BeetBox, Unique Musical Instruments of Root Vegetables and Raspberry Pi
Currently available instruments in a variety of shapes and sizes. But have you ever wondered if the plant can be used as a musical instrument? Scott Garner prove to BeetBox, a combination of Raspberry Pi, speakers and root vegetables.
BeetBox created to explore the perspectives and expectations. Technological secrets that made the work BeetBox hidden in wooden cabinet, so that everyone can play music without thinking of how it works.
In the embedded computer cabinet Raspberry Pi Model B and MPR121 capacitive touch sensor. Python script to detect any touch on the beet and play the drums by using pygame module gaming system. The resulting sound is inserted into the LM386-based amplifier and speaker into the hole behind the wood.
For now BeetBox will not be mass produced, but only to the extent the project to two different classes. But for those who are interested in making a similar musical instruments.