I had been thinking of building a ribbon controller, and when this came along I no longer had any excuse…
So, today I went to STPLN and got some much appreciated help from my friend STG.
He looked over the Coagula code and got it working properly, or so I hope, since we didn’t have any MIDI-equipment to test it with. Then we did a quick and dirty box with the laser cutter.
Anyways, some pictures of the build:
There’s still some work to be done, such as: additional layer of plywood on the top, with a cutout for the ribbon, to help guide the finger. Maybe a couple of regular potentiometers on the side for more control. Maybe another ribbon to double the amount of fun. Oh, and buttons for navigating the menu… :)
Tags: arduino, ribbon controller, stpln