11-11-2009

Project Updates

String

  • Whamola
    • Tensioner is slow
      • We can remount closer to the pivot
    • Motor controllers will arrive fridayish
      • All night motor controller party
    • Encoder has been put on tensioner
      • Needs a belt to connect them (rubber band?)
  • Communication needs developed
    • Probably while programming
    • Hits, sustained notes, what????

Percussion

  • Xylobot
    • D#4 doesnt work
    • potential temporary switch back to a mega if we really need that note
  • HiHat
    • Partially programmed
  • Bassbot
    • Partially programmed

Air

  • Flutophone
    • Program needs updating
  • Brassbot
    • Mechanically stalled?

Programming

  • File player
    • Stop/play/pause?
  • Communication
    • On wiki
    • Whamola TBD
      • Will figure out as we program...

Composition

  • Midi parser
    • What should composition people know?
      • Channels
      • Range
    • Does it / can it automatically shift songs to proper range?
  • Song selection
    • what do we have so far?
    • get the midis
    • start modifying them to make them work with our parse

Goals and DEADlines

Wednesday

  • Composition team up to speed - Mike give an overview?
  • Flutophone and Xylobot playing together - Burks/Mike
  • Whamola hitter encoder mounted - DanC/Burks
  • Whamola tensioner repositioned - Doug
  • Power/Communication wires done - Rohan

Friday

  • All wiring complete - Rohan/Burks
  • Whamola electronics done - Burks/Nico
  • Whamola pickups complete - DanC
  • .5 hours of music composed - Katherine/Mike

Tuesday

  • Whamola stand/foot complete - Jay
  • All programming complete - Andrew/Mike
  • 1 hour music composed - Katheirne/Mike

Wednesday

  • 1.5 hours music composed - Katherine/Mike
  • Full practice gig - Team!

Thursday

  • 2 hour music composed - Katherine/Mike
  • Full power checks - Nico/Burks
  • Pressure Checks - Mike/Burks

Friday

  • Prep for gig - Team!
  • gig at 6-8 - Team!