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Table Of Contents

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Why Bend?
˛Why bend?
chapter
Simplicity: Anyone Can Bend
Your Immediate Canvas
The Coconut Concept
The Threshold of Invention
Where Did Circuit-Bending Start?
Enter EMI
Alien Music Engines
Chance Electronics
Fuzzy Logic vs. Clear Illogic: The Law of Opposites and Bent Science
BEAsapes
Living Instruments
Classic Instruments Are Not Dead!
Unique Instruments and Sounds
Dealing with a New Tonal Palette
˛Dealing with a new tonal palette
Timbre and Chance
The Power of Tone
Experimental and Chance Music
What Makes a Good Sales Instrument?
Availability
˛What makes a good sales instrument
˛Availability
Specializing
Sounds
Pricing
Sales Policies and Guarantees
Follow-up
Choosing Your Soldering System
˛Choosing your soldering system
Which Solder Should I Use?
So Many Tip Sizes to Choose From!
Common Tools
Wire Strippers
Wire Clippers
Pliers
Wrenches
Drivers
Drills
Not-So-Common Tools (But You’ll Love ’em)
Hand Bore
De-burrer
Rifflers
Glues
Hot-Melt Glue
Silicon Adhesives
Epoxies
Mask Up!
What Are All These Things?
Tying It All Together: Electricity
Switches
Toggle Switches
Pushbutton Switches
Rotary, Micros, and Motion-Sensitive
Rolling Your Own!
Resistors
Potentiometers
Trimmers
Linear and Nonlinear?
Capacitors
Electrolytics Can ZAP!
LEDs
Polarity?
Photocells
Recap: From Flute to Alien Instrument in Three Easy Steps
Wire It Up!
Stranded vs. Solid Core
Stranded vs. Solid Core: Who Wins?
Did I Miss the Bus Wire?
Jacks of All Trades
You Know It and Love It—the “Guitar Jack”
RCA or “Phono Jacks”
Mini Jacks
Battery Holders
Dummy Cells
Electrical Tape: Not a Good Thing
Heat-Shrink Tubing
Light It Up!
Fluorescent vs. Tungsten
Multi-Spot
Ventilation
Fans and Circulation
Building a Down-Draft Soldering Station
Tools: At Hand But Not in the Way!
Building a Way-Cool Tool Station
Parts Containers, Conventional and Non
Aren’t Jewelry Boxes for Jewelry?
Skippy vs. Organic Almond Butter Jars
Can o’ Pens
Parts Magnet
Choosing Your Work Surface
Please, Have a Seat
Solder Is Your Best Friend!
How Solder Works
˛Solder is your best friend
˛How solder works
Practice Makes Perfect
A Beginning: Splicing Wires
Everyday Bent Soldering Needs
What’s “Tinning”?
Soldering to Switches and Pots
Soldering to LEDs
Heat Sinks
Soldering to Speakers
Soldering to the Circuit Board
Soldering to Component Leads
Follow That Trace!
Soldering to IC Pins
Special Soldering Tricks
The Stationary Iron
Playing Hooky
Wrap That Wire!
Molten Solder Transport (Don’t Tell)
Fixing the Inevitable Soldering Mistakes
Finding Great Circuits for Bending
˛Finding great circuits for bending
Be Prepared
What Can a Voice Tell You?
Controls and Voice Selection
Your Most Important Tool: The Bending Probe
Buy or Make?
The Mutilated Test Lead Approach
The Classic Alligator Clip Leads: Pros and Cons
The Good
The Bad
And the Ugly
Order the Rare, Ready-to-Go, Pin-Tip Test Leads
Searching the Circuit-Board
Where Do You Start?
First Things First: Taking Notes
Different Ways to Chart Your Bends
Body-Contact Search
What Else Are You Looking For?
Exploring the Circuit, Step by Step
The Lucky Seven
Looping Bends
Streaming Bends
One-Shot Bends
The Stupendous “1 to X” Bend
Between the Wires
Pot = Variable Weirdness
Photo Cells
Solar Cells: Power or Modulation?
Light-Emitting Diodes
“I Didn’t Know It Could Sound So Good!”
The Panic Button
Case Preparation
Clearances
˛Case preparation
Rib Surgery
Finalizing Component Locations
Drilling
Painted Holes Are Different
Bits
Bit Entrance and Exit Sides: Big Difference
Practice Holes
Pilot Holes
Hole-Drilling Fixes
Filling the Unneeded Hole
Hand Bore Means Precision
De-Burring
Mounting New Components
Switch and Potentiometer Hardware
Output Jacks
Body-Contacts
LEDs and Pilot Lenses
Increasing the Amperage and Life of Batteries
Approach #1: The Convenient Auxiliary Power Input
Approach #2: The Workaround
Batteries vs. AC/DC Adapters?
Component Relocation
Who Needs an Extension Box?
Rehousing a Circuit into Another Case
The “Project Box” Approach
Photon Clarinets
Thinking Outside the Box
The Sub-Chant Generator
The Harmonic Window
Reverb Horn
Art for Art’s Sake
The Video Octavox
The Vox Insecta
Insectaphone
The Dworkian Register
Voice Toys and Mr. Coffee
Installing Speakers
The Speaker Cabinet Project Box
Creating Templates for Reproducing an Instrument
Bending Toward Concept: Two Examples
Environment-Played Instruments
Ambiance Synthesizers
Various Painting and Surfacing Techniques
Paint Choices
˛Paint choices
Flat Finish
Gloss Finish
Acrylic Latex Sprays
Specialty Paints
Metallic
Hammer Tone
Glitter Paints
Neon Glow
Crackle
Stone and Other Textured Finishes
More Multistep Paints
Pattern Masking
Powders and Dusts
Pigments
Sparkle Dusts
Marking Control Titles
Transfers
Pen and Ink
Final Glosses
Designing Your Own Paint Booth
Lights
Lazy Susan
Exhaust
The Painting Process, from Start to Finish
Important Dos and Don’ts
Hardening and Handling
Fixing Those Painting Mistakes
Sand It Out
Hide It!
Adding Control Ornamentation
Body-Contact Variations
Master Parts List and Sources
Step-by-Step Bending
Choosing a Cool Control Layout
Marking the Board
Drilling Holes
Painting
Control Mounting
Soldering
Testing
Troubleshooting Tips
Reassembly
Musicality
Parts
Control mounting
Open It Up!
Circuit at First Glance
˛Open it up!
˛Circuit at first glance
Case Considerations
Closing Words
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Circuit Bending Build Your Own Alien Instruments

Circuit Bending Build Your Own Alien Instruments

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