THEREMIN. classic sound mini analog theramin
- Source: eBay UK
Create music from the ether; eerie sci-fi, psychedelic, ambient, rock, classical etc.. by moving the hand towards or away from the pitch antenna.
Believed to be the earliest electronic musical instrument developed in the 1920s, the Theremin - named after its inventor Leon Theremin, is unique in that it is played without being touched, instead by the players proximity to the pitch aerial.
The science bit: This is a Transistorised, 2 Oscillator, Analogue Theremin, using the heterodyning principle.
It has coils in it’s oscillators for the classic Theremin tone. Remember, the tone is generated in the coils.
Although this is a mini Theremin, great care has been taken developing a true analogue Theremin sound. It is very stable (stays in tune!) and has a fully playable 5 octave range, from 0 - 50cm (20") between hand and antenna.
There's also a vintage germanium diode in the detector stage and it comes with controls for volume and pitch adjustment. You can also use a standard volume pedal.
Includes a detachable telescopic aerial and 9 volt, rectangular PP3 battery (UK sales only). Buyers outside the UK will have to buy a battery locally as we can't send them through the post airmail.