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  • Cars Electric Vehicles vol. 2: BMW i3 Play Track 211 sounds included, 162 mins total $60

    Looking for electric car sounds? This library delivers 211 files / 162 minutes of stereo recordings of the BMW i3 electric vehicle.

    The BMW i3 is a B-class, high-roof hatchback manufactured and marketed by BMW with an electric powertrain using rear wheel drive via a single-speed transmission. Its underfloor Li-ion battery pack is offered in two capacities as well as with an optional range-extending gasoline engine. The i3 was BMW’s first mass-produced zero emissions vehicle and was launched as part of BMW’s electric vehicle sub-brand, BMW i.

    As of December 2016, the i3 ranked as the world’s third best selling all-electric car in history with more than 65,000 units sold since its inception.

    This very quiet car has been recorded using onboard DPA-4060 microphones, to capture the engine and tyre sounds. The different surfaces are gravel, asphalt and rumble strips on the highway. The interior sounds have been recorded using the Zoom H5 XY microphone. There are also contact mic recordings of the wheel housing using Schaller mics.

    Passby sounds have been recorded using Line Audio CM3’s in an XY setup as well as the Zoom H5 XY microphone. There are passes on dry and wet asphalt as well as gravel at different speeds.

    Finally the engine has been recorded using the Elektrosluch electromagnetic microphone, resulting in 33 minutes of electromagnetic madness in 96 kHz.

    I sincerely hope you will find this sound archive useful!

    Best,

    Morten

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  • Electricity Electrical Awakening Play Track 86+ sounds included $25 $20

    Electrical Awakening captures the hidden buzz, hum and EMF of everyday objects:

    From the inner workings of a car engine starting up to dopplered garden lantern hums and servo movements, this library has a unique selection of electromagnetic sounds. It's an electrical symphony of sound. These sounds were recorded with a Lom Label Elektrosluch 2 (Stereo coil pick-up) into a Sony D100 at 192kHz/24bit.

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  • Electricity Electrical Hum Play Track 25 sounds included, 39 mins total $19

    Get the hums of a big electric station, a small buzz of an electrical substation’s transformer and also synthesized sounds. All synthesized sounds were re-recorded with the “Worldizing” technique initially conceived by legendary sound designer Walter Murch.

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  • Electricity Electricity – Sparks N Arcs Play Track 218+ sounds included $89 $79

    Need electrical sounds? Electricity-Sparks N Arcs delivers more than 200 files of 12,000 volt sparking electrical arcs, industrial welders, electrical shorts, Taser gun discharges, Van Der Graph Generator and custom-made Jacob’s Ladder for those classic sci-fi lab effects… even the sounds of the electrocution of an innocent pickle.

    These hard-to-find sounds of massive power and electricity are perfect for adding sizzle to video games, movie projects and multimedia.

    All sounds were recorded at 96k/24 bit with multiple microphones. Embedded with metadata (Soundminer, Broadcast Wav)

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  • Electricity Electrify Play Track 299 sounds included, 85 mins total $39.99

    Electrify contains a wide variety of high quality electrical noises, sound effects, and ambiences. Perfect for film, game, music, and television.

    Recordings taken from an enormous variety of devices and equipment, including: harddrives, motors, sockets, powertools, interfaces, amplifiers, printers, scanners, and many more.

    Sounds consist of beeps, glitches, hums, fuzz, noises, processing, crackling and more.

    All sounds are cut, and ready to use, for seamless integration in to your latest productions.

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  • Electricity Electromagnetic Play Track 1200+ sounds included $75

    The sound library that you didn’t know you needed, a collection of electromagnetic sounds presented in Ultra-HD 24-bit 192k resolution. First a little science lesson: All Electric devices produce a magnetic field. Usually, you don’t hear this field. And you can’t record it with a normal microphone. You need to use an induction coil pickup. These pickups are commonly used to record telephone conversations. But, hold them up to an electric device and all sorts of chaos ensues.

