Computer playing StepMania with servos

Posted on 2008-07-06 at 01:09 in Music, Touhou, Videos by Robbi-985.

My latest project, and this is a mere prototype. A computer plays StepMania CVS 4, controlling servos to press the arrow keys according to step sequences in StepMania files. Lots more info and quite a bit of showing off in the video.

It plays “Overdrive” (for the sake of avoiding typing a really long title which I can’t translate) by IOSYS, and even gets a toasty on “Piano Variation for Remilia Scarlet”.

EDIT: Wow, this video’s quality really disappeared somewhere along the line.

For the technically-minded, I’m using an SSC-32 (microcontroller), and 4 Hextronik 5gr (HXT500) micro servos. The program was made with Visual Basic.

2 Responses to Computer playing StepMania with servos

  1. nooodl says:

    The name you’re looking for is probably “Stops at the affected area and immediately dissolves”. :)

  2. Robbi-985 says:

    Ah, thanks very much. =D

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