The “music” of slot/pinball electro-mechanics

Craft & Design Technology


Daniel Vera, of Helsinki’s Association Experimental Electronics, has a cool Flickr set and a number of YouTube vids (linked from Flickr) of rusty n’ dusty components of pinball and slot machines being resuscitate and turned into clacking circuit-bent sequencers.

Sequencer – Link

4 thoughts on “The “music” of slot/pinball electro-mechanics

  1. jordan314 says:

    I would love to hear it!

  2. dnnny says:

    The building has just begun, I think we at AEE (Association of Experimental Electronics) will have something ready for the next Dorkbot-Helsinki, 2. of November held in Kiasma.

    when we have something ready, I will post a link to it.


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