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How to get polyphonic playback with the Touch Board

Find out how to get polyphonic tracks with the Touch Board

The Touch Board is a great stand-alone MP3 player. But if you are planning on mixing your songs, you need the help of the Soundplant application, which has polyphonic playback. You can download Soundplant from the Soundplant website. So, in this tutorial, we are going to show you how to get polyphonic playback with the Touch Board and Soundplant.

This tutorial will show you how to debug the Touch Board and get started with your project

Touch Board Troubleshooting

Write messages with your Touch Board – or control games - with a HID keyboard!

The Touch Board as an HID keyboard

Done with the Audio Guide? Follow this quick tutorial to customise your sounds and load your own MP3s.

Changing the MP3s on the Micro SD Card

Step 1

Set up the Touch Board

If you haven’t set up the Touch Board before, do so now by following the Touch Board set-up tutorial.

We are going to uses the HID_Keyboard sketch, which you can find the Sketchbook folder. Upload the sketch to your Touch Board.

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Step 2

Set up Soundplant 45

Open the Soundplant 45 application. You can simply drag and drop your tracks from the folder to the keys in Soundplant 45. For now, drag your first three tracks to the letters J, U, H. Test that it works as expected by pressing the keys on your keyboard.

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Step 3

With the Touch Board connected to your computer and the Soundplant 45 application running, try touching the first 3 electrodes simultaneously. It should play all three tracks at the same time!

We would love to see your creations, so feel free to send images to info@bareconductive.com or via Twitter or Instagram.

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Touch Board polyphonic tracks

Suggested Tutorials

This tutorial will show you how to debug the Touch Board and get started with your project

Touch Board Troubleshooting

Write messages with your Touch Board – or control games - with a HID keyboard!

The Touch Board as an HID keyboard

Done with the Audio Guide? Follow this quick tutorial to customise your sounds and load your own MP3s.

Changing the MP3s on the Micro SD Card

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Bare Conductive

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Touch Board

Date Posted

2018/06/12

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