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Urban Cricket

altered assembly without pcb
 

Project description

Urban Cricket is a small circuit that imitates the call of a cricket, only being powered by a small solar cell[1][2]. The idea comes from Reinhard Gupfinger[3] a Linz based artist I met during the Ars Electronica Festival 2011 in Linz. This circuit here is a altered version of his original circuit. He distributes this little sound bugs all over the world[4][5]. Until early 2013 on was in a tree at the Schwedenplatz in Vienna[6].

Continue reading Urban Cricket


  1. Introduction to Urban Cricket (German) (youtube)  
  2. Introduction to Urban Cricket (English) (youtube) 
  3. Reinhard Gupfingers website 
  4. Sound tossing website  
  5. Sound tossing Facebook page 
  6. A Urban Cricket in the wild