December 13, 2012 AT 8:00 am

USB Xylophone by Benjamin #3dthursday

Via thing:25560.

Old metallophone (toy) rejuvenated by Arduino, some electromagnets and printed parts :
vimeo.com/46571145
Detail :
vimeo.com/47593529

Can be played with mouse, keyboard and midi files, samples included in software pack:

  • Georges Brassens – Ballade des dames du temps jadis
  • Agnes Obel – Riverside
  • Yann Tiersen – Comptine d’un autre été
  • Julian Nott – Wallace and Gromit
  • Michael Giacchino – Married Life (“Up” soundtrack)

Flash (AS2) on the software side:
chaaawa.com/xylobot/

Thanks to midicsv:
fourmilab.ch/webtools/midicsv/

Not the first xylobot in the world, but maybe the first in the Thingiverse !

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1 Comment

  1. Source for new metallophone bars.

    http://www.leevalley.com/US/wood/page.aspx?p=63477&cat=1,250,43313&ap=1

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