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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 ((Introduction to Urban Cricket (German) (youtube) )) ((Introduction to Urban Cricket (English) (youtube))). The idea comes from Reinhard Gupfinger ((Reinhard Gupfingers website)) 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 ((Sound tossing website )) ((Sound tossing Facebook page)). Until early 2013 on was in a tree at the Schwedenplatz in Vienna ((A Urban Cricket in the wild)).

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