Reader Dmitry Morozov, aka vtol, has created a new robotic instrument, the Turbo Gusli. The Gusli is a sort of Russian zither. Morozov has updated the instrument with robotics, electronics and Arduino control. He’s even tried out brain-control, using an EEG headset. Here’s a demo of the Turbo-Gusli in action:
Saturday Synth Porn: Travis Chen, aka Aristomatic on Etsy, built a Bleep Labs Thingamakit built into an original Nintendo R.O.B. (Robotic Operating Buddy). The synthesizer’s light sensors are built into the eyes and the LEDS are mounted to look like R.O.B.’s antennas. All buttons and switches are mounted at the base of the R.O.B. It has an… Read More Awesome Nintendo R.O.B. Robot Synthesizer
Talking Robot Mouth Mimics Human Speech #DigInfo was uploaded by: Diginfonews
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HRP-2 follows the guitar was uploaded by: mspetitegeek
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In honor of Valentine’s Day, the designers at Tellart created the Love Song Machine, a musical robot that you can control via the Internet. Visitors to the website can select a song or create their own, press play and then hear the song played on the Love Song Machine in Tellart’s Providence office. The bells are… Read More Love Song Machine – An Internet Controlled Music Robot
NerdKits Robotic Xylophone with Homemade Solenoids was uploaded by: nerdkits
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Steve Averill’s plywood robot drummer, Spruce Deuce, is made from birch plywood and HiTec Servo’s and is controlled by a Highly Liquid MD24 MIDI to servo controller. The MD24 converts MIDI signals to signals that control 11 RC servos. You can check out more MD24 MIDI robot projects at the Highly Liquid forums.
NXT-606 Sample Based LEGO Drum Machine. was uploaded by: PeterCocteau
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