Updated Circuit Details for Clara Rockmores Theremin


Posted on Feb 7, 2014

Adrian Bontenbal has provided us with updated notes from his experiments in building a re-creation of Clara Rockmore`s theremin. As you`ll recall, Bob Moog shared his hand-drawn schematic for Clara`s instrument over a decade ago. Adrian started with that schematic and built his own Rockmore theremin! Along the way, he ran into some snags and debugg


Updated Circuit Details for Clara Rockmores Theremin
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ed some component values. Now, he`s back with more updates including a timbre selection circuit and a new tone decoder circuit that shows the player when they`re striking a perfect 440Hz tone. This sounds like a very useful feature to me - something I wish more theremins had built-in.




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