X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

BeetBox Drum Machine: Beets That Make Beats

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

Self-described maker of things Scott Garner made a drum machine out of beets and a Raspberry Pi. It works like most drum machines and synthesizers, except instead of buttons or pads, the user touches the root crop to trigger the drum samples.

beetbox-by-scott-garner

As you can see Scott focused on hiding the electronic side of the BeetBox around and inside its wooden enclosure, which makes its function all the more surprising.

Check out Scott’s blog for more information on the BeetBox. These days we love to flaunt our gadgets and technological achievements, but as electronic components get smaller and better, I think we’ll see more and more of these explorations – and finally actual products – that return to a more natural aesthetic or form of interaction. I would love to live in a world where we highlight the beauty of nature and have electronics that blend seamlessly with our environment. Though in a way that’s kind of creepy as well.

[via NOTCOT]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

More from Awesomer Media...

theawesomer logo
Trainspotting 2 (Teaser) Conan Goes Full Melisandre Game of Thrones Sept VFX CRACUNS Underwater Drone 95octane logo
2017 Nissan Juke May Lose Some of the Quirk Review: 2016 GMC Canyon SLE Diesel 2017 Ford Raptor Price Guide Leaked BMW M5 Pure Metal Silver Limited Edition mightymega logo
Quantum Mechanix 2016 Spaceship Scale Models Mezco Toyz 2016 SDCC One:12 Collective Sneak Peek Star Trek: Discovery Ship Teased Justice League Footage Unveiled at SDCC
Advertisement