Magnetic Cello

The magnetic cello has a similar size, shape, and playing style of an acoustic cello. However, instead of a horsehair bow, the player uses a magnetic rod (the "bow") to induce a voltage in a coil (the "bridge"). This voltage is used to control the volume of the signal. The pitch of the instrument is controlled by resistive ribbons (the "strings") which control a second voltage. Note that this creation does not use a microcontroller or digital circuity--just capacitors, resistors, and the occasional IC, like in a simple radio.

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