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#2260864 - 04/12/14 11:02 PM DIY Player Piano
Bouche Offline
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Registered: 04/12/14
Posts: 1
I've been working on this for a while and thought you guys on this forum would appreciate it.

I built it with off the shelf electronics and custom fabricated mechanicals. It's a bit crude but it works. I'm using standard MIDI files off my laptop modified so that the entire song plays on just one channel.

Enjoy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zDHSge_EvTg

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#2277554 - 05/17/14 04:46 PM Re: DIY Player Piano [Re: Bouche]
Mark Fontana Offline
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Registered: 09/19/04
Posts: 187
Loc: Minneapolis, MN
What are the specs as compared with a commercial system? Can it play with expression (if the MIDI file includes it)? What did you use for note solenoids? It looks like they are ABOVE the key tails...??

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#2396998 - 03/12/15 12:19 AM Re: DIY Player Piano [Re: Bouche]
harrrb Offline
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Registered: 03/05/15
Posts: 18
It is amazing.I especially like the middle part. I think all kind of music can be played no matter how complex the sound is. But if the pedal could be controlled, it would be perfect.

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