Laser Lissajous with Audio Sync

This project uses a Freeduino (Arduino clone) microcontroller, Python code, a couple of motors with attached mirrors, and a laser pointer to create patterns (Lissajous Figures) that are in sync with audio played from a computer. Objective The basic idea here is to create some laser patterns that are in... Read more »

21st-Century Keytars

It’s all fun and games until someone turns those plastic Guitar Hero axes into real instruments. What musical possibilities lie hidden beneath those 5 rainbow-colored buttons? Within a few years of the video game’s launch in 2005, millions of its guitar-shaped controllers were manufactured. Sadly, many are collecting dust in... Read more »