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Magnetovore Magnetic Cello Ready For Prime Time

We first met the Magnetovore, an electromagnetic cello-like instrument by Cal Poly student David Levi, about a year ago.  After a long wait, the instrument is complete and ready for production!  The first two are spoken for, but if you're interested, David would love to hear from you.  

The Magnetovore is the culmination of 4 years of work from, including 6 prototypes.  It features a huge magnetic coil that picks up currents induced by moving a magnetic wand nearby and converts the signals into sound.  David does a great job describing all the features of the instrument (starting at about 2:22 into the video).  

Congratulations to David on completing the Magnetovore!

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