This Guy Can Play Drums On Thin Air

This is not some guitar hero hack. Maayan Migdal hacked together this cool drum kit that uses his sandals and a pair of freaking garden rakes to make his sound.

How he did it was he modified the garden rakes to make use of a pair of accelerometers, the left for the hi-hats and the right for the snare and crash cymbal. He then hacked his sandals to have sensors in them for the bass drum and hi-hat pedals. All of these were jerry-rigged to an Arduino and connected to a MIDI device to make for a simple-yet-effective drum set. Not bad for a summer afternoon. [Hack A Day via TechCrunch]

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