    This library features various motors recorded with an induction coil pickup, as well as TVs, mobile phones, car ignitions, light bulbs, you name it. Many items that you use everyday give off amazing magnetic fields and we happily recorded as many as we could. The second half of this library is all synth sounds that, at times, sound even more electric than the real stuff.

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  • We have recorded strange noise rhythms originating from different technology around us… Machines from everyday life, like coffee makers, washing machines, mobiles, wireless routers, shavers, TVs and more. Surrounded by technology, we are immersed in electromagnetic fields!

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  • Hum, Buzz & Glitches Electromagnetic Field Play Track 329 sounds included $20

    With a distinct lo-fi aesthetic and edge, this unique collection of electromagnetic field recordings is perfect for environments which require disrupted communications, electrical failures, signal breakdowns, computer malfunctions or any kind of abstract glitch element.

    Sourced from various everyday household electronic devices such as modems, games consoles, digital TV receivers, extractor fans, laptops, tablets and mobiles phones, there are a total of 172 raw files in this collection separated into 3 categories, Loops, Oneshots and Sequences, giving you numerous options for utilisation.

    Low quality preamp experiments, faulty connections and general unexpected audio errors were exploited during the recording and editing process, adding distinctive flavours to a number of the sounds. As well as coil pickup microphones, the pickups from electric guitars and basses were used to capture the electromagnetic sound of several devices for a genuine low fidelity feel.

    Whether soundtracking a system rebellion in your latest Sci-Fi epic, the technological landscape of a Dystopian society or you need to create a disturbing, noise-laden atmosphere for a paranormal Horror, this collection is well-suited to a huge number of projects and media, be it games, film, TV, art installations, podcasts, audio books or music production.

    Bonus Material:

    Also included are 157 processed Transition FX which were created from the raw source material. These abstract effects also serve as a Transition or User Interface toolkit, ready to be used as they are, layered to your liking or processed to the extreme for something completely new.

    Contents:

    Loops: 18 (Mono)
    Oneshots: 65 (Mono)
    Sequences: 89 (Mono)
    Processed: 157 (Stereo)

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  • Drones & Moods Electromagnetic Fields Play Track 140+ sounds included, 195 mins total $35

    In this collection you'll find EMF captured from devices like: phones, TVs, hard drives, Playstation 3s, MacBooks, printers, scanners, juicers, pencil sharpeners, frequency counters, digital sweep function generators, camcorders, VCRs, DVD players, DSLRs, network routers, mixing consoles, and MUCH MORE!

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  • Electricity Electromagnetic Fields Collection Play Track 600+ sounds included $35 $28

    This library has a unique selection of electromagnetic sounds, recorded and edited with the utmost care.

    Includes over 600 Electromagnetic Field sounds, 200 raw stereo 24Bit/192kHz recordings of more than 40 different electronic devices. Only the most interesting have been selected for this collection.

    Inside you’ll find different kinds of Noises, Glitches, Whooshes, Passbys, Beeps, Mechanical Movements, Hum, Buzz, Clicks, Crackles, from simple smartphone to carving machine or laser engraving machine, eco-solvent printer, cutting plotter, touch screen terminal and much more.

    Includes embedded Soundminer metadata.

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  • Electricity Electronic Drain Play Track 300 sounds included $33

    Need electric sounds such as sparks, current flows and electric arcs? Electronic Drain is a collection of electric and electronic sources specifically designed for movies, audio logos and trailers. The library includes new and experimental sound material generated using the most cutting-edge digital signal processing techniques.

    Providing digital, organic, raw and designed sounds Electronic Drain delivers a rich sonic complexity and a wide range of possible variations. Sounds have been further processed and looped in Kontakt to offer a larger number of possible combinations.

    Electronic Drain comes with 1.1 GB and 300 .Wav files + 11 Kontakt instruments. The Kontakt instruments require the full Kontakt 5 or higher – the .wav files can be used without Kontakt.

