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gravity stand for oP-1

The Gravity Stand for the OP-1 is a third-party stand designed for the OP-1 synthesizer by Teenage Engineering. It forms an emotional bond between the user and the OP-1, making it a more valuable and personal object to the user, and also aims to enhance the usability of the OP-1’s G-force sensor.

Year

2019

Keywords

Physical Control,

Tangible Interface

Mechanical Design Engineering

Rapid Prototyping

Impacts/ Benefits

Usability-Intutive Sound Interaction, User-Product relationship enhancement

How does it work?

Sound control demo using the Gravity Stand for OP-1 >>>

The stand has an angle-adjustable structure that allows for detailed control of the pitch, effect, volume, and modulation of the sound using the OP-1's G-Froce sensor function. The stand has a spring mechanism and the ability to return to its original position even after adjusting the tilt.

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Prototyping

Pine, Chisel
Walnut, Router

PLA, FDM 3D Printer
TPU, FDM 3D Printer
ABS, FDM 3D Printer
Resin, SLA 3D Printer
Resin + FRP, SLA 3D Printer
Resin, Silicone Cast
Resin + Metal, Silicone cast
Resin, NC Mill
Acrylic, CNC Machine
Aluminium, CNC Machine
Brass, CNC Machine
Bronze, Lost wax Cast
Brass, Sand cast
Brass, NC Mill
Resin + FRP, SLA 3D Printer

Material, Technique Practise.jpg
Prototyping process;

Research of Materials,
Mechanical Structure,
Manufacturing techniques
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