Rockit DIY 8bit synth is now launched

November 18, 2011 · Posted in Uncategorized 

HackMe Electronics has announced that the Rockit synth – their DIY 8-bit synthesizer project – has shipped.

Rockit is an open source analog-digital hybrid synth, created by Matt Heins. Heins says that he’s shipped about 175 Rockits in some for (assembled, kits or PCBs). The Rockit is now available assembled for $229, or as a kit for $139.

Features:

  • Two Mixable Oscillators with 16 Waveshapes/Sounds and Detune
  • Analog Voltage-Controlled Amplifier with ADSR controls
  • Digitally Controlled Analog Filter with Selectable Low/Band/High Pass and External Audio Input and Independent Envelope
  • Two LFOs with 16 Waveshapes and 6 Destinations Each
  • MIDI In and Out
  • Open Source C Code with an AVR Microcontroller
  • 16 Slots for Patch Save and Recall

You can preview the sound of the Rockit synthesizer below:

Latest tracks by hackmeopen

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