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Carolina Eyck On How To Tune A Modded Etherwave

Carolina Eyck discusses how to tune an Etherwave Standard Theremin updated with Thierry's awesome ESPE01 mod. read more →
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Space Controlled Laptop

Space controlled music has entered the laptop personal studio world with Leap Motion's new Muse.  Good to see Lev's ideas are still alive at Berklee College of Music and making their way into new music production tools. read more →
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Reader Project: A Theremin Built With Theremino

Here's a cool project submitted by reader Lello La Barbera.  What you see here is a theremin based on Theremino, a modular system for connecting multiple sensing and output devices together with real time communication.  Theremino actually read more →
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Open.Theremin.UNO Boards Available

Open.Theremin, the Arduino-based open source theremin project, has announced that a run of updated Open.Theremin.UNO boards read more →
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Forget AR... The Future of Theremin Playing is Robots!

Here's a new video of an agile-looking robot, iCub, playing the theremin.  The audio output of the theremin is fed read more →
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A DIY Wine Box Theremin

Theremin World member Adrian Bontenbal just shared a new article with us showcasing a theremin (with schematic!) that he bu read more →
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Circuit Simulation On The Go With iCircuit

Calling all DIY electronics geeks!  iCircuit by Krueger Systems is a great little app for Mac, iPhone/iPad, Androi read more →
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Open.Theremin Muses New Arduino-Based Design

The Open.Theremin project recently posted about a new Arduino microcontroller-based theremin design.  Along with some n read more →
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Optical Theremin Built From Snap Circuits

Using Radio Shack's Snap Circuits kit and a common 555 timer IC, Instructables.com member KRA5H designed this simple optical read more →
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Updated Circuit Details for Clara Rockmore's Theremin

  Adrian Bontenbal has provided us with updated notes from his experiments in building a re-creation of Clara Rockmore' read more →
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Reader Creates Replica RCA Theremin As Gift For Retiring Colleague

With friends like these, who needs to win the lottery? Frank Blöhbaum, a reader from Germany, sent us these pictures of read more →
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How To Write a Theremin App for Windows Phone 7

We've seen lots of theremin-inspired apps for iPhone/iPad and Android devices, but so far there have been relatively few mus read more →
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Mini Theremin Project

A 17 year old electronics tinkerer, toast5678, posted his mini theremin project: 555 Square-Wave Theremin on I read more →
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LC Tank Simulation in Excel

Calling all theremin builders!  As you know, designing a theremin circuit can be a tricky project to undertake.  S read more →
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Reader Re-Creates Clara Rockmore's Theremin

Years ago, Bob Moog donated to the theremin community a hand-drawn schematic he had created by closely examining Clara Rockm read more →
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8 Mods for MAKE's Optical Theremin

MAKE Magazine has posted 8 mods for their popular Weekender Light Theremin project.  Even with read more →
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Robots Still Can't Play Theremin Better Than You... Yet

Yet another theremin-playing-robot video popped up on YouTube today.  Despite being much cuter read more →
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Snap Circuits Light Theremin Project

Here's a fun weekend project you can enjoy with your kids - an optical theremin using Radio Shack's read more →
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Build A Better Theremin With Thierry Frenkel

We are very excited to announce a new forum dedicated to sharing the theremin building expertise of read more →
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Please Welcome Our New Technical Editor

I am thrilled to announce an exciting addition to the Theremin World team! Please welcome our new T read more →
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Scotland, Steam, Theremin

photo: Stuart Crawford www.stuartcrawfordphoto.com The theremin is finding receptive audiences and read more →
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You Could Be Replaced By A Machine

Here is a video and write up of a charming little robot playing the theremin built by robotics rese read more →
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Dubstep Space Control

Taking the basic principles of the theremin: volume hand and pitch hand, Ryan Challinor has created read more →
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3 Room Interactive Installation Features 12 Theremins

If you're near Houston, TX this weekend, be sure to check out Input/Output, an interactive install read more →
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Funding Your Theremin Idea

Dream of getting some funding to take your idea for the next step in theremin evolution to the nex read more →
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RCA Theremin Replica Made With Vintage Parts

YouTube user camasquil has uploaded a video of a replica 1929 RCA Theremin. According to the video read more →
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Thierry Frenkel's Etherwave Mod Available For Pre-Order!

Thierry Frenkel's Etherwave theremin mod is now available for pre-order from Theremin.nl. If you'll recall, the modificatio read more →
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Moog Etherwave Mod For Extended Pitch Range

Thierry's been at it again, and his latest mod sounds great! The mod, demonstrated by Thierry himse read more →
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Sewer Pipe Theremin

After catching a glimpse and hearing a Theremin on youtube.com, I was hooked. The sound is a like n read more →
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Creator of the Beep-It Optical Theremin Shares His DIY Story

Remember the cool little Beep-It optical theremin? It's back in the news with a great write-up by i read more →
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PAiA Theremax in a LEGO Case

We love non-traditional theremin cabinets, and Mike Chappell's recent project certainly falls into t read more →
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Apple Files For Patent Of Theremin-Like Control Interface

As we all know, capacitive sensing is a well known technology. Leon Theremin postulated it would be read more →
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Be a Human Theremin!

Just in time for Halloween, NerdKits has released a video and kit that can turn a normal nerd into a read more →
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Controlling Csound With A Photo Theremin

Photo theremins are well known in our circles for being closer to the novelty side of the spectrum o read more →
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Android Theremin Prototype Takes New Approach

Ugo Sangiorgi has a new spin on the concept of a "phone theremin". Unlike most theremin apps on phones which rely on draggin read more →
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Restoration of an RCA Theremin

Dayfan has done it yet again! The prolific writer and fixer-upper of RCA theremins has treated us t read more →
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DIY: Detailed cabinet dimensions and component values for the RCA Theremin

Dayfan (Mark McKeown) is at it again! After completing his semi-replica RCA theremin, he's gone a s read more →
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RCA Theremin Component Values and Cabinet Dimensions

Introduction Thanks to David Kean and the Audities Foundation in Calgary, Canada for providing me th read more →
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Pierre Genet's Tube Theremin

Pierre has built a new tube theremin design based loosely on the RCA theremin. He has graciously sha read more →
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Silicon Chip Theremin Modifications

By: Max Baars The theremin kit as sold by Jaycarhas good value for money. You receive a complete the read more →
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DIY: Construction of a Semi-Replica RCA Theremin

What do you do when you really want a vintage theremin but just can't ever find one for sale? If yo read more →
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Construction of a Semi-Replica RCA Theremin

IntroductionAcknowledgements – Arthur Harrison provided enough data on his website to inspire me to read more →
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DIY: Homemade RCA Theremin Cabinet

New member mikebuffington just posted some great photos of his homemade RCA theremin cabinet in our theremin constructi read more →
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Jaycar/Silicon Chip Theremin – A Metamorphosis

This article is intended to chronicle my experience of construction and modifications of the Jaycar/Silicon Chip Theremin ki read more →
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RCA Theremin Cabinet Drawings posted

Ok... one more update before the moving van comes... We've had so many requests for this, I squeeze read more →
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