©1999 by Arthur Harrison. 1999
Harrison designed the "Minimum Theremin" with the objectives of
simplicity and economy, and in response to frequent requests for an
instrument that can be built with readily available parts.
This is a pitch-only instrument that demonstrates the basic theremin
concept, perfect for science fair projects or as a coffee table
conversation piece. Although it doesn't have the qualities of more
expensive and complex theremins, it is very inexpensive, relatively
easy to make, and sufficiently sensitive and stable for playing a
This diagram is designed and ©1999 by Arthur Harrison. Look at Art's Theremin page for a detailed description.