Originally designed by DIY electronics guru Forrest Mims III as the "Stepped Tone Generator," the Atari Punk Console is one of the most famous and recognizable Lo-Fi synth circuits ever. Using a single 556 dual timer IC with minimal part count, the Atari Punk Console circuit is a solid, time-tested noise generator capable of outrageous Square wave madness!
The Atari Punk Console PCB is designed at Synthrotek and manufactured to high-quality specs in the USA!
- Use a 9V battery or an AC Adapter rated at 5-12V 200mA Center Negative polarity (adapter not included)
- DC Jack allows for power switching so that battery power is only enabled when there is no AC Adapter plugged in
- CV input allows step sequencers and waveform generators to expand the sonic capabilities of the Atari Punk Console from drone to arpeggio-like dynamism
- Use any variable voltage source from 0-Supply Voltage for some glitchy goodness
- 3 potentiometer controls Pulse, Width, and Frequency contour the tone while the Volume control sets your output just right
- The two-way switch powers the unit on or off
- Uses 1/4" instrument jacks
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- 9V Battery or DC powered