Amazing Lego Mindstorms Drum Machine – The NXT-606!

This is a video demo of Peter Cocteau’s NXT-606 sample playback drum machine – a DIY Lego Mindstorms drum machine!

The NNT-606 app is available as a free download.

Features:

  • Monophonic sample based drum machine
  • 24 percussion and Fx sounds
  • Sampling rate: 8Khz
  • memory: 96 measures
  • control: 2 rotation sensor +NXT buttons
  • hacked loud speaker to mono output: jack 6,35mm
  • Editor: NXT-G
  • Real time operation

Main page:

  • Mode: edit/loop4/loop8/…/loop96
  • Play: play/stop
  • Save and copy
  • Measure: 1 to 96
  • Tempo: 20 to 200
  • Swing: 0 to 9
  • Humanisation: not achieved

Edit page:

  • Graphic pattern editor
  • Selected step: 1 to 16
  • Sound: 1 to 24
  • Velocity: 0/25/50/100%

via PeterCocteau, rekkerd

3 thoughts on “Amazing Lego Mindstorms Drum Machine – The NXT-606!

  1. Very cool. Though I think the apt name for this would be NXT-505 – not 606, as it's based on samples, not synthesis.

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