Oscilloscope Music - Pictures from Sound
by Super User, 4 years ago
In the video I fix up and put an old oscilloscope to a new use, and show how you can watch these audio-visual demos even if you don't have a oscilloscope by using a computer.
If you want to skip the preamble and repair section and jump straight to the demo - it starts at 05:00
Jerobeam Fenderson’s Oscilloscope Music
Jerobeam Fenderson’s Youtube Page
If you have any technical queries - the FAQs here should answer them
Oscilloscope Emulator for Windows, Mac & Linux
Reddit Oscilloscope Music Page
Here’s a link to a Free Oscilloscope Demo called Youscope
If you like seeing oscilloscopes put to unconventional uses - perhaps you'll be interested to see Quake played on one. https://youtu.be/GIdiHh6mW58
You may also be interested to know that the 'first video game' "Tennis for Two" was played on a scope display in 1958
If you have an old X/Y capable oscilloscope you'll probably need a pair of BNC male to RCA female converters like these http://amzn.to/2f67Qsk if you want to connect audio devices to it.
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Some phrases you might want to use to show off: Lissajous Curve, X/Y,