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Re: Tremolo / Phaser
« Reply #15 on: September 29, 2010, 08:05:03 PM »
The tremolo is about 90% done. The phaser...well, I'm still wrapping my head around it, but I have all the materials I need to start: schematics, OTA's, a desire to embarrass myself...

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Re: Tremolo / Phaser
« Reply #16 on: October 31, 2010, 01:28:39 PM »
Check this out.

http://www.electricdruid.net/images/lfo/TapTremolo.gif

and the code for the microcontroller

http://www.electricdruid.net/code/TAPLFO2.ASM

you can get PICs programmed by digikey if you send them the code. It is a tremulus lune with the microcontroller controlling the LED/LDR. Looks awesome.

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Re: Tremolo / Phaser
« Reply #17 on: November 02, 2010, 03:47:20 AM »
Jake, that's awesome. Thanks for posting. What does it take to program a PIC? A parallel port, I'm guessing?

I should look into this.

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Re: Tremolo / Phaser
« Reply #18 on: November 02, 2010, 10:30:13 AM »
Just so you guys are aware, there is a tap tempo tremolo board available using the electric Druid pic. You can buy the very well done tabbed board from Taylor Livingston as well as the micro controller pre programmer from him also. I could post a link, but I didn't think Brian should start working on something that already exists...

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Re: Tremolo / Phaser
« Reply #19 on: November 02, 2010, 11:19:09 AM »
Yeah, I found his site shortly after that article. 

http://musicpcb.com/pcbs/tap-tempo-tremolo/

Sorry, thought it was a good idea. To program a pic you need a programming board, which you can get from Microchip or make yourself. It is really just a socket with a bunch of passive components hooked up to a USB or serial port. The EE guys at school used to do this to make robots and all kinds of crazy stuff, looks pretty easy. The programming part probably wouldn't be too hard either. Microchip sells a pic training kit, with a programming board and a bunch of fundamental exercises. May be worth it, could be very useful in certain effects applications. 

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Re: Tremolo / Phaser
« Reply #20 on: November 02, 2010, 11:29:43 AM »
http://www.microchipdirect.com/productsearch.aspx?Keywords=DV164120

Here we go. Hopefully they include a C compiler because that's all I know.

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Re: Tremolo / Phaser
« Reply #21 on: January 25, 2011, 05:52:51 PM »
Looking forward to release of a phaser. Need a good one for bass!  ;)