
Tickle the Clock (Laying of Hands II): Finding the Clock Circuit in Toys
Hack the Clock (Learn a New Alphabet): Changing the Clock Speed for Cool New Noises
OhmG++s Law for Dummies: How to Understand Resistors
Composing Inside Electronics
Beyond the Pot: Photocells, Pressure Pads, and Other Ways to Control and Play Your Toy
Circuit Bending
Switches: How to Understand Different Switches, and Even Make Your Own
Jack, Batt, and Pack: Finishing Touches: Powering and Packaging Your Hacked Toy
WorldG++s Simplest Oscillator: Six Oscillators on a 20-Cent Chip, Guaranteed to Work
From Breadboard to Circuit Board: How to Solder Up Your First Homemade Circuit
More Oscillators: Oscillators That Modulate Each Other
Even More Oscillators: Dividers, Feedback Loops, and Instability
Using Oscillators as Clocks for Toys
On/Off: Gating, Ducking, Tremolo, and Panning
Amplification and Distortion: A Simple Circuit That Goes from Clean Preamp to Total Distortion
Analog to Digital Conversion, Sort Of: Modulating Other Audio Sources with Your Oscillators
Envelope Follower: Noise Gate, Ducker, Keyer, Compressor, Modulating Oscillator
Phase Locked Loops: Pitch Tracking & Transposition, Odd Outputs
Sequencer: Driving PLL Oscillator, Gating Signals
Video Music/Music Video: Translating Video Signals into Sound, Hacking Cheap Camera Circuits, and Extracting Sounds from Remote Controls
Visual Music
LCD Art: Making Animated Modern Daguerreotypes and Alternative Vid<$$$>
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