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DIY Sampler ("Where’s the Party At", SamplerBox, etc.)...
« on: December 29, 2008, 04:57:35 PM »
“Where’s the Party At?” Bendable, Open DIY Sampler Brings 8-bit Back
By Peter Kirn
Todd Bailey’s “Where’s the Party At?” wants to return to a simpler, glitchier era of sampling. When CDM spoke to Hank Shocklee, Public Enemy’s legendary producer, he talked about how those artists really preferred earlier samplers because of, not in spite of, their flaws. And because lo-fi is a little easier to pull off, this makes a great project.
http://createdigitalmusic.com/2008/09/25/wheres-the-party-at-bendable-open-diy-sampler-brings-8-bit-back/

http://www.narrat1ve.com/

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SamplerBox

[HowTo] Turn a Raspberry Pi into a DIY Virtual Instrument with SamplerBox | Phazerville (12.11.2019)Here's how I turned my Raspberry Pi into a DIY sample-based multi-instrument solution for live performance! From 808 drums to synth leads, to fully multi-sampled grand piano, you can play them all with a standard MIDI keyboard. I wanted a way to easily incorporate virtual instruments into my live-looping workflow without running VSTi's on a laptop, and SamplerBox was the perfect solution.
I'm using the Raspberry Pi 3 (with HiFiBerry DAC+, currently unused) with an Akai MPKmini mkII and a Focusrite Scarlett sound interface in conjunction with my Kaoss Pad for a standalone live-looping setup - no laptop necessary! This will also work on the Raspberry Pi 4. (Pi 2 may work, but probably not as smoothly... please share your experiences!)
https://youtu.be/N-yQnr4uUdY


SOFTWARE :
SamplerBox - https://samplerbox.org

https://www.samplerbox.org/makeit

https://github.com/josephernest/SamplerBox

https://samplerbox.readthedocs.io/en/latest/

https://readthedocs.org/projects/samplerbox/downloads/pdf/latest/

http://homspace.xs4all.nl/homspace/samplerbox/index.html

https://cdn.hackaday.io/files/9825420352800/SamplerBox-Dva.pdf

http://www.craigandheather.net/docs/SamplerboxMellotronArticle.pdf
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diy rompler ...
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2009, 03:12:12 PM »
Rompler is a nickname for an electronic musical instrument that playbacks samples stored in ROM chips to generate sound. ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rompler

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A simple EPROM Sampler
A simple design to bring 8s of 8bit sound to a speaker.
http://llg.cubic.org/es/


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Thursday, November 13, 2008
A True Rompler (1): Raw Digital Audio
Introduction
I wanted to make a device that plays back digital audio, without the use of any programming or a microcontroller or a computer. In other words, the most basic rompler, as a hardware-only device.

Overview
A 32KB EPROM is used to store some digital audio. A counting circuit is used to sequentially (or otherwise) recall the samples from the memory byte-by-byte. These bytes are then converted to an analog waveform, ready for amplification and listening.

Preparing and Transferring the Audio
I sequenced a two bar loop at 240 bpm. This equals 2 seconds of audio. This was then converted to a sample quality of 8 bit / 16,384 Hz, so that two seconds' worth fits into the 32KB memory space exactly. ... (Sebastian Tomczak)

http://little-scale.blogspot.com/2008/11/true-rompler-1-raw-digital-audio.html

http://little-scale.blogspot.com/2008/11/true-rompler-2-drum-machine.html

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« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2010, 01:55:31 PM »
4-Mbit (512K x 8) Static RAM
The CY7C1049D is a high-performance CMOS static RAM
organized as 512K words by 8 bits.
http://www.compel.ru/pdf/CYPR/cy7c1049d_8.pdf


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Quantix-8 - diy sampler ...
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2011, 08:27:30 PM »
The Quantix-8 module is a CV Quantizer / Wavetable Oscillator based on a 4Mbits Static RAM memory and a PIC microcontroler with a full MIDI implementation. The memory contain 2048 waveforms of 256bytes organised into a matrix of 32 Banks x 64 Waves. The Quantix-8 is a very polyvalent 7 in 1 module.
http://m.bareille.free.fr/modular1/quantix8/quantix8.htm

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Virtual Radio Playback (Sample Player) ...
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2011, 05:46:39 PM »
Virtual Radio Playback (Sample Player)
https://www.modulargrid.net/e/music-thing-modular-radio-music

This is not a radio. It is a sample player that behaves like a radio.

