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Tiano-MSP430 based touchscreen piano

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Rohit Gupta writes in about Tiano, a Touchscreen Piano he designed using MSP430. He used a resistive touchscreen and a MSP430G2553 (although MSP430G2231 would also do). He obtained useful information in designing this project from app notes from Atmel on the touchscreen theory of operation and from TI on the...

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Digital IR theremin

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Chris from Pyroelectro developed this all-digital-hardware Theremin. He descibes, "The Digital IR Theremin uses comparators, digital logic, and a single 555 timer for tone generation. When you wave your hand in front of the infrared proximity sensor, it outputs a tone with varying pitch depending on how far away your...

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O’Reilly Webcast: Build a $10 electric guitar

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Want to take a stick, some wire, a can and some wax and make a $10 electric guitar? O'Reilly has a free webcast tomorrow, February 11, 2011 @ 10 AM PT, presented by David Erik Nelson that will take you from a pile of scrap wood and hardware to a...

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