08 Jan '15, 4pm

#autopost Enginursday: Magnus Chord Organ Teardown #sornram9254

#autopost Enginursday: Magnus Chord Organ Teardown #sornram9254

Because I originally expected to have a lot of electronics to deal with on the guts of this thing, I was expecting to be pretty limited on the type of hacking I could do. However, now seeing a) how much space there is internally, and b) understanding that I just need to keep the airflow from the fan going properly, I’m overwhelmed with ideas of what I could add. Perhaps a capacitive sensor breakout that will trigger lights to blink as the keys are played? A pressure sensor on a few keys that will determine motor speeds depending on the intensity of the user playing it? Hook it up to the internet, throw in a few solenoids and create my very own player organ? The possibilities are endless!

Full article: https://www.sparkfun.com/news/1713

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#autopost SparkFun Goes 3D #sornram9254

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sparkfun.com 08 Jan '15, 8pm

Our models come in varying levels of detail such as the Actobotics catalog , which is mostly just displaying geometry. The...