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Spruce Deuce, the Robot Drummer Percusses His Way Into Our Hearts

by Paul Strauss

Music geek/artist Steve Averill created this crazy contraption, a plywood robot that can play drums.

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Spruce Deuce gets his rhythm by using a set of arm and wrist servos, controlled by a Highly Liquid MD24 MIDI servo controller.

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While he doesn’t rock out like, say, this guy, the robot drummer is still pretty impressive in my book. Perhaps he should get together and do a concert with Toyota’s robot trumpet player and robot violin player.

[via Synthopia]




Comments (2):

  1. Evology Now says:

    Definitely impressive. Did you see Spike Jonze’s new film about robots, btw? http://evologynow.wordpress.com/2010/07/09/robot-love/

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