MATRIXSYNTH: World's First Tesla Coil Theremin Utilizing a X-40 Laser Rangefinder

Sunday, September 08, 2019

World's First Tesla Coil Theremin Utilizing a X-40 Laser Rangefinder


Published on Sep 8, 2019 bd594

Don't miss the Roland JV-1080 at 1:54.

"I wanted to build a Tesla Coil Theremin utilizing a X-40 Laser rangefinder. There are some MIDI controllers on the market that use Ultrasonic and Time of Flight sensors however they are very limited to distance and have a wide field of view. The x-40 laser rangefinder solves both problems. Also there are some ridiculously over priced Laser Rangefinders that are combatible with Arduino for hundreds of dollars. Don't waste your money and purchase a X-40 Laser rangefinder for $12 however you will be required to download and update the firmware. LLia Sam has developed firmware for the X-40 Laser Rangefinder which can send distance data 60 times a second via a serial link. I was able to test at 16 feet with no issues.

My schematic and Arduino code can be found here:
https://github.com/squirtifier/X-40-L...

LLia Sam's firmware for the X-40 and instructions can be found here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_co..."

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