Von Braun IXVon Braun IX


The Von Braun IX is a simple optical theremin, built into an older jewelry box. The front oculus acts as a shield for the optic sensor located directly behind it. The optic sensor also doubles as an oscillator, and the output is hardwired into a stereo amplifier, which is fed into the 3 speakers mounted to the internal chassis. Holes are drilled directly over the speaker cones, funneling the sound output through the three brass horns.

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