Category Archives: Arduino Projects

2014, 2015, and Dub Sirens

Well, it’s been nearly a year since my last post – good grief. Rest assured, I was busy with projects throughout 2014 – I simply didn’t get the chance (or sometimes inclination) to blog about them. As I’ve said before, … Continue reading

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Laser Harps: A Quick Arduino Instructable

I frequently get emails asking for schematics and code for the laser harps I’ve made. For the record; I don’t mind this at all, but I always feel a little guilty when sending out the information I have – it’s … Continue reading

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Magic 8 Box

So, among the items I purchased recently from Cool Components was this Red 16×2 LCD Display. I haven’t made anything for a couple of weeks, so I boshed out a Magic 8 Box (or a digital version of the Magic … Continue reading

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Another Midi Gizmo – Continued

So, the above device (Arduino powered again) is intended to detect (via a microphone) different kinds of taps on a surface, and convert them into midi messages. It’s intended use is for laying down Midi drum tracks quickly and easily, … Continue reading

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Another midi gizmo

Just a brief preview of what I’m currently working on – it may not look like much, but this could easily be the most original and entertaining thing I’ve madeĀ  yet. It might seem that it’s only an Arduino, some … Continue reading

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Arduino range to midi sensor

Another of the projects I’ve been working on for the maker faire is something a little simpler than the laser harp – a range sensor that converts a detected distance to midi messages. These messages are usually control change messages, … Continue reading

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Laser Harp mk 2

So, if you’ve read my earlier posts, you’ll know I’ve been working on a more musically flexible framed laser harp, mainly achieved by adding functionality not usually present in these devices. At this point, I simply wanted to improve the … Continue reading

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A little more information..

I feel I should expand a little on this project: I’m Chris, an Audio Technology graduate from the University of Salford. A little while ago I decided (as I had some extra free time) I needed some projects to keep … Continue reading

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Initial plans

  For those who want to know, this is the final design I settled on for my second framed laser harp. The distance between the lasers is based on a size slightly larger than half the width of a human … Continue reading

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