Clippard's Pneumatically Controlled Guitar
Lee Teschler, Editor-in-Chief for Machine Design, speaking with Robert Clippard about Clippard's pneumatically controlled guitar. Clippard designed the Automated Air Guitar to demonstrate the capabilities of their pneumatic valves and cylinders. Using 58 valves, 62 cylinders, a 128 channel board MIDI relay, an OSC/MIDI translator and an iPad, the Ovation acoustic guitar can play more than 20 different songs.
Filmed in Anaheim at MD&M West / Pacific Design & Manufacturing, 2013