I built an analog synthesizer from scratch. Here is how I did it...



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Come and see how I built my DIY Minimoog clone! I had a blast working on this project. It was certainly my most intensive project to date. I hope that this video can provide inspiration, education, and entertainment to all who watch it.

Sources:
FantasyJackPalance - http://www.fantasyjackpalance.com/fjp/sound/synth/synthdata/16-moog-minimoog.html
Inaptly Crafted - https://inaptlycrafted.blogspot.com/2016/06/minimoog-replica.html
Fourty Seven Effects MIDI Library - https://github.com/FortySevenEffects/arduino_midi_library
My Enclosure - https://www.circuitspecialists.com/rackmount-enclosure-37-5u.html
Oscillator Board Repairs - https://drive.google.com/file/d/16hPkqwMRf6s4ZSvRaEkiS9aFQvu0ZWti/view?usp=sharing
Oscillator Tuning Guide - http://search.retrosynth.com/ah/search/lookit.cgi?-v9901.2166
My Bill of Materials - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1MzY_oB0by-XSSeG-29ZJxs2-rF1L-Tkn/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=103750383550029156948&rtpof=true&sd=true

Chapters:
0:00 Intro
1:38 Oscillator Trade-Off
2:35 Ordering Parts
3:54 Component Matching
5:57 Board Assembly
7:14 Enclosure
8:16 Mounting & Wiring
10:54 First Test
12:07 Fixing Bugs
13:10 MIDI Controller
15:04 Tuning
15:37 Final Demonstration
18:22 Outro
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