this synth is made to experiment with the relationships between color and sound. the nostalgic shape of it reminds the user of a passed era when the music was magnetic and on tapes. as it's constructed now the user can choose to play ambient or key sounds on the left disc and create beats on the right disc, with whatever colors they want to try. to change the sound or library of sounds the user can turn the knobs and to change tempo just slide the slide.
it was built using Arduino and color sensors to read the colors of the tone pieces placed on the discs. The discs were driven by two engines through a gearbox to make them turn slower and a give them a bit more torque. The BPM could be changed using the slider between the two discs. Furthermore, I also implemented two knobs which made it possible to choose sounds from different libraries for the two spinning discs.