Wirehead Instruments - Freaq FM (DIY - Red LEDs)

Product information "Wirehead Instruments - Freaq FM (DIY - Red LEDs)"
This is the DIY version of that machine with red LEDs. The Freaq FM is an 8-bit digital synthesizer for your desktop featuring dual 2-op FM voice architecture with multiple waveforms, LFO and modulation envelopes with a 16-step generative sequencer.

From soul-soothing sine waves to multiverse-shredding modulated distortion, slapping bass lines to soaring arp leads, the Freaq FM is a powerhouse of sound design packaged with a melodic and intuitive generative sequencer inspired by the likes of Elektron, Intellijel & Music Thing.

With 2 channels of liquid FM sounds, it plays great by itself or synced with your favorite external gear.

• 2 independent 2-operator FM voices
• Multi-mode FM ratios & operator waveforms
• Attack/Decay modulation envelope per voice
• LFO per voice with multiple waveforms and destinations (envelope attack, decay & depth, FM ratio, amop decay)
• 2/1.5 track polymetric sequencer with 1-16 steps per track
• Parameter-lock recording of synth parameters
• Multiple generative algorithms
• Global tonic & scale (Ionian (Major), Minor (Dorian), Pentatonic, Phrygian, Octaves, Fifths)
• Tap-tempo control
• Sync input & output (Eurorack & Volca/PO compatible)
• Audio output (14-bit DAC)
• 7-12V DC or USB powered

THT-Kit-1. This is a Do-It-Yourself kit, not an assembled module. The kit includes all parts to build the module. Only trough-hole parts to solder. Make sure to check the build guide before you buy. For build guide, more info, videos etc. please check the buttons below.
DIY Level: Easy/Medium
Depth [mm]: 100
Height [mm]: 40
Material / Color: Black FR4
Power Input Type (pri.): 5 Vdc / USB micro B
Width [mm]: 111
Manufacturer "Wirehead Instruments"
“Wireheading is the act of directly triggering the brain's reward center by electrical stimulation of an inserted wire, for the purpose of 'short-circuiting' the brain's normal reward process and artificially inducing pleasure.” With a lifelong passion for music and technology, I have been designing and building synthesizers, modules and noise machines in my home studio since 2020. Combining a background in electronics assembly and software development with many years as an acoustic and electronic musician, I have long since bored all my family and friends with endless bleeps&bloops, so I started publishing to share my music/noise with a wider audience. I quickly learned that the world does not need many more 10-minute-long DAWless jams but there are lots of people interested in fun noisy music machines and projects! In 2023, Meebleeps Machines became “Wirehead Instruments” to reflect the primary purpose of these tools - artificially induced pleasure!

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