Piano, one of the most popular musical instruments, no matter from the past and recently, have been set a high reputation for its on class. Most of the pianist has to go through a very tough examination, from the absolute beginner (Grade 1) to advanced (Grade 8).
Honestly, it’s not an easy task, but you can quit whenever you want.
By the way, for those who interested on the piano, but you don’t have the budget to purchase it, then this coolest sensor piano keyboard can be a very good option for you!
Basically, the project utilizes an array of LEDs, which is working as light sensors. It helps to generate a musical tone and simulating a piano keyboard.
For this project, the LEDs are being used as both emitters and sensors. Hence, you need to use 63 LEDs, where nine of the LEDs for each of the seven natural keys!
For your information, when the key was pressed, the middle LED served as photodetector. It absorbs light from the other LEDs that reflected from the finger. An audio amplifier is responsible to pass through the tone. By connecting headphone or speaker to the audio jack, the tone can be listened easily with it!
For the music lovers, especially the pianists, it’s your chance of the life time to build an outstanding LED sensor piano keyboard.