A digital way to simulate radio-powered compositions by John Cage, Karlheinz Stockhausen and Don Buchla's voltage-controlled radio experiments. It uses a teensy3.1 to play files from a SD card to simulate a voltage controlled AM/FM/Shortwave/Time Travel radio.

It is designed to be a source of unexpected audio, not a drum loop player or a sample mangler.
Like a radio, this module works on a series of banks and stations. Each of the 16 banks can contain many different stations. Each station is .raw audio file stored in a bank directory on the SD card. Choose a bank by pressing and holding the RESET switch. Choose a station by turning the STATION knob or plugging a voltage into TUNE.

    Up to 32gb storage, 16 banks of 75 channels each
    Files stored as headerless .raw wav files
    Customise the module by editing settings.txt on the SD Card

https://github.com/TomWhitwell/RadioMusic/wiki

http://musicthing.co.uk/modular/?p=1075

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"Eurorack Basics #5: RadioMusic Modul löten" Igor Sabara (30.01.2018)
Vielseitiger Eurorack Sampler oder Akkord-Oszillator zum selber bauen
RadioMusic / Chord Organ. Schritt für Schritt Anleitung für Anfänger zum Aufbau des beliebten Eurorack Modul-Bausatzes. RadioMusic von Music Thing Modular ist schon jetzt ein Klassiker unter den Eurorack-Modulen. Dieses Modul gibt es jedoch nicht fertig zu kaufen, sondern ist nur als Bausatz zum selber löten verfügbar. Das RadioMusic ist relativ einfach aufzubauen und dadurch auch bestens als euer erster Bausatz geeignet. Ich gehe mit euch alle Schritte ganz genau durch. ...
https://www.bonedo.de/artikel/einzelansicht/eurorack-basics-5-radiomusic-modul-loeten.html

https://www.thonk.co.uk/shop/radio-music-full-diy-kit/


DIY Eurorack Module: 17 things to know about Radio Music
https://musicthing.co.uk/pages/radio.html

Nachbau: Music Thing Modulars Radio Station
http://www.hostermann.de/2017/09/05/nachbau-music-thing-modulars-radio-station/

https://soundcloud.com/musicthing/radio-music-20-minutes-of-madness

https://github.com/TomWhitwell/RadioMusic/wiki

https://www.voltagecontrollab.com/2016/10/25/radio-music-alternative-firmware/



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Wave Table - for music synthesizers.
Bank and Wave tables can be selected either by a pulse on the appropriate input, or by pushing one of the front panel switches. The currently selected Bank and Wave are displayed by two single digit led displays.
http://www.cgs.synth.net/modules/wavetable.html

http://www.cgs.synth.net/modules/pic/schem_cgs02_wavetable.gif

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« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2012, 11:18:26 AM »
SD card midi sample player
The basic concept was to have a standard MIDI input (very easy), have a library of different sound sets that I could switch between (an SD card being the obvious cheap choice) and generate high quality (CD rate or thereabouts) sample output which would require a fairly fast CPU and a high quality DAC (harder). I also wanted it to be polyphonic as typically there is around 3-8 notes sounding simultaneously when playing a melodeon (usually bass + bass chord + treble, but you have 8 fingers at your disposal which if you're getting funky could mean 8 notes!). ...
http://www.bassmaker.co.uk/


DIY MIDIbox SD Card Polyphonic Sample Player (16 bit 44.1k)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgCKO7A0IEs

http://midibox.org/forums/topic/16242-sd-card-polyphonic-sample-player/

http://www.midibox.org/dokuwiki/doku.php?id=midibox_sd_card_sample_player




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deMIDulator (diy sampler) ...
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2012, 04:32:24 PM »
The deMIDulator is a MIDI-controlled audio synthesizer, lo-fi audio sampler and PIC microcontroller development platform. ...
http://badhandshake.com/demidulator/index.html


