Tech Will Save Us Synth Kit (13 years+)

  Recommended Age: 13 years+

Synth Kit

Discover the joys of electronic music by building your very own synthesizer! Make three different synths: Dub Siren, Stutter and Atari! Play your synth and record your next big hit. Three potentiometers (simple knobs that provide variable resistance) control volume, pitch and frequency on this straightforward circuit. Experiment with electronic music or just make crazy sounds! Gain an understanding of how the various parts interact and combine to create a range of unique and wonderful noises.

A fun and easy way to build an instrument
Follow the simple online instructions to make the Synth Kit

Experiment with electronics
Experiment with pitch, frequency and volume to make music

Ideal for musical kids
Switch between the 3 synths to produce different styles of electronic music

What's in the box?

  • Electrolytic Capacitors
  • Ceramic Capacitors
  • Twenty Jumper Wires
  • Potentiometers
  • Speaker
  • Breadboard
  • Battery Clip
  • Three Resistors
  • Free access to our online Make platform
  • Acrylic Casing
  • Push Button
  • 556 Timer IC

What is the Synth kit?

With the Synth Kit, kids explore how electronic sounds are made by teaching them to build their own synthesizer. There are three different synths kids can make: Stutter, Atari Punk and Dub Siren. The end goal is to make cool electronic music!

What do you learn with this kit?
Kids build their own portable synth and learn how circuits and electronics work together to create sound. They can then experiment with pitch, frequency and volume to make their very own electronic sounds.

What’s the recommended age?
13 years and up, however we think it’s a great kit for anyone who is interested in learning more about how synths work and enjoys getting creative with sound!

Does it include batteries?
No, you’ll need a single 9V battery.

Our product #: 185414