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The Amazing Hand Cranked Marble Machine X, With 2,000 Marbles To Make Music And Also Has Drums

This was really difficult to achieve, i had to make several redesigns and tweaks over the last weeks to reach this milestone. But its a real proof of concept, still a lot of room for improvement.

source/image(PrtSc): Wintergatan

Very happy to finally being able to show you this! Enjoy and have a great day, Good luck with everything you are doing!/Martin.

The incredible Marble Machine X, a hand-cranked instrument that uses 2,000 marbles to make music now also plays drums.The music score is stored on two programmable wheels that utilize Lego Technic beams and stud connectors to trigger armatures to release the marbles.

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The marbles looks like they are stuck over the demagnetiser wheel, this is by design, as soon new marbles come into the pipes from below, the marbles are slowly pushed over the demag wheel which ensures perfect demagnetisation.