SparkFun Engineer Joel plays a melody on the second version of the digital handpan, aka the Touch Drum.
Tsunami looping firmware is released, and connectable by MIDI. And why not MIDI BLE? It's done with the nRF52832 this week.
The convenience of advancing tech can kill a good nostalgia project...but it's not quite dead...
The serial controlled motor driver is stripped of its firmware and reprogrammed to function as an amplifier. Then it's surrounded with circuits that turn the whole shebang into a portable guitar amp.. but it won't win any awards.
Students use the Bare Conductive Touch Board and conductive paint to showcase their talents.
SparkFun partners with the LA Philharmonic for its first-ever music hackathon.
Make your own digital handpan drum using the Teensy Audio Shield and the Teensy's built-in capacitive touch inputs.