Have you ever thought that a carrot can create such a good sound? With the help of a MaKey MaKey they can. But just having a few keys isn't good enough, we are going to build one that can have 18 keys and 2 full octave's.

Step 1: Materials

-MaKey MaKey
-Carrots (or you could use another form of fruit or vegetable)
-A Laptop (or computer, but i prefer a laptop as it is more portable)
-VMPK (Virtual Midi Piano Keyboard, a free piece of software available from here- http://sourceforge.net/projects/vmpk/ )
-Arduino Software (available from here- http://arduino.cc/en/Main/Software )
-Arduino Plugin
-alligator cables (comes with the MaKey MaKey)
-Single core wire (for the input on the back of the MaKey MaKey)
-Some way to connect you to the MaKey MaKey (i used an antistatic wrist strap)
<p>Remapping the keys on a MaKey MaKey is no longer supported using the Arduino IDE starting with version 1.2.</p><p>http://www.makeymakey.com/forums/index.php?topic=15340.0</p><p>Use this site to remap the inputs to different keys, minus modifier or function keys:</p><p>www.makeymakey.com/remap</p>
Have you actually made one of these? Could we have some of <em>your</em> images of it, instead of googled stock photos?
I made one a few weeks ago but i didn't take any photos. I am making one again next wednesday so i will take some photos then
Cool - a video of it playing would be awesome!
<p>exactly ! </p>

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