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Synthia - Build & Code Your Own DIY Synth Kit

SKU 4317
£115.99 inc VAT
£96.66 ex VAT
25 in stock.

With Synthia, you'll learn how microcomputers and other electronic components are used for sound production as you assemble your digital musical sampler. You will be able to create unique music by playing with the pre-loaded sound samples or recording your own sound samples with the built-in microphone, and much more. Sythnia combines the functions of a Sampler, Sequencer, Synthesizer and Drum Machine.

You do not need any previous skills or experiences when building Synthia, the main goal is to learn along the way while having fun, the build time is approximately 2 hours.

Some of the main things you will learn with Synthia include

  • How to solder and assemble your very own electronic device
  • Which electronic components are needed for digital sound production
  • About Digital-to-Analog signal conversion
  • What sound waves are, and how to synthesize them with electronic circuitry
  • How to code custom light shows for the built-in LED grid
  • How digital sound samplers work
  • How to record and edit sound recordings

Synthia is equipped with:

  • A dual-core CPU (ESP32)
  • Five pushbuttons
  • Two encoder knobs
  • Two slider potentiometers
  • MEMS microphone for recording samples
  • A dedicated DAC with a Class-D amplifier
  • 1W speaker
  • USB-C
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 121 flashy LEDs

What's in the box:

  • Main circuit board with an integrated dual-core CPU, MEMS microphone, DAC, amplifier, USB-C, and lots of LEDs
  • Acrylic casing
  • Pushbuttons, knobs, sliders
  • USB-C cable
  • A bag of other small components such as connectors, nuts, and bolts
  • An instruction booklet – ready for your offline knowledge consumption