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Ed Haas shows his Calliope #5, a handmade pyrophone, at Maker Faire Bay Area 2011. Controlled by a midi keyboard, this wind instrument is similar to an organ, but has the ability to shoot fire if propane gas is used in addition to air when sounding the pipes.

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  • https://plus.google.com/116544320946631167234/posts?hl=en Tim Kemp

    It looks cool.  Too bad the video didn’t let us hear the instrument.

  • Denise Tingxi Lee

    Yup, the intro is longer than the interview! Why! Can it be a little snappier?

  • Anonymous

    Not a toot nor a single flare!
    And no detail on design or construction, at all…

    Fail!

  • Liam Kearney

    Pyrophone? What pyrophone? Did YOU see a pyrophone. Re-title this Old Bearded Guy Blathers over some nice music. Sheesh!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Ryan-Johnson/1396997441 Ryan Johnson

    disappointing. 

  • http://twitter.com/halfvastcnsprtr Halfvast Conspirator

    Where is the part of it actually pyrophoning (or even phoning)?  All talk, no action.

    Lame.Fail

  • Anonymous

    That was as exciting as a pr0n movie with all of the sex scenes cut out.

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    I haven’t been teased this hard since that Junior accounting major took me out for a night of drinks my freshman year ’84.  (back when the drinking age was 18)

  • Aloïs RENARD

    what the point of doing a video about an instrument we can’t hear ?

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  • Peter Simpson

    amateurs…

    Large Hot Pipe Organ

  • Anonymous

    ?

    Now this is what I was hoping for…

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