    Features sounds such as:
    Bleeps • Current Flow • Electric Arc • Glitch • Interface Design • Electricity • Magnetic Field • Sparks – designed • Sparks – long • Sparks – mid – short • Static • Voltage Stutter

     

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  • Electricity Electronics Bundle Play Track 73+ sounds included $75 $37.50

    Explore this varied library of electronic sounds, sourced from analog synths and digital processes. Ideal for sound design for SciFi or Electronic music.

    Works great with Reformer Pro but if you don’t own the plugin, you can still purchase and use the sounds in this pack separately.

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  • Electricity ELS Play Track 82 sounds included $45 $22

    ELS is a library that contains electromagnetic field recordings. It features source material ranging from household objects, drones, vehicles and radiology equipment.

    During the recording process, the goal was to find and record sounds that mainly had a distinctive and musical profile rather than simply just noise.

    All of the included content was recorded with a LOM Elektrosluch Mini City at 24bit/ 96khz. The files have only been processed and cleaned to isolate the sounds from other components.

    The designed section contains few different ready to use sounds. 

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  • Electricity EMF – Electromagnetic Field Play Track 216+ sounds included $40 $20

    The Electromagnetic Field sound library features 216 stereo 96kHz recordings of more than 80 different electronic devices. The total length of the files is 6 hours and 18 minutes. Post production process was limited to EQ and compression with some noise reduction in few cases, but most of the files are ready for further processing and designing completely new sounds

    Everything was recorded in stereo, and in some cases sounds are wildly flying across not only whole frequency spectrum but also pan image. Inside you’ll find a lot of different hum noises, hiss and electrical swipes and whooshes, buzzing high pitch and low pitch sounds, beeps and bleeps, servo and small engines running in a different way, data processing kind of sounds, interference and corruption effects and more. It’s a great all around library when it comes to designing various electronic machinery sound effects.

    Recorded devices:
    Adam Audio A5x • Alarm Clock • Apple Keyboard • Apple Magic Mouse • Apple Mac Mini • Apple MacBook Pro 13 Retina • Apple MacBook Pro 15 Retina • Apple MacBook White Unibody • Audi A4 • Blender Zelmer Nero • Broken Fluorescent Light • Canon Printer • CD Player • Cisco Router • Coffee Maker • Connect Router • Cooking Stove • Cooking Stove Electrolux • Creative Power Supply • Electric Scale • Epson Film Scanner • Fluorescent Light • Focusrite Forte • Fridge Samsung • Garage Doors • Hair Straightener Remington • Hairdryer Remington • Heater Vaillant • Heating Stove • Induction Stove • iPhone SE • Lacie Porsche • Lacie Quadra • Lacie Rugged • LCD touch screen • LED light • LED photography lamp • Light Switch • Logitech G3 mouse • Manicure Machine • Milk Frother • Modern Fusebox • Modern Mixer Zelmer • Nintendo New 3DS • Nintendo DSi • Nintendo Switch • Nintendo Wii • Nintendo Wii controller • Old Electricity Meter • Old Mixer Zelmer • Old Nokia 105 • Old Router • Phillips Sonic Toothbrush • Phillips Shaving Machine • Power Tool • Samsung Ultrabook • Sony 18-105 f4 • Sony A6300 • Sony Old Amplifier • Sony Bravia • Sony CD player • Sony DualShock 3 • Sony PCM-M10 • Sony PlayStation 3 • Sony PlayStation 4 black • Sony PlayStation 4 white • Sony Playstation TV • Sony Projector Old • Sony Tape Recorder • Sony TV remote • Sound Devices 702 • Thermomix • TP Link Router • Tracer Mouse • TV Decoder • TV Decoder Remote • TV Panasonic • Vacuum Cleaner Zelmer • Vinyl Adapter • Wacom Intuos Pro • Washing Machine • WD Passport • Xbox 360 • Xbox 360 Controller

