A guide to theremin makes and models past and present

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Moog Etherwave

We recommend the Moog Etherwave Theremin. Whilst it's a cheap instrument for beginners, it's also a fantastic and versatile musical instrument. The Big Briar instruments are built under the direction of Bob Moog of synthesiser fame. It can be purchased in kit form, as well as fully assembled, and comes with a few extras... The Moog Etherwave Theremin designed by the legendary Bob Moog....

Moog Ethervox MIDI Theremin

Since the 1920�s the theremin has intrigued people with its space-controlled, highly expressive sound. Now you can have a theremin that combines classic tone and playability with the latest music technology -- the world�s first MIDI theremin: The Ethervox. On stage, in the production studio, or in your home music room the Ethervox performs in the tradition of the finest musical instruments....

Moog Etherwave Pro

The Etherwave Pro is a professional quality theremin featuring classic theremin sounds, excellent playability housed in a beautiful eye-catching cabinet. It is designed as a solution for the gigging musician who wants the best theremin available in a portable package. The Etherwave Pro also won the 2005 Excellence In Design Award (EID). This bold, beautiful theremin is designed for the...

TVox Tour

Sadly, the TVox Tour is no longer in production. However, the instrument is regularly played by Lydia Kavina and Barbara Buchholz.

B3 Theremin

The B3 is a true, classic theremin with both loop antenna and rod antenna. This theremin mounts on a mic stand (mic stand not included). You can also remove the mic stand mount and use it on a desk top. The loop antenna controls volume and a vertical rod antenna controls pitch. Ready to go with a power supply that plugs into any 110 volt source, all you need is a guitar amp or some kind of...

Zep Theremin

This theremin is the kind of thing Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin played in "The Song Remains The Same". The antenna is mounted on the end like the one he used. The Zep Theremin has a mic stand mount so you can slip it over any mic stand (mic stand not included). The knob turns the theremin on or off and adjusts starting pitch and sensitivity. The Zep sports a 1/4 inch jack to connect...

Big Briar Series 91

Big Briar Theremins The Big Briar Series 91 theremins retain the timbre and playing characteristics of Professor Theremin's design, but use contemporary digital and analog integrated circuit technology. Specifications GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Big Briar Series 91 theremins use contemporary solid-state digital and analog technology to implement the tone color and playing characteristics of...

Junior Theremin - Musical Electronic Kit

Junior Theremin works in two modes - continuous and discrete. When you first connect the battery Junior Theremin is in continuous mode. Pressing both pushbuttons together switches between continuous and discrete modes. Junior Theremin can operate in two modes. Discrete or continuous. Discrete mode, as its name implies, plays individual or discrete notes rather than a continuously variable...


This model from Tony Bassett of No1derland has a single pitch antenna, and has a range of approximately ten octaves. The range is billed on the website as 'the most colourful theremins in the world'. That fact is undeniable!

Silicon Chip Theremin

The kit features an in-built loudspeaker for practice sessions and line output for connection to an amplifier or recording equipment. - Kit includes case, silk screened front panel, metal plate, antenna, speaker and all electronic components. - 9-12VDC plugpack required This theremin is also available fully assembled from Jaycar for a few dollars extra.

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