Community Hall of Fame Pick: Basic Color Instrument

By Emily Tuteur

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Have you ever wondered what paintings sound like? Jude did, so she invented a color sensor and combined it with some synth modules. In this project, Jude demonstrates how to use the color sensor to play a song.

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In synth mode, the color sensor makes musical notes, and responds to the dimmer before it by changing octaves. The color sensor was prototyped with the proto module and is now up for vote in the bitLab. Time to rock out to a painting!

Click here to vote for Jude’s color sensor in the bitLab!

See the project inaction here:

bitLab: color sensor explanation


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