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Carrot Piano (A MaKey MaKey Project)

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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.
 
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Step 1: Materials

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-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)
Kiteman1 year ago
Have you actually made one of these? Could we have some of your images of it, instead of googled stock photos?
jimbob1996 (author)  Kiteman1 year ago
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!
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