Skip navigation

MusicTech

6 Posts authored by: carmelito
As Music Tech Design challenge comes to a close , here is blog post which gives you an overview of the DIY Drum kit and a couple of versions that I have been able to make using BeagleBone Black , a couple of capacitive touch sensors based on the MPR121 and 3D printing.   It has been hectic and a lot of fun working with the BeagleBone black using python, and a big thanks to element14 for sending me the awesome kit.   Which one will you make ? Here are a few of versions of the 3D printe ...
carmelito

BB Drum fingers

Posted by carmelito Apr 4, 2016
This weeks blog post is fun version of the DIY Drum kit using the BeagleBone Black, and is something that you can make with friends, at your local maker-space. The STL files for the 3D printed parts are attached to the blog post below at it take about 3 hours to print all the files, I would suggest printing the finger in you favorite color filament first, so that you can add coins and breadboarding wire while the other Beaglebone case parts are printed. Here you will need a friend to help you ou ...
My last weeks post involved, Controlling and Monitoring your 3D printer with BeagleBone and OctoPrint  and this week has involved, a lot 3D designing and 3D printing an enclosure for Pocket version of DIY Drum kit using the SparkFun's Capacitive touch key pad (https://www.sparkfun.com/products/12017) ,a couple of potentiometers(10K Ohms) and the BeagleBone black.   I had to name the blog post  -- "Pocket version"  of the DIY drum kit , as i could not come with something fanc ...
My project the DIY drum kit is going to include quite a bit of 3D printing, which meant that I had to try out setting up OctoPrint (OctoPrint.org )on the BeagleBone black, which would give me a web enabled UI to control,3D print and monitor my printer.   I have been using OctoPrint for more that six months using a Raspberry Pi B+. Setting up OctoPrint on the Pi was pretty simple, which include flashing a modified image of Raspbain called OctoPi, but in case of the BeagleBone you will ...
This is a tutorial to record a .wav file, using ALSA -arecord when a button a pressed, and then upload the recorded file to Soundcloud.com , as shown in the video below     Here are the steps you will have to follow - #1 Setting up USB audio sound card  on the BeagleBone Connect a  mic and speaker to the USB sound card and SSH into the BeagleBone to run the commands below. And using a LAN cable connect your BeagleBone to your home network router.( the soundcard i am ...
carmelito

DIY Drum kit

Posted by carmelito Feb 28, 2016
Hi everyone   My name is Carmelito currently working out of Toronto,Canada as software developer in the day,and 3D printing enthusiast and tinker by night.And I also enjoying playing the drums when I find time. Creating music is always fun, but making it with your own DIY musical instrument is even ''awesome'er !!   In addition, I would also like to take this opportunity to thank element14 for selecting the DIY Drum kit project as part of the Music Tech Design Challange. Pretty sur ...