Picture of Using Mozzi Library with 5 potentiometers

Getting Started

The goal of this project was to create filters and controls to that can manipulate sound that is being generated through an Arduino. Normally Arduino can only generate simple tones that are not useful if you are trying to achieve complex sounds and do sound manipulation. In order to do this project Mozzi library was used. This library helps Arduino to create complex sounds and also have real time input. Mozzi does all the job for you in the background with a non-blocking code that allows you to have multiple inputs at the same time.

What you need

  1. Arduino
  2. Mozzi Library
  3. 100K Potentiometes - x5
  4. Male headers
  5. Female headers
  6. 1/8" Audio Jack
  7. Audio Cable
  8. Speaker

What is an Arduino?

Arduino is a tool for making computers that can sense and control more of the physical world than your desktop computer. It's an open-source physical computing platform based on a simple microcontroller board, and a development environment for writing software for the board.

Arduino can be used to develop interactive objects, taking inputs from a variety of switches or sensors, and controlling a variety of lights, motors, and other physical outputs. Arduino projects can be stand-alone, or they can communicate with software running on your computer (e.g. Flash, Processing, MaxMSP.) The boards can be assembled by hand or purchased preassembled; the open-source IDE can be downloaded for free.

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Can't wait to get home and play with this.