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by Andy Gleeson
Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:20 am
Forum: Other Stringed Instruments
Topic: First attempt at a stringed instrument.
Replies: 2
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First attempt at a stringed instrument.

This is my first attempt at a stringed instrument, a stick type dulcimer roughly based on photos found on the web. Scale length is 650mm currently tuned dad. Materials are neck beech, sides sapele, back sapele and beech, soundboard western red cedar. headstock veneer yew, and fingerboard walnut, all...
by Andy Gleeson
Tue Oct 29, 2013 3:03 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Piezo - MIDI Vulcan Harp?
Replies: 7
Views: 4718

Re: Piezo - MIDI Vulcan Harp?

I would go for a micro controller interface with a couple of port expanders to handle all the string inputs. Look at the Arduino project there is a midi library available for it. BTW midi only handles digital messages, as far as I know you cannot use it to send analog data. midi will handle velocity...