Meet the new kid on the block. Hope you’re not intimidated by size…
The last MakerBot I built was #33, although given that some of its parts originated from the prototyping process, and given that I scrounged many of the parts (including some borrowed minutes on Revar’s roommate’s laser cutter for the XY carriage), and given that, at the time, I was using slightly nonstandard circuit boards and had to rewrite the firmware to fit, then the software to comply with my new firmware, it might not quite be fair to call it even a first-batch MakerBot. … Read More
Originally posted 2011-03-06 08:39:14.
Mr.Nakamura is shooting off with his rubber band machine gun. This gun can fire 200 rubber bands in rapid succession. The trigger makes an electric drill pull a rope and firing off rubber bands. Mr.Nakamura is from Japan Rubber Band Gun Shooting Association. … Read More
Originally posted 2009-08-25 10:48:05.
Anonymous reader points out this squeezebox gone digital, incorporating a 16-button monome pad -
the Concertinome is a custom made instrument combining the concertina accordion with the monome style keyboard and electronic air pressure sensors. It was made by Espen Sommer Eide 2009 and demonstrated in this concert at Visningsrommet USF, Bergen, Norway.
Seems like a natural progression to me! The instrument uses an Arduino Mega running a custom monome-compatible sketch.
In the Maker Shed:
Originally posted 2009-08-06 08:06:15.