Circuit Bending

Drum Machines

German Version

Most of my drum machines are analog with several individual drum circuits constructed with transistors. Or they're digital, built with sound ROM and control CPU. Basically, many modifications are possible. Manipulating the digital devices is, however, often restricted to tampering with the ROM chips, resulting in ring-modulated-like noise effects.

I've modified the following instruments so far:

If you're interested in more detailed technical specs for these machines, have a look at the ingenious Beat Boxer site. > circuit bending > Drum Machines