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E-BACH A.K.A Electronic Bach

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This is E-Bach the robot that is learning to play the piano. We tried a lot of designs. Directly connecting the fingers (lego bars) to the motors and also trying diffrent gears to create the timing of the fingers going up and down. Then we finally settled on the cams. We used a text to speech function on the computer for the speech.

Great learnings on cams...and also we were surprised to learn that piano is a purcuission instrument.

 

 

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