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  • Electricity EMF – Electromagnetic Fields Play Track 225 sounds included, 330 mins total From: $80

    We’re surrounded by a range of electromagnetic frequencies undetectable to the human ear. Unique whines, hums, buzzes, bleeps & drones hidden in plain site. With the help of JrF induction pick-up microphones, I’ve recorded the EMF signal generated by a numerous electronics including synthesizers, computers, dvd players, lights, hard drives, gaming consoles and other household devices.
    All sounds were recorded using the Sound Devices Mix-Pre 6 and a stereo pair of JrF induction pick-up microphones.

  • Electricity Energy by SoundMorph Play Track 625+ sounds included $99

    This SFX library is a complete collection of everything ENERGY, covering Electricity, Power Ups, Shockwaves, Sparks, Force Fields, Zaps, Loops, and plenty more.

    ENERGY is created in collaboration with talented French sound design duo Frederic Devanlay and Cedric Denooz, and features more than 625+ sounds and 6.4GB of 24bit/96khz .WAV files, all meticulously embedded with Soundminer & Basehead metadata.

    Sounds include:

    • Energy Loops (start, loop, end)
    • Neutrons and Particles
    • Electricity sparks, zaps, impacts
    • Energy Weapons / Special Powers
    • Whoosh and Passbys
    • Energy Foley
    • Ambiences
    • Hums and Buzzes
    • Lightning Elements
    • Power Ups and Power Downs
    • Source Tool Box – Create your own sounds from scratch!

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  • Hum, Buzz & Glitches Ether Play Track 119+ sounds included, 178 mins total $60

    A special sound effect library from renowned sound designer and recordist Tim Nielsen: It's captured with a VC3 recorder, which turns electromagnetic frequencies into audible tones. The collection features weird statics, data and telemetry beeps, the EMF signatures of things such as rack mount gear, LCD screens, telephones and computers. A total of 178 minutes of sounds are included.

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  • Electricity Excited Electrons Play Track 121+ sounds included $26

    Here are the chaotic, squealing, squelching insides of everyday electronic apparatus, such as cell phones, laptops, MiniDisc (I’m so old) players and battery drills.

    Sounds that drone, sounds that buzz – sounds that go “YipYipYiiiipfffrrrszz…”. No kidding. Recorded with induction coils/telephone pickups or whatever you want to call them, these sounds are excellent sound design material.

    In fact, I couldn’t help “performing” a bit when recording some of them, just to add a little extra movement.

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  • Hum, Buzz & Glitches Feedback Loop FX & Atmospheres Play Track 200 sounds included $10

    200 sounds from no-input mixer recording sessions featuring cable & pedal noise, drones, harsh noisescapes, high frequency feedback, hum, interference, low frequency noise atmospheres, machines gone wild and a multitude of general feedback effects.

    For inventive navigation tones, future technology sounds, glitch elements, horror atmospheres, corrupted audio flows and more, this original sound collection will serve as a versatile palette for sound designers/editors/artists, music producers and anyone looking for interesting audio artefacts.

    All files are 24 Bit/96 kHz with embedded metadata.

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  • Electricity Flourish Play Track 500 sounds included, 54 mins total $33

    This library was created to provide designers with drag and drop sounds for sweeps, fades, surges, swells, and other embellishments. Each of the sounds in this collection were designed to be used to heighten events, but they can be mashed, stacked, and chopped to create all sorts of eclectic designs. There are plays on musical concepts as well as thematic events, with each sound purposefully building up, culminating in a peak moment, and then dissipating in some way. They are organized into 100 families (designs) with 5 variations each, ranging wildly in topic, movement, duration, dynamics, attack, release, loudness, density, and speed. Some are natural and organic while others are completely rigid and synthetic (and some fall variably in between).

