Multitonal Step Sequencer & Sonic Art Noise Blaster. E.Z. my own beginner code.

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My first ever arduino thing.simply understood and fairly jargon free .drawing showing the theory of the wiring, code basics explained as best i can
mode 1 is 33variable multitone noise machine ,full on mayhem.
mode 2 is code based 24step tone sequencer with bonus random functions.
mode 3 is electro mechanical 4 step multitonal noise sequencer.,(6switches2knobs per step!)speed+sustain ,

, .using arduino mega 2560 and a motor driven rotary switcher, iv added a power amp+speakers in the box.

wanted to go impressive as i got the posh mega board.but couldn't really spend money.i spent a couple of days getting the basics, like  simple code writing and ordering a relay shield ,which has not arrived yet .but i didn't need it anyway.then a couple more days making this.using with parts i had lying around the studio/workshop.a few more days adding to the recipie, then a week writing what i did for you.then more adding and trying to get these instructions into a workable order,mentioning later adjustments on the relavent step.

higher quality video, demonstrating the 3 modes

vid of it stepping.

these were done during development.

Latest update iv got it sequencing analog sounding noises,it goes all step by step one sound at a time if you use timeing devices in the code ,delay,while,clock,milliseconds, so iv added a rotary switch and motor to get it to step while making 6 noises at once using seven parameters per step  
  . iv added step lights ,
using pmw messes up the sound,using a analog input as a input made it crash,I also tried using the rotor values to trigger LEDs but the debounce was awful ,using code devices to fix this means timers or lumpy code, , iv found can use the digital inputs from the rotor switch to drive the lights big resistor and diode permitting.

, anyway I'm really happy with the result ,

it can all runs on a 12 volt adapter.has a internal amplifyer with cooling fan.
with usb power only it has a small speaker for reference. Iv also made it possible to power it with up to 16 volts to get as much sound out the amp as possible.

becides having 24 switches , 8 nobs and a slider to play with, it has a line out, mode switch,step speed nob, rotor and light power save switch.preamp volume control.amp volume control, amp fan speed.

edit after looking for hints online about sequencer code it appears that everybody is using beavises code , i want to understand what im doing so i wrote my own fresh code.

Any questions or aspects of these instructions your having difficulty with,asking doesn't hurt,I want this guide to work and I like to hear what you think, thanks for looking , I hope you enjoy , the first few steps 234&5 are basic soldering and construction advice 

crazyg (author) 1 year ago
wow thanks, 19k views and no questions,
i cant be that good.
i dont bite.. much!,
frankens1 year ago
Right about at "electro mechanical 4 step multitonal noise sequencer" is where the build details went whizzing past my head. I watched the video and like the finished version. It seems like I've heard a song like that before. You should see if Stereolab wants to buy one of these, or maybe Art of Noise. Cool project.
crazyg (author)  frankens1 year ago
thanks , im still tweeking bits, iv put a better video up now, demonstrating the modes,
crazyg (author) 1 year ago
4those of ya that like diagrams ,I'm drawing a full circuit diagram, with a pen.
Stay tuned,
Thanks for looking