SparkFun Engineer Joel plays a melody on the second version of the digital handpan, aka the Touch Drum.

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Tsunami looping firmware is released, and connectable by MIDI. And why not MIDI BLE? It's done with the nRF52832 this week.

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The convenience of advancing tech can kill a good nostalgia project...but it's not quite dead...

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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.

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Students use the Bare Conductive Touch Board and conductive paint to showcase their talents.

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SparkFun partners with the LA Philharmonic for its first-ever music hackathon.

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Make your own digital handpan drum using the Teensy Audio Shield and the Teensy's built-in capacitive touch inputs.

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Our newest hacker team is working remotely with us from Amsterdam to make a group-played instrument.

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Hahahaha, that’s awesome. Sadly, I’m slightly too young and missed the TRS-80 days (although I’ve heard plenty of stories!). Were there any…
Come on…My TRS-80 originally only had 4K programming space and we did some pretty nice UIs (remember Hangman?). I never understood why…
I’ve posted a comment on the page for the PiJuice HAT. Hey, at least this one includes a solution…
Linking up to the pedal would be sweet!! I dig that idea, and I just got out of guitar land Pete don’t drag me back in… I’d absolutely be…
Good suggestion, thanks! It seems that Kivy supports a lot of newer interfaces like smartphones and multi-touch.
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Thanks! For the demo in the video I used an ESP 8266 but for the final build I’m using an ESP32. I discovered a timing issue with multiple…
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