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Old 5th August 2014, 06:14 PM   #1
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Default The Theremon: history of Leo Thermen

Here is interesting article, quite good Google translation. I did not know that he was still alive...

https://translate.google.com/transla...250&edit-text=
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Old 6th August 2014, 12:35 AM   #2
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Hi Anatoliy, good to see you around here!

Sad story, a brilliant mind into poverty, I thought that he made a lot of money with his inventions.
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Heh-heh, he made lot of money for Government that used the money to enslave him better...
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Heh-heh, he made lot of money for Government that used the money to enslave him better...
Sounds familiar. (I'm from Australia)

I love the sound of the Theremin. I truly do so much that I might even build one to play.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6KbEnGnymk

"More on his arrival in America, he was shot in the lease for 99 years a six-story mansion on 54th Avenue."

Geez this guy never got a break did he?!

http://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1274748

That is an interesting read too.

Btw hi Wavebourn. Been reading your posts for many many years. Pretty sure one of the first posts I read on diyaudio.com when I started out was one of yours.
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Hi Freax;

yeah, I used to be a writer, now I am a reader :-)
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Wow, Termenvox, mastership of remote LC tuning!
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The author of the article says that he designed Termenvox while working on TV, but actually he designed it while working on a capacitive alarm system.
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Did you know that in Berlin there is a russian professor teaching the theremin?
Bth, some years ago a built my own theremin based on ultrasonic transducers and an atmel processor. You could modulate pitch by gestures at fixed volume level.
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Now what stopped you from recognizing the man when he still was amongst us?
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