    If you need to festoon the heck out of a scene or event in your project…If you need some complex SFX designs craftily layered and ready-to-go…If you need a diverse set of easy-to-tweak, overflowing sonic enrichment, then look no further. You've found it.

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  • Hum, Buzz & Glitches Fluorescent Bulbs – Close Proximity Play Track 30+ sounds included, 17 mins total $25

    I have recorded 6 different fluorescent bulb lamps in an industrial warehouse with two close mic'd dpa 4060 in each that I then edited into 30 stereo files (about 5 takes of each with different lengths). Excellent for all of your warehouse, slum, industrial sound and ambience needs. Check out the video, or email before buying if you feel like it! Enjoy.

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  • Hum, Buzz & Glitches Fringe Elements Play Track 225 sounds included, 46 mins total $59

    Fringe Elements is an aggressive sample pack of divergent and destructive sounds designed for musicians and sound designers in need of a hard-hitting sound pallet on the periphery of normal. Each sound was built in the modular world and heavily processed through DSP algorithms to create structurally unique outcomes and ultimately highly usable samples.

    Contained in this collection are 225 unique sounds designed as FX, rhythmic elements, evolving textures, noise, distortion, spectral atmospheres and other elements perfect as building blocks to new music and sound projects or to be layered into existing work to add weight, depth and dimension.

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  • Destruction & Impact Glitch Factory 1: Boom, Crackle and Scream Play Track 114 sounds included, 10 mins total $14.99 $9.74

    The Boom, Crackle and Scream library is the first in a planned series of Glitch Factory mini libraries.  This library uses sounds recorded of Fireworks ranging from large booms to small sparklers and mangles them into interesting textures in varying degrees.

    The sounds have been manipulated using analog synthesizers, custom Reaktor instruments and other types of granular processing.  They will work well for Sci-Fi weapon layers, user interface sounds and more.

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  • Hum, Buzz & Glitches Glitch SFX Play Track 328 sounds included $13.99

    THE GLITCH TOOLKIT

    In this library, you will find electronic sounds that can be used on a variety of applications such as Sci-Fi projects, computer glitches, faulty equipment, robots and much more.

    All of the files were designed from scratch – no pre-existing sounds were used – and they are sourced from actual computer errors, generating original sounds.

    Included, you will find a folder called “TELEVISION_&_RADIO”. The files in that folder have an EQ applied to them to simulate the effect of the sounds coming out of those pieces of equipment. This will save you time – you don’t have to worry about processing them and can drag & drop them into your projects.

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  • Hum, Buzz & Glitches Glitch Sound Effects Play Track 340 sounds included $25

    THE GLITCH sound library brings you highly twisted, glitchy, twitchy, gritty, grimy audio madness perfect for various music genres like dubstep, EDM, IDM, hardcore, darkcore, electro-industrial, hardstyle, glitch hop, downtempo, drum‘n’bass, hybrid cinematic music, but also very useful sonic tool for sound designers, editors, and pretty much anyone who likes to play and try different things with sound!

    These warped and mangled glitch sounds always work great as a source of inspiration and new ideas as they tend to induce more experimental approach to music making, thus helping in achieving unexpectedly creative and original results. A must have for every producer, musician or sound designer, these glitch sound effects will instantly find a way into your production and bring some serious edge to it!

    THE GLITCH sound library contains 331MB (340 sound effects) of high definition 24bit/96khz Stereo WAV files, embedded with metadata to speed up your workflow.

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  • Hum, Buzz & Glitches Glitch UI Play Track 221+ sounds included $19

    The Glitch UI SFX library delivers a collection of user interface sounds created from mangled video files, circuit bent keyboards and dying hard drives.

    Pops, clicks, glitches and transitions, all sourced from our Error Tone library but re-edited and processed specifically for sound designers with extensive Soundminer metadata.

    Contains sounds which will work for all your user interface feedback needs, from retro computer interfaces to modern tablets to futuristic sci-fi UIs.

