An Arduino powered mechanical drum computer which is be controlled by an AKAI button panel. Small solenoids with 3D printed ‘tappers’ can be setup using the flexible arms to beat a beat out of anything…

The project has been on display first as part of an exhibition in XPO together with Daniel Maalman during MakerFestival Twente (2019) and at a number of performances at Heart Gallery in Hengelo. It also has been used as part of animatronics workshops at De Waag and CODA

Here the Rhythm Squid used for a Season Greeting..

rhythm squid
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