Synthbuilders is an independent publication I launched in January 2023. My goal with it is to show how anyone can build synthesizers without prior knowledge, from scratch.
Under Analog and Digital, posts are sorted in chronological order and the articles build on top of each other — much like a book.
The Experiments section contains random ideas, resources and findings — much like a blog.
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My name is Peter Zimon but people call me Zimo. I'm a designer, a husband, a constant learner, dad of three kids and a basketball addict. I graduated at the Budapest Technical University, I have an EE masters degree.
I got involved with building synths around 2020 and since then I've been constantly creating electronic instruments. You can take a look my original synths on my personal site at peterzimon.com.
I'm not a professional electrical engineer but a serious hobbyist so feel free to weigh in with your opinion in the comments section of each post — I'm always happy to learn!
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