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Audio Kits to Buy


The Lushprojects.com store has our own original kits and some of the best electronic audio kits from other independent designers. All stock is dispatched from the UK - avoiding additional customs charges for all EU destinations.

LushOne Modular Synth

These kits are original designs by Iain at Lushprojects.com. To buy the LushOne, or to browse what we have from other designers go to the Lushprojects.com store

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LushOne System


The LushOne System is a system of low cost modular synthesizer kits. The LushOne offers all the essential modular synthesizer components in a compact package. Extensive documentation is provided to help both new and experienced users. Great for both learning and music making.

The LushOne system kits are available to buy at lushprojects.com
LushOne Base
LushOne Base
The key module is the LushOne Base which contains two oscillators to create the original sounds and a filter to modify the notes. The LushOne Base can be controlled by any MIDI keyboard.
LushOne Contour
LushOne Contour
Control of sound envelopes, ADSR, Ring Modulator and phono breakout.

The Contour is the ideal second module in a LushOne system.
LushOne Inca
LushOne Inca
Signal mixer and processor, noise source, sample and hold, joystick.
LushOne Echo
LushOne Echo
Digital echo generator and envelope tracker.
Could be a second module if you like space-age sounds.
LushOne Power Mains-based power source alternatives for the LushOne.

Lushprojects.com Original Kits

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Vibrati Punk Console - 2011


The Vibrati Punk Console is a fun electronic sound and music kit suitable for beginners and more experienced builders. It is an evolution of the common Atari Punk Console with an added Low Frequency Oscillator to give a richer range of sounds.

The Vibrati Punk Console kit is available to buy at lushprojects.com

Courses and Projects

Casio PT-82 Hack

Casio PT-82 Synth Hack - 2013


A synthesizer built by modifying a Casio PT-82 8 bit keyboard.

In this project the LushOne board is used to provide external filter, oscillator and LFO functions.

Treasure Chest Synth

Treasure Chest Synth - 2013


A synthesizer built in a miniature treasure chest. What could be nicer?

A project that takes advantage of the compact design of the LushOne.

P.E.R.T.

Personal Electronic Retro Telegram (P.E.R.T.) - 2011


A quirky, retro easter present for my lovely girlfriend based on a 1970s HP LED display.
Electronics for Artists

Electronics for Artists - 2010


A weekend hands-on workshop covering basic electronics and Arduino. Fun projects that teach practical skills that can be used to build interactive installations. Suitable for those with no past experience.
Guitar Tuner

Guitar Tuner for a Blind User - 2010


A modified guitar tuner for a friend. Provides audible indication of the tuning.
Electronics for Absolute beginners

Electronics for Absolute Beginners - 2010


A one-day electronics course with lots of  fun projects. Intended to get newcomers interested and enthusiastic and capable to go off and make their own discoveries.
Video Bend

Video Circuit Bending - 2009


Making innocent video equipment do stuff it was never meant to.
Lunar Lander

Lunar Lander - 2009


Just in time for the 40th anniversary of the moon landings comes Lunar Lander.

A video game without the video

Starring Emma Freud as mission control
Atari Punk Console

Atari Punk Console - 2009


A nice little circuit to teach circuit assembly skills and have fun with basic electronics.

For a kit which enhances the Atari Punk Console and uses a printed circuit board for easier construction try the Vibrati Punk Console.
Honkatron

Honkatron - 2008


The honkatron is a circuit bending project.
Cyclepong 2

Cyclepong 2.0 - 2008


Cyclepong 2.0 is my first arcade machine. It's the classic game Pong played with exercise bikes. As featured in lots of blogs and with it's own cult following.
Cyclepong

Cyclepong version 1 - 2007/8


Cycles + Pong = Cyclepong.

Updating the classic arcade game Pong.
Tape hack

Tape Hack - 2007


Hacking an 80s icon for interesting audio impact.
Chill Rucksack

Chill Rucksack - 2007


A simple hack to use EL-wire to do signwriting on a rucksack for Big Chill 2007.
Three Blind Mice

Three Blind Mice - 2006


How to build a six-axis 3D controller to compete with Sony and Nintendo out of old computer mice.
Bongokitchen

Mazda Bongo


A very simple DIY kitchen unit to fit in the rear of a Mazda Bongo. Also available in PDF.

Also here Mazda Bongo schematics and parts database.
Cyclepong

Hat Hack - 2005/6


Essential wear for the summer festival season.

As featured in Hackaday, Engadget, Make blog and Top 5 Strangest Pong Creations on TechEBlog (only made it in to number 5 sadly).
Mac ITX

Mac-ITX - 2004


My old Mac SE/30 modified to use a mini-ITX motherboard. A very stealthy mod. As documented on mini-itx.com and featured in Wired and boing boing.
Quiet Tivo

A silent tivo (not)  


An attempt to modify my UK series 1 Tivo to allow the fan to be removed. Unfortunately didn't really work.