Synth Tips & Tricks: Dress up your Knobs

Experiment with different materials!

The Synth Kit allows you to make an incredibly powerful sound machine with modular components that you can arrange and rearrange over and over again! Most of the modules in the Kit have sound features that you can adjust using little black knobs. Below are a series of material explorations for enhancing these knobs to make for a fun and tactile interaction when adjusting sound features. You can also find these tips & tricks in the Synth Kit Booklet (pg. 28)

1. Plastic Drinking Straws



2. Styrofoam Balls




3. Plastic Cup


4. Paper Plate


5. Clay



6. Cardboard Tube



7. Popsicle Stick



8. Pipe Cleaner



9. 3D Printed Knobs

This projects and files for the 3d printed knobs can be found here.


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