Patchblocks - programmable mini synth modules

A project in Belfast, United Kingdom by Sebastian Heinz
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Software patching goes hardware! Create your own modular synthesiser by programming Patchblocks with our software editor.
Backers: 918
Average Pledge Per Backer: £73

Funded: £67,090 of £10,000
Dates: Nov 4th -> Dec 4th (30 days)
Project By: Sebastian Heinz
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Latest News

Mac version online and other news

November 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Mac versionIt took me a while to finally sit down and write a new update ... here it is. There are lots of good news. First things first, the Mac version of the software is finally back online. You can download it here. If you encounter any problems,... (Read More)

Concert with Patchblocks at SARC

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Beta-testers Boxcutter, dj2bit and Barry Cullen have been experimenting with Patchblocks during the last two months as part of a user-study. We had several practice sessions where they could show and discuss the patches they were working on. This... (Read More)

Midi-block and new video

November 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Patchblockers, good news, there will be a midi-block! I've been in contact with a very experienced engineer who is up for developing this block for you. It's already in planning. There will probably be two midi-blocks, one for input, and one for... (Read More)

You decide!

November 12th - via: kickstarter.com
It's been a while since my last update, so here it is finally. I wasn't expecting to be that busy this month, and thought I could machine the acrylic panels and assemble the remaining prototypes until December. Well, that was a miscalculation.... (Read More)

Open source or not?

November 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Patchblockers, I had only 2 hours sleep last night ... if at all. What kept me sleepless was whether or not using GPL as my software license. My main goal is to make Patchblocks an amazing product that a lot of people can enjoy. I would love to... (Read More)

Incredible start

November 6th - via: kickstarter.com
A big THANK YOU to all backers, this was an incredible start! I can't believe what's happening at the moment. I was expecting it to be a slow progress, and was simply not prepared for the wave of attention. In particular I would like to thank Peter... (Read More)

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