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Re: DIY Airpiano

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BJG145 wrote: Thu Aug 19, 2021 11:02 pm Oh, definitely. But I need to practice a little first. :D

Practice? I thought you just waved your arms around a bit ;)

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Re: DIY Airpiano

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Martin Walker wrote: Fri Aug 20, 2021 12:38 am
BJG145 wrote: Thu Aug 19, 2021 11:02 pm Oh, definitely. But I need to practice a little first. :D

Practice? I thought you just waved your arms around a bit ;)

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I think you’re confusing it with flying. :D

At least air piano is something you can practice on your commute to work and back. And it has the added benefit of keeping you socially distanced.
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Re: DIY Airpiano

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I just took advantage of a few minutes of Saturday morning sunlight to take some better pics of the Aetherharp. Demo soon.

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Re: DIY Airpiano

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Nice!

Looking forward to audio demo in due course :thumbup:

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Re: DIY Airpiano

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Nice work.
Couldn't help noticing the slightly twisted switch though - will you be able to adjust that?

Also looking forward to the demo :)
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Re: DIY Airpiano

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Folderol wrote: Tue Oct 26, 2021 4:17 pm Nice work.
Couldn't help noticing the slightly twisted switch though - will you be able to adjust that?

...yeah but trust me Folderol, no-one else except you will notice. :D
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Re: DIY Airpiano

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BJG145 wrote: Tue Oct 26, 2021 6:12 pm
Folderol wrote: Tue Oct 26, 2021 4:17 pm Nice work.
Couldn't help noticing the slightly twisted switch though - will you be able to adjust that?

...yeah but trust me Folderol, no-one else except you will notice. :D

For the sake of balance, I'm my own worst critic and 'see' every single mistake I made on house and garden going back for years :(
I'll cast a veil over electronics and software :lol:
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Re: DIY Airpiano

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BJG145 wrote: Tue Oct 26, 2021 6:12 pm
Folderol wrote: Tue Oct 26, 2021 4:17 pm Nice work.
Couldn't help noticing the slightly twisted switch though - will you be able to adjust that?

...yeah but trust me Folderol, no-one else except you will notice. :D

I noticed, but said nothing.
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Re: DIY Airpiano

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Martin Walker wrote: Fri Aug 20, 2021 12:38 am
BJG145 wrote: Thu Aug 19, 2021 11:02 pm Oh, definitely. But I need to practice a little first. :D

Practice? I thought you just waved your arms around a bit ;)

Martin

I find this all a bit underwhelming, what I’m looking forward too are "real" advances into alternative controllers, not physical, but neural, where "we" can all connect to an instrument with our thoughts, our brains, in a controllable way.
This will come, and we will see the things we have now, as just a stepping stone.
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Re: DIY Airpiano

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We were exploring biofeedback controlling synths 45 years ago as students at university. Over the years I have occasionally come across other’s experiments and you can buy kits now that can convert brainwaves and/or galvanic skin response and/or heart rate etc to a synth controller.

I suspect what you are looking for might involve surgery and even then for precise control I don’t think we know enough about the brain yet. But I’m with you on how cool it would be!!
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I have the Leap Motion beam controller and it can be fun but not as cool as this airpiano.
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Re: DIY Airpiano

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Arpangel earlier today...

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