Relay drum machine would be perfect backup for stepper motor band

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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By Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

917 Articles

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Bill Sherman of Botsmaker just put the finishing touches on his latest project, called Percussus, The Robot Drum Machine. It’s pretty satisfying to re-purpose old equipment to make music, and the results sound like an old telephone switch set to music. When will we see it go on tour with a stepper motor band?

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