neat cheapo synth toy

thudson at thudson at
Wed Nov 3 14:43:26 CET 1999

Daniel Gendreau wrote:
> Everyone in the USA go to your local shopping mall, Go to Spencer Gifts and
> buy the:
> "Space Wars Galactic voice synthesizer" Its on clearance for $10 after
> Halloween.
> Its a cheapo voice changer box with 3 cheezoid effects:
> 1) Robotic: sounds like a very quantized 3-4 band vocoder effect
> 2) Alien: pitch shift up
> 3) Invader: pitch shift down
I bought a unit similar to this one (for my kids :-). I've been meaning
to take it apart. I suspect it is based on a chip by Holtek that is
sold by Tech America that cost ~$5.

Hours of fun. Or

"Oourz zoff fffuuunnnnn" [robot voice]


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