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Glockenspiel & Raspberry Pi @raspberry_pi #piday #raspberrypi

January 31, 2014 Jessica

YouTube user I Roulson made this nifty glockenspiel using his raspberry pi!

I found this Glockenspiel in a local recycling centre and it looked like the ideal instrument to control with a set of motors and a Raspberry Pi. I’ve seen this done before, both with the PICAXE and the Raspberry Pi, so the idea isn’t my own.

  • -The parts are designed using 2d design software and cut out on a CAM router.
  • -Assembly is with hot glue and a bunch of 3mm screws.
  • -The breadboard contains a couple of ULN2803 Darlington Drivers.
  • -Software written in Python and using the GPIO on the Raspberry Pi.

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