    8-bit digital synthesis
    Compact design
    Simple user interface
    Three sound modes: Sine, Square, Sample
    Three playback modes: Polyphonic, Sustain, Monophonic
    4 note polyphony
    Sample mode allows user to record custom audio sample to use as playback sound (max length = ~2 seconds)
    Line-In and Microphone(PCB or external) audio inputs for sample recording
    4-conductor headset jack provides both audio output and microphone input for use with iPhone-compatible headsets
    MIDI output jack functions as MIDI-thru
    Analog volume and frequency cutoff controls
    MIDI control of Waveform Select, Mode Select, Pitch Wheel, Modulation, Attack Time, Release Time
    Firmware upgradable via MIDI SysEx
    Flexible power options: AC adaptor, 3xAAA batteries, ICSP header
    Socketed microcontroller and EEPROM ICs
    Small prototyping area on PCB
    Sweet laser-cut wood enclosure with latching battery panel
    Open source design files

http://derekenos.com/deMIDulator_overview.html


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« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2013, 02:09:10 PM »
DIY 12-bit Audio Sampler
A few weeks back I started work on a 12-bit sampler. ...
http://www.epromfoundry.com/home/?page_id=889

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Flash / EPROM Music: Modular Breadboard Setup
http://little-scale.blogspot.de/2012/08/flash-eprom-music-modular-breadboard.html

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Standuino microGranny is pocket sized handmade granular sampler. It uses microSD card to store samples. You can adjust many parameters of the samples and trigger them by MIDI.
Designed by Anymade Studio
http://www.standuino.eu/devices/instruments/microgranny/

http://www.standuino.eu/devices/instruments/microgranny/microgranny-codes-and-hardware-specs/

http://passthrough.fw-notify.net/download/251354/http://www.standuino.eu/wp-content/uploads/microGrannyAssembling.pdf

http://www.standuino.eu/wp-content/uploads/microGranny-manual-poster.pdf

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« Reply #8 on: January 28, 2013, 05:20:14 PM »
EPROM AF GENERATOR
by Harry Lythall - SM0VPO
http://www.sm0vpo.com/eprom/epromosc.htm


WAV AUDIO TO EPROM
by Harry Lythall - SM0VPO
http://www.sm0vpo.com/eprom/wave_00.htm

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Build Your Own Wave Player with CD Audio Quality
This project is a cost-effective implementation of Wave Player with CD Audio Quality which is able to play all kinds of WAVE files. The MCU I used in this project is ATmega128, but it is optional. This system is able to process 8-bit / 16-bit Mono / Stereo Wave Files with sample rate less than or equal to 44100Hz. The hardware is very simple, a simple resistor voltage dividing circuit is built to combine two 8-bit PWM output to 16-bit DAC. ...
http://hackaday.io/project/3649-build-your-own-wave-player-with-cd-audio-quality

http://people.ece.cornell.edu/land/courses/ece4760/FinalProjects/f2014/wz233/ECE%204760%20Final%20Report%20%28HTML%29/ECE%204760%20Stereo%20Player.html



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« Reply #10 on: July 20, 2020, 04:59:35 PM »
Teensy Drum Sample Player (05.11.2018)
Learning how to use Teensy audio libraries and the audio board to generate drum synth sounds and play back percussion wav samples. 
Using the online Teensy audio design GUI, the skeleton of the sketch can be auto-generated after visual audio blocks are dragged onto the workspace and inputs/outputs are connected with patch cables. 
Once the Arduino code is exported, the settings for those audio blocks can be controlled in the sketch. 
WAV files containing audio samples can be converted into hex data, compiled into the sketch, and played back from memory.
https://youtu.be/exhIvvogbsg

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« Reply #11 on: December 16, 2020, 03:30:07 PM »
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