Korg Nu:Tekt DIY Synth kit


#1

#2

I’m a sucker for a DIY project, though this doesn’t look to be more than snapping a few components together. Curious to hear some examples, and find out what it’s all about.


#3

Yes! I’ve waited for this. They say it should be available in fall and price will be “cheaper than a volca” :loopy:


#4

I can’t code , my brain don’t work that way


#5

I was thinking of getting 3rd party algos for this. That new resonator / physical modelling osc and some good reverb/delay, something like that.


#6

The audio-in on this opens up some excellent portable possibilities


#7

This seems similar to an axoloti.


#8

I love the VPM engine in gadget. I want this tiny, potentially delicious thing.


#9

In case anyone is wondering, this is not an officially released product yet - still under development.

Anyway, an interview:


#10

Anyone know more about the Nu:Tekt kits on https://www.nutekt.org/ ? The Nutube distortion looks cool. I don’t see any purchasing info tho.


#11

I wonder if their Little Bits range, had some bearing on this new generation of DIY.


#12

Unless I heard Etienne wrong in that video, you should be able to just load whatever user oscillator/FX has been made already.

Etienne also says it will cost less than any Volca


#13

it’ll probably run this.

$30 each , theyve dont bent , turbo , tube,

https://www.sinevibes.com/korgbent/


#14

He said the Dirtbox ones will also work and one or two more devs whose names I forgot


#15

#16
  • cheapest point of entry to get to use the SDK, cheaper than a volca
  • build your own stuff,
    ** 16 custom osc user slots
    ** 16 x custom mod fx
    ** 8 x delays and reverbs
  • fixed mulltimode filter
  • adsr, looping
  • arp
  • monotron ribbon sensor
  • can be used as an effect, audio in

i looks like it could work very well paired with an axoloti


#17

I can only applaud Korg for trying to make the user programmable oscillator/fx available to more people and I hope this will be accompanied by more easily accessible documentation. If I had the time I would love to build a tool that allows for abstraction from the C/C++ code and that generates custom oscillator/fx code from models.


#18

This is a really cool idea I reckon. A nice playground for DSP. The only thing from superbooth that is tempting me to be honest.


#19

My bad, I thought I posted this already for those who don’t want to code but want to use this as a cheap FX box. Look for the ones labeled Mod FX

https://www.dirtboxsynth.com/korg-prologue-custom-oscillators/


#20

This Tekt is on a collision course with my Takt.