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  • Hum, Buzz & Glitches Glitches Play Track 500 sounds included $24

    Glitches is a collection of 500 error sounds for use as communications interference, future computer malfunctions, data processing, Sci-Fi weapon elements, degraded circuits, out of control droids and any scenario which calls for the sound of equipment failure.

    Sourced from analog feedback loops, electromagnetic field recordings, databent computer files and abstract tonal textures then processed with granular synthesis techniques, you’ll find all the hums, buzzes, crackles, static and noise needed to construct a convincing Glitched-out soundscape.

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  • Destruction & Impact Glitchy Circuits Play Track 220 sounds included $19.99 $15.99

    GLITCHY CIRCUITS is a collection of 220 glitch sound effects.
    Glitchy risers, distorted circuit impacts, mangled & overdriven stutters, sparkly tiny one-shots and more.

    GC is an experimental sound effects library that delivers all kinds of glitch SFX:

    – Heavily distorted and mangled glitches created with a verity of guitar pedals and plugins.
    – Glitchy build-ups and risers
    – Heavy, cinematic, overdriven glitchy impacts
    – Tiny, sparkly glitch one-shots
    – Reverberating, feedback-y glitchy drones

    All source sounds have been heavily processed with guitar pedals, plugins, recorded through old tape decks
    and small speakers.
    Perfect for sound designer, gamedevs and music producers.

    All SFX have baked-in Soundminer’s meta data

    RECORDED WITH: JrF C series, JrF Coil Pickup, Sound Devices MixPre-6, Apogee Duet
    EDITED AND MASTERED WITH: Pro Tools, Ableton Live, iZotope RX, iZotope Trash 2, Guitar Pedals,
    Old Tape decks, Guitars, Synthesizers, FabFilter, ReFuse, Reaktor, Modular.

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  • Hum, Buzz & Glitches Handheld Tranceivers Play Track 241 sounds included, 26 mins total $25

    The Handheld Tranceivers library delivers walkie-talkie sound effects from no less than three models: The AEG Voxtel, the Cobra MicroTalk and the Kenwood TK-3107.

    It features button sounds, beeps, squelches, feedback sounds, static and white noise sounds, garbled communications and much more. Recorded with a Nevaton MC48 microphone and a Tascam DR70d portable recorder.

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  • Drones & Moods Harsh Noise Play Track 40 sounds included, 40 mins total $20
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    Harsh Noise is a collection of analog feedback loop manipulations where traditional audio equipment is pushed to extremes and sent spiralling out of control.

    Featuring glitched-out signal malfunctions, huge walls of noise and piercing high-frequency tones, these sounds will really set the mood for any abstract scenes, unsettling moments or technological nightmare situations in your productions, particularly if working to a horror, science fiction, dystopian or experimental theme.

    With each file coming in at 1 minute in length and recorded at a high resolution of 24/96, you are invited to go beyond the source material and explore your own sonic territory by way of editing, filtering and processing to suit your needs.

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  • Electricity High Voltage Electricity -The Essential Collection Play Track 173 sounds included, 46 mins total $25

    All the essential high voltage electricity sounds you’ll need for your sound library.  Sounds include sparks, electrical fires, fruit electrocution, electric arcs, shocks, hums, overloaded circuitboards, light bulbs, capacitors and much more. Features recordings from high voltage units such as 2 power supplies, 3 microwave oven transformers, 2 neon sign transformers, a 250k volt Tesla coil, 3 Jacob’s Ladders, an arc electric welding machine and a car battery

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  • The Hum, Buzz & Glitches U.S.O. Bundle includes Unseen Noises, Transmission Apparatus, 3Dimensional Printing & ACME from Unidentified Sound Object. This multi-pack combo provides selected sound libraries at a savings of 25% off the retail price ($38.25 ex VAT).

    Regular price: $153. Discounted combo price $114.75 ex VAT.

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