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We’ve seen many examples of floppy and hard disk drives being sequenced to make music, but the Moppy can be controlled by an external keyboard. Sammy1am created the Moppy using an Arduino UNO and some stepper motors to set the frequencing of the spinning disk drives.

[via Arduino Blog]

Michael Colombo

Michael Colombo

In addition to being an online editor for MAKE Magazine, Michael Colombo works in fabrication, electronics, sound design, music production and performance (Yes. All that.) In the past he has also been a childrens’ educator and entertainer, and holds a Masters degree from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program.