How to Turn a Leftover Candy Cane into a Sound Machine #makereducation
Fun project via PopularScience! This is almost identical to the Drawdio kit we sell here at Adafruit, also designed in collaboration with Jay Silver.
In 2007, electrical engineer Jay Silver discovered how to turn anything into a musical instrument. While tinkering with an electronic-organ kit, he accidentally spilled lentils on the kit’s circuit, which produces musical notes. “As I was trying to dry it out,” he says, “I noticed the noise was changing.” He realized that touching the device shifted the sound.
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