Isomorphism FTW

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blinddrew wrote:Which button launches the missiles?


Not sure, but apparently that red one on the right gives you a hell of a buzz...
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:bouncy:
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Noticed BJG145's comment about the Sensel Morph so I thought I'd share this:

Isomorphic design on the Sensel Morph using the Innovator's Overlay

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You can files in the Sensel forum here

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I just came across another isomorphic oddity for the list. This one's called the Beeboard.

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The buttons act on rods in the box, with the movement detected by a camera and converted into MIDI. The layout is inspired by the shape of a bee cell, with microtonal scales in mind. It's the brainchild of Dzintars Briedis, who makes these apian instruments by hand in Latvia.

http://beeboard.org/

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Wow!

Now I can't quite decide whether that's a thing of beauty (the top panel certainly is) or not (the rest looks more like a waste paper basket :headbang: )

Fascinating design though 8-)

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Just a quick isomorphic news update. The Dodeka Stellar looks ready to be launched on Kickstarter before too long.

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But what got me really excited was discovering a teaser video for the Tonal Plexus 2nd Generation.

This radical is-that-lego? microtonal monster has been unobtainable forever. It looks like it might finally be making a return...

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Wow! And people think I'm weird for falling in love with a Roli Seaboard! :headbang:
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I’m a sucker for the small seaboard and I’m waiting on their new keyboard to be delivered. I’m also waiting for a kickstarter midi flute/recorder controller thingy.
I like weird but usable. After all it’s just a bunch of switches under your fingers and I have very little keyboard training to get in the way.
Please accept that last statement as the lamest justification you’ve ever heard to buy weird cool stuff, but I’m sticking to it!
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ManFromGlass wrote:I’m a sucker for the small seaboard and I’m waiting on their new keyboard to be delivered. I’m also waiting for a kickstarter midi flute/recorder controller thingy.


Really? What's that?
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On Kickstarter

- the recorder, re.invented

- from Roli the Lumi keyboard
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I like Lumi as an idea, but to me it seems an expensive option for a few light-up keys. And for how long would two octaves suit a learner?

Compare it, for example, with something like this light-up keys option (from 2012!)...

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The 'Re.corder' looks like serious fun.....
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