[sdiy] monotron DC power

Marc Nostromo [M-.-n] marc.nostromo at gmail.com
Tue Mar 12 15:19:53 CET 2013

Great Jacob. That will help. I think I got all of what I wanted pretty
much figured out.

I'm still a bit puzzled about the BIAS point. I understand it gives
some virtual ground between 0/5v but why has it been labeled so
clearely ? So far I seem to be able to control pitch and cut-off
without really using it and I'm wondering what I might be doing wrong.


2013/3/5 Jacob Watters <jacobwatters at gmail.com>:
> You can power it from 5V, but connect the supply to the +V solder
> point and NOT to where the batteries go.
> Also, if you do this then you should not have batteries in the
> Monotron at the same time.
> There are a couple of links to the schematics I used near the bottom
> of this page: http://www.jacobwatters.com/monotron-mod.php
> Let me know if you have any other questions.  I have helped a few
> other people already who contacted me directly.
> -Jacob Watters
> On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 9:00 AM, Marc Nostromo [M-.-n]
> <marc.nostromo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hey Jacob
>> I'm toying with modding my monotron and would like to power it from
>> DC. I've done quite a bit of research  and could not find if it can be
>> powered directly from 5v or if I need to use a power regulator to
>> bring the voltage to 3v.
>> Could you tell me what you've done ?
>> Thanks a lot,
>> Marc.
>> --
>> http://marc-nostromo.com


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