Let's Make Robots!

Drum Bot - Tribute to YDM

Rolls around looking for things to drum on. A copy of the ever popular YDM, as published in MAKE magazine

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

Nice! Thanks for sharing, and congrats on doing the job :D

Did you run the tuning programs I posted?

Uh Oh, that sounds like it's out of tune from the professional!

I played w/ the tuning program, but got so anxious to see the 'bot function as a whole, I kinda jumped through the tuning.  I do plan to go back and fine tune it....I had a hard time checking the various instruments for tuning.. Some sounded okay, and some sounded slightly off.   As a drummer of 3 years, it's distrubing to me that I can't hear if the 'bot is "on beat" or "off beat"!!!




I think I posted the tip of recording the sound, it's in the code, I think. If you record it on a computer, you can see the wave, and that helps tuning quite a lot :)