Ring Modulator

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The ring modulator makes an excellent addition to the studio. You can build an passive ring modulator with just 2 transformers and 4 diodes. This is an old design from the 50s. It sounds good, requires no power, and is cheap and easy to build.

Here is a demonstration of the sound. (144 KB, Inputs = triangle wave, square wave)

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