Introduction: The Pl2 or “PI L Squared” it´s a tiny synth developed by the Ploytec team at Berlin. I was fascinated by their tiny synth when it came out because it had quite a distinctive 8 bit retro sound and I always have been a fan of this nostalgic sound…For me the main interest in this device came from the fact that is tiny and can be powered from either MIDI or USB depending in their versions,
I started using the Arduino Pro mini long time ago. Due to it´s small size it´s ideal for finished projects so you can easily install it inside any enclosure or project. The power consumption is very low aswell and the onboard bundled options makes it for me the perfect candidate as a “brain” in many projects. Nowadays you can find them for 2€ or less, which is incredible but truth. The new ones have even
A bit of CNC Workaround: This is one of the first successful tests I made using my CNC. A simple Arduino MIDI shield to use in my projects using just 4 wires, GND and voltage plus Serial Rx and Tx. At first most of the tedious work was to get my head around the workflow. First, you need to have a good understanding of Eagle Cad software, how to use the components and width of the traces to get a proper CNC work. It
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