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August 5, 2014 AT 7:00 am

A Mechatronic Drum Player Powered By Arduino #ArtTuesday

Nudge: A mechatronic drum player from Jim Murphy on Vimeo.

Jim Murphy designed Nudge, a new mechatronic drum player that
features 3D-printed and laser-cut mechanical components and powered by an
Arduino Uno and custom-built shields. by Jim Murphy

nudge is a mechatronic drum beater designed to retain the simplicity of traditional solenoid mechatronic drum beaters but to afford composers additional expressive parameters.
able to rotate its drumstick and adjust its at-rest height above the drum head, nudge can be used to create rhythmic patterns difficult or impossible with other single-solenoid drum beaters. powered by a midi-equipped microcontroller attached to solenoid drivers and a motor driver, a closed-loop control system is employed to allow nudge to repeatably rotate to user-specified positions above one or more percussive objects

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