Making Your Own Musical Instruments with P5.js, Arduino, and WebMIDI

Image description: a screenshot of the Sampler interface, showing the MIDI Out dropdown. The option “Dadamachines Automat” is selected

Creating your own instruments

Image description: A mosaic of animated gifs showing solenoids hitting a triangle, a ceramic bowl, a tambourine and a water bottle.

Make your own mechanic drum

1. Send a MIDI message from Chrome

Image description: a screenshot of the p5 editor

2. Receive the MIDI message in Arduino

3. Trigger the Solenoid

Image description: a diagram of the circuit that drives the solenoid

Resources

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Get the Medium app

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