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May 10, 2009 AT 11:00 pm

Arduino image scanning sequencer

Image Scan Sequencer 1

Gijs writes

This sequencer scans images, and plays the image as midi notes.

It uses LDRs to measure the gray-scale of specific point of a image, and triggers midi notes from a selected threshold. When the threshold is reached the velocity will be set by the darkness at that point. the darker point the higher the velocity will be.

The sequencer plays the notes as a arpeggiator, i chose for this playback method because i dont have a midi device that can play 24 keys at the same time.. There are 2 different arpeggio modes. One rearranges the playback sequence to the active notes velocitys. And the second mode changes the arpeggio playback speed to the amount of notes that are active. If this mode is not selected the playback speed is set by a potentiometer. These modes can also be combined.

The sequencer has 24 LDRs that are read into 3 ADC ports of the arduino, via 3 4051 ics.


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1 Comment

  1. Awesome!!
    One day we would be able to
    play music froum our photos..

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