The DM77 is a Drum Synthesizer, inspired by the Coron DS8, with improved characteristics.
The DM77 is ready for its official release in version 1.0. Before, here’s the last prototype version 0.5. Except maybe few value changes on some resistors, the circuit is final and will be the identical in 1.0.
Continue reading DM77 – V0.5 – Documentation and assembly guide
Things are going well with the DM77. A new revision of the PCB is on my desk, ready for some tests.
In the meantime, I’ve just received the new 10HP Front Panel. It’s cute in black!
See more pictures in the Photo album.
The DM77 is a clone of the famous drum synth Coron DS8. It’s essentially a VCO associated with an Envelope generator and its VCA. But it can also be used as a simple, almost standalone, synth.
Here’s a quick demo of two DM77 playing the Chase theme by G. Moroder. The purpose of the video is to show the 1V/Octave tracking capabilities of the DM77.
One of my first projects (and one of my first posts here) was about a clone of the classic funky/cheesy drum synth, the Coron DS8. You know the piouuu piouuu drum sounds from disco era? Well it’s probably the DS8.
Continue reading From DS8 to DM77