SNID, or Sinusoidal Numeric Incremental Device, is a mini experimental modular device that responds well to patching.
It’s early days and the demo video below has only just arrived. Although we do have a bit of a manual there’s no solid information on what this exactly is, but it sounds like fun.
It appears to have a sine wave oscillator, a sub-oscillator square wave generator by a clock divider and a “Wave oscillator” which is based on a comparator position which gives an output which they describe as “complicated”.
The handful of knobs on the front control the pitch of sine and wave oscillators, sub-osc level, volume, comparator level and then there are three attenuators to scale the input signals. But all the action happens in the tiny little patch bay. SNID comes with a bunch of patch wires, some resistors, capacitors and LEDs all eager to be patched in interesting ways. It’s an experimenter’s playground where you can use resistors to slow the flow of electrons, capacitors to store energy and create ramps and LEDs to visualise what the signal is doing.
For examples of what it sounds like it’s best to watch the video:
The first run will be a small batch of only 7 units and they are asking €300 each. It comes with a carry bag, cables, manual and poster. Should be up on Etsy soon.
- Any questions or preorders please direct to firstname.lastname@example.org