[sdiy] Video synthesis

Dan Snazelle subjectivity at hotmail.com
Sun Nov 3 18:28:31 CET 2013

when lzx started, creatorlars on electro music (liz of lzx) started a HUGE thread on diy vid synthesis

look for it!!

or heck, contact LZX

they are nice people !!!

they want vid synthesis to explode and diy only helps with that

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> On Nov 3, 2013, at 12:00 PM, "Jean Bender" <lofideadbeat at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi !!
> Thanks a lot for your answer ! We are actually using an oscilloscope
> for playing around geometric shapes ! And that's work pretty well, i
> must say !
> But after a lot of searches, except some sub forums on electro music &
> muffwigglers, there's not so much informations about video synthesis..
> There are some great synths made in the 70s, the EMS Spectre & the
> Sandin Ip, nowadays we can find the LzX products, but not so much
> stuff in a diy manner..
> I know, for exemple, that i could hack a vga cable in order to get a
> sync, but.. i don't want to use a computer, and i'm more interested in
> composites signals..
> And my main goal actually, is to understand, how, electronically, a
> sync works, and how it should be melt to a video signal..
> Cheers !
> jb
> 2013/11/3 cheater00 . <cheater00 at gmail.com>:
>> Hi Jean,
>>> On Sun, Nov 3, 2013 at 5:11 PM, Jean Bender <lofideadbeat at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi !!
>>> I'm looking to this list now for a while, but i've just discoverd how
>>> to send you mails.. So i begin !
>>> I'm not so experimented as most of people here, but i enjoy a lot
>>> electronic, and practice it as often as possible in order to build my
>>> own instruments ( most serge synth & handmade cmos based noise
>>> makers).
>> Welcome to the forum. Don't be daunted by the amount of jargon flying
>> around the list - soon enough you'll be able to talk about most
>> topics. No one here knows and understands everything - or even most -
>> about synthesizer design. Since you DIY, you're right at place here!
>>> Actually, i'm working with a friend on a new project based on video &
>>> sound relationship. In order to go further into it, i'd like to build
>>> some video synths. Actually, i've found some documents about the
>>> Sandin synth, and its schematics.. I've had a look to links given by
>>> LzX industries, but i'm not sure about how works syncing in video
>>> synthesis...
>>> I think i'm a bit off topic, but.. maybe somebody here would have some
>>> knowledge to share, or books to advise...
>>> I'm really begining into video, so any advice will be appreciated !!
>>> Jb //
>> You might find an oscilloscope with variable persistence to be very
>> useful for video synthesis. Get something like a Tektronix 7633. You
>> can get really fun geometric shapes with this method.
>> Cheers,
>> D.
> -- 
> Jean Bender
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