Step 12: Connecting the Piezoelectric to the ProtoPlus

Now connect the two wires coming from the Piezo Transducer as shown below.


Also, connect the ORANGE wire to V33 (3.3v)
As a flute player, your title drives me nuts, but it's a cool project nonetheless. Awesome!
Useless information:<br>Flutes are the oldest known musical instrument<br>The instrument we call a Recorder actually is a flute. Just a different type.<br>All flutes used to be this form.<br>Side blown flutes or transverse flutes are a newer incarnation of the instrument. <br><br>
I was thinking &quot;It's a Recorder! Why do people call it a Flute?&quot;, and then I read your comment. Thanks for the info, it's not actually useless!
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Very cool. <br> <br>I have been trying to come up with an electronic bagpipe chanter using cheap Casio keyboards that I gutted and a piece of PVC pipe for the chanter and have gotten close, but still haven't perfected it yet. You've inspired me to keep working on it.
like it...my wife get nuts she flute player but i will try it on a cheap flute
very nice project. <br>I have some improuvement ideea to make the toy even more realistic. <br>Your child is puting the mouth for no sense on the toy. if you add inside a pressure sensor like a membrane attached to a piezzo speaker and you will go the output to an analog input and in the software modify gain or frecquency in a function like this : Freqency = (integer)(analog.read) + (integer)(frequence.value.actual button pressed.) <br>and for more complex sounds make a dependency between the buttons. like : <br>output.frecqency=freq.butt1+ freq.butt2 +.... <br>
Great project! Thanks!<br><br>Sometimes when I make an instrument by hand I give it a nice finish by wrapping it with nylon or cotton cord and then applying lacquer. This will hide all of your wires and black tape. Some hanging tassels would compliment this nicely. The cat would appreciate it.<br><br>Yes this project could be done very well with an Arduino. The cleverness in this design, beyond the original idea, is using the piezo as a breath sensor. This can be adapted to various other projects as well. Nice going!<br><br>The Propellor is more powerful than the basic Arduino, but what is needed here is a simple tone generator which is well within the capabilities of the 16 MHz Arduino. You can play with the crystal frequency of the Arduino to get an evenly divisible frequency for the tones you wish to produce. You can choose the processor you wish to learn.<br><br>Your tones can be pentatonic (or switchable to pentatonic), and if you make multiple instruments in the same pentatonic key, several children can play anything at the same time and there will be no dissonance! Everything will sound good. Imagine the creativity.
Very cool! Is it possible to do it with arduino?
electric RECORDER.<br><br>:)
This is rad! Well one.
can it do midi
This looks really cool.<br><br>Next time my niece and nephew come around, I'll see if they're interested in giving it a go.
Cool project, I love those crazy space sounds!

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