Teletype hardware: open

now available: all schematics, boards, BOM, and mechanicals: https://github.com/monome/teletype-hardware

teletype has been a surprising and wonderful journey, with so many collaborators and collective ideas.

i’ve also lowered the price to $400 (we sell direct only).

hopefully we’ll continue to see typing keyboards plugged into synths long into the future :star:

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Fires up Fusion and starts planning a custom faceplate…

I really appreciate people who open source products to this level. I’m interested to see what happens - mini Teletype maybe. A uType.

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I was daydreaming the exact opposite- 4U with banana jacks (if that’s possible?).

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I sold all my modular except for teletype - it got me thinking the other day about putting it in a case by itself because voltage doesn’t just have to be used for synths or modular.
I imagined an installation with teletype running at its core switching lights, running motors, bending meta-materials. Endless.

No doubt we will see that soon. Can’t wait to see a world with teletypes embedded in walls.

kudos team.

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wow! just saw a teletype in real life recently and was wondering which OLED is used.

NHD-2.7-12864 is the OLED for teletype, norns, and aleph (slight variations in p/n)

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Oki. Thanks! I guess p/n means different color?

yes, and norns uses a variant with a ribbon connector. norns-shield uses same as the TT, with different color (you can do yellow or white on either).

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Awesome! Thanks! (+some more characters to say thanks)

Does the gold colour screen have ribbon option? I would love that on my norns!

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wish fulfilled: https://octopart.com/search?q=NHD-2.7-12864WDY3-M

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Hot dang! Talk about a fun way to get Modular Station visual and design consistency!!

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well, it’s certainly doable :smiley:

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Yes! Frac/Bugbrand please!

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This is wonderful! thanks for doing that! Any hints on how to get/load the bootloader?

there is no bootloader— the NMI pin loader process is built into the chip itself. just follow the flash instructions.

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Thanks for the reply! bootlader prebuilt that’s a beauty! Flashed it and works a charm, now straight into teletype studies, Thanks a lot tehn for sharing your work.

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did you build one? how’d it go?


Very nice and smooth build, still missing spacers, screws and led diffusers. But yes here we go!

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Did you print your own board or buy one? I’ve been waiting for Pusherman to put up their upcomming TXi and TXo boards.