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The Pylofon

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Moritz sent in his latest project called the “Pylofon”. It’s a wireless robotic xylophone that can be controlled via the Internet, a cell phone, or a Wiimote.

We build it in two nights at Easter 2008, using 2 Graupner Servos, a 99c-xylophone, a cardboard-box, an Asus WL500gP-wlan-router with OpenWRT Kamikaze and Python 2.5, SSH, a Pololu Serial 8-Servo Controller, an USB to Serial-Adapter, a Bluetooth-Stick and a USB-Memory-Stick.

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4 thoughts on “The Pylofon

  1. Bob Darlington says:

    Xylophones use wooden bells. This is more of a glockenspiel (metal bells).


  2. Marc de Vinck says:


    Thanks for the clarification.

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