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With this version of the software, I changed the direction of the project a bit. Previously, my goal was to create the mellotron, but I had a gallery installation in mind with this software, and it was in fact installed at the Little Theatre gallery in Seattle during March 2003.

I decided to drop the mellotron partially because it was difficult to construct and use, but also because I liked the purity of keeping the printer completely intact with no physical mods -- only software changes. The print head was already making sounds on the original, but on this one I programmed the ability to also play tones using the paper roller motor and error beeper in the control panel. Three short musical sequences were programmed into the software and were played by pressing the three buttons on the front panel. I recorded mp3s of the three tunes:

printer1.mp3 (400K)

printer2.mp3 (400K)

printer3.mp3 (400K)



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