Synthia Build & Code Your Own Synthesizer

Item #3157793


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  • Create your own funky beats with pre-loaded music samples
  • Record with the built-in microphone
  • Design a custom light show with built-in LEDs
  • Soldering required

Experiment with the Science of Sound Waves

This DIY kit combines the functions of a personal sound sampler, drum machine, sequencer and synthesizer while teaching about digital sound production. Build and code Synthia so that you can create your own beats or use the five preloaded sound effects to create thousands of unique combinations. The built-in microphone will allow you to record your own voice while you create a light show with the 121 LEDs. 

About 4 hours build time, medium difficulty. USB powered. Some soldering is required. For ages 11+.

PLEASE NOTE: Comprehensive written and video instructions for this product are available online only. Printed instructions are not included.


Hardware skills:

  • Soldering and hardware assembly 
  • Music sequencers and digital sound sample editing 
  • MEMS microphones and sound production
  • Microcomputers and other electronical components 

Coding skills:

  • Coding in C++ and Circuitblocks 
  • Digital-to-Analog signal conversion
  • Editing sound recordings 
  • How to custom code sound effects and light shows


What's in the box:

  • A dual-core CPU (ESP32)
  • Plastic casing
  • Five pushbuttons
  • Six button caps
  • Two knobs
  • Two slider potentiometers
  • MEMS microphone for recording samples
  • Two rotary encoders
  • 1W speaker
  • USB-C
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 121 flashy LEDs
  • Bolts and brass standoffs

More Information
Age Range Teens
Price Range Over $100

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