HighHat

Design

  • Mechanical
    • Pedal was gutted
    • 3/4" Bore 1" stroke pneumatic cylinder placed on inner rod
    • air compressed to 120psi in a tank, and regulated to 60 psi
    • 60 psi air put through solenoid valve to determine open/closed position
  • Electrical
    • Takes in two logic lines, 5V, 12V, and ground
    • Puts out 12V on a line if its corresponding logic line is high

Communication

  • 'A' is a stick hit on open cymbals
  • 'B' is a stick hit on closed cymbals
  • 'C' is a closing the hi hat alone
  • Note
    • [
    • # ID = 5
    • # NumNotes = 1
    • $ = Note
      • A = open hit
      • B = closed hit
      • C = foot hit
    • ]
  • EG: [5B]