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The Chipophone

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An old electric organ repurposed for playing chiptunes. http://www.linusakesson.net/chipophone/index.php
Don't forget to watch his rendition of Spellbound http://www.linusakesson.net/chipophone/spellbound.php
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Re: The Chipophone

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While The Chipophone is a good name for what it does, The Awesomeaphone would be closer to what it is.

There needs to be a picture of this under Awesome in the Oxford English Dictionary.
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Re: The Chipophone

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Swwweeet! :D

Makke wrote:While The Chipophone is a good name for what it does, The Awesomeaphone would be closer to what it is.

There needs to be a picture of this under Awesome in the Oxford English Dictionary.
Makke, are you a regular around "Penny Arcade"? :wink:
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Re: The Chipophone

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I think he will be selling the circuit boards for this thing, you can see from the photos they are professionally made.
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Re: The Chipophone

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I imagine that the springboard for his project was the fact that organ keys are so beautifully soft yet highly responsive.

Even an economy one like his would share the same keyboard characteristic. I love the way my Hammond and Yamaha Electone feel to play, something which would be missing once I sample them for MIDI use.

A guy like him could make a fortune travelling about the country to circuit-bend things. I could do with him having a go with the likes of my Hammond.

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